Meadowmom's photos with the Robert Service

From the California Gold Rush:

From the California Gold Rush:
Here's an odd little Book of Psalms in verse. It crossed the thousand miles between St. Louis and San Francisco in 1850. In the pocket of a nine year old girl named Kate, my ancestor, who walked the whole way behind a covered wagon. (Only in movies did…
Added on May 28, 2014

Another old book:

Another old book:
Here's a much-read book that went North in 1917 on a beautiful sailing ship called The Star of Alaska. The book's owner was a tall 17-year-old kid who was on his way to work in the copper mine at Kennicott, and who stayed long enough to become a sourdou…
Added on May 30, 2014