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Baker's Gold

  • Aired: 07/05/2010
  • 16:44
  • Rating: TV-G
A viewer from Colorado thinks he may have discovered a gem of Gold Rush memorabilia.The drawing depicts four huge gold nuggets. The signature, I.W. Baker, catches our contributor's eye. Could this be the Isaac Baker famous for his photographs of the Gold Rush? And did miners actually find gold nuggets that large?
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What role did these drawings play in one of the largest migrations in American history?
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