This fascinating collection of photographs of Alaska pioneer home interiors is a useful sourcebook for those who seek to identify authentic furnishings or styles, or to recreate them for museums, theatre sets, or private homes.
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Jane Haigh is an Alaskan historian and author of the recently published Gold Rush Women, with Claire Rudolf Murphy.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
The desire was to create a familiar, tasteful artistic and homelike atmosphere even among those who had come so far from familiar cities and towns. Alaskan pioneers were not a group fleeing conventional aspirations, but rather a group who hoped, by participating in the gold rush, to gain more rapidly the accoutrements of success.
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Book Description Tanana-Yukon Historical Societ, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110940457202