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Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

...publicity in an era when social media can spread bad news in an instant.The Sons of Confederate Veterans were founded in 1896 as a way to honor ancestors who fought for the South, placing historically accurate Confederate flags on Southern soldiers...
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The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...Interior asking for a contract to build a road through White Pass, but again his request was ignored.When Moore turned 74 in 1896, he won a contract to deliver mail on a 600-mile route from Juneau to Forty Mile, Yukon. On one of his trips he met...
Empire Editorial: A striped pig may visit Juneau on Feb. 24

They called it a brick sandwich.In 1896, New York State enacted the Raines Law to tax and control the retail liquor trade. Among its provisions, it banned saloons from...
Eagle and Raven totem poles to be raised Monday

...killer whale's tail, a shark and an eagle. The Raven pole, a copy of a totem from Wrangell carved by William Ukas in 1896, shows Lady Luck holding a baby, a dog fish, a human holding a tinaa (copper shield) riding the dog fish, and a raven...
Corbus' $48M donation makes huge impact

...Resources Company, and Spokane-based Avista Utilities comes to fruition. Juneau's local energy company was founded in 1896 as a partnership, with John Parker Corbus and Adam William Corbus as two of the founding partners. The sale comes after...
The extraordinary lives of ordinary objects

...High School graduation document from 1916, which belonged to her uncle, Waino Hendrickson. Hendrickson, born in Juneau in 1896, held many public positions, including mayor of Juneau, a seat in the Territorial House of Representatives, Secretary...
Jacques Rogge to meet with wrestling leader

...decision against a sport which dates back to the ancient Olympics and has been featured since the inaugural modern games in 1896.Rogge said Wednesday he has been contacted by Raphael Martinetti, the Swiss president of international wrestling federation...
Perseverance named Nat'l Rec Trail

...Hole Overlook." Close to the barrier, in front of the open pit, are the remains of a 30-stamp mill that was built in 1896 and later owned by the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Co. Toward the end of the main trail is a short steep hike to the...
This Day in History

...villagers died. In the nation In 1647, the first recorded American execution of a "witch" took place in Massachusetts. In 1896, 255 people were killed when a tornado struck St. Louis, Mo., and East St. Louis, Ill. In 1933, Walt Disney's...
This Day in History

...Tanana River. In 1935, the flu epidemic in Barrow was reported practically over after 18 villagers died. In the nation In 1896, 255 people were killed when a tornado struck St. Louis and East St. Louis, Ill. In 1933, Walt Disney's Academy...


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