Category Archives: Alaska

April 1941 – Pacific Alaska Airways offers Keith a Job….

On April 5, 1941 Pacific Alaska Airways offered Keith a job as an a mechanic.  He would have to approach Boeing an ask for a transfer and plus pass a physical examination. This would have made an interesting story.   … Continue reading

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Hilary’s brother and wife: Bob and Theo McKanna

Bob and Theo McKanna took up residence in Seward, Alaska and made that their home.  Hilary had made Spokane his home but returned during the 1920’s-30’s to work for his brother. The following photographs of Bob and Theo were in … Continue reading

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The McKannas and life in Alaska

Here are some wonderful photographs of Alaska taken in the 1920’s and 1930’s.  They were among my Aunt Vivian’s photographs. Apparently Hilary McKanna returned to Alaska to work for his brother Bob, who lived in Seward, during the depression.  I … Continue reading

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Hilary’s Early Life!

Here are some photographs of Hilary McKanna, my Aunt Vivian’s husband, taken in his younger years, probably taken in Alaska: Hilary with another boy that might be one of his brothers? In this following photograph we see Hilary in a happy … Continue reading

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