HENRY H. VOIGT, JR. Autograph Book; 1944. .1 cu. ft.
Henry H. Voigt, Jr. was a soldier with the Northwest Service Command, Dawson Creek District, British Columbia Canada. Voigt served as Chief, Travel and Terminations, in Dawson Creek from July 1, 1943 through June 20, 1944. He worked on the construction of the Alaska Highway.
This collection consists of a copy of The Alaska Highway: A Saga of the North, published in 1943. The booklet contains inscriptions and autographs of 112 individuals involved in the construction of the Alaska Highway and stationed in Dawson Creek, from July 1943 through June 1944. At least 33 of the signers were from Canada, including the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan. The remaining signers were from the United States, representing New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Florida, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Arizona, among others.
This collection was acquired by the archives in 2001.