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By Phyllis Demuth Movius

Alaska has consistently attracted humans from diverse backgrounds. In A position of Belonging, Phyllis Movius introduces us to 5 girls who settled in Fairbanks among 1903 and 1923 and who typify the disparate inhabitants that has lengthy enriched Alaska. The women’s day-by-day lives and private tales are woven jointly in those biographical pics, drawn from the women’s letters, memoirs, own papers, membership documents, their very own oral histories and released writings. Enriched via many never-before-published old images, Movius’s study offers us a distinct inroad into lifestyles at the frontier.

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