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The Resource Alaska, our beautiful northland of opportunity ..., by Agnes Rush Burr, with a map and fifty-four plates of which six are in color

Alaska, our beautiful northland of opportunity ..., by Agnes Rush Burr, with a map and fifty-four plates of which six are in color

Label
Alaska, our beautiful northland of opportunity ...
Title
Alaska, our beautiful northland of opportunity ...
Statement of responsibility
by Agnes Rush Burr, with a map and fifty-four plates of which six are in color
Creator
Subject
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
LC call number
F904
LC item number
.B96
Series statement
See America first series
Label
Alaska, our beautiful northland of opportunity ..., by Agnes Rush Burr, with a map and fifty-four plates of which six are in color
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A description of its rivers, mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, and other beautiful and unusual scenic features and of the rare delights it offers travellers, big game hunters, mountain climbers, explorers ; its towns and pioneer settlements ; the government railroad and Mount McKinley National Park ; its rich resources ; its openings for new business enterprises ; its Indians, their primitive customs and present development ; its romantic early history when Russian, Spanish, and other nations sought its wealth ; the Gold Rush days ; its present progress and bright future."
  • Illustrated lining-papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 421) and index
Contents
Alaska at a glance -- From Seattle northward -- Into American waters -- Wrangell to Skagway -- Beautiful Lake Atlin -- On to Dawson -- The Dawson of to-day -- The Dawson of yesterday -- Dawson to Fairbanks -- Fairbanks, the golden heart of Alaska -- Motoring three hundred miles in the heart of Alaska -- To the westward -- From Fairbanks to Nome via the Yukon -- Little-known regions of Alaska -- Sitka and Alaska's history -- Alaska's romantic history -- Forests and flowers -- The wild animal life -- The rich mineral resources of the territory -- Alaska's fishing industries -- Furs in richness and variety -- The agricultural possibilities of the territory -- Transportation problems -- The natives and their education -- Life in Alaska -- Business opportunities that Alaska offers -- The present complicated government
Control code
ocm01393594
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 428 p.
Lccn
19011160
Other physical details
col. front., plates (part col.) fold. map.
System control number
603928
Label
Alaska, our beautiful northland of opportunity ..., by Agnes Rush Burr, with a map and fifty-four plates of which six are in color
Publication
Note
  • "A description of its rivers, mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, and other beautiful and unusual scenic features and of the rare delights it offers travellers, big game hunters, mountain climbers, explorers ; its towns and pioneer settlements ; the government railroad and Mount McKinley National Park ; its rich resources ; its openings for new business enterprises ; its Indians, their primitive customs and present development ; its romantic early history when Russian, Spanish, and other nations sought its wealth ; the Gold Rush days ; its present progress and bright future."
  • Illustrated lining-papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 421) and index
Contents
Alaska at a glance -- From Seattle northward -- Into American waters -- Wrangell to Skagway -- Beautiful Lake Atlin -- On to Dawson -- The Dawson of to-day -- The Dawson of yesterday -- Dawson to Fairbanks -- Fairbanks, the golden heart of Alaska -- Motoring three hundred miles in the heart of Alaska -- To the westward -- From Fairbanks to Nome via the Yukon -- Little-known regions of Alaska -- Sitka and Alaska's history -- Alaska's romantic history -- Forests and flowers -- The wild animal life -- The rich mineral resources of the territory -- Alaska's fishing industries -- Furs in richness and variety -- The agricultural possibilities of the territory -- Transportation problems -- The natives and their education -- Life in Alaska -- Business opportunities that Alaska offers -- The present complicated government
Control code
ocm01393594
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 428 p.
Lccn
19011160
Other physical details
col. front., plates (part col.) fold. map.
System control number
603928

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