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US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents.The peninsula is named after Secretary of State William H. Seward, the primary negotiator in the 1867 purchase of the Alaska territory for $7.2 million from czarist Russia.The...

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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1869, William H. Seward, former Secretary of State, arrived in Sitka on his Alaska visit. In 1939, the Anchorage Womens' Club announced that high-heeled...

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Celebrating Seward's Day

On the day Alaska chooses to commemorate William H. Seward for negotiating the sale of Alaska, let us not forget Alaska was sold from no confirmed owner. With a deed that did not exist...

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Opinion
My Turn: Vision, access, energy: keys to Alaska's future

When Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated the purchase of Russian America and a draft Treaty of Cession of Russian America to the United States was signed March...

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Opinion
This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1869, former Secretary of State William H. Seward arrived in Sitka on his Alaska visit. In 1939, the Anchorage Women's Club announced that high-heeled shoes would be banned...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Celebrating Seward's Day By August Martin On the day Alaska chooses to commemorate William H. Seward for negotiating the sale of Alaska, let us not forget Alaska was sold from no confirmed owner. With a deed that did not exist...

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Neither snow nor sleet. . .

...acquisition of Alaska from Russia. The date of issue was Seward's Day, a state holiday honoring Secretary of State William H. Seward, who negotiated the sale. Willard R. Cox, a long-time resident of Alaska, designed the stamp, basing his...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082999/Ins_stampart.html
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Sailing hooks fans in Seward and beyond

...pleasurable sport, said Louann Stinson from Bartlesville, Okla., visiting her son, Bob Stinson, commodore of the William H. Seward Yacht Club. "It's just you and nature doing the work," she said, as she sat on her son's J-35 racing sailboat...

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Outdoors
Couple reopens a Haines tradition

...young enough to make this a go, I guess," said Butcher. The Hotel Halsingland is on the site of historic Fort William H. Seward, built in 1903. Housed in former U.S. Army commanding officers' quarters, the hotel was where Elinor Dusenbury...

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Business
This Day in History

...Jefferson, Ga., first used ether as an anesthetic during a minor operation. In 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward reached agreement with Russia to purchase the territory of Alaska for $7.2 million, a deal roundly ridiculed...

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