Mary Watson was a school teacher in Alaskan Territory in the early 20th Century. This collection includes 13 letters written
by Mary Watson to Cora Lyman from different towns in Alaska. The letters describe Watson's journey to and life in Alaskan
Territory from 1909 to 1912. Descriptions include weather, astronomical and seasonal comparisons; observations of native Alaskan
customs and culture; attitudes and behavior of gold rush seekers; detailed descriptions of her activities as a teacher; and
work as a medical assistant.
School teacher in Alaskan Territory in the early 20th Century.
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