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Gold Fever! The Lure and Legacy of the California Gold Rush

Art of the Gold Rush: Painters and Prospectors

Silver & Gold: Cased Images of the Gold Rush

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Gold Rush! is an interactive, multimedia web site. To enjoy all aspects of the site, you will need a couple of plug-ins:

Throughout the exhibits you may encounter one of our media icons, indicating that a multimedia experience awaits you. Click on the icon to start the multimedia file.

Here is a key of the icons:

Shockwave Audio Shockwave Audio file, you will need to have downloaded the Shockwave plug-in to enjoy this audio file.
QTVR Panorama QTVR Panorama file, you will need to have downloaded the Apple QTVR plug-in to enjoy this visual panorama.
Shockwave Movie Shockwave Movie file, you will need to have downloaded the Shockwave plug-in to enjoy this movie. Note the same plug-in plays the audio.
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