Gold Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Silver City, Idaho

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University Press of Idaho, 1982 - 124 pages
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for the University of Idaho Press
For over a hundred years, the hopes, struggles, achievements and failures of mining in the West were played out against a backdrop of unrivaled beauty. This book chronicles the story of Silver City from the first discoveries of silver at nearby Jordan Creek in 1863 to the work of those who still labor to preserve its heritage.

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About the author (1982)

Julia Conway Welch is a native of DeLamar, Idaho. After graduating from the University of Idaho in 1934, she worked as a researcher and writer in the WPA Federal Writers' Project under Vardis Fisher.

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