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scissors

Physical Description:
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 20.955 cm x 8.89 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Scissors
scissors
Object Type:
scissors
Place made:
China
Place used:
United States: California, Nevada City
Date made:
1850 - 1899
Subject:
Chinese  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
California  Search this
ID Number:
CL.64.0958
Accession number:
253784
Catalog number:
64.0958
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e221-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676117

crucible

Physical Description:
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in; 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Crucible
Place made:
United States
Place used:
United States: California, Shirttail Canyon
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
California  Search this
Miners  Search this
ID Number:
CE.64.956A
Catalog number:
64.956A
Accession number:
253784
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3115-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_596788
Online Media:

crucible

Physical Description:
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Crucible
Place made:
United States
Place used:
United States: California, Shirttail Canyon
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
California  Search this
Miners  Search this
ID Number:
CE.64.956B
Catalog number:
64.956B
Accession number:
253784
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-2f9d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_596789
Online Media:

jar

Physical Description:
ceramic, stoneware (overall material)
glaze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 in; 8.89 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Jar
jar
Place made:
China
Place purchased:
United States: California, Nevada City
Date made:
1870 - 1920
Subject:
Chinese  Search this
Food Culture  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
California  Search this
ID Number:
CL.64.0955
Catalog number:
64.0955
Accession number:
253784
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-daad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_674996

pick, miner's

Physical Description:
iron (head material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 13 in x 8 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 33.02 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
Pick, Miner's
pick, miner's
Place made:
United States: California
Place collected:
United States: California
Date made:
after 1850
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Miners  Search this
ID Number:
CL.280280.12
Accession number:
280280
Catalog number:
280280.12
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Cultural and Community Life: Ethnic
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f9db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676102

Gold Dust Scoop

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 11 in x 7 13/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 27.94 cm x 19.84375 cm
Object Name:
scoop, gold dust
Place made:
United States: California
Place used:
United States: California
Place collected:
United States: California, Placerville
Date made:
1875 - 1900
Subject:
California  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
Miners  Search this
ID Number:
DL.280280.0007
Catalog number:
280280.0007
Accession number:
280280
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Work
Transcontinental Railroad
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f456-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_305450
Online Media:

Spoon

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
gold (wash inside bowl material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 18.415 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
spoon
Object Type:
flatware
Place made:
Germany
Germany: Saxony-Anhalt, Weissenfels
Place purchased; place used:
United States: California, Nevada City
Date made:
1848
Engraved date:
1848
Subject:
Eating  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
California  Search this
Germans  Search this
Woman  Search this
ID Number:
DL.64.0954
Accession number:
253784
Catalog number:
64.0954
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3b31-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676095
Online Media:

Frying Pan

Physical Description:
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/8 in x 19 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 49.53 cm x 31.115 cm
Object Name:
pan, frying
Place made:
United States
Place used:
United States: California, Auburn
United States: California
Place collected:
United States: California, Auburn
Date made:
1850-1900
2nd half of 19 century
Subject:
Food Culture  Search this
Kitchen utensils  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
DL.64.0493
Catalog number:
64.0493
Accession number:
253778
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-0351-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_305332
Online Media:

Tobacco Pipe

Physical Description:
root (overall material)
brass (bowl decoration material)
clay (bowl lining material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/8 in x 9 in x 4 in; 5.3975 cm x 22.86 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
pipe, tobacco
Other Terms:
Pipe Bowl; Smoking Equipment
Place made:
United States: Wyoming
Place collected; place owned:
United States: Wyoming, Atlantic City
Date made:
1880 - 1890
Subject:
Personal Accessories  Search this
Smoking  Search this
Tobacco Use  Search this
Indians  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Man  Search this
Profile  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
Wyoming  Search this
ID Number:
DL.200330
Catalog number:
200330
Accession number:
34005
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-eec2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_315227
Online Media:

Torah Mantle

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
metal (overall material)
silk (overall material)
linen (overall material)
metallic thread (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 1/4 in x 15 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in; 86.995 cm x 39.37 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
cover
mantle, Torah
Place Made:
Germany: Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Wenkheim
Date made:
1785 - 1786
Subject:
Judaism  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Migration  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
Related event:
California Gold Rush  Search this
Related Publication:
Grossman, Grace Cohen, with Richard Eighme Ahlborn. Judaica at the Smithsonian: Cultural Politics as Cultural Model
Myers, Susan H.. Promise of A New Life: Jewish Immigrants in America, 1820-1880, The
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Congregation Emanu-El (San Francisco), 1987
ID Number:
1988.0183.001
Accession number:
1988.0183
Catalog number:
1988.0183.001
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Religion
National Treasures exhibit
Religion
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9ac5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_683368
Online Media:

The way we prospected it

Maker:
Eickemeyer, Jr., Rudolf  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 11.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 4 17/32 in x 7 11/16 in
overall: 31.5 cm x 40 cm; 12 13/32 in x 15 3/4 in
Object Name:
platinum print
Date made:
1887
Subject:
Men  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
Animals  Search this
Horses  Search this
ID Number:
PG.004135.B108.13
Catalog number:
4135.B108.13
Accession number:
106456
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-1e38-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1875884

Gold Nugget

Referenced:
Sutter, John  Search this
Polk, President James K.  Search this
Loesser, Lucian  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .7 cm; x 9/32 in
Object Name:
gold nugget
Place Made:
United States: California, Coloma, Sutter's Mill
Referenced:
United States: California, Coloma
United States: California
Date made:
1848
Associated Date:
1848
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Migration  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Related event:
California Gold Rush  Search this
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
CL.135(1861).01
Accession number:
135
Catalog number:
135(1861).01
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Work and Industry: Mining
Work
Natural Resources
Coins, Currency and Medals
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6325-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_741894
Online Media:

bucket, grease

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Object Name:
Bucket, Grease
bucket, grease
Place made:
United States
Place used:
United States: California
Subject:
California  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
CL.289452
Accession number:
59128
Catalog number:
289452
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-0158-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670748

mallet

Physical Description:
metal, iron (overall material)
Object Name:
Mallet
mallet
Associated Place:
United States: California
Subject:
California  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
DL.289451
Catalog number:
289451
Accession number:
59128
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-5745-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_305386

pan

Physical Description:
metal, tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/8 in; x 41.5925 cm
Object Name:
Pan
Place used:
United States: California
Place collected:
United States: California, Auburn
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Miners  Search this
California  Search this
ID Number:
DL.64.0926
Catalog number:
64.0926
Accession number:
253780
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Work
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f078-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_305316

Cup (Mug)

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
tinned (overall production method/technique)
Object Name:
Cup
cup
Place made:
United States
Place purchased; place used:
United States: California
Date made:
1870 - 1900
Subject:
Beverages  Search this
California  Search this
Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
DL.65.1420
Catalog number:
65.1420
Accession number:
280280
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-78b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_305305

photograph

Depicted:
Holzhauer Family  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
Photograph
Date made:
c. 1880-1914
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Migration  Search this
Related event:
Alaska Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
CL.289531.01
Accession number:
289531
Catalog number:
289531.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Occupations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-9d0b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_660980

photograph

Depicted:
Holzhauer Family  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
Photograph
Date made:
c. 1880-1914
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Migration  Search this
Related event:
Alaska Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
CL.289531.03
Accession number:
289531
Catalog number:
289531.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Occupations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-9d0c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_660981

photograph

Depicted:
Holzhauer Family  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
Photograph
Date made:
c. 1880-1914
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Migration  Search this
Related event:
Alaska Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
CL.289531.04
Accession number:
289531
Catalog number:
289531.04
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Cultural and Community Life: Occupations
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-9e78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_660982

Alaska Tours

Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
Book
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
c. 1880-1914
Associated date:
1896
Subject:
Gold Rush  Search this
Migration  Search this
Tourist Trade  Search this
Related event:
Alaska Gold Rush  Search this
ID Number:
CL.289531.02
Accession number:
289531
Catalog number:
289531.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-9e79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_660983

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