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1840

“A native of the United States clings to this world’s goods as if he were certain never to die; and he is so hasty in grasping at all within his reach that one would suppose he was constantly afraid of not living long enough to enjoy them. He clutches everything, he holds nothing fast, but soon loosens his grasp to pursue fresh gratifications.”

— Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (1840)

Eskimos at Church

Eskimos

The church at Point Hope, Alaska, in a collaborative effort: Photo by Jonas Bros., Taxidermist & Furrier of Anchorage, Alaska; “Natural Color” by Mike Roberts of Berkeley, California; published by C.P. Johnston Co., Seattle, Washington.