Frank Carpenter's Geographical Reader
Carpenter, Frank G.
Carpenter's Geographical Reader.
New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago: American
Book Company, c1898.
old book item# 12-1898cgr
Frank G. Carpenter (1855-1924) was a journalist, traveler, and the author of books on geography, including the Carpenter's
Geographic Readers, standard texts used in American schools for forty years. Carpenter traveled throughout Alaska in the
1910s, where he took many photographs documenting the territory's stunning natural beauty, plants and wildlife, native peoples,
and important economic activities such as fishing and mining.