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From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...governor and congressional delegation began to push for the name change at the federal level, said Jo Antonson, the state historian. The same year, Ohio Rep. Ralph Regula began the tradition of filing legislation to keep the name as Mount McKinley...
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

...with no trees. Both buildings supporting the owls are part of the Catholic mission started there in 1919.Alaska state historian Michael Kennedy documented the known history when he got Pilgrim Springs on the National Register of Historic Places...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...Egan, Jay Hammond and Tony Knowles - served back-to-back terms.When asked which number Walker holds, the state historian, Jo Antonson, said she was unaware of how Alaska counts governors. The director of the state Division of Libraries...
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...377 million - $10 million less than this year.State historian Jo Antonson is among the Alaskans who have rallied...through something I see as a step backward," said state historian Jo Antonson at Wednesday's meeting. "They're...
A mountain for Jon Scribner

...a direct, long-term association with the feature; The name must be supported by residents.Joan Antonson, a state historian, said the next meeting of the Alaska Historic Commission will happen in late May and individuals wishing to comment...
Education board to decide Alaska history requirement

...Advisory Committee that helped craft the curriculum include former public figures such as former Gov. Jay Hammond, state historian Jo Antonson, Lt. Gov. Loren Leman, Anchorage School District Superintendent Carol Comeau and a variety of doctors...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Barrow. The well was listed on the national register on March 23. ``Its recognition is long overdue,'' said state historian Jo Antonson. ``The (oil) discovery fields in Pennsylvania, Texas and California have all been designated...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...collection of interest because it appears it can convey some insights about prospectors and trappers," Bittner said. State historian Rolfe Buzzell, who got his first look at the items last week, said the cache may have been left by an adventurer...
Patrick Henry warned about infringement on liberty

...and it was very difficult for the national government to do much of anything without overwhelming support from the states.Historians often assume that the government under the Articles was an unmitigated disaster. But, really, the Articles government...
Rat Island is rat free, name change pitched

...Board on Geographic Names, which sent it to the Alaska Historical Commission for review and comment, said Alaska state historian Jo Antonson.So far, none of the comments are negative, Antonson said."There is widespread support for this...


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