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Williams provides historic photos and information for this User's Guide


Lew Williams, Jr.

We are indebted to former Petersburg Press and Wrangell Sentinel publisher Lew Williams, Jr. for providing stories, photos and information about both Petersburg and Wrangell newspapers.

In addition to providing historic photos, Williams also provided entire chapters of a book he updated and edited, "Bent Pins to Chains; Alaska and its Newspapers."

In the mid-1970s historian and author Evangeline Atwood was urged by Fairbanks Daily News-Miner executive Charles Gray and Ketchikan Daily News Publisher Lew Williams, Jr. to write a history of Alaska newspapers. She completed a manuscript, "A His...

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