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Territories to Statehood, Alaska and Hawaii: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Alaska and Hawaii" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Hawaii, Alaska, state admission, territory, Cape Nome, Klondike, Yukon, Senator Perkins, annexation, Walter F. Frear, statehood.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
    To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1890-1959.

For additional resources before Alaska and Hawaii became states, visit the following Topics in Chronicling America research guides:

Selected Articles from Chronicling America