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Larger history of the Kenai peninsula

Larger history of the Kenai peninsula

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Published by W. and E. Pedersen, Adams Press in Sterling, Alaska, Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenai Peninsula (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Kenai Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Kenai Peninsula -- History.,
    • Kenai Peninsula (Alaska) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      A consolidation of A Small history of the western Kenai, with updates and additions to each chapter.

      Other titlesSmall history of the western Kenai.
      Statementedited by Elsa Pedersen ; design & layout by Walt Pederson.
      ContributionsPedersen, Elsa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF912.K4 L37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3190170M
      LC Control Number83061199


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A Larger History of the Kenai Peninsula Paperback – January 1, by Elsa - editor Pedersen (Author)Author: Elsa - editor Pedersen. A Larger history of the Kenai peninsula. [Elsa Pedersen;] -- Consolidates "A small history of the western Kenai" with updates and additions to each community's chapter.

Several communities have been added, plus a new section covering interviews with senior. The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area in partnership with the Hope and Sunrise Historical Society and the Kenai Peninsula Historical Association is pleased to bring new life to a classic volume of Alaska history and lore.

This edition of A History of Mining on the Kenai Peninsula is a reprint of the original last printed in Marry Barry s prolific writing about the Kenai Peninsula Cited by: 1. A Larger History of the Kenai Peninsula. by Walt and Elsa Pedersen Published by Adams Press, pages ASIN: BAQK8XW.

Name ~ Mentioned on Page(s) Ahlstrom, Carl ~ 85 Ainsworth, Jessie ~ 79 Alexander, J.C. “Kinky” ~ Allison family ~ Ames, Phil and Betty ~ 5 Ames, Warren ~ 70 Andersen, Squeakey ~ Anderson Jr., Jack ~   “A Larger History of the Kenai Peninsula” — by Walt and Elsa Pedersen, self-published in as an expanded version of the Pedersens’ original offering, “A Small History of the Western Kenai,” which was published in Although the Pedersens’ own views shine through clearly in the sections written by Elsa, the research and general sense of local history is undeniable.

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