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Will a statue of William Seward be a reminder of Jim Crow in Alaska?

...for a 10-foot marble statue of William Seward in our capital city. They are...a word is being said about the William Seward statue, which as well symbolically...is over and forgotten.If the William Seward project is funded and built...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-03/will-statue-william-seward-be-reminde
Letters
Around town for Monday, Oct. 19

...30 p.m., social; 6 p.m., potluck; 6:30 p.m., program; Fireweed Place. Wayne Jensen to present on William Seward.Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-19/around-town
Local
My Turn: Seward's statue, scars and all

...underground railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman. With Frances Seward as the voice of abolition in her husband's ear, William Seward became the conscience of the moderate Republican President." We can be proud that the "Father of Alaska" may well...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-29/my-turn-sewards-statute-scars-and-all
Opinion
Chamber luncheon topic is Seward

...Sesquicentennial Committee, is the featured speaker at today's Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. His talk will cover William Seward's 19th century visit to Alaska after the Alaska Purchase.The luncheon will take place in the Alaska Room of Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-20/chamber-luncheon-topic-seward
Local
More than just Seward should be honored with statues

...their families in Alaska. Whatever my thoughts might be on that history, I do support the idea of a statue honoring William Seward in that prized location next to the Dimond Courthouse. Without Seward's extraordinary political skills during and...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-10/more-just-seward-should-be-honored-st
Letters
My Turn: A man to be remembered

...is known to assure us that it possesses treasures ... equal to those of any other region of the continent." - William Seward, Aug. 12, 1869, SitkaAt the 1860 Republican National Convention, William H. Seward was one of the most popular...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-06/my-turn-man-be-remembered
Opinion
The business of beer

...might be old enough to get married. Its fiancee is an easy pick. Two decades after it started as a party on the Fort William Seward parade grounds, the festival is tied as closely to its town as anything else in Haines."It's incredible...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-24/business-beer
Local
Venables to dress as William Seward in Tuesday program

JUNEAU - Monday is the celebrated Seward's Day holiday for government workers, but March 30, 1867, is the day that William Henry Seward finalized the contract to purchase Alaska from Russia, says historian John Venables, of Juneau.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032810/nei_597369905.shtml
Neighbors
Centennial Hall turns 20

In 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William Seward bought Alaska from Russia for $7 million. More than a century later, the city of Juneau spent about the same amount to build...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061903/loc_centhall.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1867, Secretary of State William Seward and Baron Stoecki of Russia signed a treaty for the sale of Alaska to the United States. In 1916, on the 49th anniversary of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033003/loc_history.shtml
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