06 Crash took six weeks to repair aircraft (4:58 min.)(06 of 09)
In the mean time took a job teaching in McGrath that keep her busy through the winter. In the spring went to lower 48 to get an airplane. In Seattle went to Northern Commercial...
07 Followed the lend-lease path (6:32 min.) (07 of 09)
Back then you had to check in with customs every time you stopped. Margaret met up with two others bound for Alaska (Major Ware and Joe Barber), and they figured to save money by taking the...
(4:51 min) (02 of 25) Personal background
office work; Valdez; Ketchikan; steamship company -- like family; spirit of adventure; Alaska Steam -- important community; changes; Fairbanks; Alaska Railroad; competition; freight
(4:22 min.) (09 of 25) Small town lifestyle people -- friendly; people -- helpful; longshoreman -- generous; museum; Captain Valdez -- pictures; Captain Cordova -- pictures; Ambassador of Spain; potlatch
(7:16 min.) (10 of 25) Business and politics important visitors -- Valdez; Lee, Forbes C.; Lee, Ruth; Whittier; Anchorage; politics; Clark, Espy; Washington DC. -- Representative; mayor; Kendall, Bruce -- Senator; argument; submarine; Eagles Hall