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Collection Details


Collection Name: Alaskan Pioneers Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/alaska.html
Dates Spanned: 1959-1962
Description: This project gathers the reminiscences of pioneer settlers in Alaska, providing accounts of gold prospecting, mining, cattle driving, homesteading, and travel by trail and river. Included are descriptions of the social life of the pioneers as well as accounts of the depression of 1893 and the Klondike strike.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 2
Interviews: [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Domestic life; Rural Life; Life Styles
ASP Subjects: Alaska; Alaska--History; Cattle drives--Alaska; Frontier and pioneer life--Alaska; Oral history; Prospecting--Alaska; United States
Other Subjects: Cattle driving; Depression of 1893; Gold prospecting; Homesteading; Klondike strike; Mining; Trail travel
Collection Code: OHC0000788