Creating Alaska
Photo Courtesy Anchorage Museum of History and Art (Steve McCutcheon Collection)

Convention Secretary Thomas Stewart Signs Constitution

Thomas Stewart, Secretary of the Alaska Constitutional Convention signs a copy of the document on February 5, 1956 in the Old Gym (now Signers' Hall) on the University of Alaska campus in Fairbanks. Seated behind him are First Vice President Frank Peratrovich, President William Egan (partially obscured) and Second Vice President Ralph Rivers.