News from 25-50-75-100 years ago
March 25, 2021
March 25, 1921 Under the names of the “Gold Dollar Brand” the first shrimp and crab were packed at the Elson and Malcom cannery this week, marking a distinct step in the utilization of the shrimp of Alaska. The cannery, which is fitted up in the old Trading Union warehouse on Main Street, is modern and clean and every precaution is taken to insure an absolutely clean pack. On account of the icy coldness of the waters from which the shrimp and crab are taken, and the difference in the natural food, the Alaskan crab and the shrimp are declared by experts to be superior to any like produc...