& Hoonah - Angoon
Census Area
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Skagway, A Legacy of GoldAlaska Geographic, Vol 19 No 1, 1992.
The Klondike Feverby Pierre Berton, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974
The Klondike QuestBoston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Co. with The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1983
The Skagway Storyby Howard Clifford, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, 1986. Index online.
Admiralty ... Island In ContentionAlaska Geographic, Vol 1 ~ No 3 ~ 1973
Gold Rush Narrow Gaugeby Cy Martin, Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books 1969
The White Pass, Gateway to the Klondikeby Roy Minter, Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press 1987
Chilkoot Trail, Heritage Route to the KlondikeNeufeld, David, and Frank Norris. (Whitehorse, Yukon: Lost Moose Publishing, 1996), 182 p., paper, (58 Kluane Crescent, Whitehorse, YT YlA 3G7). wln96-281768. Historians from Parks Canada and the US National Park Service tell the story of the Klondike gold rush trail; over 250 photographs.
Chilkoot Passby Archie Satterfield, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, 1983
Skagway, District of Alaska 1884-1912by Robert L.S. Spude, Fairbanks: University of Alaska and Alaska Regional Office of the National Park Service, 1983
Garden City of Alaskaby Frank Norris. Since passengers first arrived on ships during the Klondike Gold Rush, visitors have marveled at the wonder of Skagway, Alaska's gardens. Here is the complete history of gardening in Skagway over the past century, illustrated with historic black and white and contemporary color photographs of the town's great gardens and gardeners.
Among the Thlinkits in Alaskaby C.E.S. Wood, Century Magazine, 1882.
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The Klondike Nuggetby Russell A. Bankson, Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers 1935
Klondike Gold rush National Historical Park Historic Resource Studyby Edwin C. Bearss, Washington DC: US Dept of the Interior, National Park Service, 1970
A Klondike Woman's Diaryby Ethel Becker, Alaska magazine, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., June 1970
Klondike '98: E.A. Hegg's Gold Rush AlbumPortland: Binfords & Mort, 1972
Skagway Supports War Effortby G.A. Benedict, Alaska Life, Juneau: Alaska Life Publishing Co, March 1943
The Klondike Stampede of 1897-1898By Edwin Tappan Adney, Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1968
Skaguay AlaskanJeff Brady, ed., summer supplement to The Skagway News, various issues, 1980-1990
The Last Grand Adventureby William Bronson and Richard Reinhardt, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co 1977
Gold Rush Gatewayby Stan Cohen, Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co 1980
The White Pass and Yukon Route RailwayWilson, Graham. (Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing, 1998), 112 pp., paper, ISBN0968195520, P. O. Box 10306, Portland, OR 97210. An album of 125 historic black and white photographs.
Klondike Newsman "Stroller" Whiteby R.N. DeArmond, Skagway: Lynn Canal Publishing 1989
Alaska Southeast, Touring the Inside Passageby Sarah Eppenbach, Chester, CT: The Globe Pequot Press 1991
Historic Skagwayby Ruth Selby Honius, Alaska Life, Juneau: Alaska Life Publishing Co, August 1946
Golden Places, the History of Alaska-Yukon Miningby William R. Hunt, Anchorage national Park Service, Alaska Region 1990
The Story of the Tour on the Skagway, Alaska Street Carby Martin Itjen, 1962
Castle Kernby Barbara Kalen, Alaska Sportsman, Achorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, May 1962
Klondike Women, True Tales of the 1897-1898 Gold Rushby Melanie J. Mayer, Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press 1989
Gateway to Goldby Martha McCready, Whitehorse, Yukon: Studio North Ltd 1990
Skagway In Days Primevalby Bernard J. Moore, New York: Vantage Press 1968
Alaska Comes of Ageby Richard L. Neuberger, Argus, Vol 59 No. 52, Seattle: Argus Publishing Co, Dec 13, 1952
Early Days on the Yukonby William Ogilvie, London: John Lane Publishers 1913
The Klondike Official GuideToronto: The Hunter, Rose Co., Ltd, 1898
Discover Southeast Alaska with Pack & Paddleby Margaret Piggott, Seattle: The Mountaineers 1990
Through the Yukon and Alaskaby T.A. Rickard, San Francisco: Mining and Scientific Press 1909
Skagway, Gen of AlaskaAlaska-Yukon Magazine, November 1911
Prohibition in Alaskaby Becky Smith, The Alaska Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, 1973
Big Mike Heney, Irish Prince of the Iron Railsby Elizabeth A. Tower, Anchorage 1988
Old Yukon, Tales, Trails and Trialsby James Wickersham, Washington DC, Washington Law Book Co 1938
Duty Station Northwest, the US Army in Alaska and Canada 1867-1987by Lt. Col. Lyman Woodman, unpublished manuscript
Alaska Behind Blue Eyes : a Police Officer Discovers Life, Love and Law Enforcement on the Last FrontierWhite, Alan L. (Clare, Mich. : Dark River, 1998), 225 pp., cloth, ISBN0966320115, P.O. Box 436, Clare, MI 48617. Former Skagway officer relates his experiences as a police officer and a twenty-something single man new to Alaska.
Archeological Investigations in Skagway, Volume 7: Residential Life on Block 39Cooper, Doreen C. (Skagway : U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1998), 380 pp., paper, request from Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, P.O. Box 517, Skagway, AK 99840. A study of cultural remains from a now-vacant lot in the gold rush boom town.
Correspondence of a Crook: An Insight into the Life of Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" SmithClifford, Howard, editor,(Seattle: Sourdough Enterprises, 1997), 24 pp., paper, ISBN 091180305X, 16401 3rd Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98166. wln97-270077. Pages from the notorious Skagway outlaw's scrapbook, originally published in the Alaska-Yukon Magazine in 1907 and 1908.
Exploring Southeast Alaska : Dixon entrance to Skagway : Details of Every Harbor and CoveDouglass, Don, and Reanne Hemingway Douglass. : Itineraries of the Inside Passage San Juan Islands to Glacier Bay (Anacortes, WA : Fine Edge Productions, c2000), 543 pp., paper, ISBN 0938665588, 13589 Clayton Lane, Anacortes, WA 98221. Guidebook with great details for the Southeast Alaska cruising community.
Klondike Gold Rush : an Educator's Guide to America's "Last Grand Adventure"Remick, Scott, and Cathy Cook. (Skagway, AK : Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, 1997?), 32 pp. Kondike Gold Rush NHP, PO Box 517, Skagway, AK 99840. wln97172345. Student handbook designed to give an overview of the Gold Rush, 1897-1898.
Legacy of the Gold Rush: An Administrative History of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical ParkNorris, Frank B. (Anchorage: National Park Service, 1996), 509 pp., paper, request from National Park Service, Alaska Regional Office, 2525 Gambell Street, Room 107, Anchorage, AK 99503-2892. LC96-231316. Extensive study of Park located in Skagway and Seattle.
One Woman's Gold Rush: Snapshots from Mollie Brackett's Lost Photo Album, 1898-1899Driscoll, Cynthia Brackett. (Kalamazoo: Oak Woods Media, 1996), 128 p., paper, ISBN 088196007 (PO Box 19127, Kalamazoo, MI 49019). LC96-12942. Skagway and Atlin history with photos taken by the daughter-in-law of Skagway's wagon-road builder.
Pictorial Guide to Skagway and its HistoryGodesky, James. (Juneau, Alaska: Golden North, 1995), 64 p., paper, P.O. Box 329, Skagway, Ak, 99840. Overview of Skagway for the tourist: includes photographs and list of places to see . LC 94-239134.
Soapy Smith, uncrowned king of SkagwayClifford, Howard, editor, (Seattle: Sourdough Enterprises, 1997), 24 pp., paper, ISBN 091180305X, 16401 3rd Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98166. LC97-185263. Gambler and saloon keeper who ruled Skagway during the early tumultuous years of the Kondike gold rush, was a complex and hard to understand individual.
Cultural Resource Inventory and Evaluation of the Hood Bay Cannery, Admiralty Island, AlaskaMobley, Charles M. (Anchorage : Charles M. Mobley & Associates, 1999) 96pp., paper, 200 W. 34th Avenue, Anchorage AK 99503. History of structures and operations at the site of a southeast Alaska cannery which burned in 1961; includes an appendix listing Angoon residents receiving wages from the cannery in 1953.
Tenakee Times: An Informational Booklet on Tenakee Springs, Alaska(Tenakee Springs: no publisher, 1995), 90 p., paper, order from Hearthside Books 254 Front Street, Juneau, AK 99801. Illustrated anecdotes about a southeast Alaskan town. wln95-099518.
Iron Rails to Alaskan Copper; The Epic Triumph of Erastus Corning HawkinsQuinn, Alfred O. (Wilmington, NY: D'Aloquin Publishing Company, 1995), 195 p., ISBN 0964666901, order from Quaker Mountain, Wilmington, NY 12997. Story of the work of the chief engineer for the White Pass & Yukon Railway and the Copper River and Northwestern Railroad; over 100 photographs and maps. wln96-051260.
It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway EngineerTrue, J. D. (Whitehorse: Northbush Publications), 107 p., paper, ISBN 1896079024 (order from Mac's Fireweed Books, 203 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Canada YlA 2B2). wln97-53880. Memories of forty years on the White Pass and Yukon Route.
Gambler's Wife: The Life of Malinda Jenkins, As Told in Conversations to Jesse LilienthalJenkins, Malinda. (Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1998), 296 pp., paperback, ISBN0803276079, 312 North 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68588-0484. Reissue of the 1933 edition which tells of Jenkin's adventurous life; in 1897 she crossed the Chilkoot Pass to join her gambler husband in Dawson.
Hiking with Ghosts : the Chilkoot Trail, Then and NowBackhouse, Frances, and Adrian Dorst. (Vancouver : Raincoast Books, 1999), 129 pp., paper, ISBN 1551922762, 9050 Shaughnessy Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 6E5. Overview of favorite hiking trail then and now.
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