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Ike says: "You're in now"

Front page of Anchorage Daily Times, Saturday, January 3, 1959, with headline in which President Eisenhower declares Alaska statehood. From verso: "Anchorage - 1959." Jan. 3, 1959. Original photograph size: 4" x 5".

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