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The Biggest Damned Hat: Tales From Territorial Alaska Lawyers and Judges

Pamela Cravez
Format
Book
Published
Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9781602233171, 1602233179
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Three lucky Swedes and one corrupt judge
  • Wickersham chafes under Eagle's slow pace
  • George Grigsby's biggest damned hat
  • Becoming Norman Banfield
  • W.C. Arnold : territorial Alaska's most powerful lobbyist
  • Mildred Hermann and Dorothy Haaland : independent thinking women
  • Hellenthal chooses Anchorage
  • Tales of the silver fox
  • Judge George Folta : license to hunt
  • Remembering Judge Folta and Ketchikan's red light district
  • Influence and discipline : policing territorial lawyers
  • Buell Nesbett : navigating territorial waters and getting soaked
  • Anchorage lawyers : creating a better system
  • Rocky seas : the great Alaska court-bar fight
  • Nesbett's surrogate
  • Grace Berg Schaible and the Tanana Valley bar
  • More frontier stories
  • Afterword.
Description
216 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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