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Open Directory - Regional: North America: United States: Alaska: Society and Culture: History
Alaska Historical Societies
- Locate address information (including web site links) to historical societies in each borough within the state of Alaska.
Alaska Historical Society
- The official site of the Alaska Historical Society, home to information about Alaska history and local historical societies throughout the state.
Alaska Siberia Research Center
- An independent , non-profit, non-partisan educational and research institution for thought and opinion on Alaska-Siberia affairs and cultures.
Alaska State Museums
- Juneau and link to Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka. History, ethnology, publications, and grant information.
- Construction history of the Alaska-Canada road from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Fairbanks including vintage photographs.
Meeting of Frontiers: Alaska - The Russian Colonization of Alaska
- Although the original impetus for colonizing Alaska was the fur trade, the Russian Orthodox Church had probably the greatest lasting impact on the people of Alaska, helping to create a multicultural Orthodox community that exists to this day.
Northern Studies Links
- Long list of links about the history of First Nations and the Polar Regions provided by Yukon College.
- Russian America and the colonisation of Alaska from the end of the 18th century to the 1867 sell-off.
Stories from the Gold Rush
- Includes tales of extraordinary women, trails to the gold fields, pictures of tent cities, effects of starvation and disease, literature of the period, and links to Jack London and Robert Service.
University Libraries Digital Initiative Program
- Image collections of the University of Washington Libraries Digital Initiatives Program on the topic of the history, natural sciences, and regional cultures of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
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