By Phyllis Demuth Movius
Alaska has constantly attracted humans from assorted backgrounds. In A position of Belonging, Phyllis Movius introduces us to 5 girls who settled in Fairbanks among 1903 and 1923 and who typify the disparate inhabitants that has lengthy enriched Alaska. The women’s day-by-day lives and private tales are woven jointly in those biographical pics, drawn from the women’s letters, memoirs, own papers, membership documents, their very own oral histories and released writings. Enriched by way of many never-before-published ancient pictures, Movius’s study provides us a special inroad into lifestyles at the frontier.
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A Place of Belonging: Five Founding Women of Fairbanks, Alaska by Phyllis Demuth Movius