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Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945

Governor Ernest Gruening signs the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945 while surrounded by those who worked hard for its passage. From left, Senator O.D. Cochran, a Nome Democrat; Elizabeth Peratrovich, Grand President of the Alaska Native Sisterhood; Rep. Edward Anderson, a Klawock Democrat; Senator N.R. Walker, a Ketchikan Democrat; and Roy Peratrovich, a Klawock Democrat and five-time Grand President of the Alaska Native Brotherhood. Alaska State Library.

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