Wards Cove Packing Company

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Wards Cove Packing Company was a cannery located in the community of Ward Cove, on the northern outskirts of the larger city of Ketchikan in the U.S. state of Alaska. The original Wards Cove Cannery was established in 1928,[1] on Ward Cove and operated several Alaskan salmon canneries, employing about 200 people during the peak season.[2] The company closed in 2004, and was sold to non-fishing interests.[3] The impetus for the Civil Rights Act of 1991 was partially based upon Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio.

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  1. ^ "Ketchikan borough seeks state grant to buy cannery". Juneau Empire. Associated Press. May 30, 2003. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Wards Cove hires firm to sell nine seafood processing plants in Alaska". Juneau Empire. Associated Press. December 18, 2002. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Upton 2008, p. 98.