[President Eisenhower signing Alaska statehood documents]
Footage includes a gold miner panning for gold, the Alaska flag, the U.S. Capitol Building, and President Eisenhower signing the statehood proclamation. Others present at the ceremony include Richard Nixon, Ralph Rivers, Ernest Gruening, Bob Bartlett, and Mike Stepovich. Following the ceremony, pens are passed out, and the forty-nine star flag is unfurled.
16mm film; color; sound
Gold miningGold minersStatehood
AlaskaOutside -- Not in Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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