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Parks, George A. 1883-1984

Overview
Works: 20 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 39 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Pictorial works  Personal narratives  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George A Parks
George A. Parks papers by George A Parks( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence (1918-1983), scrapbook, and newspaper clippings concerning Parks's Alaska activities, certificates of appointment, awards, and honors; material on establishment of the George A. Parks Highway; and biographical information; together with photos reflecting Alaska government activities, 1923-1933, and mining and community activities, 1911-1951
Early exploratory routes, Alaska by George A Parks( )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eustace Paul Ziegler, George Parks, Patrick Dougherty, and J.S. McKinnon are interviewed by Al Bramstedt in Fairbanks, Alaska in the 1940s by Eustace Paul Ziegler( Recording )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On Side 1, Eustace Paul Ziegler is interviewed by Al Bramstedt in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1947. He talks of his experiences painting in Alaska, and explains the Red Dragon Clubhouse in Cordova and his friendship with Bishop Rowe. He tells stories behind his 1947 painting of Mt. McKinley and "Assessment Work" and "The Birches and the Phonograph." He praises the work of Alaskan artists Ted Lambert and George Agapuk. George Parks is interviewed by Al Bramstedt in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1947. Parks relates how he came to Alaska with a mining company in 1907, and was soon working with mineral lands for the government. He tells of his appointment as governor of the territory, the Depression in Alaska, and the growth of Alaskan cities. Parks also flew with many of the early pilots of Alaska like Joe Crosson and Ben Eielson. Parks comments on conservation, development, and several plans for expansion of the road system. Patrick (Pat)Dougherty is interviewed by Al Bramstedt in Fairbanks, Alaska in the 1940s. Dougherty came north from Montana into Canada, and was eventually hired by the Hudson's Bay Co. He tells of journeying to Ft. Liard and trading tea and tobacco with local natives for furs, and transporting bails of furs to Ft. St. John. Dougherty later prospected in the Fortymile and Dawson, and describes the circumstances of the stampede to Fairbanks and the early times of the town. In his various travels, Dougherty met Billy Mitchell surveying for a telegraph line and Judge Wickersham on his way to lay out Fairbanks. J.S. McKinnon is interviewed by Al Bramstedt in Fairbanks, Alaska in the 1940s. The interview continues on Side 2
Records of the American Zinc Company by American Zinc Company( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes correspondence and maps
 
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Alternative Names
George Alexander Parks Amerikaans ingenieur (1883-1984)

George Alexander Parks amerikansk ingeniør

George Alexander Parks amerikansk ingenjör

George Alexander Parks politicien américain

George Alexander Parks US-amerikanesche Politiker

George Alexander Parks US-amerikanischer Politiker

جورج الکساندر پارکس مهندس آمریکایی

Languages
English (20)