Definitions for ""Klondike Kate" Rockwell"
"Klondike Kate" Rockwell (1873-1957) gained her fame as a dancer and vaudeville star during the "Alaska Gold Rush," where she met Alexander Pantages who later became a very successful vaudeville/motion picture mogul. She gained notoriety for her flirtatious dancing and ability to keep hard-working miners happy if not inebriated. She died in obscurity after some minor success training Hollywood starlets in the 1940s.