New Content: Batch II Live on ChronAm

The Alaska State Library is please to announce that the next batch of digitized historical Alaskan newspapers is now available online at chroniclingamerica.loc.gov! New additions include: The morning Alaskan (Skagway) 1998 The daily Alaskan (Skagway) 1898-1899 The daily morning Alaskan (Skagway) 1899-1904 The daily Alaskan (Skagway) 1904-1905 Douglas Island news (Douglas City) 1907-1921 The Stroller’s weekly and Douglas Island news (Juneau) 1921-1922 Need some help finding what you want?  Check out our blog post Searching Chronicling America for tips! Advertisements Continue reading New Content: Batch II Live on ChronAm

ARTICLES OF INTEREST: “Find Bones of ’98er on Glacier– Diary and Letters Near the Body”

Extreme temperatures and unpredictable weather patterns coupled with the desolate and unforgiving terrain spelled disaster for many mining parties trying to make their way toward the promises of valuable ore. One such story is detailed in an issue of The Valdez Daily Prospector… Continue reading ARTICLES OF INTEREST: “Find Bones of ’98er on Glacier– Diary and Letters Near the Body”