Information for Prospective Settlers in Alaska

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Show simple item record Georgeson, C.C. 2013-10-04T22:17:22Z 2013-10-04T22:17:22Z 1916
dc.description Later editions and revisions included. en_US
dc.description.abstract This circular is designed to give prospective settlers in Alaska, and particularly homesteaders, information on subjects which will be of more or less vital interest to them. It is designed also to call their attention to many factors in the situation on which they should be informed before settling in a new and comparatively little-known territory. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Climate: Coast region, Interior climate -- Agricultural areas: Character of the land, The soil -- Where to locate -- How to obtain a farm -- Transportation -- The chances for work and wages paid -- Cost of living -- What crops can be grown -- Live stock: The brown bear -- General information: Population, Judicial divisions, Land districts, National Forests, Telegraph and cable lines, Railroads, Schools, Game laws, Fisheries, Matanuska Valley -- Problems confronting early settlers in the Matanuska Valley en_US
dc.publisher Alaska Agricultural Experiment Stations en_US
dc.title Information for Prospective Settlers in Alaska en_US
dc.title.alternative Circular, No. 1 en_US
dc.type Report en_US

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