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The Willits Brothers and Their Canoes
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Patrick F. Chapman
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-11 - Publisher: McFarland

For half a century Earl and Floyd Willits built some of the world's finest canoes, first near Artondale, Washington, then on Day Island, right off of Puget Sound in Tacoma. Turning out approximately twenty canoes a year, carefully logging and numbering each one, the brothers emphasized quality and design rather
Rushton and His Times in American Canoeing
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Atwood Manley
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1977-08-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

This is the story of J. Henry Rushton, a native of northern New York State who became world famous as a builder of canoes. He and his craft were at the center of notable events in canoeing history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Rushton was born in 1843
Art of the Canoe with Joe Seliga
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Jerry Stelmok Deborah Sussex
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

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Canoe and Boat Building
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: William Picard Stephens
Categories: Boatbuilding
Type: BOOK - Published: 1885 - Publisher:

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Canoe Nation
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Bruce Erickson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-15 - Publisher: UBC Press

More than an ancient means of transportation and trade, the canoe has come to be a symbol of Canada itself. In Canoe Nation, Bruce Erickson argues that the canoe’s sentimental power has come about through a set of narratives that attempt to legitimize a particular vision of Canada that overvalues