Gold Rush Saints
California Mormons and the Great Rush for Riches
by Kenneth N. Owens
 
From 1846 to 1857 Mormons played a crucial role in shaping events in California and the West. Illustrated with 23 historic b&w photographs, this volume combines narrative history and first-person accounts of pioneer Mormons, both men and women, to offer new perspectives on the myths and realities of gold rush California. 
Gold Rush Saints
California Mormons and the Great Rush for Riches
by Kenneth N. Owens 
University of Oklahoma Press, 2005.
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