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Kahn's Catering is the Eiteljorg's exclusive caterer. Please watch the video above to learn great tips on how to grow your own herb garden from Chef Sam, Kahn's Executive Chef. And, Brian Poonpanij, Kahn's Vice President of Food and Beverage also shares some wonderful tips...

Gold Bricks from Scandinavian American Bank inside A-Y-P’s Alaska Building In 1907, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, Seattle’s civic leaders decided to organize a world’s fair.  World’s fairs (or international expositions) played a prominent role in American and European society from...

While men may have outnumbered women in gold camps throughout the West, women were very much a part of the fabric of community life. Some came to the gold regions with their husbands, fathers, sons, or brothers; some struck out on their own; some made...

This is the only hotel in this vicinity, and as there is a really excellent bowling alley attached to it, and the barroom has a floor upon which the miners can dance, and, above all, a cook who can play the violin, it is very...

Brooch, 1860s Loan courtesy of Greg and Petra Martin Photography by Hadley Fruits Fine jewelers, along with gold- and silversmiths, were among the citizens who made up the new populations of gold rush California. Many of those who found wealth showed it off with watch chains, brooches, and...

On my log cabin home beside the Yukon / Old aurora throws her bright and brilliant ray. / Thro’ her beams I see the snow clad mountains gleaming, / On the banks of the Yukon far away. —Lyrics from On the Banks of the Yukon Far Away,...

This past February I began my journey as the Social Media Intern under the direction of Hyacinth Rucker, New Media and Web Coordinator. As a 22 year old I was very familiar with social media and the many platforms offered to people today. I had...

Every alternate house was a gambling saloon, and each of them was carrying on a brisk business. In the middle of the street a little knot of men had gathered, and were holding a prayer meeting, which showed in sharp contrast to the bustling activity...

Scene of Hydraulic Mining in Alaska, ca. 1899 Image courtesy of the Washington State Historical Society; 2001.142.12.14 The Eiteljorg's Gold! Riches and Ruin exhibit explores stories of greed, innovation, success and failure in the quest for gold and the world’s continuing fascination with this rare and valuable mineral. Here's what...

Deadwood, South Dakota, ca. 1876 Photographer: Howard Image courtesy of Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; P.38839 Chinamen had no rights in the Hills that the whites were bound to respect, but it is different now. The celestials receive the same protection in our courts...

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