This week I’ve been processing (organizing according to archival standards) SHI’s historic Alaska Native Brotherhood (ANB), Juneau Camp 2 records, which were donated by Walter A. Soboleff, ranking member of Camp 2 and emeritus Grand President of ANB. (Image is a Juneau Camp # 2 meeting minutes ledger, spanning 1939 to 1945.) This collection will be know as Mss 7: The Walter A. Soboleff Papers and we hope to have researchers, students, and anyone interested study this collection.
The Alaska Native Brotherhood was initially organized in 1912 to advocate for the civil rights of Alaska Natives. It unified the Southeast Alaska Natives with the establishments of Camps in all
I am also seeking able volunteers to help out in my department. Volunteers will primarily process collections and I will provide training and a fun learning experience. Volunteers can choose the hours they work, even if it’s only 10 hours a week. Please contact me if you are interested.