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March 21, 2019

March 21, 1919 Leaflets giving a list of fishing industries in Alaska, together with the Alaska and local addresses of each company, have been compiled by the Alaska bureau of the Chamber of Commerce. As in previous seasons, salmon heads the list with more than a hundred canneries, nearly as many salteries and fifty mild-cure plants. Herring ranks next in importance, with the market created by war conditions. Fifteen plants specialized in the salting and canning of codfish, with eighty plants presenting the new clam canning industry. Under the heading “miscellaneous” are included cann...

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