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Items belonging to cult film figure Ed Wood auctioned

...notebooks, candid photographs and movie stills. Some items are signed by Wood, who was born in the Hudson Valley city in 1924. He died in 1978.Wood's low-budget, campy movies were universally panned, but have since achieved cult status...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/items-belonging-cult-film-figure-ed-w
Not For Web
My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867, Alaska Natives were not considered citizens. Alaska Natives were granted voting rights in 1924. Alaska Natives in the U.S. Military served and died during World War II. Although the Anti-Discrimination Bill...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-13/my-turn-advancing-peratrovich-legacy
Opinion
My Turn: Review of 'The cunning little vixen'

...wham-thunk-thunk-thunk quadruple meter of almost all of the music of our day. The premiere performance of this work took place in 1924, only 11 years after the riot-inducing presentation of the Stravinsky ballet "Le sacre du printemps" to conservative...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/my-turn-review-cunning-little-vixen
Opinion
Conductor candidate #2 to lead Juneau Symphony this weekend

...John Corigliano's "Elegy," a brief work composed in 1965, and third is Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," written in 1924, featuring guest pianist, Johan Botes. The second half will feature a piece by well known Czech composer Antonin Leopold...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-04/conductor-candidate-2-lead-juneau-symphon
Art
Today in Sports History

...Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.In 1924, the Rudolf Friml operetta "Rose Marie" opened on Broadway.In 1935, a Labor Day hurricane slammed into the Florida...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02
State
Work starts on road to Tanana

...The village has long been a trading hub, and once was home to the Gold Rush era Fort Gibbon, an Army post that closed in 1924. A regional hospital closed in 1982.Bishop said Tanana, which is about 130 miles west of Fairbanks, had 700 residents...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/work-starts-road-tanana
State
Expert says Alaska has history of discrimination

...Native voters, with some exceptions pushed by a few political leaders.After Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924, Alaska's territorial legislature passed a literacy test that kept most Natives from voting, according to McCool...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/expert-says-alaska-has-history-discrimi
State
Longtime captain learned to walk on family boats

...mariners for longer than that.Anderson's great-grandfather, Jack Anderson - known as Cap'n Jack - arrived in Seldovia in 1924, according to a family history published in Pacific Maritime Magazine last year. As far back as 1938 he and Anderson's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-12/longtime-captain-learned-walk-family-bo
State
Expert says Alaska has history of discrimination

...Native voters, with some exceptions pushed by a few political leaders.After Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924, Alaska's territorial legislature passed a literacy test that kept most Natives from voting, according to McCool...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-01/expert-says-alaska-has-history-discrimi
State
Helen Kathleen Prather McAlister

...was one of six sons born in Vancouver, B.C. to Peter and Caroline McAlister. The McAlister family moved to Juneau in 1924, where Kay's father found work as the Territory of Alaska's Deputy Auditor. In 1928 the McAlisters moved to a home...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166783009

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