The author leads a search for hidden treasure in the amazingly complete documentary history of a California ghost town
California has always been as much a state of mind as a geographical entity. For the better part of two centuries, artists have been defining its splendid promise.
Solid-gold coins were legal tender for most of the nation's history. In their brilliant surfaces we can see our past fortunes.
The saga of Kip Wagner, the first modern American to grow rich from ancient Spanish treasure
The Klondike Photographs of Clarke and Clarence Kinsey
Underschooled and ill-equipped, the men who attended the pioneers practiced a rugged brand of medicine—but they made some major advances all the same