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Author Cravez, Pamela,
Title The biggest damned hat : tales of territorial Alaska lawyers and judges / Pamela Cravez.
Imprint Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 2017.

Author Cravez, Pamela,
Subject Law -- Alaska -- History.
Lawyers -- Alaska -- Biography.
Law -- Alaska -- Anecdotes.
Alaska -- History -- 1867-1959.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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ISBN 9781602233188 (electronic bk.)
1602233187 (electronic bk.)
9781602233171 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 953525487
Additional Format Print version: Cravez, Pamela. Biggest damned hat. Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 2017 9781602233171 (DLC) 2016031594

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