Footnotes for Chapter Five

Interpreting the Klondike Gold Rush


1 Daniel L. Pratt, "Seattle, The Queen City," The Pacific Monthly 14 (August 1905), p. 121.

2 Edmond Meany, History of the State of Washington (New York: MacMillan Company, 1910), p. 294.

3 Welford Beaton, The City That Made Itself (Seattle: Terminal Publishing Company, 1914), p. 11.

4 Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Seattle and Western Washington: A Statement of Resources, 1909, n.p., Special Collections Division, University of Washington.

5 Clarence B. Bagley, History of Seattle From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, (S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1916), pp. 530-534.

6 Jeannette Paddock Nichols, "Advertising and the Klondike," Western Historical Quarterly 13 (January 1922), p. 26.

7 Irving Sayford, "The Klondike Put Seattle on the Map," Travel (March 1939), pp. 24-27; 48.

8 Archie Binns, Northwest Gateway: The Story of the Port of Seattle (Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1941), pp. 271 and 273.

9 D.E. Griffith, "When Seattle Went Mad," July 20, 1947, pp. 1-7.

10 Murray Morgan, Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle, (New York: Viking Press, 1960), pp. 159-168.

11 Calvin F. Schmid, Social Trends in Seattle (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1944), p. 2.

12 Alexander Norbert MacDonald, "Seattle's Economic Development, 1880-1910," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1959, ,p. 137.

13 "Seattle Business Men," The Seattle Daily Times, August 3, 1898, p. 9.

14 Alexander Norbert MacDonald, "Seattle, Vancouver, and the Klondike," Canadian Historical Review 49 (1968), p. 246.

15 Earl Pomeroy, The Pacific Slope: A History of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965), pp. 146-148.

16 Dorothy O. Johansen and Charles M. Gates, Empire of the Columbia: A History of the Pacific Northwest, second edition (New York: Harper & Row, 1967), p. 371.

17 William C. Speidel, Sons of the Profits (Seattle: Nettle Creek Publishing Company, 1967), p. 307.

18 Nard Jones, Seattle (New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972), pp. 145-151.

19 Pierre Berton, Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899, p. 427.

20 David V. and Judith A. Clarridge, A Ton of Gold: The Seattle Gold Rush, 1897-98 (Seattle, 1972), p. 24.

21 Roger Sale, Seattle, Past to Present (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1976), pp. 52-53.

22 See, for example, Terrence Cole, "A History of the Nome Gold Rush: The Poor Man's Paradise," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1983.

23 Terrence Cole, Personal Communication, September 22, 1998.

24 Richard White, It's Your Misfortune and None of My Own: A New History of the American West ( Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1991), p. 418.

25 Paula Mitchell Marks, Precious Dust: The American Gold Rush Era, 1848-1900 (New York: William and Morrow Company, 1994), p. 125.

26 Kathryn Taylor Morse, "The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Alaska/Yukon Gold Rush," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1997, pp. 327-330.

27 Ross Anderson, "Poor Man, Rich Man," The Seattle Times Magazine, July 13, 1997, p. 22.

28 "American Survey: The Heirs of the Klondike," The Economist (February 15-21, 1997), p. 25.

29 James Wallace and Jim Erickson, Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992), p. 125. See also the related discussion in the Introduction.

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