Mining for Freedom


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An important contribution to black history by author Sylvia Alden Roberts. Mining for Freedom chronicles blacks during the Gold Rush in California. This is a subject missed in mainstream history. Many influential blacks came to California during this period either to mine for gold or escape slavery. A number of these families lived in Tuolumne County. Bibliography and indexed. Paperback. 2008. 139 pages. ISBN 9780595524921.