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April 4, 1924 – H.R. Thompson, fish buyer of Ketchikan, who passed through on the steamer Admiral Rogers said: “Petersburg is bound to become a large city. It has the best fishing radius, a fine harbor and the hydro-electric plant will give it other needed facilities. My previous faith in the possibilities of the town is being rapidly confirmed.”

April 1, 1949 – The dial equipment proposed for installation by Lloyd Swanson of the Telephone Exchange, if awarded the franchise by the city, would be of Stromberg-Carlson manufacture, a name of world-wide recognition in the fields of telephone, radi...

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