Day in Ketchikan'
Photo by Chris Wilhelm
Page Photo - This rainy day photograph was taken by Chris
Wilhelm on Monday, September 01, 2003. According to the FAA Ketchikan
Flight Service Station, 3.17 inches of rain was recorded Monday....
Tuesday - September 02, 2003 - 12:40 am
Ketchikan, Alaska - between ca. 1900-1930. The hilltop Main School
building built in 1904 is visible in this photograph. Forms part
of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress).
Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951. Courtesy Library of Congress
June Allen Column: ANOTHER
SCHOOL YEAR IS HERE; Readin' and writin' and 'rithmetic again
- Why is it that kids who whoop and holler with joy at the end
of the school year in June are so eager to go back again in September?
Maybe it's the brand new tablets and computer paper, new text
books, the smell of freshly sharpened pencils (yet to show bite
marks), and the boxes of pristine crayons. Or is it all those
summer-acquired skills plus good intentions about study and behavior
and tests; maybe it's just judging new faces and high-fiving
old ones. It may also be the squeak of corduroy trousers, the
brand new shirts and shoes, backpacks, jackets with the sleeves
a little too long and the fresh haircuts even if they're a little
too short? - Read
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Monday - September 01, 2003 - 12:30 am
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