Beebe, Rose Marie, and Robert M. Senkewicz. Testimonios: Early California Through the Eyes of Women, 1815-1848. Norman, OK: U of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Print.

Blodgett, Peter John. Land of Golden Dreams: California in the Gold Rush Decade, 1848-1858. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1999. Print.

Brands, H. W. The Age of Gold. Place of publication not identified: Arrow, 2006. Print.

Browne, Juanita Kennedy. Nuggets of Nevada County History. Nevada City, CA: Nevada County Historical Society, 1984. Print.

Butruille, Susan G. Women's Voices from the Mother Load. Boise: Tamarack , 1998. Print.

Canfield, Chauncey L. The Diary of a 49er. Redmond, Or.: High Grass Publications, 1999. Print.

Chartier, JoAnn, and Chris Enss. With Great Hope: Women of the California Gold Rush. Helena, MT: TwoDot, 2000. Print.

Clappe, Louise A. The Shirley Letters: being letters written in 1851 - 1852 from the California Mines. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1992. Print.

Egli, Ida Rae. No Rooms of Their Own: Women Writers of Early California. Berkeley, CA: Heyday in cooperation with Rick Heide, 1997. Print.

Foote, Mary Hallock, and Rodman W. Paul. A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West: the Reminiscences of Mary Hallock Foote. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2003. Print.

Heizer, Robert Fleming, and Mary Anne, Whipple. The California Indians: a source book. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1973. Print.

Holmes, Kenneth L. Covered Wagon Women. Lincoln: U of Nebraska Press, 1996. Print.

Holmes, Kenneth L. Covered Wagon Women 4: The California Trail: University of Nebraska Press, 1997. Print.

Hurtado, ALbert L. Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture in old California. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico Press, 2003. Print.

Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: the Social World of the California Gold Rush. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2001. Print.

Levy, JoAnn. They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California gold Rush. Norman, OK: U of Oklahoma Press, 1992. Print.

Megquier, Mary Jane, and Polly Welts Kaufman. Apron Full of Gold: the Letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849-1856. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico Press, 1994. Print.

Piekarski, Vicki. Westward the Women: An Anthology of Western Stories by Women. Albuquerque, NM: U of New Mexico Press, 2000. Print.

Pitt, Leonard. The Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish-speaking Californians, 1846-1890. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1998. Print.

Seagraves, Anne. Women of the Sierra. Hayden, ID: WESANNE, 1990. Print.

Seagraves, Anne. High-Spirited Women of the West. Hayden, ID: Wesanne Publications, 1993. Print.

Starr, Kevin. California: A History. New York: Modern Library, 2015. Print.

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Beebe, Rose Marie, and Robert M. Senkewicz. Testimonios: early California through the eyes of women, 1815-1848. Norman, OK: U of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Print.

Blodgett, Peter John. Land of Golden Dreams: California in the Gold Rush decade, 1848-1858. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1999. Print.

Brands, H. W. The Age of Gold. Place of publication not identified: Arrow, 2006. Print.

Browne, Juanita Kennedy. Nuggets of Nevada County History. Nevada City, CA: Nevada County Historical Society, 1984. Print.

Butruille, Susan G. Women's Voices from the Mother Load. Boise: Tamarack , 1998. Print.

Canfield, Chauncey L. The Diary of a 49er. Redmond, Or.: High Grass Publications, 1999. Print.

Chartier, JoAnn, and Chris Enss. With Great Hope: women of the California gold rush. Helena, MT: TwoDot, 2000. Print.

Clappe, Louise A. The Shirley Letters: being letters written in 1851 - 1852 from the California Mines. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1992. Print.

Egli, Ida Rae. No Rooms of Their Own: women writers of early California. Berkeley, CA: Heyday in cooperation with Rick Heide, 1997. Print.

Foote, Mary Hallock, and Rodman W. Paul. A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West: the reminiscences of Mary Hallock Foote. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 2003. Print.

Heizer, Robert Fleming, and Mary Anne. Whipple. The California Indians: a source book. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1973. Print.

Holmes, Kenneth L. Covered Wagon Women. Lincoln: U of Nebraska Press, 1996. Print.

Hurtado, ALbert L. Intimate Frontiers: sex, gender, and culture in old California. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico Press, 2003. Print.

Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: the social world of the California Gold Rush. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2001. Print.

Levy, JoAnn. They Saw the Elephant: women in the California gold rush. Norman, OK: U of Oklahoma Press, 1992. Print.

Megquier, Mary Jane, and Polly Welts Kaufman. Apron Full of Gold: the letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849-1856. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico Press, 1994. Print.

Piekarski, Vicki. Westward the Women: an anthology of Western stories by women. Albuquerque, NM: U of New Mexico Press, 2000. Print.

Pitt, Leonard. The Decline of the Californios: a social history of the Spanish-speaking Californians, 1846-1890. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1998. Print.

Seagraves, Anne. Women of the Sierra. Hayden, ID: WESANNE, 1990. Print.

Seagraves, Anne. High-Spirited Women of the West. Hayden, ID: Wesanne Publications, 1993. Print.

Starr, Kevin. California: a history. New York: Modern Library, 2015. Print.

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