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Five Good Reads for 2014

...1958, and I was reminded of it when I resolved to read the best 67 Alaska history books (as listed by the Alaska Historical Society in a 2006 publication). You probably know the vague history of the Klondike Gold Rush, but there's a reason...
My Turn: Thanks, CHAMPs, for promoting the arts

...followed by the Alaska State Council on the Arts (on which I serve as chair), the Humanities Forum, and the Alaska Historical Society. There was even a little surprise music by some visiting Anchorage musicians.The only piece of legislation...
One Heart and One Spirit

...Marjorie finally decided that it was time to acknowledge what had happened in 1942. Their first contact was Alaska Historical Society's Marie Darlin, who had kept a folder on the affected families and was just waiting for the opportunity to...
Governor names Jensen to Alaska Historical Commission at the University of Alaska Kenai Peninsula College. Hawfield is appointed to a seat nominated by the Alaska Historical Society. Cole is the director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Office of Public History. Cole is reappointed...
Juneau residents honored with Alaska Historical Society Awards

The Alaska Historical Society 2014 Awards, presented's pioneer families. For the Alaska Historical Society, Darlin has helped named for a founder of the Alaska Historical Society who wrote, supported, and...
Editorial: Keep Alaska's archives in Alaska

...Guard, among others. Those documents are used by genealogists, historians and writers alike.This week, the Alaska Historical Society denounced the closure, demanding the federal government recant its decision.The National Archives and Records...
National Archives to close Alaska office

...It's just hard to put into words what a loss this would be to us," said Katie Ringsmuth, president of the Alaska Historical Society and an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage. "It would be devastating to see that national...
State Historical Records Board seeks nominations for award

...self-nominations will be accepted.The award winner(s) will be announced Sept. 27 at the Museums Alaska-Alaska Historical Society Joint Annual Conference awards banquet in Haines. The winning recipient(s) will receive a plaque. Nominations...
National Archives defends closing Alaska facility digitize first, he said.Alaska historians oppose closure of the archives. J. Pennelope Goforth, an Alaska Historical Society board member, said in an email to U.S. Sen. Mark Begich that the closure will affect research for Anchorage's...
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Alaska Historical Commission awards grants

The Alaska Historical Commission awarded nearly $100,000 in grants for 11 projects around the state, at its meeting last week in Juneau.


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