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Palmer W. Roberts papers
The collection contains reports and correspondence between Palmer W. Roberts, U.S. Navy officials, and others concerning the health problems and housing of the Iñupiat people of Point Barrow, Alaska (referred to as "Eskimos") and their suitability as oil field laborers. The US Navy was interested in improving the housing and health of the Point Barrow Iñupiat so that their labor could be exploited in the petroleum industry.
- 1947 - 1948
- Roberts, Palmer W. (Person)
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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
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Palmer W. Roberts. Collection consists of correspondence concerning the health problems of the Iñupiat of Point Barrow, Alaska (referred to as "Eskimos") and their suitability as an exploitable source of labor in the petroleum industry.
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