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Return to:   An early Fairbanks conservation effort - The first newspaper printed in Fairbanks, the Fairbanks Miner, debuted in May 1903, and included an editorial condemning unregulated moose hunting and urging conservation.
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The first photograph of Fairbanks
The first photograph of Fairbanks, circa 1902, shows a cluster of cabins and a warehouse in a fenced compound that included Barnette's Trading Post, established by town founder E. T. Barnette. Published in Alaska Yukon Magazine, January 1909. Alaska State Library, Alaska Purchase Centennial Collection.

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