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Return to:   Robert Bruce Atwood - 1907-1997 - Bob Atwood arrived in Alaska at a time when the ambitions of a few could radically shape the territory and, ultimately, a new state.
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Anchorage businessmen chartered a flight to Washington D.C.

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In 1946, Anchorage businessmen chartered a flight to Washington D.C. to petition for an international airport for Anchorage, resulting in a $13 million appropriation. Bob Atwood is seated fourth from left. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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