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The Way We Were


September 21, 2017

September 27, 1917: Charles Hawkesworth, superintendent of the Indian schools, was in Wrangell Saturday. He was present at the opening of the Native school at Hydaburg, which is in charge of J. P. Wells, a school man who comes from southern Oregon where he was school superintendent for nine years. The school at Klawock opened with Prof. C. E. Hibbs in charge. His three assistants are Miss Orr, Miss Sullivan, and Miss Maloney. The school at Metlakatla will open October 1. Regarding the Wrangell Native school Mr. Hawkesworth said: “The school here is in charge of one of the very best teache...

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