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July 3, 1915 – The Mariposa, which passed through the Narrows, south, Sunday, is said to have carried the most valuable cargo ever taken out of Alaska. It included 1,200 tons of copper ore, valued at $840,000; raw furs from the interior, $60,000; gold dust and bullion, $700,000; total value, $1,600,000.

July 5, 1940 – Alaska's canned salmon will meet increasing competition from California produced canned fish this year, a report from the advertising committee office of the Canned Salmon Industry says.

The report indicates that production of canned mackerel, canned tuna, and canned sard...



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