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