Who was William Healey Dall? A good question; few people in Alaska have heard of him. However, his name appears at least ten times on the map of Alaska. The answer to the question is, he was Alaska's first man of Science. He was born on Aug.
...by Herb Hilscher2) When the Capital Came to Juneau by Ed L. Keithahn3) Fifty-sixth Congress, Sess. 1 Ch. 786. 19004) Sitka Chronology 19005) Gold Camp News by Robert DeArmond6) 1811-1911, April 2011, Juneau Empire by Jack Marshall
In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge's nephew, Harold Coolidge, along with his Harvard classmate Charles Day, secured an assignment from the U.S. Biological Survey to collect bear specimens on Admiralty Island.
This is part four of a four part series on Allen Hasselborg, The Bear Man of Admiralty Island. Parts one through three can be found in the previous three Sundays' Neighbors sections, starting Sunday, Feb. 10.
A confluence of events and circumstances, from overbuilt railroads and bankruptcy of the Philadelphia and Reading railroads, low prices for cotton and wheat, high prices of silver, inflation and financial panic at home and abroad, put the U.S.
About 15 miles, as the crow flies, east of Juneau is an island called Admiralty. A little over 90 miles long by about 35 miles wide; this island is the seventh largest island in the United States.
While thinking about who or what might be in my next article, it occurred to me that there are people who have lived here in Juneau and have done great things but may have slipped into obscurity for one reason or another.
...and Larry Bauer, for providing space at the Mendenhall Mall; Ginny Martin for ideas about arranging the space, and Jack Marshall, who brought "Santa." In addition, I would like to thank the following kennel club members who volunteered their...
In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge appointed George A. Parks as territorial Governor of Alaska. This marked an important turning point in Alaska politics because, unlike previous appointees, Parks was a long-time resident.
In the spring of 1907, while rowing out of a small bay near Mole Harbor, Allen Hasselborg's dory had a brown bear hide and a beaver hide in it that he was planning to sell to some scientists who were camped at Windfall Harbor.
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