Fire spotters used this device to plot a fire's location to call in.
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In case of lightning, a fire spotter would ground him/herself by sitting in this chair with special non-conducting "feet".
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Fire spotters in towers would use crank phones like this one to call in their reports.
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Franklin Pemberton shares Colville National Forest's history.
Rod Fosback shares his research on fire lookouts.
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Smokey the Bear shares how we can prevent forest fires.
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Some items to make your campfire meals simple and delicious.
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A lot of animals who call the forest home are impacted by forest fires, losing homes but also having their food sources closer to the ground when high berries and green shoots are cut down by fires and then regrown.
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Poets on the peaks : Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder & Philip Whalen in the North Cascades (double click image to place a hold)
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Photos of Wallace after the fire can be seen in Patricia Hart's Mining Town (double click the image to request this title)
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Author Timothy Egan talking about The Big Burn
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Jack Nisbet on David Douglas in the Colville Valley
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Historic wildfires of the Pacific Northwest: wsm.wsu.edu/s/we.php for fire locations and details
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Teddy Roosevelt's life is chronicled in Edmund Morris' Theodore Rex (double click the image to request this title)
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The relationship between Roosevelt and Taft is portrayed in Doris Kearns Goodwin's The Bully Pulpit (double click the image to request this title)
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Book Jacket for "The Bully Pulpit : Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the golden age of journalism"
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Timothy Egan's The Winemaker's Daughter tells the story of turning water into wine (double click the image to request this title)
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Edward Curtis was a handsome, charismatic and famous photographer who moved in glittering social circles including presidents, vaudeville stars and eminent thinkers. He was 32 years old in 1900 when he gave it all up to pursue his “great idea” – the monumental task of photographing the vanishing Indian tribes of the American West. His quest would cost him everything he had and was.
Timothy Egan turns the lens on photographer Edward Curtis in Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher (double click the image to request this title)
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"Short nights of the Shadow Catcher: the epic life and immortal photographs of Edward Curtis" by Timothy Egan - A deft portrait of the man who made memorable photographs of American Indians.
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"Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis" by Timothy Egan Curtis was the great photographer and chronicler of Native Americans as their culture disappeared after the Civil War. #Portland #Oregon #Northwest #BestBook
Another title from Timothy Egan, The Good Rain takes the reader through a blend of Pacific Northwest history, geology, anthropology and politics (double click the image to request this title)
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Perfect reading for here in the Pacific Northwest
Timothy Egan - The Good Rain. One of my favorite books about the PNW.
A fantastic book! Timothy Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics. N/A
A different tale from Timothy Egan, Breaking Blue chronicles the search for justice for a cold case Newport murder (double click the image to request this title)