Sitka Alaska 1 of 3 - Kastengren 1914 - 23 x 27.36
Sites/facts specific to this historic city map are:The fist of the four maps on this sheet shows color coded sections of the area around Sitka Sound including Sheldon Jackson School and named major streets. There are also details written on this map of the water facilities, fire dept and a note that comments - many of the buildings are very old but substantial. Some built during the Russian occupation are of hewn logs...and will outlast many of recent construction. In the Indian Village (Sheet 1) the buildings and contents compare favorably with those occupied by the whites. The Indians are prosperous and many invest surplus funds in insurance, good launches, etc.
The second map shows details of Sheldon Jackson School including the Big Girls Dormitory, Big Boys Dormitory, Small Girls Dormitory, Small Boys Dormitory, Steam Laundry, Classrooms, Coal Shed, Hose Cart, Cabinet Shop, Machine Shop, Museum and Church. Also included on this second map is a key notating the materials the buildings are constructed with, relative heights, fire station, sprinklers, iron doors, windows and iron shutters.
The third and fourth maps show details of the rest of the area shown in the overview including numbered buildings, roads, Launch House, Vac. & Dilap., Clan House, Fire Bell, U.S. Public School, Work Shop, Notions and the Alaska Native Brotherhood Lodge Hall.