Diaries of an Isle Royale Fisherman

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Isle Royale Natural History Association, Jan 1, 2002 - Fishers - 183 pages
Reproductions of the journals and correspondence of Norwegian immigrant Elling Seglem, who fished from Lake Superior's Isle Royle between 1920 and 1932. Elling's writing reflect a joy at being on Isle Royale, a wonderful command of English, and abundant good natured humor about life on Isle Royale. an account of the American immigrant experience and a look back at a simpler time in American history. A photographer by trade, Seglem was extremely creative in designing and illustrating newspaper-format letters home to his family in Chicago. Historic photos and cartoons.

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