African American Resources for Alaska

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=== Jim Crow Era (1859-1959)  ===
 
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*African Americans worked in the Klondike gold fields in the 1890's.&nbsp;<ref>Curtis, Nancy C. Black Heritage Sites: The South. The New Press, 1996, see page 31.</ref>
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*African Americans worked in the Klondike gold fields in the 1890's.<ref>Black Heritage Sites: The South. Page 31.</ref>
  
 
=== Biographies<br>  ===
 
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Revision as of 08:05, 8 June 2013

Contents

Archives and Libraries

Consortium Library
University of Alaska Anchorage /Alaska Pacific University
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1848
Hours & Ask A Librarian

History Local

Pre-Civil War records

  • A few African Americans came to Alaska as seamen and miners prior to 1860. [1]

Civil War Records

Post-Civil War

  • After the purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867, the US Army assigned a small number of African Americans to keep the peace. [2]

Reconstruction Era (1868-1878)

Jim Crow Era (1859-1959)

  • African Americans worked in the Klondike gold fields in the 1890's.[3]

Biographies

Military

World War II

Bibliography

Societies

AAHS of Alaska
P. O. Box 143105
Anchorage, Alaska 99514-3105

Websites

  1. Curtis, Nancy C. Black Heritage Sites: The South. The New Press, 1996, see page 31.
  2. Black Heritage Sites: The South. Page 31.
  3. Black Heritage Sites: The South. Page 31.