Aunt Phil's Trunk: An Alaska Historian's Collection of Treasured Tales (Volume Three)

Aunt Phil s Trunk An Alaska Historian s Collection of Treasured Tales Volume Three Alaska history decoded Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is a must read for anyone interested in Alaska s history Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is filled with entertaining nonfiction short stories and h

  • Title: Aunt Phil's Trunk: An Alaska Historian's Collection of Treasured Tales (Volume Three)
  • Author: Laurel Downing Bill Phyllis Downing Carlson
  • ISBN: 9781578333738
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • Alaska history decoded Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is a must read for anyone interested in Alaska s history Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is filled with entertaining nonfiction short stories and hundreds of historical photographs that share Alaska s history from 1912 to 1935 This volume, appropriate for ages 9 to 99, is a delightful journey through Alaska s growing paAlaska history decoded Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is a must read for anyone interested in Alaska s history Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is filled with entertaining nonfiction short stories and hundreds of historical photographs that share Alaska s history from 1912 to 1935 This volume, appropriate for ages 9 to 99, is a delightful journey through Alaska s growing pains as a territory of the United States.Did you know The Alaska Railroad spurred the birth of Alaska s largest town in 1915 Mushers and dog teams risked death to deliver life saving diphtheria serum to Nome in 1925 Famous aviator Wiley post and Will Rogers crashed their plane and died near Barrow in 1935 These and dozens little known stories fill the pages of Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume ThreeLaurel Bill has an extraordinary eye for the telling detail She knows a good story when she hears it and knows how to tell it Her history comes alive Thank goodness she s turned her talents to these compelling chapters from Alaska s rich past Kim Rich, Author, Johnny s GirlDrawn from the eventful stories told by Alaskans, author Laurel Downing Bill has expertly woven a seamless narrative of fascinating fact and lore spanning the triumphs and tragedies of the Great Land Pennelope Goforth, Author, Sailing The MailInformative and entertaining, the stories in Aunt Phil s Trunk show that there is much to Alaska than Eskimos, igloos, ice floes and polar bears Whether you ve lived in Alaska all of your life, or you ve always wanted to visit, you ll be enthralled by this collection of stories and photos chronicling a patchwork of Alaska s forgotten heroes Heather Resz, Editor, Alaska Newspapers Inc.Thousands of print books sold worldwide Order your copy of Aunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three now Read More here The third book in the Aunt Phil s Trunk series is packed with easy to read short stories and close to 350 historical photographs to entertain the history buff within.It highlights the pioneering spirit of early Alaska as it enters a new era as a territory of the United States and showcases stories about early Anchorage and the Alaska Railroad.Other stories include Epidemics and rescues Daring flyboys of the 1920s Colonists who turn wilderness into fertile ground where giant vegetables grow Alaska s Native people struggling for recognitionAunt Phil s Trunk Volume Three is a treasure trove of short stories and is a must have for anyone interested in Alaska s rich past

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    1. I received the book from the author for an honest review.This is book 3 in Aunt Phil's Trunk Series, taking you further into the history of this country.Alaska is surely not for the unadventurous and unbrave persons. It is harsh, its lands vast and the temperatures way past my endurance levels. But the richness of its history cannot be denied. Tainted with the good, the bad and the ugly which gives this country a proud heritage.The author did a great work in putting everything together, from the [...]

    2. The late Phyllis Downing Carlson was a pioneer in collecting and recording facts pertaining to Alaska's rich and diverse history. When Laurel Downing Bill inherited her aunt Phyllis' trunk full of documents and other treasures recounting Alaska's history, she was inspired to share this incredible collection of information. Thus began a literary labor of love which spans generations. The Aunt Phil's Trunk series of books contains five complete volumes. Each book covers a particular time-span, wit [...]

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