Gold Rush Women

Jane and Claire Rudolf Murphy spent three years researching the stories in their first book together, Gold Rush Women , (Alaska Northwest Books, 1997.)

You can see many of their stories in the Threads of Gold Exhibit on-line at the University of Alaska Museum. Jane was guest curator for this exhibit in 1997 in honor of the centennial of the Klondike Gold Rush.

While reading about the women, Jane and Claire were also fascinated by the stories of the many Children of the Gold Rush, and decided to write another book, (first published by  (Roberts Rinehart, 1999, and a second edition by Alaska Northwest Books 2001).

Children or the Goldrush is officially out of print. However, it is available directly from Claire, who bought out the publishers stock.

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