Anchorage: Early Photographs of the Great Land

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2000-07-01
Publisher(s): Wolf Creek Books
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This fascinating book recounts the development and modern emergence of the largest city in Alaska. Learn about the little railroad town that became a sophisticated air crossroads for the world. Read about Anchorage's involvement with trapping, fishing, gold and World War II. Hear stories of the fascinating individuals who walked the city's streets and helped it grow. Alaska is known as The Last Frontier, and Anchorage: Early Photographs of the Great Landdescribes its very heart. Informative captions and a chronology of important dates makes this capsule history a winner.

Table of Contents

Chugach Eskimos and Tanaina Athabascans
Explorers and Russians in Cook Inlet
Knik and Wasilla
Old Town Anchorage
Fur, Fish and Gold
Early Agriculture and the Matanuska Colony
Anchorage Comes of Age

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