Thursday June 30th is Anniversary of Alaska Statehood Act

June 30, 1958 – Date of Senate passage of Alaska Statehood Act July 7, 1958 – FDR signs Statehood Act Jan. 3, 1959 – Alaska becomes 49th state This  “We’re In” photo was taken on June 30, 1958 the day the U.S. Senate passed The Alaska Statehood Act. The famous photo, above, was taken the […]

First Woman to Run For Alaska Governor

  More info on Victoria Woodhull, First Woman to Run for President of U.S. Wikipedia  

Alaska Statehood Act Anniversary on Monday 30th

June 30, 1958 – Date of Senate passage of Alaska Statehood Act July 7, 1958 – FDR signs Statehood Act Jan. 3, 1959 – Alaska becomes 49th state   This  “We’re In” photo was taken on June 30, 1958 the day the U.S. Senate passed The Alaska Statehood Act. The famous photo, above, was taken […]

Flags lowered to honor Alaska’s last territorial governor, services Friday in Fairbanks

Flags lowered to honor Alaska’s last territorial governor, services Friday in Fairbanks

Michael “Mike” Stepovich dies at 94. Was Alaska Territorial Governor 1957-58.   Photo & Video: Courtesy of Fairbanks Daily News Miner Alaska flags are flying at half-staff this week to honor the last living territorial governor, Mike Stepovich. Stepovich died last week at the age of 94. He was in a California hospital after suffering […]

Alaska becomes a state on Jan. 3, 1959

Alaska becomes a state on Jan. 3, 1959

  Photo courtesy Alaska Digital Archives. January 3 is a special day for Alaska. I guess you could say “Happy Birthday!” to our favorite state since Alaska was officially admitted into the Union on Jan. 3, 1959. So, hey, I’m all for a Post New Year’s celebration!   Click below to hear the Jan. 3 […]