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Sherzer, Edwin B. to Clara M. Miller

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05755.020 Author/Creator: Sherzer, Edwin B. Place Written: Nome, Alaska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 September 1900 Pagination: 9 p. : envelope ; 23.3 x 16.0 cm.

Summary of Content: Addressed to "Dear Pitty." Good letter mentions "the little stamp photos" form his mother. Talks about mud and spills, a lady getting stuck in mud. Mentions saloons and gambling: "This place is certainly awful for disreputable characters, you can go into any of the saloons or gambling houses and see the women gambling and mixing with the men and in some of them they run the tables." Mr. McTaggart took photographs of their camp. He loves her. How he learned to make pies by just doing it.

People: Sherzer, Edwin B

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: AlaskaGold RushFrontiers and ExplorationMiningLove LettersPhotographyChildren and FamilyWomen's HistoryDiet and nutritionAlcoholMorality and EthicsGambling

Sub Era: Development of the West

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