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Alaska -- History

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View Resource Alaska's Digital Archive (Last reviewed in the November 30, 1999 edition of the Scout Report)

There's a great deal of history up north in Alaska, and the Alaska Digital Library has done a lovely job of digitizing a number of items from a variety of area institutions. This project was initiated by the Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and the Alaska State Library in Juneau. The initiative has already digitized several thousand images, and many of them are organized...
View Resource Places Reflecting America's Diverse Cultures: A Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary

This marvelous travel itinerary was created by the National Park Service's Heritage Education Services, in cooperation with the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers. The itinerary features over 150 exciting destinations that represent the broad range of the cultural heritage of the United States. This site includes descriptions of each site, thematic essays, and maps. There...
View Resource Alaska Historical Society

This visually arresting site from the Alaska Historical Society is a superb resource for teachers of history and social studies, or for anyone fascinated by the 49th state. Discover Alaska’s History is a great place to start. After perusing the FAQs, readers may wish to look at the subheading, For Teachers and Students, where Alaskan history has been divided into easily digestible categories such...

View Resource University of Alaska-Fairbanks: Project Jukebox

From the Oral History Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks comes Project Jukebox: a digital collection of interviews and photographs that document the history of the so-called "Last Frontier." Project Jukebox dates back to 1988, when the Oral History Program, with the support of Apple Computer's Apple Library of Tomorrow Program, began using Hypercard to preserve and share the state's...