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The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

July 11, 1941: Wrangell awakened this morning to the

sound of cannery whistles, the first heard since last year. With the season opening at Anan Creek yesterday, cannery boats returned to Wrangell during the night and early this morning well laden and the familiar hum of machinery down and around the canneries was a good sound to hear. Especially good was the news brought back by cannery officials that the 1941

season promises to be the best since 1935, although they qualified this statement by saying the catches for the first day were “fair.”...

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