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Ekblaw to Shepard Letter (PDF File, 1.47 MB)
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Letter from W. Elmer Ekblaw to Miss Eva M. Shepard of Chicago written while Ekblaw was recovering from severe frostbit of his foot during his service with the Crocker Land Expedition and detailing his injury, his recovery and reading habits during recovery, his enjoyment of letter writing, his interactions with the Inuit, his hunting of bears and muskox, and his reflection upon the solitude of his environment.
Found in RS: 26/20/153, Box 1