Readings from the book “Black History in the Last Frontier”, written by Ian C. Hartman and performed by himself and other local Anchorage residents. These recordings were made possible by the NAACP.
This page features the entire reading of chapter 2: Black Life in the Gold Rush Era, performed by Margo Bellamy. You will also find an excerpt of the forward that aired on KSKA.
You can find more information about the book, and even download it, at the National Park Services’ website:
The whole reading of chapter 2:
Excerpt of the reading that aired on KSKA: