History Stories
How Trump’s Grandparents Became Reluctant Americans
January 17, 2018

See a colorized version of an early 1900s photo of the president's grandparents. Read More

The West’s Most Notorious Socialite Froze to Death Near a Worthless Mine
July 27, 2017

The answers can be found in her scandalous life. Read More

The Last Great Gold Rush
August 16, 2016

In the late 1890s, some 100,000 would-be prospectors journeyed to the remote Yukon region of Canada as part of one of the largest gold rushes in history. Read More

Burglar Nabs Gold Rush-Era Treasure from California Museum
January 11, 2013

A burglar who struck the Oakland Museum this week is the latest thief to target artifacts relating to California's historic Gold Rush. Read More