Letters, May 20, 1935

Alaska Fiasco?


... I note in your issue of April 29 that there were several letters from Anchorage addressed to you concerning that town and its improvements. I happen to be the man who selected the town site of Anchorage, surveyed it, laid out the streets and put in public improvements, such as water and sewer systems etc., and managed the town from 1915 until 1919, when I was in the Government service.

If you will investigate the facts, you will find that this action of the Government in shipping these unfortunate people to the Territory of Alaska...

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