Alaska Historic Canneries Initiative Grant Program announced

...eligible to apply, with the exception of federal and state agencies. Applications will be accepted from students, professional historians, and others with a passion for history, as well as from organizations and businesses.Applications are due Jan. 1, and...
Grants available to study seafood canneries

...focusing on preserving the history of the hundreds of fish processing sites along Alaska's shoreline.Students, professional historians and those with a passion for the topic may apply for the grant.Applications are due by Jan. 1 and will be awarded by Jan...
Trump touts program with dark history

...But the program to which Trump refers, known as "Operation Wetback," was a complicated undertaking largely viewed by historians as a dark moment in America's past. Also lost in Trump's telling is that it coincided with a guest worker program that...
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Voting is important

...member according to an ASHOF press release.The panel is comprised of nine sports-related experts, sports news editors and historians from across the state. The panel members will view the results of the public vote before completing their own ballots at...
Alaska Science Forum: Human-powered torpedo on Alaska's remote island

...year, has imagined the plight of elite Japanese seamen assigned to operate the subs. Two men squeezed into the ship, which historians compared to torpedoes that could fire smaller torpedoes at ships from point-blank range."I don't know if you're claustrophobic...
Netanyahu causes uproar linking Palestinians to the Holocaust

...Solution came months after the meeting, historians note that the Nazis' mass killing of...formal treaty.Dina Porat, the chief historian at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial...and its nuclear program. The son of a historian, Netanyahu also has a record of slipping...
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Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

Alaska's archivists and historians are gaining ground in a fight to...million less than this year.State historian Jo Antonson is among the a step backward," said state historian Jo Antonson at Wednesday's meeting...
Storytelling events planned in Haines

...and visitors of the Chilkat Valley, has announced two events for the coming weeks in Haines.On Monday, Nov. 2, Haines historian and rhetorician Daniel Lee Henry will lead a storytelling workshop called "What's Your Story" at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments...
Alaska man searching for long-lost national park art

...recovering lost history for the public.For the next 14 months, the veteran national park ranger, dentist, and amateur historian will travel the country on a mission to stir up interest in an 80-year-old public art project designed to promote America's...
Poles eager to oust pro-market party

...takes care of Poland's interests and of those of ordinary Poles like myself," said Grzegorz Jezewski, a 39-year-old historian at a recent party rally in Krakow.Critics, however, slam its economic policies as irresponsible and a threat to the state's...
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