National Geographic : 1948 Jul
". vV IZU +Spitsbergen's First Family Proudly Displays a Newcomer Sysselmann (Governor) Haakon Balstad administers the island group for Norway. With him are his wife and their son, Stein, the first child born on Spitsbergen since World War II. King Haakon VII's representa tive tours his area by boat or dog sled. fix +Miners Buy Supplies with Special Spitsbergen Currency Norwegian coal companies issue money cards which workers may use as long as they remain on the island. These men shop in the commissary at Longyearbyen. The companies also provide churches, schools, movie theaters, libraries, and a swimming pool for the miners.