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Developing the Pacific Northwest : the life and work of Asahel Curtis

Author: William H Wilson
Publisher: Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Asahel Curtis; Asahel Curtis; Asahel Curtis; Asahel Curtis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Wilson
ISBN: 9780874223316 0874223318
OCLC Number: 912045227
Description: xi, 321 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : The contradictions of Asahel Curtis --
Growing up, joining the gold rush, and returning --
Photographing the Pacific Northwest --
The Good Roads Movement : growing the Washington State Good Roads Association --
The Good Roads Movement : battling Roland Hartley --
The Good Roads Movement : nationalizing the highways --
Mount Rainier : climbing the mountain, founding and leaving the mountaineers --
Mount Rainier : founding and leading the Rainier Park Advisory Board --
Mount Rainier : developing the park, dissolving the Rainier National Park Advisory Board --
The Olympics : climbing the mountains, photographing the peninsula --
The Olympics : battling against the Olympic National Park --
Reclaiming the land, operating the "ranch" --
Working and living : the later years.
Other Titles: Life and work of Asahel Curtis
Responsibility: William H. Wilson.

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