Eskimos -- Alaska -- Social life and customs
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.
Gertrude Mazen, a teacher, spent the years 1926 through 1932 in the small Alaskan Eskimo villages of Selawik, Shaktoolik, and Prince of Wales. The Gertrude Mazen papers largely consist of a letter/diary which begins on July 11, 1926 and continues through to July 4, 1932.