While transcribing Alaska Territory records for the National Archives, I noticed two interesting men who were working with the native tribes. A little research revealed they were both from New York State. Here are their stories. [Read more…] about New Yorkers Serving in Alaska Territory, 1908-1910
Rebecca Rector is a genealogy researcher and retired librarian. During the COVID pandemic, she began transcribing letters and documents for several libraries, and the National Archives. While transcribing Alaska Territory documents, she noticed connections to several New Yorker's, and began researching them. Rebecca has published genealogy articles, plus historical articles - for New York History Review, and New York Almanack.