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Published by Alaska Northwest Pub. Co. in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English



  • Alaska


  • Gold mines and mining -- Alaska -- History.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAlaska journal (Juneau, Alaska : 1971), Bulletin of the Department of Labor.
Statementby Sam C. Dunham ; foreword by Terrence Cole.
LC ClassificationsTN423.A7 D86 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2898781M
ISBN 100882402609
LC Control Number84126410

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