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Arctic Alaska Travel Agency


In the years following World War II, the Arctic Alaska Travel Agency arranged the longest trip by bus in the country: from Key West, Florida, to Fairbanks, Alaska. The wife and children of a young serviceman arrived after weeks on the road. Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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