Mug Up Lecture Series
Bob King will present on the use of sailboats in the Bristol Bay fishery until 1951. It was one of the last sailboat fisheries in the US despite its status as a major fishery. King has a background in journalism and an extensive knowledge of Alaska fisheries issues. He served as news director at the Dillingham public radio station (KDLG) for 17 years (1978-1994) and has written on Bristol Bay and fisheries history in Alaska History and other publications. He is a project historian on the <NN> Cannery History Project.
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