Hardscratch Press

Jackie Pels,
658 Francisco Ct.
Walnut Creek, CA

email: jrbpels@


Miner, Preacher, Doctor, Teacher
Stories of an odyssey from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Ketchikan, Alaska,
to a pioneering medical career in Oakland, California

By Frederic Loomis, M.D., 1877-1949

Compiled and with an introduction by Lee Sims

ISBN: 0-9625429-9-7. LCN: 00-091208.
160 pages, 6x9, period photographs. (The cyanotype on the cover was taken
in 1906 in the Haida village of Kasaan on Prince of Wales Island.) $18.50.

"In clear and entertaining prose, Loomis' accounts offer first-hand knowledge
of Ketchikan and Dolomi in the early 1900s."
Ketchikan Daily News


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