In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
In 1921, the road to the Mendenhall Glacier was completed, making it the most accessible glacier in Alaska.
In 1959, a group of dancers from Point Hope visited Anchorage for the first time and danced at the Alaska Crippled Children's Association "Gilded Cage" benefit.
In 1969, the tapping of Long Lake for the Snettisham Power Project near Juneau was completed. A dam to raise the level of the lake remained to be built.
In 1972, the Ketchikan International Airport was officially dedicated. Including a 7,500-foot runway, the costs topped $12 million.