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Alaska to New York by canoe

The September 18 1929 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contains a photo of Albert Voight, an intrepid middle-aged man from Los Angeles who was planning to travel from Alaska to New York by canoe:

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Google searches for Albert Voight turned up a couple of other newspaper references to his journey that appeared at about the same time, but no word on whether he actually made it. Oh well. (Mostly, searches turn up references to Jon Voight, which aren’t helpful.)

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