I don't know if you have contacted anyone in Alaska; probably. But if
not, check with these:
has listed resources about it, but apparently no newspaper sources.
CBC may have something in an archive in Vancouver, BC, CAN.
On 11/19/2021 10:59 AM, Sarah Craig wrote:
> Hi ARSC,
> I hope this finds everyone well!
> I'm doing a story about the 1925 sled dog relay in the race to deliver
> antiserum and save the town of Nome, Alaska from a diptheria epidemic.
> I know that this was around the time that radio first started making its
> way around the US -- so I'm looking for news reports of the relay, of the
> epidemic, or of the resulting tours from the sled dogs and their mushers
> that were made famous. (Their names were Togo with musher Leonard Seappala
> or Balto with musher Gunnar Kaasen, might be others I don't know about..).
> I'm also looking for any other oral histories or interviews of any
> survivors of the epidemic or of the mushers themselves or the doctor,
> Curtis Welch, or anyone else involved. If you have any leads, I would be
> very thankful!