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Miners in 1849.

Miners and the Pioneers' Ten Commandments of 1849

CREDIT: Kurz and Allison. "The miners pioneer ten commandments of 1849--Scenes when crossing the plains in 1849 / Kurz & Allison's Art Studio, Chicago, U.S.A.," ca.1887. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZC4-5250.

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