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The Way We Were


June 6, 1941:

Samuel R. Privett, a resident of Wrangell since 1927, has taken over the Union Oil dealership here. He succeeds Edward J. Bradley, who has been the dealer here for seven years, said he would be selling heating oil as an independent dealer. Privett, who has been associated with the logging industry during his fourteen years in Alaska, took over the dealership last Friday. He is being assisted in the operation by Jimmy Early.

June 6, 1966:

Wrangell will have its

first backout next Wednesday night. Following a conference with Governor Gruening, Director of Civil Defense,


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