The St. Croix : Midwest border river / by James Taylor Dunn ; illustrated by Gerald Hazzard.

Author
Dunn, James Taylor [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1965.
Description
309 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Illustrator
Rare books genre
Series
Rivers of America. [More in this series]
Summary note
Story of the waters that divide Wisconsin and Minnesota, from the days of the Sioux and Chippewas to their contemporary status as a "wild" preserved vacationland.
Notes
In addition to trade edition, 500 signed and numbered copies were specially bound and issued in slipcases.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliography and index.
Contents
  • The river has two valleys
  • Red men along the St. Croix
  • "The channel of considerable intercourse"
  • Opening the land
  • The birthplace of Minnesota
  • Lumber for the West
  • Hercules in handcuffs
  • A slab and sawdust dynasty
  • The prison in Battle Hollow
  • Fun on the frontier
  • The battle of the piles
  • Mail for pioneers
  • People of the wooden shoes
  • The paddle-wheelers' heyday
  • Paper towns and forgotten villages
  • Health and pleasure seekers
  • "A fine country for sportsmen"
  • River rats and village folk
  • Quacks and quackery
  • Pinery ballads and valley saws
  • Down the two valleys.
LCCN
65014452
OCLC
951519
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