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Expert says Alaska has history of discrimination

...exceptions pushed by a few political leaders.After Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924, Alaska's territorial legislature passed a literacy test that kept most Natives from voting, according to McCool. The state did not drop its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/expert-says-alaska-has-history-discrimi
State
Expert says Alaska has history of discrimination

...exceptions pushed by a few political leaders.After Congress passed the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924, Alaska's territorial legislature passed a literacy test that kept most Natives from voting, according to McCool. The state did not drop its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-01/expert-says-alaska-has-history-discrimi
State
My Turn: Don't allow public funding for religious, private schools

...constitution be.? Victor Fischer was a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, and was a member of the Territorial Legislature and State Senate. He is author of Alaska's Constitutional Convention (1975) and To Russia with Love: An...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-12/my-turn-dont-allow-public-funding-rel
Opinion
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...that was used for the cover continues to hang in the Stepovich home.Stepovich served three terms in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38.Stepovich resigned...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
State
Juneau businessman, statesman passes

...him, and he listened as well."His parents, Thelma and Elton Sr., both served as public servants in the territorial legislature back in the 1950s, and his father also served in the state Senate from 1961 to 1963.Engstrom's daughter is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-08/juneau-businessman-statesman-passes
Local
Commission: Filed complaints increased 33 percent in 2012

...Dream Theater," Haley said.Alberta Schenk's refusal to leave her theater seat was cited during the 1945 Territorial Legislature's hearings that led to the passage of Alaska's anti-discrimination law. Eighteen years later, the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-25/new-face-discrimination
State
Passion for Alaska books steers Pearson's course

...grandfather was a Territorial Fish & Wildlife Officer in the 1940s. Her great-grandfather was a member of the Territorial Legislature.Pearson's love affair with books began as a bookseller more than 20 years ago. She spent cold days in Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/passion-alaska-books-steers-pearsons-cour
Art
Helen Kathleen Prather McAlister

...spoke nightly on the phone. Kay continued her career with the Territory and State of Alaska, working for the Territorial Legislature and later the Department of Revenue. She worked her way up from clerical positions, retiring as a tax examiner...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166783009
Museum to host legislative centennial presentation

...territory in 1912, with voters electing the First Territorial Legislature that November. The Legislature met for the...In 1959, Alaska became a state, and the Territorial Legislature was replaced by the State Legislature.Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-28
State
Historical photo: Hunting party

...building in the main part of town where the building was occupied as offices, apartments and at one time the Territorial Legislature met in the building. In February 1939, at the height of the Taku wind, the building caught fire, and the interior...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-05/historical-photo-hunting-party
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