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  • Early Morning, Juneau, Alaska, c. 1920-1924, by Sydney Laurence. Donated by the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, JDCM 2010.24.001.

    It’ji Shaanáx: The Glowing Valley


    It’ji Shaanáx (the glowing valley) is the Tlingit name for Perseverance Valley located at the base of Mount Juneau or yadaa.at kalé (beautifully adorned face). This exhibit will look at Mount...


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  • <i>Low Tide at Eagle Beach</i>, October 2013, photograph by John Hyde. Purchase of this artwork has been made possible through the generous support of the Rasmuson Foundation Art Acquisition Fund, JDCM 2015.20.003

    John Hyde Photographs


    During the summer of 2015 the City Museum was able to purchase 14 photographic prints by John Hyde. The purchase was made possible through the generous support of the Rasmuson Foundation Art...


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  • Become a City Museum Volunteer Today!


    Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum? Volunteering with us is a great way to find out! Volunteers do not need to be history experts, they just need to be...


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  • Photo Credit: <i>Black Cubic Metal Duck Hunters Stool</i>. Donated by Mary Ann Parke, JDCM 2002.11.109.

    Stuff, Stories, and Sticky Notes


    Twelve members of the Juneau community have explored the City Museum’s storage areas to find a utilitarian object from our Permanent Collection that stood out to them in one way or another. The Museum...


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  • Entryway exhibit panels

    1867-2017: 150 Years of Change: Áak’w Aani (small lake tribe land) at the Time of Purchase


    The City Museum’s entryway exhibit describes three areas of the Áak’w Aaní in 1867 as compared to 2017: Aanchgaltsóow (now Auke Recreation Area), Áak’w Táak (now the Mendenhall Valley), and...


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  • Mystery Object #5, JDCM EDU.0682

    Valley Library Satellite Exhibit: History Mystery


    This interactive exhibit examines ideas about technology in relation to the Juneau Public Libraries’ Big Read and Discover Tech projects. From mid-September 2017 through mid-April 2018, several...


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  • "Landslide," by Trevor Davis, 1936. From the Wallis George collection donated by Carol Zebold. JDCM 2013.14.145.

    Douglas Library Satellite Exhibit: Disasters at Home, 1936 Landslide


    This exhibit features eight photographs of the 1936 landslide that covered sections of downtown Juneau, text describing this historic event, and a word cloud generated from newspaper articles from the...


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