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BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR FURTHER READING
 
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Skagway, A Legacy of Gold Alaska Geographic, Vol 19 No 1, 1992. Index Online
The Klondike Fever by Pierre Berton, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974
The Klondike Quest Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Co. with The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1983
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The Skagway Story by Howard Clifford, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, 1986. Index online.

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Alaska Geographic, Vol 1 ~ No 3 ~ 1973
Gold Rush Narrow Gauge by Cy Martin, Los Angeles: Trans-Anglo Books 1969
The White Pass, Gateway to the Klondike by Roy Minter, Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press 1987
Chilkoot Trail, Heritage Route to the Klondike Neufeld, 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 Pass by Archie Satterfield, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, 1983
Skagway, District of Alaska 1884-1912 by Robert L.S. Spude, Fairbanks: University of Alaska and Alaska Regional Office of the National Park Service, 1983
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Garden City of Alaska by 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.
button Among the Thlinkits in Alaska by C.E.S. Wood, Century Magazine, 1882. Book online here.
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The Klondike Nugget by Russell A. Bankson, Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers 1935
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Klondike Gold rush National Historical Park Historic Resource Study by Edwin C. Bearss, Washington DC: US Dept of the Interior, National Park Service, 1970
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A Klondike Woman's Diary by Ethel Becker, Alaska magazine, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., June 1970
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Klondike '98: E.A. Hegg's Gold Rush Album Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1972
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Skagway Supports War Effort by G.A. Benedict, Alaska Life, Juneau: Alaska Life Publishing Co, March 1943
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The Klondike Stampede of 1897-1898 By Edwin Tappan Adney, Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1968
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Skaguay Alaskan Jeff Brady, ed., summer supplement to The Skagway News, various issues, 1980-1990
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The Last Grand Adventure by William Bronson and Richard Reinhardt, New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co 1977
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Gold Rush Gateway by Stan Cohen, Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co 1980
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The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway Wilson, 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.
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Klondike Newsman "Stroller" White by R.N. DeArmond, Skagway: Lynn Canal Publishing 1989
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Alaska Southeast, Touring the Inside Passage by Sarah Eppenbach, Chester, CT: The Globe Pequot Press 1991
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Historic Skagway by Ruth Selby Honius, Alaska Life, Juneau: Alaska Life Publishing Co, August 1946
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Golden Places, the History of Alaska-Yukon Mining by William R. Hunt, Anchorage national Park Service, Alaska Region 1990
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The Story of the Tour on the Skagway, Alaska Street Car by Martin Itjen, 1962
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Castle Kern by Barbara Kalen, Alaska Sportsman, Achorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, May 1962
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Klondike Women, True Tales of the 1897-1898 Gold Rush by Melanie J. Mayer, Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University Press 1989
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Gateway to Gold by Martha McCready, Whitehorse, Yukon: Studio North Ltd 1990
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Skagway In Days Primeval by Bernard J. Moore, New York: Vantage Press 1968
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Alaska Comes of Age by Richard L. Neuberger, Argus, Vol 59 No. 52, Seattle: Argus Publishing Co, Dec 13, 1952
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Early Days on the Yukon by William Ogilvie, London: John Lane Publishers 1913
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The Klondike Official Guide Toronto: The Hunter, Rose Co., Ltd, 1898
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Discover Southeast Alaska with Pack & Paddle by Margaret Piggott, Seattle: The Mountaineers 1990
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Through the Yukon and Alaska by T.A. Rickard, San Francisco: Mining and Scientific Press 1909
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Skagway, Gen of Alaska Alaska-Yukon Magazine, November 1911
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Prohibition in Alaska by Becky Smith, The Alaska Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co, 1973
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Big Mike Heney, Irish Prince of the Iron Rails by Elizabeth A. Tower, Anchorage 1988
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Old Yukon, Tales, Trails and Trials by James Wickersham, Washington DC, Washington Law Book Co 1938
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Duty Station Northwest, the US Army in Alaska and Canada 1867-1987 by Lt. Col. Lyman Woodman, unpublished manuscript
button Alaska Behind Blue Eyes : a Police Officer Discovers Life, Love and Law Enforcement on the Last Frontier White, 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.
button Archeological Investigations in Skagway, Volume 7: Residential Life on Block 39 Cooper, 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.
button Correspondence of a Crook: An Insight into the Life of Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith Clifford, 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.
button Exploring Southeast Alaska : Dixon entrance to Skagway : Details of Every Harbor and Cove Douglass, 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.
button 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.
button Legacy of the Gold Rush: An Administrative History of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Norris, 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.
button One Woman's Gold Rush: Snapshots from Mollie Brackett's Lost Photo Album, 1898-1899 Driscoll, 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.
button Pictorial Guide to Skagway and its History Godesky, 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.
button Soapy Smith, uncrowned king of Skagway Clifford, 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.
button Cultural Resource Inventory and Evaluation of the Hood Bay Cannery, Admiralty Island, Alaska Mobley, 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.
button 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.
button Iron Rails to Alaskan Copper; The Epic Triumph of Erastus Corning Hawkins Quinn, 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.
button It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway Engineer True, 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.
button Gambler's Wife: The Life of Malinda Jenkins, As Told in Conversations to Jesse Lilienthal Jenkins, 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.
button Hiking with Ghosts : the Chilkoot Trail, Then and Now Backhouse, 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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