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Statehood bonfire, 1958


Bonfire in celebration of statehood, on Park Strip, Anchorage, Alaska, with spectators. From verso: "Just set fire to the Statehood Bonfire pile. Property of Cook Inlet Historical Society." 1958. Original photograph size: 3 1/2" x 3 1/2".

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