If You Are Bound to Go to the Gold Fields of the Black Hills

Chicago and North Western Railway Company
Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co. [ca. 1877].

The discovery of gold in the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory drew thousands of fortune-seekers, and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad hoped they would all be paying passengers on their lines. Gold mining in the Black Hills also touched off many years of violence between the Sioux who claimed the territory and the U.S. government, which sought to protect the interests of white settlers and miners.

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Source:
VAULT broadside Graff 690
Date:
ca. 1877
Subjects:
Gold Mining Railroads
Places:
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
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