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My Turn: Why historic preservation matters

...building I work in, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. My eyes go first to the 35-foot, four-story totem carved by John Wallace and planted on the corner of the lot, then I look at the building to the left, the color it is painted, the facade...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-14/my-turn-why-historic-preservation-mat
Opinion
Photo: Standing Guard

The Four Story Totem, carved by John Wallace in 1940, seems to stand guard as construction workers continue the restoration project on the westside of the Capitol Building on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-24/photo-standing-guard
Local
Photo: Museum totem

Snow shrouds the four-story totem in front of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Wednesday. The totem was carved by John Wallace in 1940. The portion of the totem seen here depicts a shaman holding a land otter.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021502/Nei_photo.shtml
Neighbors
Photo: Preparing for restoration

...came loose from the "Four-Story Totem Pole" outside of the museum. The totem pole will be taken down in April and refurbished by Haida carver Lee Wallace, son of the original carver, John Wallace. Sound off on the important issues at

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101607/loc_20071016020.shtml
News
Local Marathon Results

...22; 5. KEITH MARSHALL, 43, M, 3:28:21; 6. SUE HOLLIS, 39, Female, SEATTLE, WASH, 3:29:49; 7. JOHN WALLACE, 58, M, SILVERTHORNE, COLO., 3:32:53; 8. DWIGHT SNOW, 33, M, CHICAGO, ILL., 3:33:22; 9. ANDREW...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080402/spo_marathonresults.shtml
Sports
Totem is one of oldest originals standing in Southeast

...often referred to in sources only as "the father of John Wallace"). It was once covered with many layers of commercial...of the 'Old Witch' totem pole.... His son was John Wallace, another famous Haida carver, who as a boy helped...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102203/nei_totems.shtml
Neighbors
Empire Cup Standings

...Barrett, 10; Jerry Buckley, 10; George Elgee, 10; Stan Ridgeway, 10; Bob Sylvester, 10; Guy Thibodeau, 10; John Wallace, 10; John Wilcock, 10; Mason (Buck) Bryant, 8; Al Graves, 8; Jerry Rich, 8; Clark Gruening, 7; Laurence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100902/spo_runstats.shtml
Sports
Recognitions

...Lee, 3, won a gift certificate to Friends of the Libraries' Amazing Bookstore for reading "Monster Toddler" by John Wallace. "It was so funny," Lee said. Amber Kahler, 8, won a gift certificate to Peer Amid Beads for reading "Because...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082210/nei_698776824.shtml
Neighbors
A list of local totem poles

...family. Four Story TotemLocation: Outside Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main StreetsCarver: Haida carver John Wallace of Hydaburg, 1940. His father, Dwight Wallace, carved the Wasgo Totem in the State Museum Lobby. Harnessing the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082610/art_700570930.shtml
Arts
Century-old canoe being restored

...Ketchikan. A 13 foot, 11.5 inch-dugout in the state museum's collection was created in 1937 by Hydaburg carver John Wallace. If Brown knew what kind of wood the dugout is, he could pinpoint its origins more precisely. But a century has robbed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110900/Loc_Canoe.html
Local

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