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On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, The HistoryMakers hosted the Salute To Our Alaska HistoryMakers, a special program and reception in honor of our Alaska HistoryMakers at the Captain Cook Hotel. Co-hosted by Walt Furnace, Celeste H. Growden, Louie Overstreet and Ed Wesley, the Salute To Our Alaska HistoryMakers showcased the achievements of the HistoryMakers who have shared their stories with us.

Honored HistoryMakers

  • Eleanor Andrews
  • Rex Butler
  • The Honorable Lawrence Card
  • The Honorable Bettye Davis
  • Mayfield Evans
  • Walter Furnace
  • Celeste H. Growden
  • Sylvester Joubert
  • Reverend Alonzo Patterson
  • Ed Wesley
  • Cal Williams

Host Committee

  • Walter Furnace
  • Celeste H. Growden
  • Louie Overstreet
  • Ed Wesley


Alaska Airlines

Date and Time

Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Captain Cook Hotel Aft Deck
939 West 59th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
United States