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May-June at issuu

M:J at issuuThe May-June issue of Alaskan History Magazine is available to read online, download, or share via email, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest at the digital magazine site issuu, an electronic publishing platform which was named one of Time magazine’s 50 Best Websites.

The 48-page May-June issue, which carries no advertising in its 8.5” x 11” format, is an anthology of excerpts from books published by Northern Light Media, featuring a look at the construction of the Alaska Railroad; a 1918 trip by Margaret Murie, traveling the Fairbanks-to-Valdez Trail as a 16-year-old girl; Addison Powell’s 1902 adventures in the Copper River Valley, the great All Alaska Sweepstakes sled dog race, the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, and the 1935 Matanuska Colony barns. Shorter articles include a photo-feature of snowshoes, a look at a few Alaskan photographers, and brief reviews of a half-dozen classic books on Alaska.

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The first three digital issues will be free to view by anyone; issues after Sept-Oct, 2019 will be available only to subscribers and anyone who purchases that print issue of the magazine. For more information and to subscribe or purchase a single issue (also available at Amazon), visit the Alaskan History Magazine website.

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AHM Weekly News, May 6

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Alaskan History Magazine sponsors a weekly email newsletter to keep in touch with readers and prospective customers. The second issue, Monday, May 6th, 2019, shares news, quotes, a bit about writing for the magazine, and links to our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

The newsletter is optimized for desktop viewing; we’ll figure out the settings for adapting the layout to view easier on cellphones and tablets eventually. In the meantime thanks for bearing with us!

AHM News 2Each week’s newsletter is archived at the Alaskan History Magazine website.

Sign up here to make sure you receive each new weekly issue via email!

You can subscribe for one year (6 issues) or just buy the current issue and get a closer look at what it’s about, simply by visiting our website, and you can use your credit card or PayPal account. If you would prefer make payment by sending a check or money order, the postal mailing address is Northern Light Media, P.O. Box 870515, Wasilla, Alaska 99687. To visit the Alaskan History Magazine subscription page just click on this link.

 

Social Media

Alaskan History Magazine will be active on three social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here are the links and a bit about each:

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Fabebook BOTHThe biggest and most popular social media site, Alaskan History Magazine has a group and a page on Facebook. The group is for discussion and interaction about articles and features in each issue of the magazine, as well as interesting photos and posts about many aspects of Alaska’s history; while the page is for updates and information about the magazine, links to writer’s guidelines, research notes, requests for help and relevant posts. I hope you’ll join both the group and the page on Facebook!

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Twitter AK HisThis online news and social networking service is a fast, easy way to keep up with updates and information about Alaskan History Magazine. There’s an interesting and in-depth history of the service at Wikipedia; did you know the logo bird was named “Larry the Bird” after Larry Bird of the NBA’s Boston Celtics fame? Here is the link to Alaskan History Magazine’s Twitter page.

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InstagramInstagram is a world unto itself, and it’s easy to get lost in the amazing photos which are posted continuously. The word Instagram is a portmanteau of instant camera and telegram, and that’s a good description of what you’ll find: engaging snapshots delivered like little telegrams of information! Alaskan History Magazine’s Instagram page is here.

MAY JUNE 2019 COVERFor information about subscribing or ordering a single issue of the May-June Alaskan History Magazine, see the right sidebar or click on Ordering in the top menu.