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November 15, 2018

November 14, 1918

Monday afternoon P.C. McCormack of the Wrangell school board acted as courier and read the proclamation that the war was over to the pupils of the various rooms and the school bell began the celebration. After the singing of “America” and the “Star-Spangled Banner” by the assembled school, the pupils were dismissed for the remainder of the day. Meanwhile, other bells, church bells, fire bells and Government school bell, were ringing joyfully and the whistles from the Columbia and Northern, the shingle mill, the cannery and the Standard Oil were taking a prominent p...

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