African American Resources for Alaska
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Archives and Libraries
- Guide to the George T. Harper papers 1803-2004 (Consortium Library) George T. Harper researched the history of African Americans in Alaska.
- Building the Alaska Highway: Men Who Built the Alaska Highway (PBS)
- Griggs, William, E. The World War II Black Regiment That Built the Alaska Military Highway: A Photographic History. University of Mississippi Press, 2002
Pre-Civil War records
- A few African Americans came to Alaska as seamen and miners prior to 1860.
Civil War Records
- After the purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867, the US Army assigned a small number of African Americans to keep the peace. 
Reconstruction Era (1868-1878)
Jim Crow Era (1859-1959)
- Guide to the E. Louis Overstreet papers 1972, 1981-1993 (Consortium Library)
World War II
- Highway History: The Road to Civil Rights: World War II - The Alaska Highway (US Department of Transportation)
AAHS of Alaska
P. O. Box 143105
Anchorage, Alaska 99514-3105
- Curtis, Nancy C. Black Heritage Sites: The South. The New Press, 1996, see page 31.