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April 19, 1913 – Alaska as we know it: Alaska, the land of the midnight sun. That is true. Alaska, the country where snow and ice—in the minds of a great many easterners—is believed to be the only solid formation under foot, nine months of the year. That is not true. No mis-representation of fact is more repulsive to an Alaskan than such. Year after year, facts have been brought out disproving such falacious thoughts, still it is one of the prevalent ideas entertained by some down east people. Such ideas are only attributable to ignorance of the country. Tangible, incontestable proofs...

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