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March 6, 1915 – The Alaska school-land bill was passed by congress, and has been signed by the president.

The measure provides that moneys derived from the sale of lands in the grant, which is comprised of sections 16 and 33 in all of Alaska, shall be used toward the support of territorial schools. In the Tanana valley, section 16 is added to the grant. Four sections near Fairbanks are granted for college purposes.

March 8, 1940 – At Monday's City Council meeting a letter from Superintendent George V. Beck wrote that the School Board had gone on record in favor of restricting the sale o...



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