Author Ray Hudson gives lecture on his new book about Alaska's historic Jesse Lee Home orphanage
September 24, 2007
Two book signings scheduled at Anchorage Museum
Author Ray Hudson will visit the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center for a lecture and book signing for his new book Family After All: Alaska's Jesse Lee Home, Volume 1, Unalaska, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, and for a book signing only 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Family After All covers the years 1889-1925 when the Jesse Lee Home orphanage and boarding facility was in Unalaska. This volume details its stormy beginnings and tells how Agnes and Albert Newhall gradually established an institution that became an integral and beloved part of the community.
Poet, artist, author, and historian Ray Hudson spent more than 25 years in Unalaska where he taught school and studied local history and the Unangan culture. He is also the author of a memoir about his time in the Aleutians titled Moments Rightly Placed.
For more information call 343-6139.