Tom Long is interviewed by Harrie Hughes on February 24, 1961 in Fairbanks, Alaska

Long, Tom

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1 audiotape reel (60 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, mono ; 7 in.
Tom Long talks about his father's life in Dawson, his uncles, John and Les Long, his mother, Susie Long, his family's travel to the Philippines and the Panama Canal, his father working as a U.S. marshal in Ruby, what the town of Ruby looked like in 1915, Long Creek, the wood boilers on Poor Man Creek, attending school in Ruby, the Fourth of July celebrations in Ruby, Horner Hot Springs, Tanana, wood for the boats on the Yukon River, living Outside, working for the Alaska Road Commission, working on the Richardson Highway and the Steese Highway, Rika Wallen, the caribou migration through Chatanika, his brother, Donald Long, drowning in Fish Lake, Herbert Ingstrom, Charlie Anderson, attending school in Fairbanks, racing dogs, and dressing for cold temperatures.
The Copyright to these interviews has been transferred from the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. To listen to the interview, click the link at the bottom of this record. Please contact UAF-APR-reference-Service@alaska.edu to discuss using the whole or part of this recording in another work or ordering a copy for personal use. A small fee may be charged to defray labor and postage charges. Any copies of recordings used in any other material must attribute the work to the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library.
The Copyright to these interviews has been transferred from the Pioneers of Alaska Igloo Nos. 4 & 8 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. To listen to the interview, click the link at the bottom of this record. Please contact UAF-APR-reference-Service@alaska.edu to discuss using the whole or part of this recording in another work or ordering a copy for personal use. A small fee may be charged to defray labor and postage charges. Any copies of recordings used in any other material must attribute the work to the Pioneers of Alaska Igloo Nos. 4 & 8 and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library.
Recorded in Fairbanks, Alaska on February 24, 1961.
Scholarly purposes only Oral History release form, August 19, 2013.
Scholarly purposes only Oral History release form, August 7, 2013.

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http://oralhistory.library.uaf.edu/97/97-175-10.mp3: http://oralhistory.library.uaf.edu/97/97-175-10.mp3
http://oralhistory.library.uaf.edu/97/97-175-10_T01.pdf: http://oralhistory.library.uaf.edu/97/97-175-10_T01.pdf
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