Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-124).
"NPS D-87"--Page 2 of cover.
Shipping list no.: 2003-0007-S.
Introduction, Buried dreams -- Kukak : a clam cannery on the edge of the American dream -- It all begins with a dimple in the sand -- Commercial clamming comes to the Katmai Coast -- Working the Swikshak Beach -- A portal to the past ... and future -- Cannery people -- Dashed dreams -- Reclaiming Kukak : the paradox of preservation -- Glossary -- Bibliography.
This booklet explores the story behind the rise and fall of a clam cannery on the Katmai Coast. It is a collection of historical essays and photographs that offer readers a lens through which they can view the life of workers in an Alaskan cannery during the first half of the 20th century.