Biography – Who was Lotta Crabtree?

Did you know that Lotta Crabtree was a San Francisco actress during the Gold Rush. At a very young age, Lotta entertained gold miners who would shower her with gold nuggets on stage. During her life, she was known as the "Gold Rush Fairy Star." To learn more about her and other historical people, check out Gale In Context: Biography. This free, online library resource is a reference database of the world’s most influential people. The database contains thousands of biographical entries, covering figures from all time periods, places, and areas of study. With Gale In Context: Biography, search results include full-text articles, images, primary sources, multimedia, and more. For younger readers, the content level indicators and Lexile scores can help you find content for your reading level. Learn about someone new today!

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