African American Resources for Alaska

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Consortium Library
University of Alaska Anchorage /Alaska Pacific University
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1848
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History Local

Pre-Civil War records

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. [1]

Reconstruction Era (1868-1878)

Jim Crow Era (1859-1959)



World War II



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


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