Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

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In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


March 11, 1916 – Hogue & Tveten have received word from the Gardner Company, shrimp dealers, of Seattle, that they are contemplating the establishment of shrimp-packing quarters in Petersburg, to peel and pack the catches of their steamer, instead of shipping the shrimp to Seattle and having the work done there, as at present.

The letter states that the company will need from forty to fifty pickers to begin with, as a good many drop out when they find they are not adapted to the work, and requests that women, girls and children who would care for the employment register their names at Hog...

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