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Museum to host legislative centennial presentation

...Juneau and Douglas from 1913 to 1959.Alaska was organized as a territory in 1912, with voters electing the First Territorial Legislature that November. The Legislature met for the first time in 1913 - an event commemorated earlier this month...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-28
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Legislative centennial celebrations kick off

...hors d'oeuvres and socialized."Just imagine, here we are in this room, in this building, where the First (Territorial) Legislature met 100 years ago," Stevens said. "Think about this room. The same floor, the same walls, probably...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-04/legislative-centennial-celebrations-kic
State
Foodie culture in the capital

...Street. The building has had many incarnations over the past decades, and was even the site of Alaska's first territorial legislature. Rockwell, a bar and restaurant owned by Deb Barry and Erik Emert, has daily breakfast, lunch and dinner...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-18/foodie-culture-capital
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Three things to watch for in the Legislature

...Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.Centennial CelebrationSunday marked the 100th anniversary of when the first territorial legislature convened. Events are planned, including a panel discussion on "Leading Women in Alaska's Political History...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-04/three-things-watch-legislature
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Architect presents 'A History of the Capitol Building'

...presented by historian Beverly Beeton, and a reenactment by local actors and legislative staff of the First Territorial Legislature's convening and the passage of women's suffrage took place in the evening.? Contact reporter Mark...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-04/architect-presents-history-capitol-buil
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Legislative centennial deemed a success

...presentations and even a reenactment of the First Territorial Legislature, for which Lamkin put together the script...reception Sunday, 100 years to the day after the First Territorial Legislature convened for the first time in the Elks Lodge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-07/legislative-centennial-deemed-success
State
Final agenda for legislative centennial

...program Monday evening at 7 p.m., local actors and legislative staff will reenact the convening of the First Territorial Legislature, as well as the session in which women's suffrage was passed.Tuesday's 8 a.m. breakfast program...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-27/final-agenda-legislative-centennial
State
This Day in History

Today In 1866, Charles E. Ingersoll, a member of the first Territorial Legislature, was born in Massachusetts. In 1949, a gold rush was on as reports arrived of pea-sized nuggets found on the Yukon River...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102204/sta_20041022013.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1880, Arthur G. Shoup, author of the women's suffrage bill in the first Territorial Legislature, was born in Idaho. In 1954, Elana France of Fairbanks won a drawing at the Seattle Boat Show. Her prize was an 18-foot-long...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112702/loc_historyday.shtml
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This Day in History

...hanged at Sitka for a murder committed on the Yukon. In 1913, Congress reduced the appropriation for the First Territorial Legislature to $46,260. Half the money was for legislators salaries. In 1973, voters went to the polls in a special...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030603/loc_history.shtml
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