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Letters
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE Matt Blessing as the recipient of the fifty-fourth annual William Best Hesseltine Award for volume 103 of the Wisconsin Magazine of History. His article, “‘Alaska, Ho!’: Arville Schaleben and the Matanuska Valley Colony,” a
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EPIDEMIC Hope
IN THE WINTER OF 1947, I WAS TWELVE YEARS OLD AND an eighth-grader attending a one-room country school west of the village of Wild Rose, Wisconsin. When school let out on one cold January afternoon, I felt extremely tired as I walked the mile home to
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Reading the Landscape
Aldo Leopold was a forester, a professor of wildlife management, and an advocate for wilderness preservation who achieved national standing in each endeavor. Generations of readers have admired the lyrical quality of Leopold’s writing. The author of