Chapter Three

Reaping the Profits of the Klondike Trade



During the gold rush businesses on the West Coast used the word "Klondike" to sell everything from opera glasses to evaporated food. The following Web pages include examples of advertising that appeared in newspapers and city directories from San Francicso to Vancouver, British Columbia, during the years 1897-1898.

Sources for theses advertisements include the following: The Seattle Daily Times, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Tacoma Daily News, The Morning Leader (Port Townsend), and Vancouver News-Advertiser, 1897-1898.


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