The Way We Were

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

Sept. 27, 1923

Little Beatrice Palmer added several dollars to the Red Cross fund Monday when the Alaska was in port. Mrs. Stephen Grant, the community nurse, and Mrs. Shurick hastily set up a Red Cross booth outside the Wrangell Hotel when the boat appeared and arranged a display of beautiful flowers and Red Cross posters, with the eye to the travelers who would soon appear upon the streets of Wrangell. Just as all was ready, Beatrice, on her way from school, was seized by the enterprising ladies and arrayed with some of the Red Cross posters. Then she was given some flowers to sell, the pric...


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