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Founded by Mexican miners...

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January 01, 1883

TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California 1883  Founded by Mexican miners—reminiscent of the state of Sonora, Mexico—during the California Gold Rush, Sonora was once a booming center of industry and trade in California's Mother Lode. Sonora & other mining towns of the era experienced economic hardship when the value of gold decreased. As "gold fever" died down, Sonora's size and population steadily decreased over the years.
Four pages, good condition. The photo shown is only an example of the format and condition of the issue you will receive.

Category: The Old West