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Uncle Sam's Attic - The Intimate Story of Alaska - Davis, Mary Lee
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Verlag: DODO PR, 448 Seiten, L=216mm, B=140mm, H=25mm, Gew.=562gr, [GR: 25500 - TB/Geschichte], [SW: - History - General History], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: CONTENTS PAGE CHAPTER I NEW PILGRIMS FOR A NEW PLYMOUTH Alaska To-day an Overseas Colony of America Introducing the unused roomy attic of Uncle Sams house of state Mislaid and unexplored treasure is tucked beneath its eaves The writers life for many years in the far Interior of the North Alaskans view-point and how new Pilgrims of to day approach it 1-8 CHAPTER II THE LONG GATEWAY The Inside Passage to Alaska Travel north from Seattle a part of sourdough experience Is the Klondike in Alaska Scenic route similar to Norways fiords How adventurers came this way during the Gold Rush Ethereal beauty of a world-famous waterway 9-17 CHAPTER III FISHERS OF ICE Southeastern Coast Towns of Alaska Ketchikan, built out of forest and hill, headquarters of the North Pacific fishing fleet Russian wrangell and the Stikine gold route Glacial ice for fishers pack Pcterslwrp, a shore-dinner town The Lost Rocker Claim John Muir and the first gold at Juneau Treadwell and Alaskas capital of to-day 18-28 CHAPTER IV FAMILY TREES THAT MAKE FACES Totem Poles Peculiar to this region Description of their strange shapes And colors Indian meaning of totem-Local and legendary use Toujms as a city directory, ., .. 29-36 CHAPTER V SOAPY SMITH AND MOTHER PULLEN Skayway Why one goes through Canada to reach Uncle Sams attic The Flower City once a bad lbom town Harriet Pullen a pioneer mother Her treasures from Alaskas lurid past Soapy Smith one of the worlds notorious bad men His gambling adventures in the lawless days How they ended, 37-45 vii viii Contents PACE CHAPTER VI THEY CABLED IT THE WORST TRAIL THIS SIDE OF HELL White Pass and Chilkoot Skagvvay of to-day and the wonder built railroad Indian superstitions aboutthese routes to the Interior The mad stampede of the Argonauts Jack London out-red-sldns the natives Charlie Chaplins Gold Rush The old trail and the new 40-5-CHAPTER VII DAWSON AND KLONDIKE, Y. T. The Days of 98 White Horse Rapids and Sam McOce Baby hood of a great river The two Dawsons Swift water Bill and Robert Service Northwest Mounties referee Cor bett and Fitzsimmons George Washington Carmack, Indian Kate and the Klondike strike The scourge of scurvy CHAPTER VII SCRAPING THE ARCTIC CIRCLE Upper Yukon River Eagle Citys one great day The unknown Big Swede and his world-scooping PVr of new Mean ing of the word Sourdough The Harrier CarH-wi and moose Circle City Sweepers -The mm of Tht Great River, CHAPTER IX SONS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN Middle Yukon River Schwatka finds the Arctic Circle much u warm Fort Yukon t Scotchmen awl HutXon Buy The oltl Northern Commercml Company and its fariQrv-A h4 pit I within the Arctic and it most famous patient The Mui night Sun Ste-c-e-eam lx at The welcome of AtaftkA huskies Wooding up Rampart ancl Rux lUjirh T, n, i River f the Missouri of the North First sight of Alaska Golden Heart, CHAPTER X ALASKAS GOLDEN HEART Fairbanks th Central City Dance Hath that arent Tbit town the Wemprt Lading of the Middle Korth t-tter qwtr of deep cold --The last great Gold Camp anil the hun r wf lonely men Home makers building in thv ii hc. ui di i t Contents ix PAGE CHAPTER XI THE NORTH THAT NEVER WAS 1 Interior Alaska in the Making The Frost Kings unbelievable palace Adventure of a young lieutenant of cavalry Peculiar spirit of the men who crossed the ranges The coming of Pedro, Wada and Barnette Housekeep ing in Fairbanks to-day Jack Frost writes a code of dot anddash Katmai turns over The Land of Paradox, ... 94-108 CHAPTER XII WHO SAID A COLD WALL Misconceptions about Alaskas Climate A central heating sys tem for the North Alaska has many climates and not one, because it is The Great Country Comparisons with New York, Edinburgh and Scandinavia The wide stretch of Alaskas borders The Archdeacons sensible attitude and how life becomes arcticized The friendliness of cold, its relativity The Cold Wall an imaginary line...... CONTENTS PAGE CHAPTER I NEW PILGRIMS FOR A NEW PLYMOUTH Alaska To-day an Overseas Colony of America Introducing the unused roomy attic of Uncle Sams house of state Mislaid and unexplored treasure is tucked beneath its eaves The writers life for many years in the far Interior of the North Alaskans view-point and how new Pilgrims of to day approach it 1-8 CHAPTER II THE LONG GATEWAY The Inside Passage to Alaska Travel north from Seattle a part of sourdough experience Is the Klondike in Alaska Scenic route similar to Norways fiords How adventurers came this way during the Gold Rush Ethereal beauty of a world-famous waterway 9-17 CHAPTER III FISHERS OF ICE Southeastern Coast Towns of Alaska Ketchikan, built out of forest and hill, headquarters of the North Pacific fishing fleet Russian wrangell and the Stikine gold route Glacial ice for fishers pack Pcterslwrp, a shore-dinner town The Lost Rocker Claim John Muir and the first gold at Juneau Treadwell and Alaskas capital of to-day 18-28 CHAPTER IV FAMILY TREES THAT MAKE FACES Totem Poles Peculiar to this region Description of their strange shapes And colors Indian meaning of totem-Local and legendary use Toujms as a city directory, ., .. 29-36 CHAPTER V SOAPY SMITH AND MOTHER PULLEN Skayway Why one goes through Canada to reach Uncle Sams attic The Flower City once a bad lbom town Harriet Pullen a pioneer mother Her treasures from Alaskas lurid past Soapy Smith one of the worlds notorious bad men His gambling adventures in the lawless days How they ended, 37-45 vii viii Contents PACE CHAPTER VI THEY CABLED IT THE WORST TRAIL THIS SIDE OF HELL White Pass and Chilkoot Skagvvay of to-day and the wonder built railroad Indian superstitions aboutthese routes to the Interior The mad stampede of the Argonauts Jack London out-red-sldns the natives Charlie Chaplins Gold Rush The old trail and the new 40-5-CHAPTER VII DAWSON AND KLONDIKE, Y. T. The Days of 98 White Horse Rapids and Sam McOce Baby hood of a great river The two Dawsons Swift water Bill and Robert Service Northwest Mounties referee Cor bett and Fitzsimmons George Washington Carmack, Indian Kate and the Klondike strike The scourge of scurvy CHAPTER VII SCRAPING THE ARCTIC CIRCLE Upper Yukon River Eagle Citys one great day The unknown Big Swede and his world-scooping PVr of new Mean ing of the word Sourdough The Harrier CarH-wi and moose Circle City Sweepers -The mm of Tht Great River, CHAPTER IX SONS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN Middle Yukon River Schwatka finds the Arctic Circle much u warm Fort Yukon t Scotchmen awl HutXon Buy The oltl Northern Commercml Company and its fariQrv-A h4 pit I within the Arctic and it most famous patient The Mui night Sun Ste-c-e-eam lx at The welcome of AtaftkA huskies Wooding up Rampart ancl Rux lUjirh T, n, i River f the Missouri of the North First sight of Alaska Golden Heart, CHAPTER X ALASKAS GOLDEN HEART Fairbanks th Central City Dance Hath that arent Tbit town the Wemprt Lading of the Middle Korth t-tter qwtr of deep cold --The last great Gold Camp anil the hun r wf lonely men Home makers building in thv ii hc. ui di i t Contents ix PAGE CHAPTER XI THE NORTH THAT NEVER WAS 1 Interior Alaska in the Making The Frost Kings unbelievable palace Adventure of a young lieutenant of cavalry Peculiar spirit of the men who crossed the ranges The coming of Pedro, Wada and Barnette Housekeep ing in Fairbanks to-day Jack Frost writes a code of dot anddash Katmai turns over The Land of Paradox, ... 94-108 CHAPTER XII WHO SAID A COLD WALL Misconceptions about Alaskas Climate A central heating sys tem for the North Alaska has many climates and not one, because it is The Great Country Comparisons with New York, Edinburgh and Scandinavia The wide stretch of Alaskas borders The Archdeacons sensible attitude and how life becomes arcticized The friendliness of cold, its relativity The Cold Wall an imaginary line......

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Uncle Sam's Attic - The Intimate Story of Alaska
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Davis, Mary Lee

Titel:

Uncle Sam's Attic - The Intimate Story of Alaska

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1406774006

CONTENTS PAGE CHAPTER I NEW PILGRIMS FOR A NEW PLYMOUTH Alaska To-day an Overseas Colony of America Introducing the unused roomy attic of Uncle Sams house of state Mislaid and unexplored treasure is tucked beneath its eaves The writers life for many years in the far Interior of the North Alaskans view-point and how new Pilgrims of to day approach it 1-8 CHAPTER II THE LONG GATEWAY The Inside Passage to Alaska Travel north from Seattle a part of sourdough experience Is the Klondike in Alaska Scenic route similar to Norways fiords How adventurers came this way during the Gold Rush Ethereal beauty of a world-famous waterway 9-17 CHAPTER III FISHERS OF ICE Southeastern Coast Towns of Alaska Ketchikan, built out of forest and hill, headquarters of the North Pacific fishing fleet Russian wrangell and the Stikine gold route Glacial ice for fishers pack Pcterslwrp, a shore-dinner town The Lost Rocker Claim John Muir and the first gold at Juneau Treadwell and Alaskas capital of to-day 18-28 CHAPTER IV FAMILY TREES THAT MAKE FACES Totem Poles Peculiar to this region Description of their strange shapes And colors Indian meaning of totem-Local and legendary use Toujms as a city directory, ., .. 29-36 CHAPTER V SOAPY SMITH AND MOTHER PULLEN Skayway Why one goes through Canada to reach Uncle Sams attic The Flower City once a bad lbom town Harriet Pullen a pioneer mother Her treasures from Alaskas lurid past Soapy Smith one of the worlds notorious bad men His gambling adventures in the lawless days How they ended, 37-45 vii viii Contents PACE CHAPTER VI THEY CABLED IT THE WORST TRAIL THIS SIDE OF HELL White Pass and Chilkoot Skagvvay of to-day and the wonder built railroad Indian superstitions aboutthese routes to the Interior The mad stampede of the Argonauts Jack London out-red-sldns the natives Charlie Chaplins Gold Rush The old trail and the new 40-5-CHAPTER VII DAWSON AND KLONDIKE, Y. T. The Days of 98 White Horse Rapids and Sam McOce Baby hood of a great river The two Dawsons Swift water Bill and Robert Service Northwest Mounties referee Cor bett and Fitzsimmons George Washington Carmack, Indian Kate and the Klondike strike The scourge of scurvy CHAPTER VII SCRAPING THE ARCTIC CIRCLE Upper Yukon River Eagle Citys one great day The unknown Big Swede and his world-scooping PVr of new Mean ing of the word Sourdough The Harrier CarH-wi and moose Circle City Sweepers -The mm of Tht Great River, CHAPTER IX SONS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN Middle Yukon River Schwatka finds the Arctic Circle much u warm Fort Yukon t Scotchmen awl HutXon Buy The oltl Northern Commercml Company and its fariQrv-A h4 pit I within the Arctic and it most famous patient The Mui night Sun Ste-c-e-eam lx at The welcome of AtaftkA huskies Wooding up Rampart ancl Rux lUjirh T, n, i River f the Missouri of the North First sight of Alaska Golden Heart, CHAPTER X ALASKAS GOLDEN HEART Fairbanks th Central City Dance Hath that arent Tbit town the Wemprt Lading of the Middle Korth t-tter qwtr of deep cold --The last great Gold Camp anil the hun r wf lonely men Home makers building in thv ii hc. ui di i t Contents ix PAGE CHAPTER XI THE NORTH THAT NEVER WAS 1 Interior Alaska in the Making The Frost Kings unbelievable palace Adventure of a young lieutenant of cavalry Peculiar spirit of the men who crossed the ranges The coming of Pedro, Wada and Barnette Housekeep ing in Fairbanks to-day Jack Frost writes a code of dot anddash Katmai turns over The Land of Paradox, ... 94-108 CHAPTER XII WHO SAID A COLD WALL Misconceptions about Alaskas Climate A central heating sys tem for the North Alaska has many climates and not one, because it is The Great Country Comparisons with New York, Edinburgh and Scandinavia The wide stretch of Alaskas borders The Archdeacons sensible attitude and how life becomes arcticized The friendliness of cold, its relativity The Cold Wall an imaginary line......

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