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My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...civil rights. Her impassioned testimony was considered decisive when the Anti-Discrimination Act passed the Alaska Territorial Legislature in 1945, nearly 20 years before Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Sen. Lisa Murkowski is the...
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...that was used for the cover continues to hang in the Stepovich home.Stepovich served three terms in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned...
3-day celebration planned for Legislature's centennial the restaurant, which is located in the former Elks Lodge building - the primary meeting place for the Alaska Territorial Legislature from its inception on March 3, 1913, until the completion of the Alaska State Capitol building in 1931...
Legislative centennial celebrations kick off

In the room where the First Alaska Territorial Legislature first convened, 100 years to the day after its opening session, current and former legislators, their staff, and members of...
Architect presents 'A History of the Capitol Building'

...History" was Monday's lunch program. A reception program on "Members and Accomplishments of the First Alaska Territorial Legislature," presented by historian Beverly Beeton, and a reenactment by local actors and legislative staff of the...
Legislative centennial celebration concludes

...downtown Juneau restaurant.The three days of events at Rockwell, the former Elks Lodge that housed the Alaska Territorial Legislature when it first convened on March 3, 1913, were planned by the Alaska Legislative Centennial Commission and...
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...former Elks Lodge, starting Sunday morning and ending Tuesday night. That building was the site of the First Alaska Territorial Legislature's opening session in 1913. Planning for the celebration rested heavily on the work of Kodiak Republican...
The original capital creep

...on January 26, 1911. For Alaska, this was an extremely important issue as it enabled the creation of the Alaska Territorial Legislature and with that Legislature came the capital designation. On Saturday, February 25, 1911 the Oregon resolution...
Eight stars of gold on a field of blue

...purchase of the Territory; that was later removed. Benny's simple but elegant design was adopted by the Alaska Territorial Legislature in May of 1927.Benson received a gold watch that was engraved with his flag design. Additionally, the...
Final agenda for legislative centennial

...Elks Lodge, hosted the first session of the Alaska Territorial Legislature starting on March 3, 1913.According to...Members and Accomplishments of the First Alaska Territorial Legislature, Including Women's Suffrage."In a dinner...


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