Jeff Campagna

Jeff Campagna is a Canadian freelance journalist and world traveller. His work has appeared in The Daily Beast, Vice Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine and Delayed Gratification. He is the founder of Compass Cultura.

Stories By Jeff Campagna

The Original San Francisco Eccentric

A nineteenth century gold rusher built a fortune, lost it all, then declared himself Emperor of the United States — and got all of San Francisco to play along.