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The Way We Were

 

February 22, 2018



February 28, 1918: From one of the Dailies of Alaska: “It is pretty generally believed that a bunch of women can’t get along together for any length of time without a lot of friction,” says Miss Anna Durkee, head of the Alaska Garnet Mining and Manufacturing Company, a $1,000,000 concern, “but I want to say most emphatically that it isn’t so. Fifteen of us have been closely associated for eight years now, and never once have we had any ructions in a board meeting-we’ve gone through some pretty strenuous times, too.” It was eight years ago that Miss Durkee went to Alaska to loo...



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