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The Way We Were


July 4, 1941: Under the leadership of a go-getter committee, consisting of Chet Lloyd, Harry Coulter, Mickey Shain and headed by Wrangell’s mayor Dr. E.J. Wheeler, Wrangell’s merchants and citizens responded nobly to a subscription of funds to give the kids a grand and glorious Fourth of July. Two hundred and nineteen dollars and eighty five cents was collected, making it possible to give the youngsters substantial prizes for their efforts in contests with free candy bars thrown in on the side. The American Legion Dance tonight at the ANB Hall will open the holiday festivities. Starting...

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