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10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 6, Gold Rush
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produced by Michael Ehrenzweig, fl. 1974-2015, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
When gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill, California, in 1848, some 300,000 people from the rest of the United States and abroad flooded the region to try to strike it rich. Using re-creations, archival photos, and interviews with noted historians, this program examines the quest for wealth as well as the far-rea...
produced by Michael Ehrenzweig, fl. 1974-2015, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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written by Samuel Thomas Gill, in Borrow Collection, of Flinders University. Library. Special Collections (1852) , 12 page(s)
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60 Minutes, Treasure Island
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produced by Michael Rosenbaum, 1948-2012, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Bob Simon, 1941-2015, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 11 mins
The island of Madagascar is awash in sapphire fever. The gems were discovered only two years ago, so the riches have barely been tapped. Bob Simon reports.
produced by Michael Rosenbaum, 1948-2012, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Bob Simon, 1941-2015, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 11 mins
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75 Grams
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directed by Priscilla Clarissou, fl. 2008; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2008), 31 mins
Nestling below the rugged peaks of the Chilean Andes lies the gold-mining town of Andacollo. The town's remoteness and mining economy has fostered beliefs in the power of the Virgin Mary over the inhabitants' lives. This film tells the story of the artisan miners and of all the hard labour that goes into producing...
directed by Priscilla Clarissou, fl. 2008; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2008), 31 mins
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written by John Ross Browne, 1821-1875 (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1871), 535 page(s)
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Allen-Johnson Family Papers, 1759-1992
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)

Joseph Allen (1790-1873), the son of Phineas and Ruth Smith Allen, of Medfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard in 1811. He then studied for the ministry and in l8l6 was called by the town of Northborough to be its third minister. It was a post he held for forty years, until he voluntarily relinquished hi...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 19222 page(s)
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 5
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
Bruce Parry explores the wealth of the Amazon rainforest. He parties with the millionaires of Manaus, the Amazon's biggest city, he lives and works with the illegal gold miners seeking their fortune and he sleeps in the forest canopy with the scientists trying to value the forest in a revolutionary new way.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by James Smith, fl. 1973; produced by James Smith, fl. 1973, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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An American Merchant in Europe, Asia, and Australia: A Series of Letters
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written by George Francis Train, 1829-1904 (New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1857), 521 page(s)
written by George Francis Train, 1829-1904 (New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1857), 521 page(s)
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Autobiography of a Chinese Woman
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written by Buwei Yang Chao, 1889-; edited by Yuenren Chao (New York, NY: John Day Co., 1947), 327 page(s)
written by Buwei Yang Chao, 1889-; edited by Yuenren Chao (New York, NY: John Day Co., 1947), 327 page(s)
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The Autobiography of Mother Jones
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(Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 1925), 242 page(s)
(Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 1925), 242 page(s)
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