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Guide to the Days of '49 Collection, 1923
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Days of '49 Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1923
    Box Number: 1567
    Creator: California State Library
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Days of '49 Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Sacramento (Calif.)--Celebrations
    California--Gold discoveries


    Correspondence, clippings, brochures, cards, lists, programs, Whiskerino materials.


    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.


    • Peterson, Hal
    • Tucker, J. L.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    • 32 photographs to photo file
    • Broadside: "Days of '49 Ball"