Subject Listing Links
"California as I Saw It": First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900, Library of Congress
California Views: The Pat Hathaway Collection of Historical Photos
New Perspectives on the West, PBS
Large collection of articles supporting the eight-part documentary series.
Wild Wild West, History Channel
Exploration and Early History of the Monterey Area, Gary S. Breschini, Ph.D.
Bodie Ghost Town
In 2002, Official State Gold Rush Town
Calico Ghost Town
Ghost Town Explorers
Brannan, Samuel, PBS
Short biographicla sketch of the famous ex-Mormon opportunist.
Brooklyn, The Voyage of the, Map
California Gold Rush, 1849, EyeWitness to History
A gold seeker describes his passage to the gold fields, digging for gold and life in camp.
Chronology: 1846-49, 1850-1851, 1852-1854, 1855-1856, 1857-1861, 1862-1865, Museum of the City of San Francisco.
Also includes links to numerous on-line primary sources.
Gold Rush: California's Untold Stories, Oakland Museum of California
On-line version of the renowned Gold Fever exhibit.
Gold Rush Documentary, PBS
Supporting material on the PBS documentary.
Gold Rush Documents, California Reader
Includes historic documents from persons involved in or effected by the Gold Rush.
Marshall, James, PBS
Short biographical sketch of the man who first discovered gold on the American River.
Mining Camps Map
Periodical Bibliography of the Gold Rush, CSU Stanislaus
Sutter, John A., PBS
A short biographical sketch of the failed, frontier entrepreneur.
Virtual California Gold Country, Elliot H. Koeppel
Short articles on the important mining camps and persons of the Gold Rush.
Hetch Hetchy Hearing, Museum of the City of San Francisco
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Photographs, 1987, Galen Rowell
By the Sierra Club Hetch Hetchy Task Force
Ansel Adams's Book Born Free and Equal, Library of Congress
Rabbit in the Moon, PBS
Companion Web site to the PBS documentary.
San Francisco Newspaper Headlines, City Museum of San Francisco
California, Color Landform Atlas of the United States, John Hopkins University
David Rumsey Associates
Huge site of historic maps, including dozens on California.
Earth Sciences and Map Library, UC Berkeley
Maps of California, About.com
Mexican-American War, PBS
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Library of Congress
Aimee Semple McPherson: A Short Biography, Anna Robertson
Kidnapping of Aimee Semple McPherson, USC
McPherson-Bogard Debate, originally published by Bogard
On-line version of the debate between McPherson and the Arkansas Baptist preacher Ben Bogard over the use of “divine healing” and other charismatic gifts seemingly manifested at McPherson's evangelistic crusades.
This is My Task, originally written by McPherson
California Mission History, The Civic Group
Directory for California Missions and other Hispanic Sites, California Mission Studies Association
Postcards, California State Archives Collection
Port Chicago Disaster, U.S. Merchant Marines
Port Chicago Mutiny, History Channel
Port Chicago Mutiny, Monica Moorehead
Port Chicago Mutiny, NBC
Governors of California, Governor's Office
Tour of the Governor's Office, Governor's Office
What's Happening In Court, California Courts
Your Idea Becomes a Law, California State Assembly