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By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

From the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago

 

October 5, 2022



Oct. 5, 1922

Better Homes Week is to be observed throughout America Oct. 9-14. Twenty-two governors are taking part in the movement. Gov. Scott C. Bone, who early gave his support to the movement, made the following statement today: “Alaska has approximately 55,000 homemakers. It has less than 10,000 homeowners. The Better Homes in America Movement was inaugurated for the avowed purpose of strengthening in the mind of people the desire to own their own homes and spread knowledge of how to improve them. This purpose is so lofty and manifestly in the public good that I bespeak the interest...



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