Anchorage Museum history curator Katie Ringsmuth talks about the Snug Harbor salmon cannery. A mix of cultures and gender dynamics shaped Cook Inlet life while the cannery was in operation for sixty years. Before Ringsmuth was a historian, she was a cannery kid. Join us for a rich journey into cannery life in early Alaska during this lecture, hosted by the Cook Inlet Historical Society and recorded at the Anchorage Museum.
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)
- Katie Ringsmuth, Anchorage Museum. Ringsmuth was a longtime National Park Service historian and is the author of “Snug Harbor Cannery: A Beacon on the Forgotten Shore, 1919-1980,” published by the University of Alaska Press.
RECORDED: May 015, 2014, at the Anchorage Museum
Addressing Alaskans features local lectures and forums recorded at public events taking place in Southcentral, Alaska. A variety of local organizations host speakers addressing topics that matter to Alaskans. To let us know about an upcoming community event that you would like to hear on Addressing Alaskans, please Contact Us with details.