Alaskan Fisheries: Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, Third Session, on H.R. 5476, Establishing an Alaskan Fisheries Commission; H.R. 7542, Relative to the Seizure of Boats and Gear; H.R. 6690, Set-net Fishing in Nelson Lagoon; H.R. 7987, H.R. 7988, and H.R. 8115, Employment of Resident Labor in Alaskan Fisheries. March 12 and 14, 1940

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