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Photo of a miner holding a pan and a piece of gold.

A miner strikes gold in California

Credit: "John Stone with Gold Mining Pan" ca. 1939. California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties. Collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell, Library of Congress.



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