Anch. Veterans Monument Committee Collection Description

ANCHORAGE VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE. Alden Todd Files;
1997-2001.
.2 cu. ft.

The Anchorage Veterans Memorial, located on the Delaney Park
Strip, was dedicated on Memorial Day, May 28, 2001, The memorial
was designed by Cordova artist Joan Bugbee and represents the
first life sized statue of a soldier in Alaska. The memorial was
conceived by Bob Bowden, with the support of many local veterans.
The project was organized by the Alaska AFL-CIO and co-sponsored
by the American Ex-POWs of Alaska. Alden Todd, himself a veteran
of World War II, served as a member of the Monument Committee.

This collection contains records compiled by Mr. Alden Todd
during his service on the Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee.
Included in the records are committee meeting minutes, fundraising
materials, promotional materials, invitation lists, dedication
plans, and a copy of the artist’s resume.

This collection was donated to the archives by Alden Todd in
2001.

HMC-0528

KRH 7/2001

Folder list:

1. Joan Bugbee Jackson, artist’s resume; n.d.

2. Committee Meeting Minutes; June 1997-May2001.

3. Fundraising Dinner; January 2001.

4. Programs and promotional materials; 2001.

5. Memorial dedication invitation list; April 2001.

6. Memorial dedication music, USAF Band of the Pacific; January
2001.

7. Clippings; 2000-2001.

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