Poole, Thomas J.
Book Title 49th Alaska Statehood Celebration of Auburn, New York
Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.) Paperback
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition; Various
Publisher's Name Auburn, N.Y. Committee 1959
Seller ID or SKU 61201
Celebration program for the making of Alaska a State. Held in Auburn, N.Y. since William Seward the Secretary of State during Lincoln's tenure was the architect of the Alaska Purchase from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 million. Mr. Seward did not attract the attention he should have for such a fantastic purchase due to the overshadowing of Lincoln's assination. The Seward family name in Auburn N.Y. has a long influencial history with Generals, Bankers, and other accomplishments. Program contains photos, stories, a 1959 map, and period advertsements. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. ; Map, Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall