Sat, October 19, 2013

Public Lectures in Anchorage and Fairbanks – Tuesday 10/22

Both Anchorageites and Fairbanksans have great events happening in their communities on Tuesday, October 22.

In Anchorage, check out a lecture by Alaska author and historian James Mackovjak:
Alaska State Library (ASL-P97-1233)

“Alaska Salmon Traps: Their History and Impact on Alaska Communities”

Tuesday, October 22
12:00 p.m.
Cooperative Extension Service
1675 C Street #100
Brown bag lunch, beverages provided, videoconferencing available.
Mackovjak was recently honored by AHS with the Pathfinder Award for his work on the histories of timber, freighting, and fish traps.

Folks in Fairbanks can head up to UAF for a lecture by Rose Speranza, assistant archivist:

“Seek and Perhaps Ye Shall Find: Religious Records and Resources for the Study of Alaskan History”
Tuesday, October 22
7:00 p.m.
UAF Rasmuson Library
The lecture will focus on written records from the archives and will feature the type of materials, where they are housed, and how they can be used in researching Alaskan history.