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Mug Up: The Language of Work

Coming Spring 2022


The Alaska State Museum is partnering with the NN Cannery History Project on a project that celebrates the history and people involved in Alaska’s canned salmon industry. Called Mug Up after the cannery term for a coffee break, the exhibit will share the stories of Alaska’s forgotten cannery crews and showcase the  artifacts and history of one of the Alaska’s most significant industries through the lens of the Alaska Packers Association <NN> Cannery.

<NN> History Project

Documenting cannery work, the people, and the place, this project highlights the NN Cannery at South Naknek, Alaska which began operation in 1890.

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