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Skagway In 1914, the Seattle Star published a picture of a little girl triumphantly holding a huge, leafy stalk above her head like a spear. “Alaska is not all snow and ice,” the headline blared. “Rhubarb pies!” The little girl, Dorothy, was something of a rhubarb princess, being one of the daughters of Henry D. Clark, who was known around Skagway, Alaska, as “the Rhubarb King.” Clark didn’t rule alone though. Across the United States, from Ohio to California, Washington to Illinois, various “rh…

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