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Sky Bowl building, Soldotna 1959

The Sky Bowl building was built 1959 by Burton Carver. It housed the first bank in the area, a branch of the National Bank of Alaska. Prior to this, the nearest bank was in Seward. Dick Hall was NBA branch manager. (Trucker, Walt Christensen, was given merchants' deposits in bank bags, and he would make the deposits.) Mainly in this building was a small bowling alley and a very lively cafe. Service was at a counter with stools. Alice Scarantino was the first lessor. Working for her was Irene Girves, Dee Stock and Maude Dubendorf. The second lessor was Anne Creary.

Individuals

n/a

Collection

Mullen Collection

Location

Sterling Highway, Soldotna, Alaska

Date

1959

Photographer

Jo Godes

Image Type

colored photo

Dimensions

9cmx9cm

Condition

good

Identified By

Marge Mullen

Date Cataloged

2000-10-05

Archive Location

KPC Anthropology Lab


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