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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jaffett Lindberg
RLIN number: NXCP87-A175
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Mining Engineers Project
Description: Childhood in Norway; role in 1897 American transportation of reindeer from Norway to Alaskan gold miners; origins of Nome, Alaska; prospecting in Alaska at the turn of the century; changes in Nome between early 1900s and 1960.
Extent: Transcript: 35 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lindberg, Jaffett
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Prospector
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Carlisle, Henry C., d. 1964
Locations discussed: Alaska; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alaska; Alaska--History--1867-1959; Alaska--Social life and customs; Frontier and pioneer life--Alaska; Gold miners; Gold mines and mining--Alaska; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lindberg, Jaffett
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017657-13100