EXTRA! ALASKA FORUM. Newspaper extra.


Rampart, Alaska: Alaska Forum, September 1, 1901. Single sheet, folded. 37.5 x 18cm. 4pp. Text printed in four columns. This issue is filled with information on gold mining strikes in the area around Rampart, promoted as having "produced more gold in proportion to the amount of work done and the men to do it than the Klondike." Staining on edges, chipping to upper margin of second leaf with loss to a few letters, a few short tears to the brittle paper. The Alaska Forum newspaper began publication on Sept. 27, 1900. A weekly paper, its last issue was on August 4, 1906. According to information from AAS: "The Alaska Forum is published every Thursday in the cabin in the rear of the Collins old store near Fornt [sic- Front?] Street, Rampart, Alaska." OCLC lists 10 institutions as having holdings of the newspaper, with at least Univ. of Washington and Yale mentioning some "extras." Item #65237

Price: $250.00

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