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Author Branson, John B.

Title A 20th-century portrait of Lake Clark, Alaska, 1900-2000 / John B. Branson.

Imprint Anchorage, AK : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Lake Clark National Park : Preserve, Alaska Association for Historic Preservation, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Archives Fed Docs  I 29.2:L 14 C/2    ---  Available
Description viii, 264 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 x 30 cm. + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index.
Note The DVD illuminates life in 20th century Lake Clark with additional photographs not reproduced in the book and excerpts from home movies, including the earliest know films of the area (1927: Pioneering aviator Russel Merrill filmed by Butler Greer, a big game hunter from California ; late 1930s: Star Airlines airplanes and the Denisons in their gardens filmed by Virgil Hanson, a radio repairman for Star Airlines ; 1939: Local residents filmed by John Meggitt, a Bristol Bay school teacher). The DVD's soundtrack includes Dena'ina music recorded by school teacher John Coray at Nondalton in the mid-1950s, the first ever recordings of the Athabascan Indian music.
Subject Clark, Lake (Alaska) -- History.
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (Alaska) -- History.
Ethnohistory -- Alaska -- Clark, Lake.
Clark, Lake (Alaska) -- Discovery and exploration.
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Clark, Lake -- Antiquities.
Dena'ina Indians -- Alaska -- Clark, Lake -- History.
Added Author Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (Agency : U.S.)
ISBN 9780692204894
Gpo Item No. 0648
Sudoc No. I 29.2:L 14 C/2

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