Aleut Womens Petition, 10/10/1942
This item is a petition by Aleut women in the Pribilof Islands Program citing their living conditions at the Funter Bay Evacuation Camp in southeastern Alaska during World War II. Residents of many Alaskan islands had been relocated during early Japanese advances in the Pacific.
70 years ago on St. George Island, Alaska.
This log of events on the tiny Alaskan island of St. George mentions various details of life in wartime, including the ominous - such as the Japanese attack on Dutch Harbor earlier in the month, and the joyous - happy birthday, Tikhon Mandregan!
Official Logbook of St. George Island, 06/16/1942 - 06/29/1942
From the Pribilof Island Logbooks series of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
(correction - 70 years ago!)