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Return to:   "Ernest Gruening, "Father of Alaska Statehood" - Ernest Gruening was a man who wore many hats in his lifetime: from WWI soldier to physician to journalist."

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Phebe Gruening posed with her infant son, Ernest
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Gruening served in the U.S. Army during World War I
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Gruening at his desk in Haiti
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Gruening completed the requirements for his M.D.
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Four great figures in Alaska history gather for a University of Alaska commencement
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Gruening fought for the rights of Alaska Natives
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Ready to embark on a cross-country tour promoting Alaska statehood
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Senator Gruening congratulates the William Randolph Hearst Scholars from Alaska
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Ready to campaign for Bob Bartlett and Ernest Gruening
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Arriving in Juneau, the first Alaska Delegates pose with Alaska state flags
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Celebrate Alaska's statehood
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"WE'RE IN!"
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Gruening, the 13th Territorial Governor of Alaska
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Visiting with President-Elect John F. Kennedy
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A 1957 political cartoon
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Gruening fought for Hawaii statehood as well

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