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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

James "Jim" Stimpfle

Jim Stimpfle Jim Stimpfle is real estate agent and long-time resident of Nome, Alaska. He married to Bernadette Alvanna, originally from King Island. Jim helped organize the outreach effort that resulted in the "Friendship Flight" of 1988 between Nome, Alaska and Provideniya, Siberia, which was meant to help melt the ice curtain between Alaska and its neighbor the Soviet Union. A New York Times article detailing the historic flight can be found here.
James "Jim" Stimpfle appears in the following new Jukebox projects: