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Baranov Museum opens exhibit looking at one woman’s relationship to books and Kodiak’s history of literacy

Nellie Erskine sitting in her reading corner. The Baranov Museum used a historical photo to recreate the reading nook for its new exhibit. (Photo courtesy Kodiak Historical Society, Carolyn Erskine Andrews Collection, P-368-13-5) Mitch Borden/KMXT The Erskines were a powerful family in Kodiak in the early 20th century. W.J. Erskine was a successful businessman and his wife Nellie Erskine was …

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