Prior to World War II there was an effort to allow
European Jews the opportunity to imgrate to Alaska. The
following series of fascinating articles appeared in the
Anchorage Daily News on May 16 - 19, 1999 documenting
that the forgotten story of Alaska's own confrontation
with the Holocaust.
By TOM KIZZIA
Daily News reporter
1: 'Beacon of Hope'
2: 'Give us this chance'
'Salvation so close, yet mercy so far '
3: 'Alaska wants no misfits'
4: 'Are there no exceptions?'
Thanks to Niki McCurry of Fairbanks Alaska who
brought this information to our attention.