Aviatrices in Alaska!

Marvel Crosson, although perhaps Alaska‚Äôs most famous, was not the only female pilot to get her license or fly in Alaska in the early years of aviation history. In fact, women pilots in Alaska were more plentiful than history books let on. Those exposed to aviation were longing to fly, and women especially were inspiredContinue reading “Aviatrices in Alaska!”

Alaskan Historic News Titles Arriving Soon

This month the Alaska National Digital Newspaper Project will be digitizing microfilm newsreels from multiple early 20th century Ketchikan news sources. In addition, the early and middle years of the 20th century Nome Daily Nugget will be brought to text-searchable format for the first time, as well. Among the recurring themes represented in the firstContinue reading “Alaskan Historic News Titles Arriving Soon”