Junior Chamber of Commerce Bubble Blowing Contest – 1946

Our grandparents and great grandparents knew how to party! On September 28, 1946, the Junior Chamber of Commerce threw what they called a "Big Teen-Age Party" at the new teen recreation center over the old USO. The City Directory for 1945-46 says the USO was at 113-15 Catalpa Street. That is either the old Club … Continue reading Junior Chamber of Commerce Bubble Blowing Contest – 1946

The History of the American Legion Building

Have you ever been interested in the history of the big white building standing at Forsythe Park? Yesterday, a colleague discovered another WPA paper in our files about the American Legion Post headquarters. It even gives a little information on the saga of Unalaska, with a more precise location as to where he was first … Continue reading The History of the American Legion Building