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City museum presentation to feature artist DeArmond

...more than 20 years. Featured speakers will be Dale and Bob DeArmond's son, William DeArmond, and long-time friend...DeArmonds moved to Juneau from SItka in 1953, after Bob DeArmond got a job with Territorial Gov. Heintzleman. Dale...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...Voyage in a Dory: From Sitka to Tacoma by Oars, Sail, and Tow Rope" by R.N. DeArmondIn 1931, a 20-year-old Bob DeArmond decided row the Inside Passage in a 16-foot dory, so he did. He claims in the foreword he had sparse material saved...
An earlier library was in Pelican

...detract from Ms. (Katie) Moritz' article or from Betty Clauson's manyservices to Pelican.)My late father, Bob DeArmond, was one of the party from Sitka that went to the shore of Lisianski Inlet in the spring of 1938 to establish what...
The original capital creep

...had been his home, he decided to sit tight until his term expired and then let the new Governor make the move. As Bob DeArmond described it, "If the District Court would have been moved to Juneau or had the judge simply gone there to hold court...
Journalist 'Stroller' White liked a good joke - in print

...Rogers and Art Buchwald of his time." Juneau historian Bob DeArmond, who was a cub reporter for The Stroller's Weekly...bone dozens of times." For more about White, see Bob DeArmond's book, "Klondike Newsman 'Stroller' White...
Kinky Character

...from that. Working with or splicing wire on ships is called 'kinking' them. But that's a guess." Historian Bob DeArmond believed his contentious character led to the nickname. Mike Zamora said that Kinky enjoyed playing cards and hypothesized...
Southeast sagas: Chief Aanyalahaash

...with Delegate James Wickersham in Juneau and presented him with a carved medicine rattle. According to a biography by Bob DeArmond filed with the Alaska State Library, Aanyalahaash enjoyed collecting "skookum" (strong, powerful) papers. In...
Noted Southeast historian dies

Bob DeArmond, a prolific writer about the history of Alaska and one of the founding fathers of the city of Pelican, died Friday at home in...
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Last wishes

A number of people, speaking to me of the death of my father, Bob DeArmond, have expressed some dismay that there are no observances planned. He gave me precise instructions, in writing, on this point...
Glaciers displayed in all their glory

...Winter and Pond, Ed Andrews, Ken DeRoux, Frances Davis, Richard Zagars, Amy Lou Barney, Clark, Paul Disdier, Bob DeArmond, Nina Crumrine and Fredrick Schafer. The public reception will feature a continuously showing, 17-minute video...


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