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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

All Interviews

Namesort descending Interview Title Project
montage of elain abraham and mary ann paquette Elaine Abraham Elaine Abraham and Mary Ann Paquette

This interview has been edited. Bill Schneider was fortunate that Elaine Abraham, who lived in Anchorage at the time of this recording, was in Yakutat while he was interviewing and we were able to include her. She is joined here by Mary Ann...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Billy Adams Billy Adams, Interview 1

Billy Adams was interviewed on January 16, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Billy Adams Billy Adams, Interview 3

Billy Adams was interviewed on November 12, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Oliver Dammann in the conference room of the North Slope Borough's Department of Wildlife Management offices in Barrow, Alaska. In this interview, Billy talks about the...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Billy Adams Billy Adams, Interview 2

Billy Adams was interviewed on June 24, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project, he...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Jacob Anaġi Adams, Sr. Jacob Adams, Sr., Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Jacob Adams, Sr. on November 15, 2013 by Karen Brewster in the North Slope Borough Assembly's conference room in the Borough's central office building in Barrow, Alaska. In this second part of a two...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Jacob Anaġi Adams, Sr. Jacob Adams, Sr., Interview 2, Part 1

Jacob Anaġi Adams, Sr. was interviewed on November 15, 2013 by Karen Brewster in the North Slope Borough Assembly's conference room at the Borough's central office building in Barrow, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Jacob...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Jacob Anaġi Adams, Sr. Jacob Adams, Sr., Interview 1

Jacob Adams, Sr. was interviewed on July 11, 2008 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. Craig George was another interviewer for part of the interview. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 1

This is a recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr. Lewis Shapiro and Ron...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 4

This is a continuation of the recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 2

This is a continuation of the recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 3

This is a continuation of the recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Roy Ahmaogak Roy Ahmaogak, Interview 1

Roy Ahmaogak was interviewed on July 13, 2008 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project,...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Roy Ahmaogak Roy Ahmaogak, Interview 2

Roy Ahmaogak was interviewed on June 24, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project,...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Herman Qallu Ahsoak Herman Ahsoak

Herman Ahsoak was interviewed on July 11, 2008 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project,...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Jacob Ahwinona Jacob Ahwinona Jacob Ahwinona Jacob Ahwinona talks about the Native role in gold mining in Nome. Nome Communities of Memory
Judy Alderson Judy Alderson (Leidberg)

Judy Alderson was interviewed on April 27, 2004 by Bill Schneider in Anchorage, Alaska. At the time of the interview, Judy worked for the National Park Service in the Anchorage office, but the subject of her interview was her time as a ranger in...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bob Allen Robert Allen Bob Allen Bob Allen talks about rescuing a bald eagle, cabana life, and leaving Skibowl Hill. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Roger Allin Roger Allin, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Roger Allin by William Schneider on July 7, 1993 at his house in Fort Collins, Colorado. Ted Swem was present and had suggested the interview, because of the important role Roger played in helping the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Roger Allin Roger Allin, Part 1

Roger Allin was interviewed by William Schneider on July 7, 1993 at his house in Fort Collins, Colorado. Ted Swem was present and had suggested the interview, because of the important role Roger played in helping the National Park Service...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Alice Ambrose Alice Ambrose

We met with Alice Ambrose, Susie Williams' daughter, on February 19, 2003 in Hughes, Alaska. She invited us to her home to talk to us about her life in Hughes, her family and spring carnival. She showed us pictures from the spring carnival and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Andy Anderson Andy Anderson, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Andy Anderson on January 30, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Andy talks about what Seldovia was like when he first arrived, changes in...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Val Anderson Val Anderson

Val Anderson was interviewed on August 6, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster and Shannon Kovac at his home in Seward, Alaska. Val's wife, Jean, was present at the interview and periodically added her own comments (she passed away in November...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Andy Anderson Andy Anderson, Part 1

Andy Anderson was interviewed on January 30, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Andy talks about coming to Seldovia, getting hired as the police chief, and the challenges of being a...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
John Andrews John Andrews

John Andrews was interviewed by John Haile Cloe on October, 13, 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, John discusses the conditions in the Aleutians during World War II, what it was like to fly there, and specifically talks about the...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Will Arthur Will Arthur, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Will Arthur on May 24, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster in Washington D.C. This is a continuation of tape numbers Oral History 2011-21-02, Parts 1 and 2. In this third and final part of the...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Will Arthur Will Arthur, Part 1

Will Arthur was interviewed on May 24, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster in Washington D.C. In this interview, he talks about working with the Senator as a driver, his assistant, and eventually his archivist. He regarded Senator...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Will Arthur Will Arthur, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Will Arthur on May 24, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster in Washington D.C. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 2011-21-02, Part 1, and continues on tape number Oral History...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Catherine Attla Steven and Catherine Attla, Interview 1, Part 1

Steven and Catherine Attla were interviewed on July 22, 1992 in Huslia. The interview took place in the living room area of their home. On tape Catherine talks about how she grew up, how she was adopted by her grandparents while still a baby,...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Catherine Attla Steven and Catherine Attla, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Steven and Catherine Attla by Wendy Arundale on July 22, 1992 in Huslia, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 93-15-21.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
George Attla George Attla George Attla was interviewed on June 27, 2011 by William Schneider, Kathy Turco, and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, George talks about how he got into dog mushing... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Steven Attla, Sr. Steven Attla

This is a continuation of an interview conducted with Steven and Catherine Attla at their home in Huslia, Alaska on July 22, 1992 with Wendy Arundale. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 93-14-21 and 93-15-22. Although the first...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Steven Attla, Sr. Steven and Catherine Attla, Interview 1, Part 1

Steven and Catherine Attla were interviewed on July 22, 1992 in Huslia. The interview took place in the living room area of their home. On tape Catherine talks about how she grew up, how she was adopted by her grandparents while still a baby,...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Steven Attla, Sr. Steven and Catherine Attla, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Steven and Catherine Attla by Wendy Arundale on July 22, 1992 in Huslia, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 93-15-21.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Leo Attungowruk Leo Attungowruk

Leo Attungowruk was interviewed on January 4, 1980 by Ron Metzner and Frank Akpik, Sr. in Point Lay, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. Amos Agnasagga was also present during the interview...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Roger Babler Roger Babler and Ed Hansen

Roger Babler and Ed Hansen were interviewed on September 3, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. Jerry and Phyllis Peet also were present during the interview. At the time of the interview,...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Jess Bachner Jess Bachner

Jess Bachner was interviewed on January 12, 1985 by William Schneider at Phillips Field in Fairbanks, Alaska. Jess' wife, Ann, was also present during the interview. In this interview, Jess talks about his work prior to becoming an airplane...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Gary Bader Gary Bader Gary Bader

Gary Bader was interviewed on May 29, 2007 by Sharon Bushell. The location of the interview is unknown, however Gary Bader was the Alyeska liaison representative to the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council, so it is likely the...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Laurel Baird Laurel Baird

Laurel Baird was interviewed on October 10, 2014 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Conference Center in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Laurel talks about her family background and growing up in Seldovia. She shares memories of playing as a...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Ray Bane Ray Bane, Part 1

This interview with Ray Bane took place at his office in Anchorage, Alaska on August 3, 1992. Ray was working in the Subsistence Division of the National Park Service, and he generously took time out to discuss his role in the early subsistence...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Ray Bane Ray Bane, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Ray Bane in his office in Anchorage, Alaska on August 3, 1992 with David Krupa. At the time, Ray was working in the Subsistence Division of the National Park Service. This is a continuation of tape...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Joe Banta Joe Banta Joe Banta, Part 1 Joe Banta was interviewed on December 19, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this first part of a two part... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Joe Banta Joe Banta Joe Banta, Part 2 This is a continuation of the interview with Joe Banta on December 19, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Mary Barry Mary Barry

Mary Barry was interviewed on December 10, 2010 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Mary talks about her family history and growing up in Seward, effects of the military presence and tourism on...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Matthew Beans Matthew Beans Matthew Beans Matthew Beans talks about the Yup'ik name for Bethel and explains how his father got his last name. Bethel Communities of Memory
Donald Don Bedford Donald Bedford, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Donald Bedford on January 20, 1998 by Charles "Chuck" Mobley at the Bedford's home in Auke Bay, Alaska. Don's wife, Carol Bedford, was also present during the interview. In this second part of a two...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Donald Don Bedford Donald Bedford, Part 1

Donald Bedford was interviewed on January 20, 1998 by Charles "Chuck" Mobley at the Bedford's home in Auke Bay, Alaska. Don's wife, Carol Bedford, was also present during the interview. In this interview, Don talks about his experiences flying,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Joseph Joe Beetus Joe and Celia Beetus, Part 2

We met with Joe and Celia Beetus, Susie Williams' brother, on February 19, 2003 at their home in Hughes, Alaska. Joe and Celia have contributed to the Gates of the Arctic National Park Project Jukebox in the past and invited us to their home to...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Celia Beetus Joe and Celia Beetus, Part 2

We met with Joe and Celia Beetus, Susie Williams' brother, on February 19, 2003 at their home in Hughes, Alaska. Joe and Celia have contributed to the Gates of the Arctic National Park Project Jukebox in the past and invited us to their home to...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Joseph Joe Beetus Joe and Celia Beetus, Part 1

Joe and Celia Beetus were interviewed on November 15, 1992 by Wendy Arundale in Fairbanks, Alaska. When we made this tape, Joe and Celia Beetus were visiting Fairbanks for the Athabascan Fiddling Festival. I picked them up downtown on a Sunday...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Celia Beetus Joe and Celia Beetus, Part 1

Joe and Celia Beetus were interviewed on November 15, 1992 by Wendy Arundale in Fairbanks, Alaska. When we made this tape, Joe and Celia Beetus were visiting Fairbanks for the Athabascan Fiddling Festival. I picked them up downtown on a Sunday...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Robert Benda Robert Benda Robert Benda

Robert Benda was interviewed on October 7, 2007 by Sharon Bushell in Valdez, Alaska. Bob's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Lindberg Bergman Lindberg and Lydia Bergman, Part 1

I interviewed Lindberg and Lydia Bergman in their home in Allakaket, Alaska during the afternoon of November 23, l992. We sat around the living room area to make the tape. Since this was the first time Lindberg had ever been interviewed on tape...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lydia Bergman Lindberg and Lydia Bergman, Part 1

I interviewed Lindberg and Lydia Bergman in their home in Allakaket, Alaska during the afternoon of November 23, l992. We sat around the living room area to make the tape. Since this was the first time Lindberg had ever been interviewed on tape...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lindberg Bergman Lindberg and Lydia Bergman, Part 2

Wendy Arundale continues interviewing Lindberg and Lydia Bergman and talking about their paid employment and their life around the Episcopal Church.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lydia Bergman Lindberg and Lydia Bergman, Part 2

Wendy Arundale continues interviewing Lindberg and Lydia Bergman and talking about their paid employment and their life around the Episcopal Church.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Emil Berikoff Emil Berikoff Emil Berikoff Emil Berikoff talks about his memories of going to school in Unalaska. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Harriet Berikoff Harriet Berikoff Harriet Berikoff Harriet Berikoff talks about moving to Unalaska and her experiences in the community. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Madeline Bifelt Madeline Bifelt

My conversation with Madeline Bifelt took place in the comfortable and airy back room of Cue and Madeline's old, but relatively spacious house in Huslia, Alaska where Madeline has been doing a lot of her sewing. It was early afternoon on July 21...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Fred Lee Bifelt Fred Lee Bifelt

Fred Lee Bifelt was interviewed on July 24, 1992 by Wendy Arundale in Huslia, Alaska. At the time of the interview, Fred was one of the younger leaders of the Huslia community. Because it was fishing season at the time of the interview, and Fred...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Jim Biles Jim Biles, Part 1

Jim Biles was interviewed on September 8, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Leslie McCartney at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Jim had attended the conference "A Cold War, 2014 Alaska Conference and Nike Veterans...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Jim Biles Jim Biles, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Jim Biles on September 8, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Leslie McCartney at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this second part of a three part interview, Jim discusses...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Jim Biles Jim Biles, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Jim Biles on September 8, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Leslie McCartney at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this third part of a three part interview, Jim describes his...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Captain Jim Binkley Charles Jim Binkley Captain Jim Binkley "Captain Jim" Binkley, Jr. talks about riverboating on the Yukon River. This recording has been edited. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Bob Bishop Bob Bishop, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Bob Bishop on September 9, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this third part of a three part interview, Bob describes a...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Bob Bishop Bob Bishop, Part 1

Bob Bishop was interviewed on September 9, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bob had attended the conference "A Cold War, 2014 Alaska Conference and Nike Veterans...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Bob Bishop Bob Bishop, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bob Bishop on September 9, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this second part of a three part interview, Bob talks about...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Percy Blatchford Percy Blatchford

Percy Blatchford was interviewed on April 12, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Don Callaway and Karen Brewster at the Van Gilder Hotel in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about his childhood, working as a longshoreman, the Native community in...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Joseph Bloom Dr. Joseph Bloom, Part 1

Dr. Joe Bloom was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on April 20, 2010 at his home in Portland, Oregon about his career as a provider of mental health services in Alaska. As a psychiatrist, he helped establish mental health programs...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Joseph Bloom Dr. Joseph Bloom, Part 2

Dr. Joe Bloom was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on April 20, 2010 at his home in Portland, Oregon. 

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Pete Bowers Pete Bowers Pete Bowers was interviewed on July 20, 2011 by Robert Drozda and Marla Statscewich at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, Alaska. Angela Linn, Ethnology Collection Manager, and Emily Chagluak, her student intern, were also... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Don Brandon Don Brandon

Don Brandon was interviewed by Bill Schneider on April 20, 2009 in his office at the Region 10 Disability Business Technical Assistance Center in Seattle, Washington. He shares the story of his family, their care for his two brothers who resided...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Dick Branton Dick Branton, Part 2

Dick Branton continues and concludes his interview with Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on June 11, 2009 at his home in Wasilla, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Dick Branton Dick Branton, Part 1

Dick Branton was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on June 11, 2009 at his home in Wasilla, Alaska. He began his career in law enforcement before Alaska became a state. He moved into work with the Department of Corrections for the...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Lucille Brenwick Lucille Brenwick

This interview was held at Lucille Brenwick's home in Copper Center, Alaska, a neat and comfortable house located next to the National Park Service offices. Lucille's great-niece, Ruth Ann Warden, of the Park Service, conducted the interview with...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ross Brockman Ross Brockman

Ross Brockman was a long time Wiseman resident who passed away in 1992. Ross was an avid fiddler, writer, and gardener. He made this recording by himself in January of 1979. On tape he tells stories about Wiseman, reflects upon his youth, and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Brosge Bill Brosge, Part 1

Bill Brosge was interviewed in his home in Woodside, California on September 23, 2004 by Karen Brewster, two days after his 83rd birthday. He worked as a geologist for the United States Geological Survey, Alaska Branch from the early 1940s until...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Brosge Bill Brosge, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Bill Brosge on September 23, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Woodside, California. This is part two of tape number Oral History 2002-27-21. In this part of the interview, Bill talks about exploring the...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Ralph Broshes Ralph Broshes

Ralph Broshes spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Ralph talks about how he came to Homer, what it was like to work...

Homer Communities of Memory
Eugene Aalaak Brower Eugene Brower, Interview 1

Eugene Brower was interviewed on June 25, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project,...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Eugene Aalaak Brower Eugene Brower, Interview 2

Eugene Brower was interviewed on November 12, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre "Oliver" Dammann at the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow, Alaska. In this interview, Eugene shares his knowledge of and experience with whaling and changing sea ice...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Thomas Tommy Brower, III Thomas Brower, III, Interview 2

Thomas "Tommy" Brower, III was interviewed on June 29, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Thomas Tommy Brower, III Thomas Brower, III, Interview 1

Thomas "Tommy" Brower, III was interviewed on July 12, 2008 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Harry Kupaaq Brower, Sr. Harry Brower, Sr.

Harry Brower, Sr. was interviewed on November 7, 1979 by Ron Metzner in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. Interviews from this project appear in Historical References to Ice...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
William Bill Brown William Brown, Part 1

Bill Brown was interviewed on October 22, 1992 by David Krupa at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bill was visiting Fairbanks from his home in Gustavus, Alaska to finish work on Denali Mountaineering Project...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
William Bill Brown William Brown, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill Brown on October 22, 1992 by David Krupa at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 93-15-01. In this part of the...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Alexander Alex Bryner Justice Alex Bryner, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Justice Alex Bryner on January 24, 2012 in Anchorage, Alaska by Karen Brewster, William Oberly, and Kelly Taylor. This is a continuation of tape numbers Oral History 2012-02-03, Parts 1 and 2. In this...

Judges of Alaska
Alexander Alex Bryner Justice Alex Bryner, Part 1

Justice Alex Bryner was interviewed on January 24, 2012 by Karen Brewster, William Oberly, and Kelly Taylor at the Boney Courthouse in Anchorage, Alaska. Alex Bryner served as the first Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals from 1980 to 1997. In...

Judges of Alaska
Alexander Alex Bryner Justice Alex Bryner, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Justice Alex Bryner by Karen Brewster, William Oberly, and Kelly Taylor on January 24, 2012 in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 2012-02-3, Part 1, and continues...

Judges of Alaska
Millie Buck Millie Buck

Millie Buck was interviewed on April 10, 1998 by William Schneider at her home in Glennallen, Alaska. At the time of the interview, her family was preparing food to take to Chitina to celebrate her mother's birthday. Her mother, Margaret Eskilida...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Verona Ronnie Budge Verona "Ronnie" Budge

Verona "Ronnie" Budge was interviewed on September 11, 2015 by Barbara Cellarius at the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park district ranger station in Slana, Alaska while Ronnie was back visiting the area for a few weeks from her home in Whitefish,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Buck Bukowski Buck Bukowski Buck Bukowski Buck Bukowski talks about a plane crash he and a friend witnessed while on a hunting trip. The pilot wanted the hunters to mush the passengers into town instead of calling for a rescue. He tells another story about a plane crash he was involved in... Bethel Communities of Memory
Charlie Campbell Charlie Campbell

Charlie Campbell was interviewed by Bill Schneider on October 24, 2012 at Bill Schneider's home in Fairbanks, Alaska when Charlie was visiting from his home in Tanana, Alaska. Karen Brewster videotaped the interview, and Chas Jones was also...

Dangerous Ice
Jackie Campbell Keith and Jackie Campbell, Part 2

This is a continuation of an inteview with Keith and Jackie Campbell by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster on August 6, 2010 at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Keith and Jackie talk about construction of the road to Exit...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Keith Campbell Keith and Jackie Campbell, Part 1

Keith and Jackie Campbell were interviewed on August 6, 2010 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, the Campbells talk about life in Seward and how it has changed, Keith's work at the hospital, and...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Jackie Campbell Keith and Jackie Campbell, Part 1

Keith and Jackie Campbell were interviewed on August 6, 2010 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, the Campbells talk about life in Seward and how it has changed, Keith's work at the hospital, and...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Keith Campbell Keith and Jackie Campbell, Part 2

This is a continuation of an inteview with Keith and Jackie Campbell by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster on August 6, 2010 at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Keith and Jackie talk about construction of the road to Exit...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Michael Carey Michael Carey

Michael Carey was interviewed on May 26, 2009 by Charles Fedullo at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Michael Carey assesses the career of Senator Ted Stevens and his contributions to Alaska. Carey also talks about...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Joseph Josie Carlough Joseph "Josie" Carlough

Joseph "Josie" Carlough was interviewed on January 8, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Village Tribe's Senior Meals Room in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Josie talks about growing up and going to school in Seldovia, working as a...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Victor Vic Carlson Judge Victor Carlson, Part 1

Judge Victor Carlson was interviewed on January 24, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Michael Schwaiger at his home in Anchorage, Alaska. Victor Carlson grew up on a farm in Michigan, served in the Navy at Adak Island, and went to law school at the...

Judges of Alaska
Victor Vic Carlson Judge Victor Carlson, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Victor Carlson on January 24, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Michael Schwaiger at his home in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 2012-02-02, Part 1. In this part of...

Judges of Alaska
Maureen and Bob Carlson Maureen & Bob Carlson Maureen and Bob Carlson Maureen and Bob Carlson talk about moving to Bethel and the difficulties of finding land or housing. Bethel Communities of Memory
Diane Carpenter Diane Carpenter Diane Carpenter Diane Carpenter talks about the first car that came into Bethel on an F27 airplane. She also tells a few stories about the characters in Bethel who like to play practical jokes. Bethel Communities of Memory
Pearl Laska Chamberlain Pearl Laska Chamberlain

Pearl Laska Chamberlain was interviewed on May 24, 1991 by Margaret Van Cleve at the sound studio at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Pearl talks about learning to fly in a...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Lena Charley Lena Charley

Lena Charley was interviewed on April 23, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at her home in Chistochina, Alaska. Jessica Denny, Lena's granddaughter, also participated in the interview. In this interview, Lena talks about growing up...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Arlene Clay Magistrate Arlene Clay, Part 1

Arlene Clay was interviewed on January 25, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Barbara Hood at her apartment at the Primrose Retirement Community in Wasilla, Alaska. Arlene’s friend, John Murphy was also present at the interview. Originally from Maine,...

Judges of Alaska
Arlene Clay Magistrate Arlene Clay, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Magistrate Arlene Clay on January 25, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Barbara Hood at her apartment at the Primrose Retirement Community in Wasilla, Alaska. Arlene’s friend, John Murphy was also present at...

Judges of Alaska
Jack Coghill Jack Coghill Jack Coghill Jack Coghill talks about Christmas in Nenana. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Alta Colberg Alta Colberg

Alta Colberg was interviewed on August 20, 2014 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Alta talks about moving to Seldovia as a child and what it was like growing up in Seldovia.  She also talks about raising...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Louis Lou Collier Louis "Lou" Collier

Louis "Lou" Collier was interviewed on August 20, 2014 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Conference Center in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Lou talks about the history of Seldovia from when there were active canneries, to the 1964 Alaska...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Bruce Collins Bruce Collins

Bruce Collins was interviewed on Thursday, August 6, 1992 by David Krupa at Bruce's office in Anchorage, Alaska. Bruce is currently Aviation Manager for the National Park Service, but from 1981-1991 he was Chief Ranger for Gates of the Arctic...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
LeNora Conkle LeNora Conkle

LeNora Conkle was interviewed on October 19, 1993 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at her home, the Eagle Trail Ranch, near Nabesna, Alaska at Mile 58 on the Tok Highway. The road down to her place was under some scrutiny, since she wanted to...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Hugh Connelly Hugh and Sandra Connelly

Hugh and Sandra Connelly were interviewed on February 19, 1986 by William Schneider and Doris Southall in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this excerpt of the first tape of the interview, Hugh Connelly talks about working as a section crew member for the...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Sandra Connelly Hugh and Sandra Connelly

Hugh and Sandra Connelly were interviewed on February 19, 1986 by William Schneider and Doris Southall in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this excerpt of the first tape of the interview, Hugh Connelly talks about working as a section crew member for the...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Chris Cooke Christopher Cooke Chris Cooke Chris Cooke was the superior court judge in Bethel, Alaska for ten years and he tells a story about taking Dr. Sata (a psychiatrist who was a presenter at a judge's conference) on a tour of Bethel and how much the judge enjoyed his visit. He also... Bethel Communities of Memory
Tom Copeland Tom Copeland Tom Copeland

Tom Copeland was interviewed on April 28, 2007 by Sharon Bushell in Bellingham, Washington. Tom's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Steve Cowper Steve Cowper

Former Alaska Governor Steve Cowper was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Perdue with videography by Deborah Lawton and Michael Letzring of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on April 25, 2008 at the Marriot Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. He discusses...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Ella Craig Ella Craig, Interview 1, Part 1

Ella Craig was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on November 13, 2008 at the Mental Health Trust Authority office in Anchorage, Alaska. She discusses arriving in Kodiak in 1953 from Atlanta, Georgia and her many years as a social...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Ella Craig Ella Craig, Interview 2

Ella Craig was interviewed by Karen Brewster and Bill Schneider with videography by Deborah Lawton and Aaron Elterman of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on June 10, 2009 at the Marriot Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. This was a follow-up to the first...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Ella Craig Ella Craig, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Ella Craig by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on November 13, 2008 at the Mental Health Trust Authority office in Anchorage, Alaska. 

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
John Crawford John and Darlene Crawford

John and Darlene Crawford were interviewed on August 20, 2104 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Conference Center in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, John and Darlene talk about life in Seldovia in the early days and the first cars in the...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Darlene Crawford John and Darlene Crawford

John and Darlene Crawford were interviewed on August 20, 2104 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Conference Center in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, John and Darlene talk about life in Seldovia in the early days and the first cars in the...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Don Creamer Donald Creamer Don Creamer Don Creamer talks about growing up on Creamer's Dairy Farm. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Lyle Cronk Lyle Cronk

Lyle Cronk was interviewed on August 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at his home in Northway, Alaska.  In this interview, Lyle talks about working for the Federal Aviation Administration at the airport in Northway, changes in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Moses Cruikshank Moses Cruikshank Moses Cruikshank was interviewed on February 21, 1986 by William Schneider in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Moses talks about caring for dogs as a child at St. Mark's Mission, Archdeacon Hudson Stuck's dog team, and his special dog, Muck.... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Beverly Bev Cutler Judge Beverly Cutler, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Beverly Cutler on January 25, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Margaret Russell at her home in Palmer, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Judge Cutler talks about being a female judge, starting the...

Judges of Alaska
Beverly Bev Cutler Judge Beverly Cutler, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Beverly Cutler on January 25, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Margaret Russell at her home in Palmer, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Judge Cutler talks about working with other judges,...

Judges of Alaska
Beverly Bev Cutler Judge Beverly Cutler, Part 1

Judge Beverly Cutler was interviewed on January 25, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Margaret Russell at her home in Palmer, Alaska.  Beverly Cutler grew up near Washington, DC and earned a law degree from Yale Law School. She came to Alaska in 1974 as...

Judges of Alaska
David David David and Kitty David

I interviewed Kitty and David David on the evening of November 20, 1992 sitting around their dining room table in their cabin in Allakaket, Alaska. At first David was rather quiet, but he spoke up more as he became more comfortable with working...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Kitty David David and Kitty David

I interviewed Kitty and David David on the evening of November 20, 1992 sitting around their dining room table in their cabin in Allakaket, Alaska. At first David was rather quiet, but he spoke up more as he became more comfortable with working...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Roy David, Sr. Roy David, Sr., Part 1

Roy David, Sr. was interviewed on December 10, 2013 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at the school in Tetlin, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Roy talks about his life growing up in Tetlin following a traditional...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Roy David, Sr. Roy David, Sr., Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Roy David, Sr. on December 10, 2013 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at the school in Tetlin, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Roy talks about hunting, hunting regulations,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ellen Demit Ellen Demit Ellen Demit, Interview 1

Ellen Demit was interviewed on August 15, 2000 by Don Callaway and Connie Friend in Healy Lake, Alaska for ...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ellen Demit Ellen Demit, Speech to Relatives

This is a speech that Ellen Demit gave to her relatives in the village of Healy Lake, Alaska on January 19, 2001 which was recorded by Connie Friend for ...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ellen Demit Ellen Demit Ellen Demit, Interview 2, Part 1

This is a continuation of the interview with Ellen Demit by Don Callaway and Connie Friend for Mendees Cheeg Naltsiin Keey': An Oral History of the People of...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ellen Demit Ellen Demit, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Ellen Demit on August 16, 2000 by Don Callaway and Connie Friend in Healy Lake, Alaska for Mendees Cheeg Naltsiin...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Cora Demit Cora Demit

Cora Demit was interviewed on April 22, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at the headquarters of the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge near Tok, Alaska. In this interview, Cora talks about her family background, her childhood, living...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
William Demoski William Bill Demoski William Demoski William (Bill) Demoski was interviewed on June 15, 2011 by Robert Drozda, Karen Brewster, and Marla Statscewich at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, Alaska. Angela Linn, Ethnology Collection Manager, and Briana Brenner, her... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Angeline Derendoff Angeline Derendoff, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Angeline Derendoff by Wendy Arundale on July 23, 1992 in Huslia, Alaska. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 93-15-32. In this part of the interview, Angeline talks about her wedding to...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Angeline Derendoff Angeline Derendoff, Part 1

I interviewed Angeline Derendoff on the evening of Thursday, July 23, 1992. We worked together around a table in the kitchen area of her home in Huslia, Alaska. Although her husband, Richard, is still alive, he is blind and has significant health...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
John Devens, Jr. John Devens, Jr. John Devens, Jr.

John Devens, Jr. was interviewed on August 15, 2007 by Sharon Bushell in Copper Center, Alaska. John's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
John Devens, Sr. John Devens, Sr. John Devens, Sr.

John Devens, Sr. was interviewed on October 8, 2007 by Sharron Bushell in Valdez, Alaska. John's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Louis Packy Dick Louis "Packy" Dick

Packy Dick was interviewed on August 5, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster and Shannon Kovac in his home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Packy talks about how he got his nickname, growing up in Seward, the effect of the military and how...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Mary Ellen Duggan Clark Mary Ellen Duggan Clark

Mary Ellen Duggan Clark was interviewed on June 16, 1990 by Sande Faulkner in Kennecott, Alaska during the Kennecott Kids reunion. In this interview, she talks about growing up in Kennecott, going to school there, and what it was like to be a...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Wayne Eben Wayne Eben Wayne Eben was interviewed on November 10, 1992 by James Nageak at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for the Alaska Native Studies Department's Elders in Residence course. In this interview, Wayne talks about life at the roadhouse, helping dog... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Ann Edwards Ann Edwards and Elma Sam

I recorded Ann Edwards' memories together with those of her older sister, Elma Sam. Ann is four years younger than Elma. We taped in Elma's home in Alatna, Alaska around mid-day on November 21, l992. Although her husband, Frank Sam, is no longer...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Jane Eiseman Jane Eisemann Jane Eisemann

Jane Eisemann was interviewed on September 18, 2007 by Sharon Bushell in Kodiak, Alaska. Jane's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Kirk Ellis Kirk Ellis

Kirk Ellis was interviewed on June 11, 1993 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at his family's homestead, Devils Mountain Lodge, at the end of the Nabesna Road in Nabesna, Alaska. In this interview, Kirk talks about his early childhood experiences...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of cole and lorene ellis Cole Ellis Cole and Lorene Ellis

Cole and his mother, Lorene Ellis, were interviewed on June 11, 1993 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at the family homestead, Mile 42 on the Nabesna Road in Nabesna, Alaska. In this interview, Cole and Lorene speak about the joys and hardships...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of cole and lorene ellis Lorene Ellis Cole and Lorene Ellis

Cole and his mother, Lorene Ellis, were interviewed on June 11, 1993 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at the family homestead, Mile 42 on the Nabesna Road in Nabesna, Alaska. In this interview, Cole and Lorene speak about the joys and hardships...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Fred Elvsaas Fred Elvsaas, Interview 1, Part 1, Side B

This is a continuation of the interview with Fred Elvsaas on August 8, 2008 by Charles Mobley for the Seldovia Sewer and Water Monitoring -- Archeological Monitoring Project at Fred's home in Seldovia, Alaska. This is Side B of the first part of...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Fred Elvsaas Fred Elvsaas, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Fred Elvsaas on August 8, 2008 by Charles Mobley for the Seldovia Sewer and Water Monitoring -- Archeological Monitoring Project at Fred's home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this second part of a two part...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Fred Elvsaas Fred Elvsaas, Interview 2

Fred Elvsaas was interviewed on September 24, 2014 by Jan Yaeger at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Fred talks about commercial setnet fishing, the equipment used, and maintaining his gear. He also talks about establishment of...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Fred Elvsaas Fred Elvsaas, Interview 1, Part 1, Side A

Fred Elvsaas was interviewed on August 8, 2008 by Charles Mobley for the Seldovia Sewer and Water Monitoring -- Archeological Monitoring Project at Fred's home in Seldovia, Alaska. This is Side A of the first part of a two part interview. In this...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Andrew Andy Embick Dr. Andy Embick, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Dr. Andy Embick by David Krupa on July 25, 1993 in Valdez, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Andy talks about the thrill and enjoyment of whitewater kayaking, a bear encounter, the future of...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Andrew Andy Embick Dr. Andy Embick, Part 1

Dr. Andy Embick was interviewed on July 25, 1993 by David Krupa at the Embick home in Valdez, Alaska. The family's love of outdoor sports and recreation covers the walls; variously sized skis, backpacks, mountaineering equipment, and kayaks are...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
William Bill English Bill English, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill English on March 29, 2012 by Leslie McCartney at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Syd Stealey is also present during the interview. In this second part of a two part...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
William Bill English William and Shirley English

Bill and Shirley English were interviewed at their home in Anchorage, Alaska on August 4, 1992 by David Krupa. Before consenting to the interview, Bill took time to inquire about the purposes of the project, the background of the interviewer, and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Shirley English William and Shirley English

Bill and Shirley English were interviewed at their home in Anchorage, Alaska on August 4, 1992 by David Krupa. Before consenting to the interview, Bill took time to inquire about the purposes of the project, the background of the interviewer, and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
William Bill English Bill English, Part 1

Bill English was interviewed on March 29, 2012 by Leslie McCartney at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bill's long-time friend Sydnor "Syd" Stealey was also present during the interview. Bill lives in Anchorage,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Ron Engstrom Ron Engstrom

Ron Engstrom was interviewed in September 2003 by Mark Cosson in Nome, Alaska for the KUAC-TV Documentary "Klondike and Alaska: A Rail History." In this interview, Ron talks about his boyhood memories and history of the railroads in the Nome area...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Sue Entsminger Frank and Sue Entsminger, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Frank and Sue Entsminger on April 22, 2015 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at their home on the Tok Cutoff Road near Tok, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Frank and Sue...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Frank Entsminger Frank and Sue Entsminger, Part 1

Frank and Sue Entsminger were interviewed on April 22, 2015 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at their home on the Tok Cutoff Road near Tok, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Frank and Sue talk about their personal...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Sue Entsminger Frank and Sue Entsminger, Part 1

Frank and Sue Entsminger were interviewed on April 22, 2015 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at their home on the Tok Cutoff Road near Tok, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Frank and Sue talk about their personal...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Frank Entsminger Frank and Sue Entsminger, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Frank and Sue Entsminger on April 22, 2015 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at their home on the Tok Cutoff Road near Tok, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Frank and Sue...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Margaret Maggie Eskilida Margaret Eskilida

Margaret Eskilida was interviewed by Bill Schneider, Ruth Ann Warden, and Margaret's daughter, Millie Buck, on June 8, 1999 at Millie's and her husband, Billy's, house in Glennallen, Alaska. Margaret was not feeling well, so the interview was...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Bill Etchells Bill Etchells

Bill Etchells was interviewed on October 22, 1993 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at his homestead near Kenny Lake, Alaska. Bill moved to Alaska in the early 1960's. There were pictures of his son adorning the cabin. There were some antique...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Cliff Everts Cliff Everts

Cliff Everts was interviewed on January 9, 2004 by Bill Schneider at the corporate headquarters of Everts Air Service on the west ramp of the Fairbanks International Airport runway in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Everts Air business has grown immensely...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Fred Ewan Fred Ewan

Fred Ewan was interviewed on June 8, 1999 by Ruth Ann Warden and Bill Schneider at his house in Gulkana, Alaska. Ruth Ann arranged the interview and throughout the interview Fred references her grandfather, Henry Johns. Fred's interview is...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of lena farkas and nellie lord Lena Farkas Lena Farkas and Nellie Lord

Lena Farkas and Nellie Lord were interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 11, 1995 at the National Park Service office in Yakutat, Alaska. This is the second interview conducted by William Schneider with Nellie Lord. She set up the interviews and in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Howard Farley Howard Farley Howard Farley Howard Farley talks about starting the Iditarod Dog Sled Race from Anchorage to Nome in 1973. Nome Communities of Memory
Patience Faulkner Patience Faulkner, Part 1

Patience Faulkner was interviewed on February 7, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this first part of a three...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Patience Faulkner Patience Faulkner, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Patience Faulkner on February 7, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera....

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Patience Faulkner Patience Faulkner, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Patience Faulkner on February 7, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera....

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Jack Ferguson Jack Ferguson

Jack Ferguson was interviewed on June 9, 2009 by Charles Fedullo and Paul McCarthy in his office in Washington, D.C. In this interview, Jack Ferguson talks about working for Senator Stevens and his job responsibilities, which included working on...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Jack Ferguson Jack Ferguson Jack Ferguson was interviewed on March 15, 1985 by William Schneider in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about his experiences working for the Alaska Railroad as a section crew member, as a fireman on steam engines, and as an engineer... Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Lillian Lill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 1

Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi collaborated in interviewing Bill and Lill Fickus at their home on Crevice Creek, John Rivers, about 40 miles north of Bettles, Alaska on September 26, 1994. Dan was a research associate at the Oral History Program at...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus' home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part two of the five part interview, they talk about their life at Crevice...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lillian Lill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus' home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part three of the five part interview, they talk about raising their...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lillian Lill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 4

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus’ home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part four of the five part interview, they talk about guiding in, access...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lillian Lill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus' home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part two of the five part interview, they talk about their life at Crevice...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 5

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus’ home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part five of the five part interview, they talk about rescues, people they...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 1

Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi collaborated in interviewing Bill and Lill Fickus at their home on Crevice Creek, John Rivers, about 40 miles north of Bettles, Alaska on September 26, 1994. Dan was a research associate at the Oral History Program at...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus' home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part three of the five part interview, they talk about raising their...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 4

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus’ home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part four of the five part interview, they talk about guiding in, access...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Lillian Lill Fickus Bill and Lill Fickus, Part 5

This is a continuation of an interview with Bill and Lill Fickus by Dan O'Neill and Steve Ulvi on September 26, 1994 in the Fickus’ home in Crevice Creek, Alaska. In this, part five of the five part interview, they talk about rescues, people they...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
James Fitzgerald Judge James Fitzgerald, Interview 2

Judge James Fitzgerald was interviewed on September 16, 2005 by Margaret Russell in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about working cases in his early years in Ketchikan and Juneau, relationship between local police and the US...

Judges of Alaska
James Fitzgerald Judge James Fitzgerald, Interview 3

Judge James Fitzgerald was interviewed on November 18, 2005 by Margaret Russell in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about working cases in his early years in Ketchikan and Juneau, relationship between local police and the US...

Judges of Alaska
James Fitzgerald Judge James Fitzgerald, Interview 1

Judge James Fitzgerald was interviewed on June 3, 2005 by Margaret Russell in Anchorage, Alaska. Originally from Portland, Oregon, James Fitzgerald worked as a fireman and served in the US Marine Corps before going to law school at Willamette...

Judges of Alaska
Howard Fix Howard Fix

Howard Fix was interviewed on August 6, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius in Northway, Alaska.  In this interview, Howard talks about his work in construction in Northway, his experiences hunting, trapping, and fishing in the area,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Oscar Frank Oscar Frank

Oscar Frank was interviewed on July 12, 1995 by Bill Schneider, Nellie Lord and Mary Ann Porter at the National Park Service office in Yakutat, Alaska. Nellie asked Oscar to do a recording on Tlingit history. He is the most senior of the people...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Richard Frank Harold Woods and Richard Frank

Harold Woods and Richard Frank were interviewed on February 12, 1987 by William Schneider and Pete Bowers in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Harold and Richard talk about their experiences with the early days of sled dog racing in interior...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Richard Frank Richard Frank Richard Frank Richard Frank talks about working on riverboats in Alaska. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Keith Freeman Keith Freeman

Keith Freeman was interviewed on August 7, 2010 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at his home in Cooper Landing, Alaska. In this interview, Keith talks about helping to build the Herman Leirer Road to Exit Glacier and getting the Cat across...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Anne Fuller Anne Fuller Anne Fuller Anne Fuller talks about growing up in Oregon and some of the memories she had there. She talks about how Juneau reminds her of the coast of Oregon and how it has become her home. Juneau Communities of Memory
John Gaedeke John Gaedeke

John Gaedeke was interviewed on May 6, 2004 by Bill Schneider at Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. John and his mother, Pat, run Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge in the...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Ron Gatterdam Ron Gatterdam

This is a recording of Ron Gatterdam giving a presentation titled "Alaska Railroads that Never Were” on March 9, 2010 at the Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad’s monthly "Rail Stories" public lecture series held at the Tanana Valley Railroad...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Katie Gavenus Katie Gavenus Katie Gavenus, Part 2 This is a continuation of the interview with Katie Gavenus on February 13, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto in Homer, Alaska. In this second part of a three part interview, Katie discusses her thoughts on the need to involve young people in events after an... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Katie Gavenus Katie Gavenus Katie Gavenus, Part 3 This is a continuation of the interview with Katie Gavenus on February 13, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto in Homer, Alaska. In this third part of a three part interview, Katie discusses the resilience of people in oil spill impacted communities and the... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Katie Gavenus Katie Gavenus Katie Gavenus, Part 1

Katie Gavenus was interviewed on February 13, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto in Homer, Alaska. In this first part of a three part interview, Katie discusses her childhood recollection of the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, how the oil spill impacted both...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Shirly Giles Shirly Giles

Shirly Giles was interviewed on August 17, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Shirly talks about arriving in Seldovia, the 1964 Earthquake and the subsequent changes that occured in the community....

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Tom Gillespie Tom Gillespie, Part 1

Tom Gillespie was interviewed on April 11, 2010 by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at his home on Bear Lake in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Tom talks about growing up in the Exit Glacier Road area, logging and sawmills,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Tom Gillespie Tom Gillespie, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Tom Gillespie by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster on April 11, 2010 at his home on Bear Lake in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Tom talks about changes in Seward, mining,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Benjamin Golodoff Benjamin Ben Golodoff Benjamin Golodoff Benjamin Golodoff talks about the dogs he had as a child. Unalaska Communities of Memory
James Jim Gottstein Jim Gottstein

Jim Gottstein was interviewed by Bill Schneider at his office on April 5, 2007 in Anchorage, Alaska. He was not expecting a recorded interview, but graciously agreed to spare the time, even though it was late in the day. The interview took place...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Mike Gravel Senator Mike Gravel, Part 1

Senator Mike Gravel was interviewed on May 26, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster at his home in Burlingame, California. In this interview, Senator Gravel talks about how he got into Alaskan politics, what it was like working as a...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Mike Gravel Senator Mike Gravel, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Senator Mike Gravel on May 26, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster at his home in Burlingame, California. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 2011-21-03, Part 1, and continues...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Mike Gravel Senator Mike Gravel, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Senator Mike Gravel on May 26, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster at his home in Burlingame, California. This is a continuation of tape numbers Oral History 2011-21-03, Parts 1 and 2. In this...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Marcee Gray Marcee Gray

Marcee Gray spoke on April 26, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Marcee tells a story about working with crab pots on a fishing...

Homer Communities of Memory
Millie Gray Millie Gray

Millie Gray was interviewed on October 10, 1992 by Bill Schneider at her home on the outskirts of Evansville, near Bettles, Alaska. She and her husband have retired. Millie has a real love for history; she has old pictures of her father and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Mary Greene Judge Mary Greene

Judge Mary Greene was interviewed in her office in the Butrovich Building on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on February 1, 2007 in Fairbanks, Alaska. She was General Counsel for the University of...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Joe Griffith Joe Griffith, Part 1

Joe Griffith was interviewed on September 5, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Leslie McCartney at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. Joe was one of the keynote speakers at the conference "A Cold War, 2014 Alaska Conference and Nike Veterans...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Joe Griffith Joe Griffith, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Joe Griffith on September 5, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Leslie McCartney at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Joe talks about the cooperation...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
John Gruber John Gruber, Part 1

John Gruber was interviewed on September 3, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, John talks about his family history in Seldovia. He talks about family members coming to...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
John Gruber John Gruber, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with John Gruber on September 3, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, John talks about his grandparents, Jack and Susan English, their...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Steve Grubis Steve and Kay Grubis

Steve and Kay Grubis were interviewed on September 26, 2003 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa (cultural anthropologist for Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve) at Pat Dubbs' house in Fairbanks, Alaska. They were in town to house-sit...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Kay Grubis Steve and Kay Grubis

Steve and Kay Grubis were interviewed on September 26, 2003 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa (cultural anthropologist for Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve) at Pat Dubbs' house in Fairbanks, Alaska. They were in town to house-sit...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
George Gryc George Gryc, Part 1

George Gryc was interviewed in his office at the United States Geological Survey, Western Region Center in Menlo Park, California on September 21, 2004 by Karen Brewster. Although George is retired, the USGS has an emeritus program that continues...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
George Gryc George Gryc, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with George Gryc on September 21, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Menlo Park, California. This is part two of tape number Oral History 2002-27-19. The interview continues in part three and four of tape number...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
George Gryc George Gryc, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with George Gryc on September 21, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Menlo Park, California. This is part three of tape number Oral History 2002-27-19. The interview continues in part four of tape number Oral...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
George Gryc George Gryc, Part 4

This is a continuation of the interview with George Gryc on September 21, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Menlo Park, California. This is part four of tape number Oral History 2002-27-19. The interview began in tape number Oral History 2002-27-19,...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Nora Guinn Judge Nora Guinn

Judge Nora Guinn was interviewed around 1976 by Evan McKenzie in Bethel, Alaska. Thomas Okpealuk was the cameraman. Nora Guinn was born in 1920 in Akiak, Alaska to Joe and Anna Venes. She was educated at Eklutna Boarding School and high school in...

Judges of Alaska
Dan Gullickson Dan Gullickson, Part 1

Dan Gullickson was interviewed on January 27, 2010 by Karen Brewster at the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Dan talks about the history of the Tanana Valley Railroad, and the Friends...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Dan Gullickson Dan Gullickson, Part 2

Dan Gullickson was interviewed on January 27, 2010 by Karen Brewster at the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Dan talks about rescuing Engine #1, finding blueprints and old...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Bonnie Hahn Bonnie Hahn Bonnie Hahn Bonnie Hahn talks about life in Nome, Alaska, and her first job working as an operator for the telephone company. Nome Communities of Memory
Bonnie Hahn Bonnie Hahn Bonnie Hahn Retrospective In this 2007 discussion, Bonnie Hahn talks about changes in Nome since the original Nome Communities of Memory project in 1996, including increased coastal erosion, modernization of the town's infrastructure, and changes in animal and fish... Nome Communities of Memory
Jim Hannah Jim Hannah, Part 1

Jim Hannah was interviewed on June 14, 1993 by William Schneider, Dave Krupa, Ann Worthington and Jenna App at the National Park Service's airplane hangar at the Glennallen Air Field in Glennallen, Alaska. In this interview, Jim reflects upon the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Jim Hannah Jim Hannah, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Jim Hannah on June 14, 1993 by William Schneider, Dave Krupa, Ann Worthington and Jenna App at the National Park Service's airplane hangar at the Glennallen Air Field in Glennallen, Alaska. In this...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ed Hansen Roger Babler and Ed Hansen

Roger Babler and Ed Hansen were interviewed on September 3, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. Jerry and Phyllis Peet also were present during the interview. At the time of the interview,...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Anne Hatch Ralph and Anne Hatch

Ralph and Anne Hatch were interviewed on May 10, 2011 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, the Hatches talk about Ralph's growing up at the Jessie Lee Home, life in Seward in earlier days, and the...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Ralph Hatch Ralph and Anne Hatch

Ralph and Anne Hatch were interviewed on May 10, 2011 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, the Hatches talk about Ralph's growing up at the Jessie Lee Home, life in Seward in earlier days, and the...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Tom Hawkins Tom Hawkins

Tom Hawkins was interviewed by Karen Brewster and Bill Schneider with videography by Deborah Lawton and Aaron Elterman of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on June 10, 2009 at the Marriot Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. He has worked as a land manager for the...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Merritt Helfferich Merritt Helfferich Merritt Helfferich Merritt Helfferich talks about the Great Tanana River Raft Race. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Harmon Bud Helmericks Bud Helmericks

Bud Helmericks was interviewed on October 24, 2003 by Karen Brewster and David Krupa conducted at his home in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. As cultural anthropologist with Gates of the Arctic National Park, David Krupa was interested in hearing...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Joseph Joe Henderson Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson was interviewed on September 14, 1992 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa in Wiseman, Alaska at the general store that he and his wife, Sherry, recently restored and reopened. Sherry and Joe's young son, Eric, and Carol Scott also...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
DeLynn Henry DeLynn Henry

DeLynn Henry was interviewed on May 23, 2011 by Mary Anne Hamblen and Karen Brewster at her office at Northrop Grumman in Washington D.C. In this interview, she talks about the Ted Stevens she knew, who was a kind, caring and generous boss....

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Moses Henzie Marie and Moses Henzie

Moses and Marie Henzie were interviewed on November 19, 1992 by Wendy Arundale in their recently built log cabin in Allakaket, Alaska, which in the old style, they have left as one large room. A clear finish on the log walls and wooden ceiling...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Marie Henzie Marie and Moses Henzie

Moses and Marie Henzie were interviewed on November 19, 1992 by Wendy Arundale in their recently built log cabin in Allakaket, Alaska, which in the old style, they have left as one large room. A clear finish on the log walls and wooden ceiling...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
George Hohman George Hohman George Hohman George Hohman talks about a local eatery in Bethel, Alaska called Leen's Lodge, about learning to fly from some of the famous pilots in Bethel, and he tells a story about the pilot, Pat Smith. Bethel Communities of Memory
Susan Holly Susan Holly

Sue Holly was interviewed on September 16, 1992 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at the National Park Service field office in Bettles, Alaska, where Sue works as a seasonal park ranger. Although the tourist season was winding down, an early...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Milt and Cora Holmes Milton and Cora Holmes Milt and Cora Holmes Milt and Cora Holmes talk about strange experiences in Chernofski, Alaska. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Jean Huddleston Jean Huddleston

Jean Huddleston was interviewed by David Krupa on July 27, 1993 at her apartment in Copper Center, Alaska. Jean had spent a long day working as a volunteer at the George Ashby Memorial Museum, named in honor of her late father. Jean's interest in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Ray Hudson Raymond Hudson Ray Hudson Ray Hudson talks about the 50th Anniversary of the bombing of Dutch Harbor during World War II, and about local storyteller Henry Swanson. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Fred Hupprich Fred Hupprich, Interview 1, Part 1

Fred Hupprich was interviewed on January 7, 1994 by Margaret Van Cleve in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this first part of a two-part interview, Fred talks about growing up in Nenana, the railroad’s role in the community, railroad jobs, and working as a...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Fred Hupprich Fred Hupprich, Interview 2

This is an excerpt from a recording of Fred Hupprich speaking at the Pioneer Aviation Museum's public lecture series at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska on January 20, 2015. In this part of the recording, Fred talks about his connection with the...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Fred Hupprich Fred Hupprich, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Fred Hupprich on January 7, 1994 by Margaret Van Cleve in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this second part of a two-part interview, Fred talks about starting a business with his brother, driving trucks across...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Mary Huss Warren and Mary Huss, Part 1

Warren and Mary Huss were interviewed on August 5, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster and Shannon Kovac at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Warren and Mary talk about hunting in the Seward area, changes in wildlife populations,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Warren Huss Warren and Mary Huss, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Warren and Mary Huss by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster and Shannon Kovac on August 5, 2010 at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Warren and Mary talk about their hunting and snowmachine...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Mary Huss Warren and Mary Huss, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Warren and Mary Huss by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster and Shannon Kovac on August 5, 2010 at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Warren and Mary talk about their hunting and snowmachine...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Warren Huss Warren and Mary Huss, Part 1

Warren and Mary Huss were interviewed on August 5, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster and Shannon Kovac at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Warren and Mary talk about hunting in the Seward area, changes in wildlife populations,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
James Jim Hutchison James Hutchison

James "Jim" Hutchison was interviewed on March 12, 1985 by William Schneider at his home in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Jim talks about coming to Alaska with the U.S. Army and how he became an airplane mechanic. He also talks about...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Daniel Inouye Senator Daniel Inouye

Hawaii Senator Daniel Inouye was interviewed on June 9, 2009 by Charles Fedullo and Paul McCarthy in the Senator's Appropriations Office in Washington, D.C. In this interview, Senator Inouye talks about how he and Senator Stevens became such...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Jerry Isaac Jerry Isaac, Part 1

Jerry Isaac was interviewed on January 14, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska.  In the first part of this two part interview, Jerry talks about growing up in Tanacross, the changes in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Jerry Isaac Jerry Isaac, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview of Jerry Isaac on January 14, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska.  In the second part of this two part interview, Jerry talks about his thoughts...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Harold Itta Harold Itta

Harold Itta was interviewed on July 26, 1978 by Kenneth Toovak in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was first translated into...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Moya James David and Moya James, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with David and Moya James on April 22, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home at Mile 1254 of the Alaska Highway near the Alaska/Canada border. In this second part of a two part...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
David James David and Moya James, Part 1

David and Moya James were interviewed on April 22, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home at Mile 1254 of the Alaska Highway near the Alaska/Canada border. In this first part of a two part interview, David talks about...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Moya James David and Moya James, Part 1

David and Moya James were interviewed on April 22, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home at Mile 1254 of the Alaska Highway near the Alaska/Canada border. In this first part of a two part interview, David talks about...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
David James David and Moya James, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with David and Moya James on April 22, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home at Mile 1254 of the Alaska Highway near the Alaska/Canada border. In this second part of a two part...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
David Janka David Janka David Janka

David Janka was interviewed in Cordova, Alaska on October 1, 2007. David's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book, ...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Michael Mike Jeffery Judge Michael Jeffery, Part 1

Judge Michael Jeffery was interviewed on February 6, 2012 by Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Michael Jeffery grew up in Los Angeles, CA, and received a law degree from Yale University in 1969. He...

Judges of Alaska
Michael Mike Jeffery Judge Michael Jeffery, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Michael Jeffery on February 6, 2012 by Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 2012-02-06, Part 1,...

Judges of Alaska
Michael Mike Jeffery Judge Michael Jeffery, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Michael Jeffery on February 6, 2012 by Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 2012-02-06, Part 1 and...

Judges of Alaska
Jack Jefford Jack Jefford, Part 1

Jack Jefford was interviewed by Sandy Jensen on September 3, 1960. The location of the interview is unknown, although it is believed to be in Anchorage, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Jack talks about how...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Jack Jefford Jack Jefford, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Jack Jefford on September 3, 1960 by Sandy Jensen. The location of the interview is unknown, although it is believed to be in...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Mamie Jensen Mamie Jensen Mamie Jensen

Mamie Jensen talks about growing up in Douglas, Alaska, her father's store there, and all the community organizations she was associated with that made Juneau and Douglas a unique place to live.

Juneau Communities of Memory
Marcus Jensen Marcus Jensen Marcus Jensen Marcus Jensen talks about the fire department in Juneau fighting a fire in the school house. He also talks about a Boy Scout camping trip, life in Douglas, and the small community there. Juneau Communities of Memory
Inger Jensen Ricci Inger Jensen Ricci

Inger Ricci was interviewed by David Krupa on July 20, 1993 at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. Her husband Charles was also present. The Ricci's interests in backcountry hiking and Alaska history have converged in the hobby of using metal...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Jeff Jessee Jeff Jessee, Interview 1, Part 3

In this third part of his first interview, Jeff Jessee was interviewed by Bill Schneider with videography by Deborah Lawton and Aaron Elterman of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on November 30, 2009 in a recording studio at KUAC radio/tv on the...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Jeff Jessee Jeff Jessee, Interview 2, Part 1

Jeff Jessee was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 1, 2010 at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. This is...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Jeff Jessee Jeff Jessee, Interview 1, Part 1

Jeff Jessee was interviewed by Bill Schneider with videography by Deborah Lawton and Aaron Elterman of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on November 30, 2009 in a recording studio at KUAC radio/tv on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Karen...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Jeff Jessee Jeff Jessee, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Jeff Jessee by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 1, 2010 at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. 

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Jeff Jessee Jeff Jessee, Interview 1, Part 2

In part two of this three part interview, Jeff Jessee continues being interviewed by Bill Schneider with videography by Deborah Lawton and Aaron Elterman of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on November 30, 2009 in a recording studio at KUAC radio/tv on...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Gillam Joe Gillam Joe

Gillam Joe was interviewed on April 21, 2016 by Barbara Cellarius at Gilliam's home in Chistochina, Alaska. In this interview, Gillam talks about growing up in Chisana and Chistochina, Alaska and learning the traditional Ahtna ways of hunting and...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage photo of ruth and harry johns, sr. Ruth Johns Ruth and Harry Johns, Sr

Harry and Ruth Johns were interviewed by Bill Schneider, Ruth Ann Warden and Karen Brewster on June 26, 1998 at their home in Copper Center, Alaska. Arrangements for the interview were made by their granddaughter, Ruth Ann Warden. Ruth Ann is a...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage photo of ruth and harry johns, sr. Harry Johns, Sr. Ruth and Harry Johns, Sr

Harry and Ruth Johns were interviewed by Bill Schneider, Ruth Ann Warden and Karen Brewster on June 26, 1998 at their home in Copper Center, Alaska. Arrangements for the interview were made by their granddaughter, Ruth Ann Warden. Ruth Ann is a...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Walter Johnson Walter Johnson, Part 1

Dr. Walter Johnson was interviewed by David Krupa on August 20, 1992 at his winter home in Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Johnson was in Anchorage to visit one of his sons and to purchase supplies for a home he is building in Homer. Although retired, Dr...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Walter Johnson Walter Johnson, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Walter Johnson conducted by David Krupa on August 20, 1992 in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 93-15-19. In this part of the interview, Walter talks about effects of...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
William Johnson William Johnson, Mary Ann Johnson, and Kimberly Williams

Willliam and Mary Ann Johnson and their daughter, Kim Williams were interviewed on December 10, 2015 by Karen Hebert at the Johnson's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this interview, they talk about the importance of fishing in Bristol Bay and...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Mary Ann Johnson William Johnson, Mary Ann Johnson, and Kimberly Williams

Willliam and Mary Ann Johnson and their daughter, Kim Williams were interviewed on December 10, 2015 by Karen Hebert at the Johnson's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this interview, they talk about the importance of fishing in Bristol Bay and...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Alfred Jonathan Alfred Jonathan

This is a continuation of the interview with Alfred Jonathan on December 11, 2013 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at his home in Tanacross, Alaska. In the first part of the interview (ORAL HISTORY 2013-14-04, PT.1), Alfred was joined by...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Alfred and Mildred Johnathan Alfred Jonathan Alfred and Mildred Jonathan

Alfred and Mildred Jonathan were interviewed on December 11, 2013 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home in Tanacross, Alaska. Mildred had to leave for work, so the first half hour of the interview is focused on her. Alfred...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Alfred and Mildred Johnathan Mildred Jonathan Alfred and Mildred Jonathan

Alfred and Mildred Jonathan were interviewed on December 11, 2013 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home in Tanacross, Alaska. Mildred had to leave for work, so the first half hour of the interview is focused on her. Alfred...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Glady Jung Gladys Jung Gladys Jung Gladys Jung talks about her family moving from St. Michael to Bethel, Alaska in 1926, when she was a child. She also talks about the Northern Commercial (NC) Company store near Akiak, Alaska, the health care system in the 1930's, and meeting her... Bethel Communities of Memory
Wilson Justin Wilson Justin, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Wilson Justin on April 23, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at the offices of the Cheesh’na Tribal Council in Chistochina, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Wilson...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Wilson Justin Wilson Justin, Interview 1, Part 1

Wilson Justin was interviewed on October 20, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Barbara Cellarius at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Wilson talks about...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Wilson Justin Wilson Justin, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Wilson Justin on October 20, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Barbara Cellarius at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this second part of a two part...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Wilson Justin Wilson Justin, Interview 2, Part 1

Wilson Justin was interviewed on April 23, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at the offices of the Cheesh’na Tribal Council in Chistochina, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Wilson talks about how he and his family...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Elijah Kakinya Elijah Kakinya

This is a recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Elijah Kakinya in September 1978 in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr. Lewis Shapiro...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Daniel Karmun Daniel Karmun Daniel Karmun Daniel Karmun talks about the history of reindeer herding on the Seward Peninsula. Nome Communities of Memory
John Katz John Katz, Part 1

John Katz was interviewed on June 8, 2009 by Charles Fedullo and Paul McCarthy in the State of Alaska Office in Washington, D.C. In this interview, John Katz talks about his personal relationship with Senator Ted Stevens, key legislative issues...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
John Katz John Katz, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with John Katz on June 8, 2009 by Charles Fedullo and Paul McCarthy in the State of Alaska Office in Washington, D.C. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 2009-13-06, Part 1. In this part of...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
John Kauffmann John Kauffmann

John Kauffmann was interviewed on February 21, 1992 by Bill Schneider in Fairbanks, Alaska at the sound recording studio in Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks. John was in town for a short visit. He is a key man for what...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Sergei Khrushchev Sergei Khrushchev, Part 1

Dr. Sergei Khrushchev was interviewed on September 4, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. Roger Babler was also present during part of the interview. Dr. Khrushchev was a special guest...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Sergei Khrushchev Sergei Khrushchev, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Dr. Sergei Khrushchev on September 4, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Dr. Khrushchev continues to...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Yule Kilcher Yule Kilcher

Yule Kilcher was interviewed on August 14, 1998 by Eileen Wolfe, Isabelle Uny, and David Payne at his cabin in Homer, Alaska. In this interview, Yule talks about first arriving in Homer, some of his mountain explorations on the Kenai Peninsula,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Paul Kirsteatter Paul Kirsteatter

Paul Kirsteatter was interviewed on August 16, 2000 by Don Callaway and Connie Friend at his son Fred's home in Healy Lake, Alaska for Mendees Cheeg Naltsiin...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Fred Kirsteatter Fred Kirsteatter

Fred Kirsteatter was interviewed on August 16, 2000 by Don Callaway and Connie Friend at his home in Healy Lake, Alaska for Mendees Cheeg Naltsiin Keey': An...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Carol Kleckner Carol Kleckner Carol Kleckner was interviewed on July 31, 2011 by Robert Drozda and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this interview, Carol talks about how she became involved with rescuing abandoned sled dogs,... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Keith Knighten Keith Knighten, Part 1

Keith Knighten was interviewed on August 7, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Shannon Kovac and Karen Brewster at the offices of Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Keith talks about his childhood, becoming a pilot, working for...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Keith Knighten Keith Knighten, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Keith Knighten by Rachel Mason, Shannon Kovac and Karen Brewster on August 7, 2010 at the offices of Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Keith talks more about...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Augie Kochuten Augie Kochuten Augie Kochuten Augie Kochuten talks about her adventures on Caton Island, and about mallard hunting. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Art Koeninger Art Koeninger

Art Koeninger was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 22, 1993 in his apartment above the Spirit Mountain Artworks store in Chitina, Alaska. In this interview, Art talks about what brought him to the Chitina area and the many...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Tom Koester Tom Koester, Part 1

Tom Koester was interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 28, 2008 at his home in Juneau, Alaska. He was the attorney for the State of Alaska for the Vern Weiss case and discusses his experiences with the mental health trust litigation and settlement...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Tom Koester Tom Koester, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Tom Koester by Bill Schneider on July 28, 2008 at his home in Juneau, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Effie Kokrine Effie Kokrine Effie Kokrine Effie Kokrine was interviewed on February 10, 1987 by William Schneider, Sue Will and Doris Southall in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, she talks about growing up in Tanana and the use of dog teams, dog team mail carriers, positions of dogs... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Effie Kokrine Effie Kokrine Effie Kokrine Effie Kokrine talks about life on the Tanana River. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Yvonne Konnerup Lahti Yvonne Konnerup Lahti

Yvonne Konnerup Lahti was interviewed by Ann Kain of the National Park Service on June 17, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska. Yvonne was raised in Kennecott during the time when the mill and mines were in operation. She was in Kennecott for the Kennecott...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Rita Koyukuk Rita Koyukuk

We met with Rita Koyukuk, Susie Williams' daughter, in Hughes, Alaska on February 18, 2003. She talks about a picture her daughter, Marilyn Evans, gave her for mother's day of Susie and Rita during the spring carnival in Hughes in the early 80's...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Wilfred Tod Kozevnikoff Tod Kozevnikoff Tod Kozevnikoff was interviewed on June 29, 2006 by William Schneider in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Tod talks about traveling with his father on the mail route, the trail conditions and roadhouses, the numbers of dogs in the team, the... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Bea Kristovich Bea Kristovich Bea Kristovich Bea Kristovich talks about life in Bethel, the places people went to dance and the diverse population in the town. She talks about some of her personal experiences with school teachers, make-up, and sweet treats. She also explains some of the racial... Bethel Communities of Memory
Samuel Kunaknana Samuel Kunaknana

Samuel Kunaknana was interviewed in July 1978 by Kenneth Toovak and Ron Metzner in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Sarah Kunaknana Sarah Kunaknana

Sarah Kunaknana was interviewed in July 1978 by Kenneth Toovak and Ron Metzner in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Cecelia Kunz Cecelia Kunz Cecelia Kunz

Cecelia Kunz talks about the Native community in Juneau, and how development effected their way of life. She talks about the Princess Sophia shipwreck, Chinese immigrants working in the canneries, and the channel freezing over.

Juneau Communities of Memory
Charles Kurtz Charles Kurtz, Part 1

Charles Kurtz was interviewed by Karen Brewster on November 1, 2010 at his home in Portland, Oregon on a grey and blustery November afternoon. His mother, Tina Kurtz, worked as a cook at Morningside Hospital in the 1950s and 1960s, and he worked...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Charles Kurtz Charles Kurtz, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Charles Kurtz by Karen Brewster on November 1, 2010 at his home in Portland, Oregon.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Pat Lando Pat Lando, Part 1

Pat Lando was interviewed on April 29, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Marla Statscewich in Valdez, Alaska. From 1972-1999, Pat Lando worked at the Harborview facility for the developmentally disabled in Valdez, Alaska. He was superintendent from 1976...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Pat Lando Pat Lando, Part 2

This is a continution of an interview with Pat Lando by Karen Brewster and Marla Statscewich on April 29, 2012 in Valdez, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Herb Lang Herb Lang

Herb Lang was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on November 13, 2008 in Anchorage, Alaska, at the office headquarters of Anchorage Sand and Gravel, a company he owned for over thirty years. At age 79, Herb is the last surviving...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Thelma Langdon Thelma Langdon

Thelma Langdon was interviewed by Bill Schneider on May 24, 2007, at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. She is the wife of Dr. J. Ray Langdon, who was a former medical director at Morningside Mental Hospital in Portland, Oregon and director of mental...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Eric Larson Eric and Nancy Larson

Eric and Nancy Larson were interviewed by William Schneider on May 14, 1998 at their home in Fairbanks, Alaska. This interview was arranged because of their connections with the community of Chisana. They were recommended as people who know Ivan...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Nancy Larson Eric and Nancy Larson

Eric and Nancy Larson were interviewed by William Schneider on May 14, 1998 at their home in Fairbanks, Alaska. This interview was arranged because of their connections with the community of Chisana. They were recommended as people who know Ivan...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of john and fran latham Fran Latham John and Fran Latham

John and Fran Latham were interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 12, 1995 in Yakutat, Alaska. Bill asked them to do an interview because they represent a part of the community that has not been recorded; folks from outside the community who are...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of john and fran latham John Latham John and Fran Latham

John and Fran Latham were interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 12, 1995 in Yakutat, Alaska. Bill asked them to do an interview because they represent a part of the community that has not been recorded; folks from outside the community who are...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Joe Leavitt Joe Leavitt, Interview 1

Joe Leavitt was interviewed on June 25, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his project, he...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Joe Leavitt Joe Leavitt, Interview 2, Part 1

Joe Leavitt was interviewed on November 13, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre "Oliver" Dammann in the classroom of the Tuzzy Consortium Library in Barrow, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Joe talks about the unusual ice and...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Joe Leavitt Joe Leavitt, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Joe Leavitt on November 13, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre "Oliver" Dammann  at the Tuzzy Consortium Library in Barrow, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Joe talks about using...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
David Ungudruk Leavitt, Sr. David Leavitt, Sr.

David Leavitt, Sr. was interviewed on November 14, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre Oliver Dammann at his home in Barrow, Alaska. Sarah Skin with the North Slope Borough's Inupiaq History, Language and Culture Commission assisted as translator....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Margaret Lekanoff Margaret Lekanoff Margaret Lekanoff Margaret Lekanoff talks about discovering her roots in Unalaska. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Marilyn Leland Marilyn Leland Marilyn Leland

Marilyn Leland was interviewed on June 29, 2007 by Sharon Bushell. The location of the interview is unknown. However, because Marilyn was the Deputy Director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council from 1994-2006, it is...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Kathy Lenniger Kathy Lenniger Kathy Lenniger was interviewed on June 8, 2011 by William Schneider and Marla Statscewich at Kathy's home in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Kathy talks about how she got involved with dog mushing, caring for a dog team, operating a sled dog... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Duane LeVan Duane and Sanna LeVan, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Duane and Sanna LeVan by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster on April 9, 2010 at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, the LeVans talk about the various ways in which...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Sanna LeVan Duane and Sanna LeVan, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Duane and Sanna LeVan by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster on April 9, 2010 at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, the LeVans talk about the various ways in which...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Duane LeVan Duane LeVan, Part 1

Duane LeVan was interviewed on April 11, 2010 by Karen Brewster in Seward, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Duane talks about working for the Alaska Railroad in Seward as a warehouse man transferring freight from ship to train...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Duane LeVan Duane and Sanna LeVan, Part 1

Duane and Sanna LeVan were interviewed on April 9, 2010 by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, the LeVans talk about life in Seward and how it has changed, and the 1964 Earthquake....

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Duane LeVan Duane LeVan, Part 2

Duane LeVan was interviewed on April 11, 2010 by Karen Brewster in Seward, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Duane talks about the importance of the railroad to Seward, working for the Alaska State Highway Department after the...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Sanna LeVan Duane and Sanna LeVan, Part 1

Duane and Sanna LeVan were interviewed on April 9, 2010 by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster at their home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, the LeVans talk about life in Seward and how it has changed, and the 1964 Earthquake....

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Samuel Sam Lightwood Sam Lightwood, Part 1

Sam Lightwood was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 21, 1993 at his homestead in Kenny Lake, Alaska. His wife, Marian, was present during the interview, but didn't talk on tape. Sam made his living homesteading, teaching,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Samuel Sam Lightwood Sam Lightwood, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Sam Lightwood by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 21, 1993 at his homestead in Kenny Lake, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Sam talks about the Kenny Lake community,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Carl Lindstedt, Jr. Carl Lindstedt, Jr.

Carl Lindstedt, Jr. was interviewed on February 5, 2015 by Jan Yaeger in the Seldovia Village Tribe's small conference room in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Carl talks about his father, his fishing, and his role in Seldovia, including...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Bob Linville Bob Linville, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Bob Linville on December 17, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the public library in Seward, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this second part of a four part interview, Bob talks about...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Bob Linville Bob Linville, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Bob Linville on December 17, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the public library in Seward, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this third part of a four part interview, Bob talks about the...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Bob Linville Bob Linville, Part 1

Bob Linville was interviewed on December 17, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the public library in Seward, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this first part of a four part interview, Bob talks about living at Driftwood Bay and in...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Bob Linville Bob Linville, Part 4

This is a continuation of the interview with Bob Linville on December 17, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the public library in Seward, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this fourth part of a four part interview, Bob talks about the...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Sharron Lobaugh Sharron Lobaugh

Sharron Lobaugh was interviewed by Bill Schneider on September 24, 2010 at her home overlooking Fritz Cove in Juneau, Alaska. Sharron is the parent of a son with mental illness and a longtime mental health advocate. In this interview, she talks...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Roland Lombard Roland Lombard Dr. Roland Lombard was a veterinarian and a racer, who was on the "Meet a Pioneer" radio show on March 15, 1985 with Gayle Maloy for KFAR radio in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about how he got interested in dog mushing, starting... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
montage of lena farkas and nellie lord Nellie Lord Lena Farkas and Nellie Lord

Lena Farkas and Nellie Lord were interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 11, 1995 at the National Park Service office in Yakutat, Alaska. This is the second interview conducted by William Schneider with Nellie Lord. She set up the interviews and in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Nellie Lord Nellie Lord

Nellie Lord was interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 11, 1995 at the National Park Service office in Yakutat, Alaska. Nellie was chosen to be the coordinator of the Yakutat interviews and she worked closely with Mary Ann Porter to set up the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
George Lounsbury George Lounsbury

George Lounsbury was interviewed on December 17, 1992 by David Krupa at George's home on Ester Dome, just outside Fairbanks, Alaska. George was surrounded by stacks of old photographs and other historic memorabilia from Wiseman, Alaska. The...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Margaret Lowe Margaret Lowe

Margaret Lowe was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Perdue with videography by Deborah Lawton and Michael Letzring of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on April 16, 2008 at the Marriot Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. She has been involved with mental...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Howard Luke Howard Luke Howard Luke Howard Luke talks about life on the Tanana River. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Howard Luke Howard Luke Howard Luke Stories About the 1967 Flood Howard Luke talks about the 1967 flood in Fairbanks and growing up in Alaska. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Louise Maakestad John and Louise Maakestad, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with John and Louise Maakestad by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010 at their apartment at the Anchorage Pioneer Home in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
John Maakestad John and Louise Maakestad, Part 1

John and Louise Maakestad were interviewed by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010at their apartment at the Anchorage Pioneer Home in Anchorage, Alaska. John was born in Petersburg, Alaska, became a Lutheran pastor, served in...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Louise Maakestad John and Louise Maakestad, Part 1

John and Louise Maakestad were interviewed by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010at their apartment at the Anchorage Pioneer Home in Anchorage, Alaska. John was born in Petersburg, Alaska, became a Lutheran pastor, served in...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
John Maakestad John and Louise Maakestad, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with John and Louise Maakestad by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010 at their apartment at the Anchorage Pioneer Home in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Roy Madsen Judge Roy Madsen

Judge Roy Madsen was interviewed on October 25, 2006 by Arthur Snowden in Anchorage, Alaska. Judge Madsen was born in the village of Kanatak on Kodiak Island, Alaska. His father was a fur trader, and his mother was Sugpiaq-Alutiiq of the Sun’aq...

Judges of Alaska
John Malone John Malone, Interview 1

John Malone was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on March 11, 2008 in Anchorage, Alaska, at his home. In this interview, he talked about his long-time and varied involvement with mental health services in Alaska. John served as an...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
John Malone John Malone, Interview 2

John Malone was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Perdue with videography by Deborah Lawton and Michael Letzring of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on April 16, 2008 at the Marriot Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. John was also interviewed by Bill...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Mamie Maloney Mamie Maloney Mamie Maloney Mamie Maloney talks about growing up in Port Safety and moving to Nome. She also talks about her dad working as the ferry operator on the Safety Lagoon. Nome Communities of Memory
Mark Marette Mark Marette

Mark Marette spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Mark talks about how he came to settle in Homer, working on...

Homer Communities of Memory
Cecil Martin Cecil Martin

Cecil Martin was interviewed on December 11, 2013 by Barbara Cellarius and Leslie McCartney at the tribal council office in Dot Lake, Alaska. In this interview, Cecil talks about his grandfather, Gene Henry, and his hunting, fishing and trapping...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Craig Matkin Craig Matkin

Craig Matkin was interviewed on July 25, 2007 by Sharon Bushell. The location of the interview is unknown. However, because Craig lives in Homer, Alaska, it is likely the interview took place there. Craig's interview was conducted as part of...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Warren Matthews Justice Warren Matthews, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Justice Warren Matthews on January 23, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Marilyn May at the Boney Courthouse in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 2012-02-01, Part 1. In...

Judges of Alaska
Warren Matthews Justice Warren Matthews, Part 1

Justice Warren Matthews was interviewed on January 23, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Marilyn May at the Boney Courthouse in Anchorage, Alaska. Warren Matthews grew up in Hollister, California, and earned a law degree from Harvard Law School. He came...

Judges of Alaska
Mark May Dr. Mark May Dr. Mark May was interviewed on May 19, 2011 by William Schneider and Karen Brewster at his veterinary clinic in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Dr. May talks about how he got involved with long-distance dog mushing, advances in dog care,... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
montage of james mcgavock and jean mcgavock lamb James McGavock James McGavock and Jean McGavock Lamb

James McGavock and Jean McGavock Lamb were interviewed by Ann Kain of the National Park Service on June 17, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska. James McGavock and Jean McGavock Lamb are brother and sister who grew up in Kennecott when the mill and mines...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of james mcgavock and jean mcgavock lamb Jean McGavock Lamb James McGavock and Jean McGavock Lamb

James McGavock and Jean McGavock Lamb were interviewed by Ann Kain of the National Park Service on June 17, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska. James McGavock and Jean McGavock Lamb are brother and sister who grew up in Kennecott when the mill and mines...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Sean McGuire Sean McGuire

Sean McGuire was interviewed on October 30, 2002 by Bill Schneider and Steve Ulvi at Bill Schneider's house in Fairbanks, Alaska. Sean talked about his experiences as a young boy spending his summers at Wild Lake with the Meader family. He also...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Walter McInnes Walter McInnes, Side A

Walter McInnes was interviewed on August 7, 2008 by Charles Mobley at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this first side of a two-sided original tape recording, Walter talks about working on DEW-line construction in Canada, coming to Seldovia,...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Walter McInnes Walter McInnes, Side B

This is a continuation of the interview with Walter McInnes on August 7, 2008 by Charles Mobley at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this second side of a two-sided original tape recording, Walter talks about changes in Seldovia after the 1964...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Cleo McMahan Cleo McMahan

Cleo McMahan was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 20, 1993 at his home near Gakona, Alaska. Cleo and his wife, Daphne, lived just off the Richardson Highway, overlooking the Tok Highway with a beautiful view of the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Gloria McNutt Gloria McNutt, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Gloria McNutt on January 23, 2015 by Karen Brewster and Rachel Mason at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. Gloria's daughter, Terry Stone, assisted with the interview and added her own memories to the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Gloria McNutt Gloria McNutt, Part 1

Gloria McNutt was interviewed on January 23, 2015 by Karen Brewster and Rachel Mason at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. Gloria's daughter, Terry Stone, assisted with the interview and added her own memories to the discussion. Terry's husband,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Doug McRae Doug McRae, Part 1

Doug McRae was interviewed on April 10, 2010 by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster at his home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Doug talks about growing up in Seward, the 1964 Earthquake, his guiding business, hunting and...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Doug McRae Doug McRae, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Doug McRae by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster on April 10, 2010 at his home in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interivew, Doug continues to talk about his career as a hunting guide,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Elaine Meader McCausland Elaine Meader McCausland, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Elaine Meader McCausland on January 4, 2003 with Karen Brewster in Cazadero, California. This is part two of tape number Oral History 2002-27-05. The interview continues in part three of tape number...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Elaine Meader McCausland Elaine Meader McCausland, Part 1

Elaine Meader McCausland was interviewed on January 4, 2003 by Karen Brewster at her home in Cazadero, California, a small community along the Russian River. She is currently a practicing psychologist. Elaine's small home is nestled among tall...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Elaine Meader McCausland Elaine Meader McCausland, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Elaine Meader McCausland on January 4, 2003 with Karen Brewster in Cazadero, California. This is part three of tape number Oral History 2002-27-05. The interview began in parts one and two of tape...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Deborah Mekiana Debbie Mekiana

Debbie Mekiana was interviewed on December 16, 1992 by Bill Schneider at the school in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, where she was a senior in high school. She sat in the previous day during the interview with her uncle, Justus Mekiana. At the time of...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Justus Mekiana Justus Mekiana, Part 1

This interview with Justus Mekiana was conducted on December 15, 1992 by Bill Schneider at the Simon Paneak Memorial Museum in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Grant Spearman, the curator of the museum arranged the interview and was present along with...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Justus Mekiana Justus Mekiana, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Justus Mekiana on December 15, 1992 with Bill Schneider at the Simon Paneak Memorial Museum in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 93-15-61. Grant Spearman, the...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Nancy Mendenhall Nancy Mendenhall Nancy Mendenhall Retrospective In this 2007 discussion, Nancy Mendenhall talks about the changes in Nome since the original Nome Communities of Memory project in 1996. She talks about the effect of global warming on coastal erosion and salmon populations, and about the effects of... Nome Communities of Memory
Leonty Merculieff Leonty Merculieff Leonty Merculieff Leonty Merculieff talks about duck hunting with friends, games they used to play as children, and finding leftover unexploded military ordinance after World War II. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Pete Merry Pete and Renee Merry

Pete and Renee Merry were interviewed on October 29, 2002 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at their home in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Pete talked about his experiences flying in Alaska with particular emphasis on the Gates of the Arctic National Park...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Renee Merry Pete and Renee Merry

Pete and Renee Merry were interviewed on October 29, 2002 by Bill Schneider and David Krupa at their home in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Pete talked about his experiences flying in Alaska with particular emphasis on the Gates of the Arctic National Park...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Michael Mike Miller Michael "Mike" Miller, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Michael "Mike" Miller on February 3, 2016 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Mike talks about memories of Russian Christmans...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Sandy Miller Sandy Miller

Sandy Miller spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, she talks about many of the panel of people present during the...

Homer Communities of Memory
Michael Mike Miller Michael "Mike" Miller, Part 1

Michael "Mike" Miller was interviewed on February 3, 2016 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Mike talks about growing up in Seldovia, and about his father, Dick Miller, who was a...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Clara Moonin Clara Moonin

Clara Moonin was interviewed on September 16, 2016 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. Clara's daughter, Margaret Moonin, was also present during the interview and asked a few questions, although sometimes she can be hard to...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Aliy Zirkle & Allen Moore Allen Moore Aliy Zirkle & Allen Moore Aliy Zirkle and Allen Moore were interviewed on May 21, 2011 by Robert Drozda and William Schneider at Aliy and Allen's home in Two Rivers, Alaska. Katrin Simon Sakurai was the videographer. In this interview, Aliy and Allen talk about coming to... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Bob Moore Bob Moore

Bob Moore spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Bob talks about the Old Believers, his experiences teaching,...

Homer Communities of Memory
Joli Morgan Joli Morgan Joli Morgan Joli Morgan talks about coming to Bethel as a Vista Volunteer, flying with a bush pilot, the friendly people he met, learning about the customs, and coming into Bethel when he had the chicken pox. Bethel Communities of Memory
Riley Morry Riley Morry

Riley Morry was interviewed on December 15, 1992 by Bill Schneider at the Simon Paneak Memorial Museum in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska--the facility being named after his grandfather. Riley was asked to do this interview because he has been involved...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Art and Dee Mortvedt Arthur Art Mortvedt Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt, Interview 2, Part 1

Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt were interviewed on April 3, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this first part of a two part interview, Art talks about how he got...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Art and Dee Mortvedt Damaris Dee Mortvedt Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt on April 3, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this second part of a two part interview,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Damaris Dee Mortvedt Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt, Interview 1

Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt were interviewed on December 4, 2002 by Bill Schneider at Bill Schneider's home in Fairbanks, Alaska. Art and Dee were chosen for this interview because of their long term interest and investment in the Arctic. They...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Art and Dee Mortvedt Damaris Dee Mortvedt Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt, Interview 2, Part 1

Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt were interviewed on April 3, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this first part of a two part interview, Art talks about how he got...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Art and Dee Mortvedt Arthur Art Mortvedt Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt on April 3, 2015 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this second part of a two part interview,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Arthur Art Mortvedt Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt, Interview 1

Art and Damaris (Dee) Mortvedt were interviewed on December 4, 2002 by Bill Schneider at Bill Schneider's home in Fairbanks, Alaska. Art and Dee were chosen for this interview because of their long term interest and investment in the Arctic. They...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bertha Moses Bertha Moses, Part 1

This interview with Bertha Moses took place around Bertha's dining room table in the manager's apartment of the Tanana Chief's Patient Hostel in Fairbanks. Bertha is from Allakaket, and is the manager of the Tanana Chief's Patient Hostel in...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Johnson Moses Johnson Moses

This interview with Johnson Moses took place around the dining room table in his and Bertha's home, the managers' apartment at Tanana Chief's Patient Hostel in Fairbanks. Johnson is a well known elder from Allakaket. When he was interviewed in...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bertha Moses Bertha Moses, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bertha Moses which took place on May 12, 1993.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Roy Moss Dr. Roy Moss, Part 1

Dr. Roy Moss was interviewed by Karen Brewster on October 27, 2010 at the historic Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria, California. Dr. Moss was a psychiatrist at Morningside Hospital in Portland, Oregon from 1962-1966. In this interview, he talks...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Roy Moss Dr. Roy Moss, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Dr. Roy Moss by Karen Brewster on October 27, 2010 at the historic Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria, California.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Gil Mull Gil Mull, Interview 1, Part 1

Gil Mull was interviewed in his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 20 and 21, 2004 by Karen Brewster. Gil and his wife, Yvonne, moved to Santa Fe after he retired in 2003 from the State of Alaska, Division of Geological and Geophysical...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gil Mull Gil Mull, Interview 1, Part 4

This is a continuation of the interview with Gil Mull on October 20, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This is part four of tape number Oral History 2002-27-22. The interview continues in parts one and two of tape number Oral...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gil Mull Gil Mull, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Gil Mull by Karen Brewster on October 21, 2004 in his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 2002-27-23, Part 1, and tape number Oral History 2002-27-23,...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gil Mull Gil Mull, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Gil Mull on October 20, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This is part two of tape number Oral History 2002-27-22. The interview continues in part three and four of tape number Oral...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gil Mull Gil Mull, Interview 2, Part 1

This is a continuation of the interview with Gil Mull in October 2004 with Karen Brewster in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This interview took place on October 21, 2004, day two of the interviewing. This interview began with tape number Oral History 2002...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gil Mull Gil Mull, Interview 1, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Gil Mull on October 20, 2004 with Karen Brewster in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This is part three of tape number Oral History 2002-27-22. The interview continues in part four of tape number Oral History...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Carl Mulvihill Carl Mulvihill Carl Mulvihill was interviewed in July 2003 by Mark Cosson in Skagway, Alaska for the KUAC-TV Documentary "Klondike and Alaska: A Rail History." In this interview, he talks about the history of the Whitepass and Yukon Route Railroad between Skagway... Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Connie Munro Constance Connie Munro Connie Munro Connie Munro talks about going to community college in Juneau, getting her diploma, and the woman who mentored her through school. She also talks about being Italian, and starting the Juneau Italian Membership Society where kids can learn about... Juneau Communities of Memory
Myra Munson Myra Munson, Part 1

Myra Munson was interviewed by Bill Schneider on September 7, 2010 at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. She is an attorney with the law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson and Perry in Juneau, Alaska...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Myra Munson Myra Munson, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Myra Munson by Bill Schneider on September 7, 2010 at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. 

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Susan Murphy Susan Murphy Susan Murphy Susan Murphy talks about an experience she had working with Jimmy Hoffman, a local bush pilot and hero to many people. She also explains the importance of pilots in bush communities and how they became an inspiration to children. Bethel Communities of Memory
Vincent Nageak Vincent Nageak, Sr., Interview 1

Vincent Nageak, Sr. was interviewed on May 25, 1978 in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was first translated into English in...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Vincent Nageak Vincent Nageak, Sr., Interview 2

Vincent Nageak, Sr. was interviewed on September 27, 1979 by Ronald Metzner in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr. Lewis Shapiro and Ron Metzner on the project Historical References to Ice Conditions Along the Beaufort...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Benjamin Bennie Nageak Benjamin Nageak

Benjamin "Ben" Nageak was interviewed on July 1, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Roy Maloney Nageak, Sr. Roy Nageak, Sr., Part 1

Roy Nageak, Sr. was interviewed on November 13, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre "Oliver" Dammann at his Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Barrow, Alaska . In this first part of a two part interview, Roy talks about going whaling as a boy...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Roy Maloney Nageak, Sr. Roy Nageak, Sr., Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Roy Nageak, Sr. on November 13, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre "Oliver" Dammann  at the Burean of Land Management (BLM) office in Barrow, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Roy talks...

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Henry Nashaknik Henry Nashaknik

Henry Nashaknik was interviewed on July 26, 1978 by Kenneth Toovak in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was first translated...

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Herbert Herbie Nayokpuk Herbert Nayokpuk Herbert (Herbie) Nayokpuk was interviewed along the Iditarod Trail in 1982 by Karen Michelle McPherson for the Chinook Radio Program on KUAC-FM radio. In this interview, Herbie talks about running the 1982 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, including... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Warren Neakok Warren Neakok Warren Neakok

Warren Neakok was interviewed on July 26, 1984 by Dave Libbey and Ed Hall at Warren's home in Point Lay, Alaska. A total of eight interviews were done with Warren for the North Slope Borough's Point Lay cultural resource site survey, whose...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Warren and Dorcas Neakok Warren Neakok Warren and Dorcas Neakok, Part 1

Warren and Dorcas Neakok were interviewed on January 5, 1980 by Ron Metzner for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. There is no location given for where the interview took place, but based on some of...

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Warren and Dorcas Neakok Warren Neakok Warren and Dorcas Neakok, Part 2

Warren and Dorcas Neakok were interviewed on January 5, 1980 by Ron Metzner for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. There is no location given for where the interview took place, but based on some of...

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Warren and Dorcas Neakok Dorcas Neakok Warren and Dorcas Neakok, Part 2

Warren and Dorcas Neakok were interviewed on January 5, 1980 by Ron Metzner for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. There is no location given for where the interview took place, but based on some of...

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Warren and Dorcas Neakok Dorcas Neakok Warren and Dorcas Neakok, Part 1

Warren and Dorcas Neakok were interviewed on January 5, 1980 by Ron Metzner for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. There is no location given for where the interview took place, but based on some of...

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Stanley Ned Stanley Ned

Stanley Ned and I talked in one of the recording studios at Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks, on the morning of December 11, l992. Stanley's comments were very articulate and wide-ranging. Stanley is from Allakaket, Alaska and is...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Douglas Sy Neeley Sy Neeley, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Sy Neeley by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on June 13, 1993 at his home in Glennallen, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Sy talks about old timers,Big Carl Carlson, Henra Sundt, and...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Douglas Sy Neeley Sy Neeley, Part 1

Sy Neeley was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on June 13, 1993 at his home in Glennallen, Alaska. His wife, Carol, operates Carol's Bed and Breakfast in their home. The weekend's lodgers were on their way out the door when Sy took a...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Richard Nelson Richard Nelson

Richard Nelson was interviewed on September 22, 1992 by Bill Schneider at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Richard was making a brief visit to Fairbanks on other business, but took time to talk about his...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Joanne Nelson Joanne Nelson, Part 1

E. Joanne Nelson was interviewed on July 10, 2014 by Karen "Lexi" Tuddenham in Dillingham, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Joanne talks about coming to Alaska, her work as an educator and marine agent, and changes in fishing...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Maranda Nelson Maranda Nelson

Maranda Nelson was interviewed on May 11, 2011 by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster, and Shannon Kovac at the Qutekcak Tribal Office in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Maranda talks about her childhood, the Native community in Seward, race...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Joanne Nelson Joanne Nelson, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with E. Joanne Nelson on July 10, 2014 by Karen "Lexi" Tuddenham in Dillingham, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Joanne talks about the Nushagak Women in Fisheries organization, local...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Buell Nesbett Justice Buell Nesbett, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Buell Nesbett on July 26, 1982 by Dr. Claus Naske in Solana Beach, California. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 82-68-04. The interview continues on tape number Oral History 82-...

Judges of Alaska
Buell Nesbett Justice Buell Nesbett, Part 3

This is the last part of the interview with Judge Buell Nesbett on July 26, 1982 by Dr. Claus Naske in Solana Beach, California. This is a continuation from tape numbers Oral History 82-68-04 and 82-68-05. In this final part of the interview,...

Judges of Alaska
Buell Nesbett Justice Buell Nesbett, Part 1

Judge Buell Nesbett was interviewed on July 26, 1982 by Dr. Claus Naske in Solana Beach, California. Buell Nesbett was born in New Mexico in 1910 and came to Alaska in September 1945. Prior to working as a private attorney in Alaska, he worked as...

Judges of Alaska
Wallace Nictune Wallace and Florence Nictune

The following tape was recorded with Wallace and Florence Nictune at their home in Evansville, Alaska on September 15, 1992. When interviewers Bill Schneider and David Krupa arrived, their letter describing the project sat on the kitchen table,...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Florence Nictune Wallace and Florence Nictune

The following tape was recorded with Wallace and Florence Nictune at their home in Evansville, Alaska on September 15, 1992. When interviewers Bill Schneider and David Krupa arrived, their letter describing the project sat on the kitchen table,...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Daisy Northway Daisy Northway

Daisy Northway was interviewed on August 7, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at her home in Tok, Alaska. In this interview, Daisy talks about her mother, Ellen Felix Demit, her childhood and growing up in a subsistence lifestyle at...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Bruce Nukapiqqaq Nukapigak Bruce Nukapigak, Translation 2

Bruce Nukapigak was interviewed on July 12, 1978 by Kenneth Toovak in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was first translated in...

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Bruce Nukapiqqaq Nukapigak Bruce Nukapigak, Translation 1

Bruce Nukapigak was interviewed on July 12, 1978 by Kenneth Toovak in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was first translated in...

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George O'Leary George O'Leary and Frank Warren George O'Leary and Frank Warren were interviewed on January 11, 2008 by William Schneider at Frank and Mary Warren's home in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, George and Frank talk about trail routes, using dog teams and horses to freight... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Sharon O'Malley Sharon O'Malley Sharon O'Malley Sharon O'Malley talks about the first place she lived in Unalaska and about living in a cabana. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Fortuna Odell Fortuna Odell Fortuna Odell Fortuna Odell talks about coming to Juneau for the first time, returning after some schooling, and then working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She talks about the segregation of the Native people in Juneau, World War II, and working for the... Juneau Communities of Memory
Nathaniel Nate Olemaun, Jr. Nathaniel Olemaun, Jr.

Nathaniel "Nate" Olemaun, Jr. was interviewed on June 26, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks....

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Hjalmar Ofi Olson Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson on August 17, 2014 by Karen Hebert in Dillingham, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Ofi talks about commercial fishing, the role of canneries, and management of...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Hjalmar Ofi Olson Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr., Part 1

Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr. were interviewed on July 25, 2013 by Karen Hebert and Mike Davis at Ofi's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Ofi and Robin talk about getting started as fishermen,...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Hjalmar Ofi Olson Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson, Part 1

Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson was interviewed on August 17, 2014 by Karen Hebert in his home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Ofi talks about growing up in Dillingham and along a trapline, commercial and subsistence...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Hjalmar Ofi Olson Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr., Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr. on July 25, 2013 by Karen Hebert and Mike Davis at Ofi's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Ofi and Robin talk about...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Lela Oman Lela Oman Lela Oman Lela Oman talks about the 1918 flu epidemic and its effect on Nome and neighboring villages. Nome Communities of Memory
Riki Ott Riki Ott Riki Ott, Part 1 Riki Ott was interviewed on March 27, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. In this first part of a three part interview, Dr. Ott talks about studying oil and... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Riki Ott Riki Ott Riki Ott, Part 2 This is a continuation of the interview with Riki Ott on March 27, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. In this second part of a three part interview, Dr. Ott... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Riki Ott Riki Ott Riki Ott, Part 3 This is a continuation of the interview with Riki Ott on March 27, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. In this third part of a three part interview, Dr. Ott... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Nelson Page Nelson Page

Nelson Page was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster with videography by Deborah Lawton and Aaron Elterman of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on June 10, 2009 at the Marriot Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. He is a lawyer with Burr, Pease and...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Ellen Evak Paneok Ellen Evak Paneok

Ellen Evak Paneok was interviewed on May 8, 1994 by Margaret Van Cleve at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska after Ellen gave a presentation at the Northern Alaska Aviation Symposium. In this interview, Ellen talks about her love of antique...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
montage of elain abraham and mary ann paquette Mary Ann Paquette Elaine Abraham and Mary Ann Paquette

This interview has been edited. Bill Schneider was fortunate that Elaine Abraham, who lived in Anchorage at the time of this recording, was in Yakutat while he was interviewing and we were able to include her. She is joined here by Mary Ann...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Walter Parker Walt Parker

Walt Parker was interviewed on May 28, 2007 by Sharon Bushell in Anchorage, Alaska. Walt's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr. Crawford Ahkivgak Patkotak Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr., Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Crawford Patkotak and his father, Simeon Patkotak, Sr. on November 11, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre Oliver Dammann at Crawford's home in Barrow, Alaska. Crawford's wife, Laura, and their son, Josiah...

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Crawford Ahkivgak Patkotak Crawford Patkotak

Crawford Patkotak was interviewed on June 26, 2009 by Matthew Druckenmiller in Barrow, Alaska. This interview was part of Matthew's research for a Ph.D. in Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For his...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr. Crawford Ahkivgak Patkotak Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr., Part 1

Crawford Patkotak and his father, Simeon Patkotak, Sr. were interviewed on November 13, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre Oliver Dammann at Crawford's home in Barrow, Alaska. Crawford's wife, Laura, and their son, Josiah, were also present at the...

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Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr. Simeon Patkotak, Sr. Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr., Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Crawford Patkotak and his father, Simeon Patkotak, Sr. on November 11, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre Oliver Dammann at Crawford's home in Barrow, Alaska. Crawford's wife, Laura, and their son, Josiah...

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Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr. Simeon Patkotak, Sr. Crawford and Simeon Patkotak, Sr., Part 1

Crawford Patkotak and his father, Simeon Patkotak, Sr. were interviewed on November 13, 2013 by Karen Brewster and Dyre Oliver Dammann at Crawford's home in Barrow, Alaska. Crawford's wife, Laura, and their son, Josiah, were also present at the...

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William Patton Bill Patton, Jr., Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Bill Patton by Karen Brewster on September 22, 2004 in his office at the United States Geological Survey, Western Region Center in Menlo Park, California. This is a part two of tape number Oral History...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
William Patton Bill Patton Jr., Part 1

Bill Patton was interviewed in his office at the United States Geological Survey, Western Region Center in Menlo Park, California on September 22, 2004 by Karen Brewster. Although, Bill is retired, the USGS has an emeritus program that continues...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Grant Pearson Grant Pearson Grant Pearson was interviewed on October 17, 1962 by W. Verde Watson at Mount McKinley National Park Headquarters, Alaska. Chief Park Ranger Roger Commack and Park Rangers Dick Stenmark and James Larson were also present at the interview. In this... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Einar Pedersen Einar Pedersen

Einar Pedersen was interviewed on February 28, 1985 by William Schneider at his home in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Einar talks about polar flying and arctic navigation, training other pilots in navigation and arctic survival skills,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Jerald Jerry Peet Jerry Peet

Jerry Peet was interviewed on September 3, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. Jerry's wife Phyllis, Ed Hansen, and Roger Babler also were present during the interview. At the time of the...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
James Pepper Jim Pepper, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Jim Pepper by Dan O'Neill and William Schneider on October 8, 1991 in Vail, Colorado. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 91-22-33. In this part of the interview, Jim talks about his...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
James Pepper Jim Pepper, Part 1

Jim Pepper was interviewed by Dan O'Neill and William Schneider on October 8, 1991 at a National Park Service meeting in Vail, Colorado. Jim's friend, and a co-worker at Gates of the Arctic National Park, Mark Matsell, was also present. We were...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Virginia Pete Virginia Pete

Virginia Pete was interviewed by Ruth Ann Warden of the Park Service, Dave Krupa and Bill Schneider on February 2, 2001 in her home in Tazlina, Alaska. Her sister, Gloria Stickwan, and her grandson (a young boy of 3 or 4) were present. Virginia...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Michaella Phillips Michaella Phillips Michaella Phillips Michaella Phillips talks about her grandfather, about coming to Unalaska, and about meeting her husband. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Doug Pieren Doug Pieren

Doug Pieren was interviewed on February 4, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Doug talks about his family history in Alaska dating back to 1934, the Ekren Cannery at Kasitsna Bay, working in the canneries, the...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
JoAnn Polston JoAnn Polston

JoAnn Polston was interviewed on August 17, 2000 by Don Callaway and Connie Friend in Healy Lake, Alaska for ...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Larry Powell Larry Powell

Larry Powell was interviewed in June 2004 by Mark Cosson in Yakutat, Alaska for the KUAC-TV Documentary "Klondike and Alaska: A Rail History." He talks about the history of the Yakutat and Southern Railroad that ran from the Situk River to a fish...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Jay Rabinowitz Justice Jay Rabinowitz

Justice Jay Rabinowitz was interviewed on April 11, 2000 by Ronald Inouye in Juneau, Alaska. Jay Rabinowitz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1927, and grew up in New York City. He served in the military in World War II and graduated from...

Judges of Alaska
Jennifer Jen Raffaeli Jennifer Raffaeli, Part 1

Jennifer "Jen" Raffaeli was interviewed on April 27, 2015 by William Schneider and Karen Brewster at her home at Denali National Park, Alaska. Jayme Dittmar, a sled dog kennel staff member, was also present during the interview. In this first...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Jennifer Jen Raffaeli Jennifer Raffaeli, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Jennifer "Jen" Raffaeli on April 27, 2015 by William Schneider and Karen Brewster at her home at Denali National Park, Alaska. Jayme Dittmar, a sled dog kennel staff member, was also present during the...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Urban Rahoi Urban Rahoi, Interview 1, Part 1

This is the first part of a two part recording of Urban Rahoi speaking at the Pioneer Aviation Museum's public lecture series at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska on November 20, 2012. A few days before this recording was made, Urban had passed a...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Urban Rahoi Urban Rahoi, Interview 2, Part 1

Urban Rahoi was interviewed on March 8, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Barbara Cellarius at the National Park Service office in Fairbanks, Alaska.  In this first part of a two part interview, Urban talks about getting started as a hunting guide in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Urban Rahoi Urban Rahoi, Interview 1, Part 2

This is the second part of a two part recording of Urban Rahoi speaking at the Pioneer Aviation Museum's public lecture series at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska on November 20, 2012. He talks about about his remote hunting lodge at Partmigan...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Urban Rahoi Urban Rahoi, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview of Urban Rahoi on March 8, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Barbara Cellarius at the National Park Service office in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Urban talks about changes that...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Robert Bob Raichle Robert Raichle, Part 1

Robert "Bob" Raichle was interviewed on September 14, 2015 by Leslie McCartney in the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) in Anchorage, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Bob talks...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Robert Bob Raichle Robert Raichle, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Robert "Bob" Raichle on September 14, 2015 by Leslie McCartney in the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) in Anchorage, Alaska. In this second part of a two...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
George Ramos George Ramos, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with George Ramos by Bill Schneider and Wayne Howell on February 2, 2002 in Yakutat, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, George talks about seagull egg collecting, seal hunting, and passing...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
George Ramos George Ramos, Part 1

George Ramos was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Wayne Howell on February 2, 2002 in Yakutat, Alaska. George was not feeling well when we did the recording and this is detectable in his voice, but he adds valuable perspective on Tlingit history...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Caroline Reader Caroline Reader Caroline Reader Retrospective In this 2007 discussion, Caroline Reader talks about changes in transportation and communications that she has noticed since her first interview for the original Nome Communities of Memory project in 1996. She also talks about an increase in social... Nome Communities of Memory
Caroline Reader Caroline Reader Caroline Reader Caroline Reader talks about her childhood memories, about ordering supplies in Nome, and about the importance of boat transportation. Nome Communities of Memory
Jack Reakoff Jack Reakoff

Jack Reakoff was interviewed by Bill Schneider, Dave Krupa and Carol Scott on October 14, 1992 in Wiseman, Alaska at an historic cabin that had been occupied by old-timer Charlie Breck prior to his death in 1991. Today the cabin is owned by Jack'...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Joe Redington Joe Redington, Sr. Joe Redington, Sr. was interviewed in 1982 by Susan Cortte for a radio series about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In this interview, Joe talks about how the Iditarod Race has changed, improvements in dogs, dog care, and trail conditions, the... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Joe Redington Joe Redington, Jr., Interview 1 Joe Redington Jr. was interviewed on June 2, 2011 by Robert Drozda and William Schneider at Joe's home in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about his family history with dog mushing and dog racing, raising and training sled... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Joe Redington Joe Redington, Jr., Interview 2 Joe Redington Jr. was interviewed on June 3, 2011 by Robert Drozda and William Schneider at Joe's home in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about his family history with dog mushing and dog racing, raising and training sled... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Bill Reed Bill Reed

This is a recording of Bill Reed giving a presentation titled "I Remember the White Pass and Yukon Railroad” on May 11, 2010 at the Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad’s monthly "Rail Stories" public lecture series held at the Tanana Valley...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Bob Reeve Bob Reeve

Bob Reeve was interviewed in 1982 by Sergeant Raymond Banks of the Army Hour Radio Program.  In this interview, Bob talks about military flying, dangerous landings, and the advancement in technology in aviation. He also talks about Reeve Aleutian...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Larry Reynolds Dr. Larry Reynolds

Dr. Larry Reynolds was interviewed on December 11, 2014 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Museum in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Larry talks about coming to Seldovia in 1974 and starting a medical practice. He talks about the early days when...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Howard Rice Howard and Ruth Rice, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Howard and Ruth Rice on September 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. In this second of a two part interview, Howard and Ruth continue their...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Ruth Rice Howard and Ruth Rice, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Howard and Ruth Rice on September 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. In this second of a two part interview, Howard and Ruth continue their...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Howard Rice Howard and Ruth Rice, Part 1

Howard and Ruth Rice were interviewed on September 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. At the time of the interview, the Rice family was attending the conference "A Cold War, 2014 Alaska...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
William Bud Rice Bud Rice, Part 1

Bud Rice was interviewed on December 10, 2010 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at the offices of the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Bud talks about his glacier research, the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and being...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Ruth Rice Howard and Ruth Rice, Part 1

Howard and Ruth Rice were interviewed on September 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. At the time of the interview, the Rice family was attending the conference "A Cold War, 2014 Alaska...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
William Bud Rice Bud Rice, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Bud Rice by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster on December 10, 2010 at the offices of the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Bud talks about skiing, hiking,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Richard Ring Suzy Stutzman and Dick Ring, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Suzy Stutzman and Dick Ring with Dan O'Neill and Bill Schneider on October 9, 1991 in Vail, Colorado. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 91-22-45. Dick was the first Superintendent of...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Richard Ring Suzy Stutzman and Dick Ring, Part 1

Dick Ring and Suzy Stutzman were interviewed by Dan O'Neill and Bill Schneider on October 9, 1991 in Vail, Colorado at a major meeting of National Park Service personnel. Dick was the first Superintendent of Gates of the Arctic National Park and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Elaine Ritschard Elaine Ritschard, Part 1

Elaine Ritschard was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on April 20, 2010 at Summerset Lodge retirement community in Gladstone, Oregon, a suburb of Portland, where she currently lives. Elaine worked as a nurse at Morningside...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Elaine Ritschard Elaine Ritschard, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Elaine Ritschard by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on April 20, 2010 at Summerset Lodge retirement community in Gladstone, Oregon.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Roy Robertson Roy Robertson, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Roy Robertson on August 16, 1989 by an unidentified male interviewer.  An unidentified female interviewer also asks one question near the end of the interview. The location of the interview is unknown...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Roy Robertson Roy Robertson, Part 1

Roy Robertson was interviewed on August 16, 1989 by an unidentified male interviewer. An unidentified female interviewer also asks one question near the end of the interview. The location of the interview is unknown, but since Roy was a field...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
George Rogers George Rogers George Rogers George Rogers talks about his first impressions of Juneau as being a peaceful, laid back place. He also talks about the mines, the canneries, working on the Juneau police force, the "entertainment girls," and bar fights. He also talks about the... Juneau Communities of Memory
Jean Rogers Jean Rogers Jean Rogers Jean Rogers talks about coming to Juneau, Alaska during World War II for her husband George's work, first impressions of Juneau, and why they ended up making Juneau their home. Juneau Communities of Memory
George Rogers George Rogers, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with George Rogers by Karen Brewster on May 31, 2006, at his home in Juneau, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
George Rogers George Rogers, Interview 1, Part 1

George Rogers was interviewed by Karen Brewster on May 31, 2006, at his home in Juneau, Alaska. At age 90, George is one of the oldest still living participants in the Mental Health Trust issue. During the first part of the interview, George...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
George Rogers George Rogers, Interview 2

George Rogers was interviewed by Michael Letzring of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks, April 4, 2008 in Juneau, Alaska. This interview was conducted by KUAC staff at the Baranof Hotel in Juneau, Alaska as part of a video documentary project about Alaska'...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Dorothy Roggeveen Dorothy Roggeveen

Dorothy Roggeveen was interviewed on September 5, 2014 by Karen Brewster and Leslie McCartney at Dorothy's home in Anchorage, Alaska. Dorothy talks about her career in the Women's Army Corps and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers where she met her...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Donald Don Ronda Don Ronda

Don Ronda spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Don talks about some of the students he had over the years, life in...

Homer Communities of Memory
Ethel Ross Oliver Ethel Ross Oliver

In this recording, Ethel Ross Oliver reminisces about her 1950 visit with the Nunamiut to do the US Population Census. She vividly describes the people and their lifestyle, their skin tents, and the importance of visiting. She specifically...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Wilma Rutherford Wilma Rutherford Wilma Rutherford Wilma Rutherford talks about getting to know the Creamer family at Creamer's Dairy. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Joe Sallison Joe Sallison Joe Sallison Joe Sallison talks about learning to fly, experiencing difficult weather conditions, and finding ways to land when you can't see the air strip. Bethel Communities of Memory
Roy Sam Roy and Avis Sam

Roy and Avis Sam were interviewed on August 7, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home in Northway, Alaska. In this interview, Roy talks about growing up around Northway and his father's use of the surrounding area for...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Tony Sam Tony Sam, Sr.

At the time of this interview, Tony Sam was the traditional chief of Huslia, Alaska. He and his wife Emily, who is Lee and Eliza Simon's daughter and originally from Allakaket, live in a large, two story house at one end of town near the school....

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Avis Sam Roy and Avis Sam

Roy and Avis Sam were interviewed on August 7, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at their home in Northway, Alaska. In this interview, Roy talks about growing up around Northway and his father's use of the surrounding area for...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Elma Sam Ann Edwards and Elma Sam

I recorded Ann Edwards' memories together with those of her older sister, Elma Sam. Ann is four years younger than Elma. We taped in Elma's home in Alatna, Alaska around mid-day on November 21, l992. Although her husband, Frank Sam, is no longer...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
H. Robin Samuelsen Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr., Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr. on July 25, 2013 by Karen Hebert and Mike Davis at Ofi's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Ofi and Robin talk about...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
H. Robin Samuelsen Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr., Part 1

Hjalmar "Ofi" Olson and Robin Samuelsen, Jr. were interviewed on July 25, 2013 by Karen Hebert and Mike Davis at Ofi's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Ofi and Robin talk about getting started as fishermen,...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Jimmix Samuelson John Jimmix Samuelson Jimmix Samuelson Jimmix Samuelson talks about learning to fly, getting his pilot's license, and starting his flight service company - Jimmix Flying Service. He also talks about some of his scary experiences and using what's available to fix a hole in an airplane. Bethel Communities of Memory
Ralph Savory Ralph Savory, Part 1

Ralph Savory was interviewed on November 8, 2007 by William Schneider at his home in Santa Rosa, California. His daughter, Diane, was also present during the interview. In this first part of a three part interview, Ralph talks about how he became...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Ralph Savory Ralph Savory, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Ralph Savory on November 8, 2007 by William Schneider at his home in Santa Rosa, California. His daughter, Diane, was also present during the interview. In this second part of a three part interview,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Ralph Savory Ralph Savory, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Ralph Savory on November 8, 2007 by William Schneider at his home in Santa Rosa, California. His daughter, Diane, was also present during the interview. In this third part of a three part interview,...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Patrick Pat Saylor Patrick Saylor

Pat Saylor was interviewed on August 16 and 17, 2000 by Don Callaway and Connie Friend in Healy Lake, Alaska for Mendees Cheeg Naltsiin Keey': An Oral History...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Lee Saylor Lee Saylor, Interview 1

Lee Saylor was interviewed on December 8, 2000 by Connie Friend at his home in North Pole, Alaska for Mendees Cheeg Naltsiin Keey': An Oral History of the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Lee Saylor Lee Saylor, Interview 2, Part 1

Lee Saylor was interviewed on June 5, 2013 by Karen Brewster at his home in North Pole, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Lee talks about the history of the people of Healy Lake, who was related to whom, and how people in the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Lee Saylor Lee Saylor, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Lee Saylor on June 5, 2013 by Karen Brewster at his home in North Pole, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Lee talks more about the people and history of Healy Lake. He discusses...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Dennis Schmitt Dennis Schmitt, Part 1

This interview with Dennis Schmitt took place on September 26, 1992 with Steve Ulvi in the clapboard Naval Arctic Research Lab building next to the airstrip in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, which has served for several years as a ranger station. There...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Dennis Schmitt Dennis Schmitt, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Dennis Schmitt on September 26, 1992 in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska with Steve Ulvi. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 93-15-08. In this part of the interview, Dennis talks about living...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
David Schmitz Dave Schmitz

This recording with Dave Schmitz was made at the National Park Service office in Bettles, Alaska where Dave is a seasonal employee. The interview was conducted on October 9, 1992 by Bill Schneider. Dave has lived in the area for many years. He...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Jerry Schrader Dr. Jerry Schrader, Part 1

Dr. Jerry Schrader was by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on April 19, 2010 at his home in Salem, Oregon about his career as a provider of mental health services in Alaska. He was Director of Alaska's Mental Health Division from 1973-1978, was...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Jerry Schrader Dr. Jerry Schrader, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Dr. Jerry Schrader by Bill Schneider and Karen Brewster on April 19, 2010 at his home in Salem, Oregon.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Ransom Tony R.T. Schultz Ransom Tony Schultz

Ransom Tony (R.T.) Schultz made this recording of himself on July 6, 1981 in Fairbanks, Alaska. He speaks about the role of aviation in forest firefighting operations around Alaska, including the types of airplanes used and what conditions were...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Emily Schwing Emily Schwing, Part 1

Emily Schwing was interviewed on May 1, 2015 by Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this first part of a two part interview, Emily talks about how she got started in journalism, how she got...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Emily Schwing Emily Schwing, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Emily Schwing on May 1, 2015 by Karen Brewster at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this second part of a two part interview, Emily talks about what it is like to be a...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Gordon Scott Gordon Scott Gordon Scott, Part 1 Gordon Scott was interviewed on March 25, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Gordon Scott talks about how an... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Gordon Scott Gordon Scott Gordon Scott, Part 2 Gordon Scott was interviewed on March 25, 2014 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Gordon Scott talks about the... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Martha Scott Stey Martha Scott Stey Martha Scott Stey

Martha Scott Stey tells a story about the first time she came to Bethel, meeting other musicians, and starting a band called "The Beat Around the Bush Band." She talks about her love of the Bethel community and the people who make it a special...

Bethel Communities of Memory
Dave Seaman Dave Seaman

Dave Seaman spoke on April 26, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Dave talks about his life in Homer and what living in the...

Homer Communities of Memory
Daniel Dan Seavey Dan Seavey, Part 1

Dan Seavey was interviewed on April 11, 2010 by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster at his home in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Dan talks about changes in Seward, the 1964 Earthquake, commercial fishing, his dog mushing career,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Daniel Dan Seavey Dan Seavey, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Dan Seavey by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, and Karen Brewster on April 11, 2010 at his home in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Dan continues to talk about dog mushing in the Resurrection...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Gert Seekins Gert Seekins

Gert Seekins spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Gert talks about what Homer was like when they first arrived, and...

Homer Communities of Memory
Jerome Selby Jerome Selby Jerome Selby

Jerome Selby was interviewed on September 17, 2007 by Sharon Bushell in Kodiak, Alaska. Jerome's interview was conducted as part of Sharon Bushell's work on the book,...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Bud Seltenreich Bud Seltenreich

Bud Seltenreich was interviewed by Logan Hovis of the National Park Service on June 16, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska at the Kennecott Kids reunion. Toward the end of the interview Bud's brother, Fred, joins in the discussion. In this interview, Bud...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Rufina Shaishnikoff Rufina Shaishnikoff Rufina Shaishnikoff Rufina Shaishnikoff talks about renovating the Russian Orthodox church in Unalaska. She also talks about the Amchitka nuclear test blast and its effects on wildlife populations in Unalaska. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Lewis Lew Shapiro Dr. Lewis Shapiro, Part 1

Dr. Lewis "Lew" Shapiro was interviewed on May 1, 2014 by Karen Brewster at his office at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Lew was interviewed because of his extensive career researching sea ice mechanics in...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Lewis Lew Shapiro Dr. Lewis Shapiro, Part 2

Dr. Lewis "Lew" Shapiro was interviewed on May 1, 2014 by Karen Brewster at his office at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Lew was interviewed because of his extensive career researching sea ice mechanics in...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
William Sheffield William Sheffield

Former Alaska Governor William Sheffield was interviewed on May 26, 2009 by Charles Fedullo and Paul McCarthy in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, William Sheffield talks about working with Senator Ted Stevens on issues that effected Alaska,...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Mary Shields Mary Shields

Mary Shields was interviewed on May 9, 2011 by William Schneider and Marla Statscewich at Mary's home in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Mary talks about learning to drive a dog team, doing back country travel by dog team, training dogs,...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Judy Shiffler Judith Shiffler Judy Shiffler Judy Shiffler talks about her first Christmas in Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Lydia Simon Lydia Simon

Like her sister, Mary Vent, Lydia Simon had the chance to learn traditional stories and lore from her parents. She and Wendy Arundale worked together in the late afternoon of Thursday, July 23, 1992 in the living room area of her home. In the...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Aliy Zirkle & Allen Moore Katrin Simon-Sakurai Aliy Zirkle & Allen Moore Aliy Zirkle and Allen Moore were interviewed on May 21, 2011 by Robert Drozda and William Schneider at Aliy and Allen's home in Two Rivers, Alaska. Katrin Simon Sakurai was the videographer. In this interview, Aliy and Allen talk about coming to... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Ron Simpson Ron Simpson Ron Simpson was interviewed on September 18, 2003 by Mark Cosson in Copper Center, Alaska for the KUAC-TV Documentary “Klondike and Alaska: A Rail History.” He talks about the history of the Copper River Northwestern Railway. He discusses why the... Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Ruby Sinyon Ruby Sinyon

Ruby Sinyon was interviewed by Bill Schneider, Dave Krupa and Ruth Ann Warden on February 2, 2001 at the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Interpretation Center in Copper Center, Alaska. Ruby is from Chistochina and she came to the National Park...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Adele Smith Adele Deville Smith

Adele Deville Smith was interviewed in September 1974 by Neville Jacobs in Anchorage, Alaska. In this excerpt of the interview, she talks about Katalla and Cordova, Alaska, the Copper River Railroad, the influence of the Guggenheim family on the...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
A. Robert Smith A. Robert Smith

A. Robert Smith was interviewed by Karen Perdue with videography by Deborah Lawton and Michael Letzring of KUAC radio/tv, Fairbanks on April 29, 2009 in a recording studio at KUAC radio/tv on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. William...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Hugh Q. Smith Hugh Q. Smith

Hugh Q. Smith was interviewed on January 20, 2015 by Jan Yaeger at the Seldovia Conference Center in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Hugh talks about his career as a shop and math teacher in Seldovia, as well as his work as a contractor...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Harold Doc South Dr. Harold South, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Harold "Doc" South by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010 at his home in Palmer, Alaska. This is the third of three tapes.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Harold Doc South Dr. Harold South, Part 1

Harold "Doc" South was interviewed by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010 at his home in Palmer, Alaska. In this interview, Doc talks about his many years of working as a psychiatrist in Alaska, beginning in 1971 at the state...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Harold Doc South Dr. Harold South, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Harold "Doc" South by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 8, 2010 at his home in Palmer, Alaska. This is the second of three tapes.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Mary Lou Spartz Mary Lou Spartz Mary Lou Spartz Mary Lou Spartz talks about coming to Juneau, Alaska as a child, Thanksgiving gatherings in Juneau, and learning about the berries in Alaska. Juneau Communities of Memory
Page Spencer Page Spencer, Part 1

Page Spencer was interviewed on May 12, 2011 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at the offices of the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Page talks about growing up, her family's outdoor-based lifestyle, her parents'...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Page Spencer Page Spencer, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Page Spencer by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster on May 12, 2011 at the offices of the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Page talks about cross-country skiing in...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Rick Steiner Rick Steiner Rick Steiner, Part 1 Rick Steiner was interviewed on December 18, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In this first part of a two part... Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Rick Steiner Rick Steiner Rick Steiner, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Rick Steiner on December 18, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. In...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Scott Sterling Scott Sterling

Scott Sterling was interviewed on October 15, 2005 by Sharon Bushell. The location of the interview is unknown. However, because Scott lives in Anchorage, Alaska it is likely that is where the interview took place. Scott's interview was conducted...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Theodore Ted Stevens Ted Stevens

Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was interviewed on December 30, 1987 by John Whitehead in the Senator's office in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Senator Stevens talks about his involvement in the struggle for Alaska Statehood. He speaks about...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Judge Thomas Stewart Thomas Tom Stewart Thomas Stewart Thomas Stewart talks about the community gatherings on Marmion Island and the 4th of July celebration. He also tells a story about a young man who made a wager with the 4th of July committee that he could run up and down Mt. Juneau in one hour. Juneau Communities of Memory
Thomas Tom Stewart Judge Tom Stewart, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Tom Stewart on October 25, 2002 by Margaret Russell in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a continuation of tape number Oral History 2012-02-13, Part 1. Judge Stewart was also interviewed by Margaret...

Judges of Alaska
Thomas Tom Stewart Judge Tom Stewart, Interview 1

Judge Tom Stewart was interviewed on September 20, 2002 by Margaret Russell in Anchorage, Alaska. Tom Stewart was a member of Alaska’s Territorial House of Representatives, was secretary for the Alaska Constitutional Convention in 1955/56, and...

Judges of Alaska
Thomas Tom Stewart Judge Tom Stewart, Interview 2, Part 1

Judge Tom Stewart was interviewed on October 25, 2002 by Margaret Russell in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, he talks about the Alaska Constitutional Convention and delegates, establishment of the state court and judge appointment systems,...

Judges of Alaska
Jim Stimpfle James Jim Stimpfle Jim Stimpfle Jim Stimpfle talks about his role in the 1988 Friendship Flight from Nome to Provideniya, Siberia, and his attempt to re-establish contact with Russian Far East communities across the Bering Strait. Nome Communities of Memory
Annie Stokes Ann Annie Stokes Annie Stokes Annie Stokes talks about growing up in Virgina and learning to garden in Juneau. She also talks about Stan Price and how he taught her to face her fear of bears at Pack Creek. Juneau Communities of Memory
Terry Stone Gloria McNutt, Part 1

Gloria McNutt was interviewed on January 23, 2015 by Karen Brewster and Rachel Mason at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. Gloria's daughter, Terry Stone, assisted with the interview and added her own memories to the discussion. Terry's husband,...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Terry Stone Gloria McNutt, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Gloria McNutt on January 23, 2015 by Karen Brewster and Rachel Mason at her home in Anchorage, Alaska. Gloria's daughter, Terry Stone, assisted with the interview and added her own memories to the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Cody Strathe Cody Strathe Cody Strathe was interviewed on July 11, 2011 by Robert Drozda, Marla Statscewich, and Katrin Simon Sakurai at his workshop in Ester, Alaska. In this interview, Cody talks about building customized modern dog sleds out of durable and strong... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Julie Stricker Julie Stricker

This is a recording of Julie Stricker giving a presentation titled "Falcon Joslin” on February 9, 2010 at the Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad’s monthly "Rail Stories" public lecture series held at the Tanana Valley Railroad Train Museum at...

Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Georgia Strunk Georgia Strunk

Georgia Strunk was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 21, 1993 at her home in Glennallen, Alaska. They did the interview in her huge living room with its large and numerous windows that look out on the mountains. Georgia and...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Suzanne Stutzman Suzy Stutzman and Dick Ring, Part 1

Dick Ring and Suzy Stutzman were interviewed by Dan O'Neill and Bill Schneider on October 9, 1991 in Vail, Colorado at a major meeting of National Park Service personnel. Dick was the first Superintendent of Gates of the Arctic National Park and...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Suzanne Stutzman Suzy Stutzman and Dick Ring, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Suzy Stutzman and Dick Ring with Dan O'Neill and Bill Schneider on October 9, 1991 in Vail, Colorado. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 91-22-45. Dick was the first Superintendent of...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Paul Sugar Paul Sugar Paul Sugar Paul Sugar talks about moving to Bethel from Fairbanks, the friendly people who live there, and the incredible scenery in western Alaska. Bethel Communities of Memory
George Sullivan George Sullivan

George Sullivan was interviewed by Mary Larson on June 16, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska during the Kennecott Kids reunion. In this interview, he talks about his time working for the mine, some scary experiences in the mill, and what life was like at...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Clarence Summers Clarence Summers, Part 1

Clarence Summers was interviewed on January 27, 2106 by Rachel Mason and Karen Brewster at the offices of the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska. In this first part of a two part interview, Clarence talks about being the first district...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Clarence Summers Clarence Summers, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Clarence Summers on January 27, 2016 by Karen Brewster and Rachel Mason at the offices of the National Park Service in Anchorage, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Clarence continues...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Henra Sundt Henra Sundt, Part 1

Henra Sundt was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on June 13, 1993 in Gakona, Alaska. This interview was conducted at her summer home next to the Gakona Lodge. Henra's son, Roy, and her granddaughter, Kari, also were present during...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Henra Sundt Henra Sundt, Part 2

This is a continuation on the interview with Henra Sundt by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on June 13, 1993 in Gakona, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Henra talks about artists who stayed at Gakona Lodge, making a living...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Theodor Ted Swem, Sr. Ted Swem, Interview 2, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Ted Swem by Bill Schneider on July 6, 1993 at his home in Evergreen, Colorado. In this second part of a four part interview, he talks about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), choosing the...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Theodor Ted Swem, Sr. Ted Swem, Interview 2, Part 3

This is a continuation of an interview with Ted Swem by Bill Schneider on July 6, 1993 at his home in Evergreen, Colorado. In this third part of a four part interview, he talks about the new director of the National Park Service, the Alaska...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Theodor Ted Swem, Sr. Ted Swem, Interview 1, Part 1

Ted Swem was interviewed by William Schneider on October 10, 1991 at his home in Evergreen, Colorado. Ted was also interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 6, 1993 (ORAL HISTORY 93-15-26 through 93-15-29). Ted had a long career with the National...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Theodor Ted Swem, Sr. Ted Swem, Interview 2, Part 4

This is a continuation of an interview with Ted Swem by Bill Schneider on July 6, 1993 at his home in Evergreen, Colorado. In this fourth part of a four part interview, he talks about the proposal to bring about regional planning and national...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Theodor Ted Swem, Sr. Ted Swem, Interview 2, Part 1

Ted Swem was interviewed by Bill Schneider on July 6, 1993 at his home in Evergreen, Colorado. Ted was also interviewed by Bill Schneider on October 10, 1991 (ORAL HISTORY 91-22-25 and 91-22-26). Ted was the key person in the National Park...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Theodor Ted Swem, Sr. Ted Swem, Interview 1, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Ted Swem by Bill Schneider on October 10, 1991 at his home in Evergreen, Colorado. In this second part of a two part interview, Ted talks about working for the National Park Service in Washington, D.C...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Michael Swisher Michael Swisher

Michael Swisher was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 23, 1993 at his homestead on the Old Edgerton Road in Kenny Lake, Alaska. The timing of the interview with Michael was unfortunate, because his mother had just been...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Thomas Teasdale Tom Teasdale

Tom Teasdale was interviewed on August 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at the Northway tribal offices in Northway, Alaska.  In this interview, Tom talks about moving to Northway and his work as the pastor of a local church.  He...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Jack Thomas Jack Thomas

Jack Thomas was interviewed on July 19, 2016 by Jan Yaeger at his home in Seldovia, Alaska. In this interview, Jack talks about working in the logging business at Jakolof Bay, fishing for crab with Joseph "Josie" Carlough, and how much he likes...

Seldovia Project Jukebox
Thomas Tilden Thomas Tilden

Thomas Tilden was interviewed on December 12, 2105 by Karen Hebert in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Thomas talks about fishing, mining, and other resource issues in Bristol Bay, Alaska. He talks about growing up at Portage Creek and...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Diana Tillion Diana Tillion

Diana Tillion spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Diana talks about people in the Homer community, the way the...

Homer Communities of Memory
Lorraine Titus Lorraine Titus

Lorraine Titus was interviewed on August 5, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at the Northway Corporation office in Northway, Alaska. In this interview, Lorraine talks about growing up in Northway, her grandparents, and living a...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Kenneth Utuayuk Toovak Kenneth Toovak

Kenneth Toovak was interviewed on July 12, 1978 in Barrow, Alaska for a project related to potential oil development of the Alaskan continental shelf. The original interview was in Inupiaq. The interview was first translated in 1979 by Molly...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Kenneth Utuayuk Toovak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 1

This is a recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr. Lewis Shapiro and Ron...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Kenneth Utuayuk Toovak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 4

This is a continuation of the recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Kenneth Utuayuk Toovak Elijah Kakinya

This is a recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Elijah Kakinya in September 1978 in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr. Lewis Shapiro...

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Kenneth Utuayuk Toovak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 2

This is a continuation of the recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Otis Ahkivgak Kenneth Utuayuk Toovak Otis Ahkivgak, Part 3

This is a continuation of the recording of Kenneth Toovak providing a verbal English summary translation of an interview he conducted in Iñupiaq with Otis Ahkivgak on December 8, 1979 in Barrow, Alaska. The interview was for UAF researchers Dr....

Sea Ice Project Jukebox
Jack Trambitas Jack Trambitas Jack Trambitas Jack Trambitas talks about coming to Juneau, Alaska, meeting his wife, working in the mines, changes in Juneau over the years, and the "entertainment girls" that were a part of the character of Juneau. Juneau Communities of Memory
Mead Treadwell Mead Treadwell

Mead Treadwell was interviewed on February 21, 2014 by Leslie McCartney in the Dean's Conference Room at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Cameron Eggers, Treadwell's administrative assistant/scheduler was also...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Carolyn Turkington Carolyn Turkington

Carolyn Turkington spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Carolyn talks about trying to get to Homer before the road...

Homer Communities of Memory
Maria Turnpaugh Maria Turnpaugh Maria Turnpaugh Maria Turnpaugh talks about memories of school in Unalaska and the Russian Orthodox religion. Unalaska Communities of Memory
Tishu Ulen Tishu Ulen

This interview was done at Tishu Ulen's apartment in Fairbanks, Alaska on April 29, 1991 by William Schneider. It was arranged by Roger Kaye, a close friend of Tishu's, who for many years had encouraged us to do the recordings. We were joined by...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gerald Van Hoomissen Judge Gerald Van Hoomissen, Part 1

Judge Gerald Van Hoomissen was interviewed on May 15, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Niesje Steinkruger at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. Gerald Van Hoomissen was born in Portland, Oregon and received...

Judges of Alaska
Gerald Van Hoomissen Judge Gerald Van Hoomissen, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Gerald Van Hoomissen on May 15, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Niesje Steinkruger at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a continuation of tape...

Judges of Alaska
Gerald Van Hoomissen Judge Gerald Van Hoomissen, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge Gerald Van Hoomissen on May 15, 2012 by Karen Brewster and Niesje Steinkruger at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape...

Judges of Alaska
Dr. Rollo R.W. Van Pelt Dr. R.W. Van Pelt Dr. Rollo "Van" Van Pelt was interviewed in 1982 by Susan Cortte for a radio series about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In this interview, he talks about duties of a pathologist and race veterinarian, caring for race dogs as athletes, the... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Elias Venes Elias Venes Elias Venes

Elias Venes talks about first coming to Bethel from Akiak, Alaska when he was a boy, his first time eating in a restaurant, and how the cost of things has increased over the years. He plays a song with Martha Scott Stey and then they both play...

Bethel Communities of Memory
Bobby Vent Bobby Vent, Interview 2

Bobby Vent was interviewed on May 30, 2003 by Bill Schneider in Huslia, Alaska, and recorded by Kathy Turco of Alaska Spirit Speaks. The recording was made during a workshop on climate change when Kathy and Bill were in Huslia. This interview...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Mary Vent Mary Vent

I worked with Mary Vent during the mid-afternoon on July 22, 1992. She lived with her husband, Bobby, near the village store that was run by their, daughter Mabel. Mary was a very skilled bead worker. She also knitted beautifully, and when I was...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Bobby Vent Bobby Vent, Interview 1

At the time of this 1992 interview, Bobby Vent is one of the older people living in Huslia. He is married to Mary Vent. Their daughter, Mabel, runs the village store. Bobby was born October 12, l913 and grew up near Anvik. From comments made by...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
montage of deborah vickery house and jane vickery wilson Deborah Vickery House Deborah Vickery House and Jane Vickery Willson

Deborah Vickery House and Jane Vickery Wilson were interviewed by Ann Kain from the National Park Service on June 16, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska during the Kennecott Kids reunion. In this interview, these two sisters talk about growing up in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
montage of deborah vickery house and jane vickery wilson Jane Vickery Wilson Deborah Vickery House and Jane Vickery Willson

Deborah Vickery House and Jane Vickery Wilson were interviewed by Ann Kain from the National Park Service on June 16, 1990 in Kennecott, Alaska during the Kennecott Kids reunion. In this interview, these two sisters talk about growing up in...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Joseph Joe Virgin Joseph Virgin

Joseph Virgin was interviewed by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 21, 1993 at his home at Mile 140 of the Glenn Highway in Nelchina near Glennallen, Alaska. In this interview, Joe describes the history of the Alaska Central Mission and...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
James von der Heydt Judge James von der Heydt, Part 1

Judge James von der Heydt was interviewed by Judge Niesje Steinkruger and Karen Brewster on December 9, 2010 at his condominium overlooking Cook Inlet in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. His wife, Verna, joined in on part of the interview. Judge von...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
James von der Heydt Judge James von der Heydt, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Judge James von der Heydt by Judge Niesje Steinkruger and Karen Brewster on December 9, 2010 at his condominium overlooking Cook Inlet in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Rosalee Walker Rosalee Walker Rosalee Walker Rosalee Walker talks about the State Office Building in Juneau, Alaska. She tells a few stories about when it was built, moving into the building after it was completed, and how some folks benefited from the new building while others suffered. Juneau Communities of Memory
Robert Bob Wallace Robert "Bob" Wallace

Robert (Bob) Wallace was interviewed on September 4, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. Bob was one of the keynote speakers at the conference "A Cold War, 2014 Alaska Conference and Nike...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
George Wallot George Wallot, Part 1

George Wallot was interviewed on September 4, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. George's wife, Teresa, was also present during the interview. At the time of the interview, George was...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
George Wallot George Wallot, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with George Wallot on September 4, 2014 by Leslie McCartney and Karen Brewster at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage Alaska. In this second of a two part interview, George continues to talk about the...

Cold War in Alaska: Nike Missile Sites
Frank Warren George O'Leary and Frank Warren George O'Leary and Frank Warren were interviewed on January 11, 2008 by William Schneider at Frank and Mary Warren's home in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, George and Frank talk about trail routes, using dog teams and horses to freight... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Bonnie Wartes Bonnie Wartes

Bonnie Wartes was interviewed on May 24, 2004 by Bill Schneider at Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bonnie and her husband, Bill, were Presbyterian missionaries on the North Slope in the 1950's. She spoke about...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Vern Weiss Vern Weiss

Vern Weiss was interviewed by Bill Schneider with Karen Brewster and Karen Perdue on April 24, 2007 in the Butrovich Building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He lives in Nenana, but was interviewed while he was in Fairbanks on other...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Chuck West Chuck West

Chuck West was interviewed on February 4, 1985 by Ron Inouye in Seattle, Washington. In this interview, Chuck discusses how he became interested in aviation and tourism, how he got the idea to combine them, the history of his company "Westours",...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Gale Wetherell Gale Wetherell Gale Wetherell was interviewed on May 19, 2003 by William Schneider in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Gale talks about being around the railroad as a kid in Talkeetna, and working for the Alaska Railroad as a brakeman and a conductor. He... Railroads of Alaska Project Jukebox
Frank Whaley Frank Whaley

Frank Whaley was interviewed by Kay Kennedy. In this interview, he talks about the origin of the term "bush pilot" and "whiteout," adventures in flying in the Arctic, and landing and taking off in remote locations. In paticular, he discusses...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
Robert Bob White Bob White, Part 1

Bob White was interviewed on August 7, 2010 by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster, and Shannon Kovac at his gun shop in Seward, Alaska. At the time of the interview, he owned his own floor covering business and a gun shop. He is married to the daughter...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Robert Bob White Bob White, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview done with Bob White by Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster, and Shannon Kovac on August 7, 2010 at his gun shop in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Bob talks about changes in Exit Glacier and the...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Red Williams Homer Red Williams Red Williams, Interview 1

Red Williams was interviewed on March 7, 1985 by Bill Schneider at his home in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Red talks about coming to Alaska with nothing more than the clothes on his back, learning to fly and making a business out of it...

Pioneer Aviators Project Jukebox
William Williams William and Effie Williams, Part 1

I interviewed William Williams with his wife Effie in their home on the afternoon of November 20, 1992 in the living room area of their house in Allakaket. Although there were some interruptions during the taping, we talked about a wide range of...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Jane Williams Jane Williams Jane Williams Jane Williams talks about Creamer's Dairy Farm. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Fred Williams Fred Williams, Part 1

Fred Williams was interviewed by Bill Schneider and Dave Krupa on October 20, 1993 at his home in Copperville, Copper Center, Alaska. Fish Bug Lane is what he called his road. A 1964 snowmachine sat in the front yard: he just had it all...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Wilma Williams Wilma Williams

Wilma Williams spoke on April 27, 1996 at the Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska for a Communities of Memory meeting where people told stories about life in Homer. In this recording, Wilma talks about the business she and her husband had building...

Homer Communities of Memory
Effie Williams William and Effie Williams, Part 1

I interviewed William Williams with his wife Effie in their home on the afternoon of November 20, 1992 in the living room area of their house in Allakaket. Although there were some interruptions during the taping, we talked about a wide range of...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Kimberly Kim Williams William Johnson, Mary Ann Johnson, and Kimberly Williams

Willliam and Mary Ann Johnson and their daughter, Kim Williams were interviewed on December 10, 2015 by Karen Hebert at the Johnson's home in Dillingham, Alaska. In this interview, they talk about the importance of fishing in Bristol Bay and...

Fishing and Natural Resources in Bristol Bay
Red Williams Homer Red Williams Red Williams, Interview 2 Red Williams talks about landing a plane on Creamer's Field. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Fred Williams Fred Williams, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Fred Williams by Bill Schneider and David Krupa on October 20, 1993 at his home in Copper Center, Alaska. In this second part of a two part interview, Fred talks about protection of fish, access to park...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
William Williams William and Effie Williams, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with William and Effie Williams by Wendy Arundale on November 20, 1992 in the living room area of their house in Allakaket, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 93-15-15.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Susie Williams Susie Williams

We taped together in the bedroom of Susie's daughter-in-law's home in Fairbanks on November 16, l992. We have worked together taping information extensively before so this situation was very familiar and comfortable.

We began by talking...

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Effie Williams William and Effie Williams, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with William and Effie Williams by Wendy Arundale on November 20, 1992 in the living room area of their house in Allakaket, Alaska. This is a continuation from tape number Oral History 93-15-15.

Gates of the Arctic National Park
Jonathan Wills Jonathan Wills, Part 3

This is a continuation of the interview with Jonathan Wills on October 21, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera....

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Jonathan Wills Jonathan Wills, Part 1

Jonathan Wills was interviewed on October 21, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera. Scott Sterling also participated...

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Jonathan Wills Jonathan Wills, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Jonathan Wills on October 21, 2013 by Alicia Zorzetto at the offices of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council in Anchorage, Alaska. Amanda Johnson operated the video camera....

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox
Lavell Wilson Lavell Wilson

Lavell Wilson was interviewed on December 13, 2013 by Leslie McCartney and Barbara Cellarius at his home in Tok, Alaska.  His wife, Catherine Wilson, also was present at the interview.  In this interview, Lavell talks about growing up in Northway...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Jack Wilson Jack Wilson

Jack Wilson was interviewed by David Krupa on July 28, 1993 at Jack and his wife's liquor store and office supply along the Glenn Highway outside Glennallen, Alaska. Near Jack's desk, a small model Supercub hung from the ceiling tiles, where it...

Wrangell-St.Elias National Park
Aron Wolf Dr. Aron Wolf, Part 2

This is a continuation of the interview with Dr. Aron Wolf by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 7, 2010 at his private psychiatric office in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Aron Wolf Dr. Aron Wolf, Part 1

Dr. Aron Wolf was interviewed by William Schneider and Karen Brewster on December 7, 2010 at his private psychiatric office in Anchorage, Alaska. He came to Alaska in the late 1960s with the United States Air Force to provide mental health...

Alaska Mental Health Trust History
Ginny Wood Virginia Wood Ginny Wood Ginny Wood talks about her adventures with airplanes in Alaska, and almost landing at Creamer's Field when first arriving in Fairbanks during a snow storm in January 1947. Fairbanks Communities of Memory
Harold Woods Harold Woods and Richard Frank

Harold Woods and Richard Frank were interviewed on February 12, 1987 by William Schneider and Pete Bowers in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Harold and Richard talk about their experiences with the early days of sled dog racing in interior...

Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Gareth Wright Gareth Wright Gareth Wright was interviewed in February of 1973 by Roger McPherson in Fairbanks, Alaska. In this interview, Gareth talks about the early days of village dog races, Johnny Allen's breed of dogs from Ruby, the importance of having a good breed of... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox
Don Young Congressman Don Young

Alaska Congressman Don Young was interviewed on May 27, 2009 by Charles Fedullo and Paul McCarthy in the Congressman's office in Anchorage, Alaska. In this interview, Congressman Young talks about meeting Senator Ted Stevens, how they became...

Senator Ted Stevens Project Jukebox
Gary Zimmerman Gary Zimmerman, Part 1

Gary Zimmerman was interviewed on April 10, 2010 by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster, and Shannon Kovac at the Van Gilder Hotel in Seward, Alaska. In this interview, Gary talks about his dad's snowmachine tourist operation, hunting,...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Gary Zimmerman Gary Zimmerman, Part 2

This is a continuation of an interview with Gary Zimmerman by Don Callaway, Rachel Mason, Karen Brewster, and Shannon Kovac on April 10, 2010 at the Van Gilder Hotel in Seward, Alaska. In this part of the interview, Gary talks about riding...

Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park
Aliy Zirkle & Allen Moore Aliy Zirkle Aliy Zirkle & Allen Moore Aliy Zirkle and Allen Moore were interviewed on May 21, 2011 by Robert Drozda and William Schneider at Aliy and Allen's home in Two Rivers, Alaska. Katrin Simon Sakurai was the videographer. In this interview, Aliy and Allen talk about coming to... Dog Mushing in Alaska Project Jukebox