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Sources for Southcentral Alaska


2009 Winners: Best Editing Award "Way Up North" directed by Levi Taylor (Alpine Inn). (2009, April 6). Retrieved September 5, 2013, from Beverly Hills Film Festival:


A Sakute To You Legionnaires (ad for Tony's Bar & Liquor Store). (1945, October 13). Seward Polaris, p. 11.


Adair, S. (1986, December 21). Dateline Alaska (Whittier, AK). Anchorage Daily News.


Alaska Court of Appeals No. A-9991: Shawn W. ROGERS, Appellant, v. STATE of Alaska, Appellee (Fat Albert's). (2010, May 21). Retrieved August 24, 2013, from


Alaskan Village Put Up For Sale (Cantwell). (April, 4 1978). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from NBC Universal Archives:


Alverra C. Keith obituary (Paxson Lodge). (1997, September 11). Anchorage Daily News, pp. D-3.


And now from Canadian Club the My-Favorite-Tavern Award (Palmer Bar). (1974, May 9). The Morning Record (Meriden, CT), p. 24.


Antilla, S. (2011, May 16). The Knik Bar and Grill, Wasilla. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Aurand, A. (2005, May 23). Ravenite gone, Buckaroo OK - ASSEMBLY: Bar's liquor license is no longer in danger. Anchorage Daily News.


Bagoy, J. P. (2001). Legends and legacies of Anchorage: 1910 - 1935. Anchorage, AK: Publication Consultants.


Barry, M. J. (1994). Seward Alaska. A History of the Gateway City. Vol. III 1924 - 1993. Anchorage, AK: M.J.P. Barry.


Benice, R. J. (2010). Alaska and Yukon Tokens: private coins of the territories. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company.


Blumberg, P. (1994, September 18). The Exxon Decision: Fishermen aren't banking on any checks from Exxon (CoHo Bar). Anchorage Daily News, p. A1.


Borchardt, B. (2011, January 19). Klondike Mike's Unexpected Adventure. Retrieved February 27, 2011, from Delta County Independent - Back Page:


Bowman, J. (2007, November 30). Contented and Coasting at the Crossroads Lounge (Lush Life). Anchorage Daily News.


Bowman, J. (2008, December 8). Partying Down at Al's (Lush Life). Anchorage Daily News.


Bragg, B. (1991, June 9). Flight Deck lineup free of sore losers. Anchorage Daily News.


Bragg, B. (2005, January 21). Raising My Irish Coffee: Making A Final Toast to the Cheechako (Reilly's). Anchorage Daily News, pp. B-1.


Bragg, B. (February, 15 2002). A last look at civilization (Knik). Anchorage Daily News.


Brant, T. (2002, November 16). Troopers arrest shooting suspect - CROSSROADS: Bar's pool league roster reveals name; Mark Rocereta charged. Anchorage Daily News.


Brice, J. (1998). The last settlers. (Duffy's Tavern).  Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press.


Brown, S. F. (1967). Paxson Lodge (advertisement in the Alaska Travel Guide, p. 201). Salt Lake City, Utah: Lake Advertising Agency.


Bryson, G. (2000, March 5). Editor's Notes (Reilly's). Anchorage Daily News, pp. E-3.


Buchanan, S. (2011, July 27). Vicki Cox obituary (Great Alaskan Bush Co.). The Anchorage Press.


Budd Vigue obituary (CoHo Bar). (2004, March 30). Anchorage Daily News, p. B7.


Bulard, A. (2011, May 16). The Longhorn Bar, Cantwell. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Bushell, S. (2003, August 10). Taking Flight: Kenny Holland interview (Fairview). Anchorage Daily News, pp. D-3.


Buzzell, R. G. (2002). Cordova historic building survey for the First Street sidewalk improvement project and the Copper River Highway bicycle and pedestrian path, mile 0 - 10.7 (CoHo Bar). Anchorage, AK: State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources.


Campbell, L. (1985, December 27). Strip Club Shut Down For 3 Days By State Order. (Great Alaskan Buch Co.) Anchorage Daily News.


Campbell, N. H. (1974). Talkeetna Cronies. Anchorage, AK: Color Art Printing Company.


Campbell, N. H. (1984). Talkeetna Echoes. Anchorage, AK: Color Art Printing Co.


Cantwell, Alaska (Longhorn Bar). (1972, May 30). Interior and Arctic Alaska Visitors Guide for 1972.  Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 31.


Carberry, M. E. (1986). Patterns of the Past: an inventory of Anchorage's historic resources. Anchorage, AK: Municipality of Anchorage, Dept. of Community Planning.


Carey, M. (1971, November). Talkeetna. Alaska magazine, pp. 31-32, 60-61.


Chance, G. (1966). The Year of Decision and Action. In W. R. Hansen, The Alaska Earthquake - March 27, 1964 - Investigations and Reconstruction (p. 99). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.


Chappell, R. (1982, June 5). Eadie, Queen of the Kenai. Anchorage Daily News - We Alaskans magazine, pp. K-10 - K-11, K-14 - K-16.


Choy, A. J. (2011, May 15). Al's Alaskan Inn, Anchorage. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


City Council Denies License To One Bar (Panhandle). (1946, December 28). Anchorage Daily Times, pp. 1,6.


Cleanup Chronology Report for Big Su Lodge USTs. (2010, April 20). Retrieved October 9, 2013, from Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation: Spill Prevention and Response:


Clifford V. Ebert obituary (Reilly's). (1995, August 12). Anchorage Daily News, pp. B-4.


Cochrane, M. (1997). Between two rivers: the growth of Chugiak - Eagle River, Alaska. Eagle River, Alaska: Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society.


Cole, D. (2008). Historic Photos of Alaska. Nashville, TN: Turner Publishing Company.


Cole, V. A. (1985). Knik. In Knik, Matanuska, Susitna: a visual history of the valleys (pp. 36, 43). Palmer, AK: Matanuska-Susitna Borough.


Cole, V. A. (1985). Wishbone Hill Coal Mining District (Alpine Inn). In Knik, Matanuska, Susitna: a visual history of the valleys (pp. 75, 79). Palmer, Alaska: Matanuska-Susitna Borough.


Cordova's very own sometimes annual In 'Em Fisher Folk Fest (Anchor Bar). (2013, May 9). Retrieved September 21, 2013, from Alaska Waypoints:


Council Talks of Drafting New Liquor Ordinance (Linwood Bar). (1946, December 21). The Frontiersman, pp. 1,4.


Coyne, A. (2011). Crude awakening: money, mavericks, and mayhem in Alaska. New York, NY: Nation Books.


Creative Opportunities (Alice's Champagne Palace). (1998, July 19). Anchorage Daily News.


Cresswell, E. C. (1984). Consiel, John Sr. "Kenai Joe". In M. W. Ford, Once upon the Kenai: stories from the people (pp. 65-66). Kenai, AK: Kenai Historical Society.


Davorie Kowalski obituary (Pit Bar). (2004, April 16). Anchorage Daily News.


Death ends career of homemaker: Mrs. Harry O'Neill (Alpine Inn). (1959, February 4). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 7.


Dennis W. Kowalski obituary (Pit Bar). (1998, December 14). Anchorage Daily News.


Dobbyn, P. (2001, December 30). Family's Fantasies: Sisters Own Lounge and Two More Exotic Businesses (Reilly's). Anchorage Daily News, pp. E-1.


Don Carlos Brownell Obtains Judgment In Libel Suit. (Yukon)  (1951, February 2). Seward Seaport Record, p. 1.


Doogan, M. (1995, March 21). When Dart Players Step to the Line, They Take Their Fun Seriously (Carpentiers). Anchorage Daily News.


Doto, P. (1991, March 20). Working Man's Bar Lost to Blaze. (Buckaroo).  Anchorage Daily News.


Dragnet Spreads for Man Who Shot Seward Bartender (Pit Bar). (1965, August 21). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 1.


Driscoll, J. (1943). War Discovers Alaska (Palmer Bar). Philadelphia - New York - London: J.B. Lippincott Company.


Dudick, J. M. (2011, June 1). 8 at large - Rallying behind Pinky (Whaler). Anchorage Daily News.


Dunham, M. (2009, October 4). Of bars and blackfish (Que Ana). Anchorage Daily News.


Dunham, M. (2011, May 30). Mystery surrounds sub lost in Aleutians during WWII (Anchor Inn). Anchorage Daily News.


Dunham, M. (2012, April 6). Fire destroys historic Forks Roadhouse in Susitna Valley. Anchorage Daily News.


Dunham, W. (2014, May 4). What I know about Old Seward Bars Tony’s & Yukon. Seward, Alaska, USA.


Egan, C. J. (1947, August 30). The Pinzon (advertisement). Port Valdez News.


Eldridge, K. (2014, May 24). The Paxson Inn. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Fagan, K. (2010, May 18). Politics Blog: Bark's off the birch for Palin in hometown (Mug Shot). Retrieved October 7, 2013, from SF Gate:


Fair, C. (2010, March 31). Almanac: Toasting warm memories at BJ's. (Bear Den) Retrieved October 13, 2013, from Redoubt Reporter:


Ferrell, E. (2004). Biographies of Alaska-Yukon Pioneers, 1850 - 1950 Vol. II. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books.


Fire Destroys Night Club in Spenard Area. (Idle Hour)  (1956, December 11). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 1.


First Colonists of Matanuska Valley (Palmer Bar). (2012). Retrieved August 31, 2013, from Alaska - Lost Souls Genealogy:


Florence "Rusty" Lorraine (Tallman) Lancashire obituary (Maverick). (2000, April 13). Anchorage Daily News.


Fourth Avenue due for nightly color splurge. (1951, November 2). Seward Seaport Record, p. 1.


Franck, H. A. (1939). The Lure of Alaska. New York, New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company.


Gama, D. (2011, May 16). The Del Rois Bar, Palmer. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


George Erwin "Big George" Smith obituary (Down East). (2001, December 15). Anchorage Daily News.


Gil's Cocktail Lounge to close Saturday (Showcase). (1949, December 30). Seward Seaport Record, p. 1.


Grudowski, M. (2003). Would You Be, Could You Be, (and Why in the Hell Does Anyone Want to Be) My Neighbor? In B. e. Sherwonit, Alaska: true stories (pp. 222-223). San Francisco, CA: Travelers' Tales.


Gordon, Michael W. (Chilkoot Charlie's). In Alaska, Fond Memories of Anchorage Pioneers, Volume II (pp. 69-70). Anchorage, Alaska: Pioneers of Alaska, Igloo 15, Auxiliary 4 (2002)


Halpin, J. (2009, June 27). Man sought in slaying was regular at bar (Flight Deck). Anchorage Daily News.


Handleman, H. I. (1944, March). Matanuska Valley (Palmer Bar). Alaska Life, pp. 19-21.


Held in Shooting (Polar Bar). (1969, February 12). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 1.


Hibpshman, L. (2001). Spenard People. Anchorage, AK: L. Hibpshman.


Hinman, M. (1999, May 15). Getting the Blues - Longtime Fan to buy Midtown Bar. (Blues Central).  Anchorage Daily News.


Hoagland, A. K. (1993). Buildings of Alaska. New York, New York: Oxford University Press.


Hold-Up at the Alpine Inn; $800 lost. (1946, November 27). Matanuska Valley Post, p. 1.


Holiday Lodge of Wasilla advertisement (Mug Shot). (1976) In Alaska Travel Guide (p. 400). Salt Lake City, Utah: Lake Advertising Agency.


Hopkins, K. (2006, January 11). Knik clings to the Alaska way as city and civilization encroach. Anchorage Daily News, pp. G-1.


Hunter, D. (2006, June 22). After stings, mayor wants to close bar - PANHANDLE: Attorney for lounge chides police for not abiding by earlier agreement. Anchorage Daily News.


Huppie's Road House advertisement (Mug Shot). (1983). In Alaska, Yukon, and British Columbia Travel Guide (p. 344). Salt Lake City, Utah: Lake Advetising Agency.


Iconic Blues Club and Restaurant Goes on Market For Sale. (Blue's Central)  (2012, January 11). Retrieved December 7, 2012, from PRWeb (News Center):


Irwin E. Corbin obituary (Pit Bar). (1997, April 18). Anchorage Daily News.


Ivanoff, J. (2013, January 28). The Time-Out Lounge, Anchorage. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Jack E. Rose obituary (Maverick). (1989, August 2). Anchorage Daily News.


Jack Griffin obituary (AJ's). (2003, July 25). Anchorage Daily News.


Jackinsky, M. (2013, July 18). Seldovia marks 'turning point' with fish processing plant (Linwood). Homer News.


James, J. L. (1993). One particular harbor (Larry's Club). Chicago, IL: Noble Press.


Janson, L. E. (1975). The Copper Spike (Alaskan Hotel Bar). Anchorage, AK: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co.


Jay H. Hunison Sr. obituary (CoHo Bar). (2003, August 14). Anchorage Daily News, p. B9.


Jenkins, P. (2001). Looking for Alaska. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press.


Johnson, E. Catalyst Presents: The Thank-You Bar (Que Ana). Retrieved July 7, 2013, from Catalyst Dances by Emily Johnson:


Johnson, R. (1991). Out of the North. Kaneohe, HI: Plover Press.


Joling, D. (2002, March 11). Old beer taps fresh cash for firefighters (Linwood). Anchorage Daily News, p. A1.


Joseph M. Reilly obituary (Reilly's). (2012, May 22). Anchorage Daily News, pp. A-6.


Jung, H. (1995, July 29). Whittier basking in unexpected windfall of tourists from disabled cruise ship. Anchorage Daily News.


Kalfas, B. (1950, October 6). Ambassador Club (advertisement). Vallley Frontiersman (Palmer).


Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Office Lounge). (2012, October 30). Retrieved November 12, 2012, from Wikipedia:


Kenai News (Joe Consiel). (1947, November 22). Seward Polaris & Kenai Peninsula-Aleutian Chain News, p. 1.


Klein, J. R. (2002). Celebrating Homer's Buildings. Homer, AK: Kachemak Country Publications.


Komarnitsky, S. J. (2001, April 29). Cantwell Trooper Serves on the Edge (Longhorn Bar). Anchorage Daily News, pp. A-1.


Kramer, E. (2005, November 25). The Down East Saloon, Homer. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Laster, R. (2011). Meet Hanna Stormo (Que Ana). 2011 Official Kasilof Guide, pp. 17, 20.


Leonard O. Stormo obituary (Que Ana). (2000, April 21). Anchorage Daily News.


Levi, S. (1979, November). The Million Dollar Saloons. Anchorage Magazine, pp. 10 - 11.


Little, J. (1998, January 30). Landmark Kenai Bar to have fiery finale (Larry's Club). Anchorage Daily News, pp. B-2.


Loy, W. (1992, July 5). Spenard Bar War. Anchorage Daily News.


Maloney, L. (2011, May 12-18). Ghost Town (Gaslight). The Anchorage Press, p. 28.


Margaret Mary Reilly obituary (Reilly's). (2008, April 18). Anchorage Daily News, pp. A-9.


Marsh, K. L. (2008). The Trail: The Story of the Historic Valdez-Fairbanks Trail That Opened Alaska's Vast Interior (Paxson's). Trapper Creek, Alaska: Trapper Creek Museum.


McCann, B. (1959, November 25). Opening Soon in Kenai - The Rig. The Cheechako News.


McDonald, T. (1987, April 3). It takes a steady hand to make a point (Carousel). Anchorage Daily News.


McKinney, D. (2002, January 13). Out Ronda's Way (Del Rois). Anchorage Daily News, p. D1.


McKinney, D. (2004, June 6). Happy Little Brewery (Alice's Champagne Palace). Anchorage Daily News.


Meyerowitz, R. (1995, October 20). Blues Finds Another Home in Anchorage (Blue's Central) (After Dark). Anchorage Daily News.


Mika, L. (2012, September 1). The Lamplight Bar, Nikiski. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Mika, R. (2012, September 1). The Lamplight Bar, Nikiski. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Milestoned (Alice's Champagne Palace) (Alaska Ear). (2009, July 5). Anchorage Daily News.


Mitchell, T. (1999, September 10). Go Early to Chef's Inn If You Crave More Than Music (Off The Menu). Anchorage Daily News.


Morgan, L. (1977, August). Whittier. A visit to Tunnelland, one of Alaska's more unusual hideaways. Alaska magazine, p. 10.


Morgan, S. (2002, January 11). Sourdough Mike's death hits sad chord - MIKE McDONALD: Longtime Fly By Night performer succumbs to pancreatic cancer. Anchorage Daily News.


Mullen, M.  (2002, April 14). A look into the past: Kenai Joe's and Eadie's. Peninsula Clarion.


Naske, C.-M. (1986). Paving Alaska's Trails: the work of the Alaska Road Commission. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.


New Lodge at Paxson Opens; Many Fairbanksans Attend. (1958, June 10). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 7.


New Managers to Operate the Restaurant (Linwood Bar). (1946, November 30). The Frontiersman, pp. 1,6.


Nielsen, N. J. (1983). The Red Dragon and St. George's: glimpses into Cordova's past. Cordova, AK: Fathom Publishing Company.


Nielsen, N. J. (1984). From fish and copper: Cordova's heritage and buildings. Cordova, AK: Cordova Historical Society.


Niva, J. (2004, April 9). No Room at the Inn - Spenard Blues Bar Keeps Packing Them In Despite Tight Quarters (Blues Central). Anchorage Daily News.


O.J. "Mac" McGann obituary (Tips). (2002, March 8). Anchorage Daily News, p. B9


Obituary of Dale Moorman - Originator of Popular Chef's Inn Dies at 79. (2010, September 30). Anchorage Daily News.


Obituary of Florence "Rusty" Lorraine (Tallman) Lancashire. (Maverick) (2000, April 13). Anchorage Daily News.


Obituary of Margaret 'Jo' Holsonbake (Big Su Lodge). (1996, July 9). Anchorage Daily News, pp. C-2.


Obituary of Tony J Correia (De Canter). (2002, February 9). Anchorage Daily News.


O'Brien, P. (1982, June 5). The Bore Tide's big attraction. Anchorage Daily News - We Alaskans Magazine, pp. K-11 - K-13.


Occhipinti, M. (2007, January 15). Big Su: The Door That Wouldn't Close. Talkeetna Times.


Old Backbar Yields Once-Scorned Pennies - May 1941 (Alaskan Hotel Bar). In Alaska Sportsman Magazine, Bits and Pieces of Alaskan History. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company (1981).


O'Malley, J. (2010, December 11). At the city's oldest bar, one empty stool (Cabin Tavern). Anchorage Daily News.


O'Malley, J. (2012, July 23). Sign of a standoff (Brown Bear Saloon). Anchorage Daily News.


O'Neill, M. (1950, May 26). Alpine Inn advertisement. Valley Frontiersman.


Pacheco, E. (2011, August 29). Bars of Southcentral Alaska. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Palmer M. Hoaglie obituary (Tips, Knik Bar). (1989, August 25). Anchorage Daily News, pp. E-2.


Patricia Hogelie obituary (Tips). (2004, May 10). Anchorage Daily News, p. B9.


Patterson, B. (2012, November 28). The Polar Bar, Anchorage. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Pedersen, E. (1983). A larger history of the Kenai Peninsula. Sterling, AK: W. and E. Pedersen.


Pedersen, E. (2001). Kachemak Bay years: an Alaska homesteaders memoir. Walnut Creek, CA: Hardscratch Press.


Perala, A. (1988, December 8). Elvin Bishop promises good time, no foolin'. (Alice's Champagne Palace) Anchorage Daily News.


Perala, A. (1990, May 25). Blues guitarist is ready as anybody can be. (Alice's Champagne Palace).  Anchorage Daily News.


Pesznecker, K. (2004, April 23). Kenny Lake Mourning For Popular Firefighter (Alpine Inn). Daily Sitka Sentinel, p. 6.


Pesznecker, K. (2005, November 11). Change Suits Reilly's Well (Last Call). Anchorage Daily News, pp. H-4.


Pesznecker, K. (2005, October 7). Going Polar gets easier (Last Call) (Polar Bar). Anchorage Daily News.


Pesznecker, K. (2005, October 7). One plus for gals at Pio (Last Call) (Pioneer). Anchorage Daily News.


Pesznecker, K. (2006, September 18). My Jeff Corwin Experience: (Lush Life) (Pioneer). Anchorage Daily News.


Pesznecker, K. (2006, November 3). Party in Indian (Brown Bear). Anchorage Daily News.


Pesznecker, K. (2006, February 1). Polar Bar- a perfect space for rounding up the gang (Last Call). Anchorage Daily News.


Pesznecker, K. (2007, May 21). Beat the tourists and hit the Seward Scene (Lush Life). Anchorage Daily News.


Pezznecker, K. (2005, November 18). 'Great' claims put to a test: Last Call (Carousel). Anchorage Daily News.


Porco, P. (1998, October 7). Man arrested after driving in tunnel (Anchor Inn). Anchorage Daily News.


Porco, P. (2006, March 25). Bar rapped for rampant violations - DRUG PROBLEM: Police ask Assembly to protest the Panhandle's liquor license. Anchorage Daily News.


Pratt, F. (1976, October 9). Slim Randles: dogsledding Alaska (Fairview). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, pp. B-9.


Prince, B. L. (1964). The Alaska Railroad, in pictures, 1914 - 1964. Anchorage, AK: K. Wray's Print Shop.


Psanak, J. (2011, May 19). The Alpine Inn, Sutton. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Public Invited to Ambassador New Year's Eve. (1937, December 30). Anchorage Daily Times, p. 8.


Reiter, J. (2008, September 20). The Big Su Lodge. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Rhodes, W. (1997, June 13). For Some Reason, Blues Is Back In Town (Blue's Central) (After Dark). Anchorage Daily News.


Rich, K. (1993). Johnny's Girl (Buckaroo Club). Portland, OR: Alaska Northwest Books.


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Robertia, J. (2007, January 26). Tustemena 200 still on track after 20 years. Peninsula Clarion.


Robinson, R. W. (2005). Last Call! Interviews with Alaskan Bartenders. West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Infinity Publishing Company.


Rust, C. H. (1977, October 28). News of the Pioneers - passing of Bud Hagberg (Gaslight). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 9.


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Schoenrock, C. (2012, September 1). The Forelands Bar, Nikiski. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Sheldon, R. (1995). The heritage of Talkeetna. Talkeetna, AK: Talkeetna Editions.


Sherman, C. R. (2012). Images of America: Cordova. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing.


Slam Session Under Way (Alice's Champagne Palace) (Art Beat). (2002, September 29). Anchorage Daily News.


Smith, A. D. (1974, September). Life in Katalla and Cordova, Alaska. (N. Jacobs, Interviewer)


Spencer, T. (2013, May 27). The Buildings of Whittier, Alaska. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Springer, S. W. (1997). Seldovia, Alaska: an historical portrait of life in Zaliv Seldevoe-Herring Bay. Littleton, CO: 1997.


Staser, B. I. (2005). Cold War Soldier: A History of Early Alaska and Early Anchorage (Panhandle). Ponte Vedra, FL: Bruce I. Staser.


Superman, L. (2012, September 1). The Hunger Hut Bar. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Taylor, A. (2002). The strangest town in Alaska: the history of Whittier, Alaska, and the Portage Valley. Anchorage, AK: Todd Communications.


Territorial News Roundup (Pioneer). (December, 27 1951). Fairbanks Daily News Miner, p. 2.


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The Story of Seward - Part VII. (1951, June 22). Seward Seaport Record, p. 1.


Tony Parich, Friend of Many, Passes 1:20 Tues. (1947, December 31). Seward Polaris & Kenai Peninsula-Aleutian Chain News, p. 1.


Toomey, S. (1989, December 4). Infamous Anchorage Strip Joint Closes Doors on Sleazy History (Great Alaskan Bush Co.). Anchorage Daily News.


Unpublished Disposition - Jack Jeffrey McCRACKEN v. Roger ENDELL: 880 F.2d 1323 (Polar Bar). (1989, July 26). Retrieved May 17, 2014, from Public Resource Org., Inc:


Vinson, P. (2012, September 1). The Albatross Bar, Kenai. (D. Vandegraft, Interviewer)


Vivian P. Nichols obituary (Alaskan Hotel Bar). (2003, March 1). Anchorage Daily News, p. B11.


Wanda Brown obituary (Paxson Lodge). (2006, November 25). Anchorage Daily News, pp. B-7.


Will Dispense Liquid Refreshments (Alaskan Hotel Bar). (1933, May 15). The Cordova Daily Times.


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Wood, D. F. (1995). The Dawg's Tale. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Press


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