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History 605: S1, Ep 2 "The Savior Of Deadwood"

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Ben Jones
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South Dakota State Historical Society

Deadwood epitomizes the wild west. But had it remained as it was in 1876, it wouldn't be here today. It took more than gold, gambling, and gunfire for the town to survive and thrive. In this episode, Dr. Jones talks to Historian David Wolff about his newly released book, "The Savior of Deadwood: James K. P. Miller on the Gold Frontier." Copies of the book are available at: sdhspress.com/books/the-savior-of-deadwood