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Hometown Paper on Local Boy Scout Selected for Antarctic Expedition

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Hometown Paper on Local Boy Scout Selected for Antarctic Expedition

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This document is a clip from Paul Siple's hometown newspaper, The Erie Dispatch-Herald, that details Siple's selection for Byrd's mission. What is the response of the local community and what can this teach us about the importance of Byrd's mission to everyday American citizens?

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University Libraries. Byrd Polar Research Center. History Teaching Institute.