Forgotten great man of Washington, James G. Swan
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Forgotten great man of Washington, James G. Swan a biographical account. by Guy Allison

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Published by Longview daily news in [Longview, Wash.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swan, James Gilchrist.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination[20] p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16514881M

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James Gilchrist Swan (Janu – ) was an American Indian agent in what is now Washington state, U.S.A., who was known as an authority on the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, an Indian artifact collector on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution, and for writing the first ethnography of the Makah tribal group, among whom he lived. The Northwest Coast, or Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (Classic Reprint) [Swan, James Gilchrist] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Northwest Coast, or Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (Classic Reprint). Page - I believe further that the origin of the human race is not connected with any given place, but is to be sought everywhere over the face of the earth: and that it is an idea more worthy of the power and wisdom of the Creator, to assume that he gave to each zone and each climate its proper inhabitants, to whom that zone and climate would be the most suitable, than to assume that the 5/5(1). After spending three years on the ocean shore of Washington Territory, Swan returned to the East in , and wrote and published The Northwest Coast. He clearly had an eastern audience in mind for the book, for he intended to educate people to the realities, needs, and opportunities of a distant territory.

While an artist in residence at Willapa Bay AiR in Oysterville, photographer Rich Bergeman retraced the travels of Washington pioneer James G. Swan. A native of Ohio and an Oregonian since , Bergeman has been a writer, editor, and educator during his journalistic career, and an exhibiting fine art photographer for the past 30 years. James G. Swan wrote his last diary entry on , just two days before he died of a stroke at the age of James Swan () and Haida Johnny Kit Elswa, Victoria B.C., Courtesy UW Special Collections (NA) James Swan () in front of his Port Townsend office, ca. Courtesy UW Special Collections (UW). Buy The Northwest Coast, or Three Years Residence in Washington Territory (Classic Reprint) by James G. Swan (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: Amity Shlaes is the author of four New York Times bestsellers: The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, The Forgotten Man/Graphic, Coolidge, and The Greedy Hand: How Taxes Drive Americans Crazy.. Miss Shlaes chairs the board of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and the Manhattan Institute's Hayek Book Prize, and serves as a scholar at the King's by:

  The spelling used here was found in James G. Swan's book The Northwest Coast. Swan reports: "Formerly the Americans had a very extensive trade of furs on the Northwest Coast, and this was carried on principally by the merchants of Boston. James G. Swan wrote The Indians Of Cape Flattery, At The Entrance To The Strait Of Fuca, Washington Territory (), which can be purchased at a lower price at The Indians of Cape Flattery: At the Entrance to the Strait of Fuca, Washington Territory (Classic Reprint) [James Gilchrist Swan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Indians of Cape Flattery: At the Entrance to the Strait of Fuca, Washington Territory The following memoir on the Makah Indians was prepared at the request of the Smithsonian Institution by Mr.   [46] James Gilchrist Swan, Almost out of the World; Scenes from Washington Territory: The Strait of Juan De Fuca, Edited and with Notes and an Introd. By William A. Katz (Tacoma: Washington State Historical Society, ), xii. In Introduction by William A. Katz.