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Rocky Mountain mining camps : the urban frontier

Author: Duane A Smith
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1974, ©1967.
Series: A Bison book, 582.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Duane A.
Rocky Mountain mining camps.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1974, ©1967
(OCoLC)557596332
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duane A Smith
ISBN: 0803257929 9780803257924
OCLC Number: 13824134
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 304 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Preface --
The urban frontier --
Young America --
Not all were welcome --
When young America finds a good gold gulch --
Boom days --
Growing pains --
Maturing in spite of itself --
Magnet in the mountains --
Problems of urbanization --
The mature camp --
Community leadership --
Life was never easy --
A time for relaxation --
The tiger is found --
The promised land --
Notes. Illustrations: Deadwood, South Dakota --
Early mining camp, Central City, Colorado --
Early mining camp, Gayville, South Dakota --
Main street, Helena, Montana, 1865 --
Main street, Helena, Montana, 1874 --
Boarding house, Silver Reef, Utah --
State Hook and Ladder Company, Georgetown, Colorado --
Business district, Virginia City, Montana --
Business district, Alta, Utah --
Brass band, Black Hawk, Colorado --
Stagecoaching in the Rockies was a treacherous experience, especially in the winter / Harper's Weekly, February 8, 1868 --
Tabor Opera House, Leadville, Colorado --
Baseball team, Silver Plume, Colorado --
Skiing, Irwin, Colorado, 1883 --
Gambling in a Leadville, Colorado, saloon --
Hurdy-gurdy girls as they appeared in Harper's Monthly, June, 1865.
Series Title: A Bison book, 582.
Responsibility: Duane A. Smith.

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