African American Resources for Alaska

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=== History Local  ===
 
=== History Local  ===
  
*[http://consortiumlibrary.org/archives/FindingAids/hmc-0686.html Guide to the George T. Harper papers 1803-2004] (Consortium Library) George T. Harper researched the history of African Americans in Alaska.
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*[http://consortiumlibrary.org/archives/FindingAids/hmc-0686.html Guide to the George T. Harper papers 1803-2004] (Consortium Library) George T. Harper researched the history of African Americans in Alaska.  
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*Building the Alaska Highway:  [http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/biography/alaska-men/ Men Who Built the Alaska Highway] (PBS) 
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*Griggs, William, E.  [http://www.amazon.com/World-Regiment-Alaska-Military-Highway/dp/1578065046 ''The World War II Black Regiment That Built the Alaska Military Highway: A Photographic History.''] University of Mississippi Press, 2002
  
 
=== Pre-Civil War records<br>  ===
 
=== Pre-Civil War records<br>  ===
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*A few African Americans came to Alaska as seamen and miners prior to 1860.&nbsp;<ref>Curtis, Nancy C. Black Heritage Sites: The South. The New Press, 1996. See page 31.</ref>
  
 
=== Civil War Records<br>  ===
 
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=== Post-Civil War<br>  ===
 
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=== Reconstruction Era (1868-1878)  ===
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*After the purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867, the US Army assigned&nbsp;a small number of African Americans to keep the peace.&nbsp;<ref>Black Heritage Sites: The South. 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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=== Military<br>  ===
 
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===== World War II  =====
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*Highway History:&nbsp;The Road to Civil Rights: [http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/highwayhistory/road/s16.cfm World War II - The Alaska Highway] (US Department of Transportation)
  
 
=== Bibliography  ===
 
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=== Societies  ===
 
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AAHS of Alaska<br>P. O. Box 143105<br>Anchorage, Alaska 99514-3105
  
 
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*[http://www.africanamericanhistoryplace.com/Alaska.html Black History in Alaska]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.africanamericanhistoryplace.com/Alaska.html Black History in Alaska]&nbsp;  
 
*Alaska's Cultures: [http://www.akhistorycourse.org/articles/article.php?artID=233 African American / Blacks]<br>
 
*Alaska's Cultures: [http://www.akhistorycourse.org/articles/article.php?artID=233 African American / Blacks]<br>
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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 (1868-1877)

Jim Crow Era (1859-1964)

  • 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.