Clara Rust is interviewed at a Tanana-Yukon Historical Society meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska

Rust, Clara, 1890-1978


1 audiotape reel (60 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, mono ; 7 in.
Clara Rust talks about her father's early experience with newspapers, her parents moving to Seattle, her brother, Thane Hickman, her father, Zach Hickman, starting the Klondike nugget in Dawson City, Gene Allen, George Allen, A.F. George, Art Buhl, the book written about the Klondike nugget, coming to Fairbanks after her brother's death, traveling up the Yukon River, the Fairbanks daily news, George M. Hall, Frank Mason, R.J. McChesney, W.H. Raymond, Casey Ryan, George Bellows, Wilbur Ward, W.F. Thompson, her father traveling to Chena for news, Martha Hickman leaving Fairbanks, W.F. Thompson's newspaper about Dome City, The Fairbanks daily news-miner, Daphne Moody, meeting her husband, Jess Rust, market hunting, their mine on the Eldorado Creek, Otto Nelson, Sherman Fraker, entertainment in Fairbanks when she was a young woman, her writing experience, her job as a telephone operator in Fairbanks, Cora and Lillian Weir, Margaret Brandt, Lillian Watson, Henry Weir, Paul Rickert, and working at Ladd Field.
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Recorded in Fairbanks, Alaska on an unknown date.
Scholarly purposes only Oral History release form, February 15, 1994.

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