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Eureka and Its Resources By Lambert Molinelli

Eureka and Its Resources
by Lambert Molinelli

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Written in 1879, this piece encouraging new residents to Eureka claimed that it was the second most important town in Nevada. Lambert Molinelli touted its virtues: prosperous mines; and a stagecoach and a railroad. It is a typical example of promotional pieces written in the early days of the West.
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Eureka and Its Resources by Lambert Molinelli

In the late 1800s, the town of Eureka, Nevada, was seeking new residents and investors to help stimulate its booming economy. To encourage growth, Lambert Molinelli & Company, a real estate firm, published a ""complete history"" of the area, called Eureka and Its Resources. Written in 1879, this promotional piece claimed Eureka to be the second most important town in Nevada and touted its many virtues: the most prosperous mines in the state; telegraph, stagecoach, and railroad service; handsome new buildings; and plenty of water. To further embellish the town's image and lend some sophistication, local purveyors and businessmen advertised their wares at the end of the book. Eureka and Its Resources is a typical example of the many promotional pieces written in the early days of the West. This reprinted edition preserves all of the original text, advertisements, and illustrations.

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Eureka and Its Resources Reviews


Eureka and Its Resources is a charming account of mining in boom times and is full of information for the student of western mining. Those who visit Eureka, Nevada, will find a wealth of history here, much of which was vanished from view in the town."" -Pacific Historian

About Lambert Molinelli


Lambert Molinelli was born in Italy in 1853, and his family moved to Eureka in the 1870s. A popular figure in the community, Molinelli often served as spokesman for the many Italians in the area. He owned a safe company and a real estate company. In the few years he was in Eureka County, he was both jack-of-many-trades and a civic booster.

Additional information

GOR009958010
Eureka and Its Resources by Lambert Molinelli
Lambert Molinelli
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of Nevada Press
1998-01-31
0874170699
9780874170696
N/A
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