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Guide to the Days of '49 Collection, 1923
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Description
Correspondence, clippings, brochures, cards, lists, programs, Whiskerino materials.
Background
Held in Sacramento the week of May 23 to 28, 1923, the Days of '49 Celebration honored the discovery of gold in 1848 by James Marshall. A parade, costume and whisker contest were held and a life size mining town was erected in downtown Sacramento. All members of the Chamber of Commerce, the mayor, and most of the citizens of Sacramento participated.
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.