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Patsy Ann, Official Greeter of Juneau  -  Related Materials
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More reading:
Be sure to check for availability online through your local library catalog at For the statewide Alaska Library Network catalog, go to and click on ALNCat.

Murphy, Claire Rudolf; Jane G Haigh.  Gold Rush Dogs. Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, 2001. ISBN: 0882405349 (pbk. : alk. paper)
English Book 119 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Wood, Beverley; Chris Wood.  DogStar.  Vancouver : Raincoast Books, 2004.
English Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience 309 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN: 1551926385
Juneau, Alaska, 1932. This is where 13-year-old Jeff Beacon is stranded when his parents take him on an Alaskan cruise to help him get over the death of his beloved dog, Buddy. The problem is that Jeff is a 21st-century kid, with a laptop computer and hightop sneakers. Why has he been transported in time to the Alaskan frontier? And how can he find his way home?... 

Burrows, Carl.  Patsy Ann. 1939.
English Book 8 p.; 22 cm.
[Juneau, AK] : Carl Burrows.

McCarley, Laura Cecelia. Patsy Ann, Queen of the Waterfront and Official Greeter of the City of Juneau, 1930-1942. Juneau, Alaska : New Treadwell Publications, 1980.
English Book [9] leaves : ill.; 22 cm.

Gordon, Ruth.  It Takes a Dog to Raise a Village:  True Stories of Remarkable Canine Vagabonds.  Minocqua, Wis. : Willow Creek Press, 2000.
English Book 185 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN: 1572233001

Burnford, Sheila; Carl Burger.  The Incredible Journey. Boston: Little, Brown, 1961 [1st ed.].
English Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience 145 p. illus. 22 cm.
A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family.

Visual Materials:

The Incredible Journey
Fletcher Markle; Sheila Burnford
1994, 1963
English Visual Material : Videorecording : VHS tape 1 videocassette (VHS) (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
[United States] : Walt Disney Home Video ; [Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, ; ISBN: 1558900470 :
A story about two dogs and a Siamese cat who traverse 200 miles of Canadian wilderness in their struggle to return to their former home and family.

Homeward Bound:
the Incredible Journey

Robert Hays; Kim Greist; Duwayne Dunham; Sheila Burnford
English Visual Material : Videorecording : VHS tape 1 videocassette (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Burbank, Calif. : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, ; ISBN: 1558908013 :
A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Siamese cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search for their missing human family.

Homeward bound II:
Lost in San Francisco

Robert Hays; Kim Greist; Michael J. Fox; Sally Field; Ralph Waite; David R. Ellis; Chris Haulty; Julie Hickson; Sheila Burnford
English Visual Material : Videorecording : VHS tape 1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Burbank, Calif. : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, ; ISBN: 0788804375
Three pets get separated from their owners and navigate the mean streets of San Francisco.

Archival Materials:

George family collection
Michael George
English Archival Material 775 photographs : b&w, col.
The emphasis of this photograph collection is primarily Southeast Alaska and includes ship views and portraits of governors and other well-known Alaskans. Interior views of George's Gift Shop and Joe and Thelma George are included. The collection also includes some manuscript materials, newspaper clippings and correspondence, photograph captions, theater advertising, and publications, photographs of Sydney Laurence paintings and a plastic mat drawing by Florence Melewothuk. Photographers represented in the collection include Winter and Pond Co., Ed Andrews, Trevor Davis and others.

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