Senator E.L. "Bob" Bartlett: Architect of Alaska Statehood


Subject:
U.S. History By Place , Notable People: Government , Alaska , Candidates & Elected Officials

Description:
This site uses a statue of Senator Bartlett (Alaska Territorial Delegate 1945-59, senator 1959-1968) as a "gateway into an abridged account of the historical and political context of Alaska's long struggle from neglected colony to 49th state." Features a brief illustrated history of Alaska statehood (admitted January 3, 1959) and information about the role of Edna Ferber's novel "Ice Palace" in Alaska's quest for statehood. Part of the Capitol Project from American Studies at the University of Virginia (UVA).

Creator:
Gislason, Eric

Publisher:
American Studies at the University of Virginia (UVA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/BARTLETT/btintro.html


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