What Every Small Town In Alaska Had In The 1930s. It Was A Simpler Time.

The 1930s brought Alaska out of the Gold Rush and into the future, and many residents that arrived in a hurry took time to settle in. The homesteads grew closer together and people built shops, restaurants and community gathering places. Soon, little Alaskan towns start to resemble the rest of the U.S., at least in a few small ways. Take a peek into the 1930s in Alaska and see what it was like in a simpler time.


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Although Alaska has moved forward in many ways, the people who live in the rough and wild arctic always have, and probably always will, enjoy the wilderness. Although the 1930s was a simpler time, life is still challenging and exciting in the last frontier.

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