Sesquicentennial Celebration: Executive Order Authorizing Preparations


This document is of the original Executive Order issued by the governor of California in 1994, Pete Wilson, authorizing a California Gold Discovery to Statehood Sesquicentennial Commission to be formed in preparation for the 1998 celebration of the California Gold Rush.


Pete Wilson, "Executive Order W-74-94" (January 24, 1994), located in David Shayt's Gold Nugget File, Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History.