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State Museum awards grants to 22 museums and cultural centers

...Science and Nature, Anchorage; Alpine Historical Society, Sutton; Alutiiq Museum, Kodiak; Anchorage...of Culture and Science, Nome; Cordova Historical Society, Cordova; Eagle Historical Society, Eagle; Hammer Museum, Haines; Hope...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/state-museum-awards-grants-22-museums-and
Art
An island of stories

...visit the three eagle's nests." Hughes and her husband, Gary Gillette, the president of Gastineau Channel Historical Society, obtained the title to Sentinel Lighthouse in 2004. The lighthouse sits perched on Sentinel Island, a small blip...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-01/island-stories
Neighbors
Editorial: Keep Alaska's archives in Alaska

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-19/editorial-keep-alaskas-archives-alask
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/national-archives-close-alaska-office
State
Fifth annual North Words Writers Symposium to feature Simon Winchester

...has worked as a foreign correspondent for most of his career and lectures widely at universities, geological and historical societies, and libraries. He is the author of 22 books, including the 2010 New York Times best- seller "The Man Who...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-20/fifth-annual-north-words-writers-symposiu
Art
Alaska Historical Commission awards grants

...tower.? Gastineau Channel Historical Society, rehabilitation work at Jualpa...interpretive signs. ? Talkeetna Historical Society, community centennial planning.? Kodiak Historical Society, Exxon Valdez oil spill remembered...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/alaska-historical-commission-awards
Neighbors
Exhibit variety plan for Sitka museum

...exhibits are part of the Sitka Historical Society's plan to make their museum...about Sitka's past.Sitka Historical Society Executive Director Hal Spackman...it's a rebirth of the Sitka Historical Society," Spackman said.Central...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/exhibit-variety-plan-sitka-museum
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-13/national-archives-defends-closing-alask
State | AK legislature
Book review: 'Under The North Star'

...Nursing Under the North Star, "Seventeen Years with the Eskimo," and "My Playmates were Eskimo." White County Historical Society of Indiana. Softbound. 450 pages plus Index. Moderate number of black-and-white photographs. ? Dee Longenbaugh...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-13/book-review-under-north-star
Art
Upcoming programs at the City Museum

...Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free during the month of February thanks to the Gastineau Channel Historical Society. The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is a facility of the Juneau Parks & Recreation Department.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-13/upcoming-programs-city-museum
Art

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