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Guide to the Older Persons Action Group records
1963-2006

Collection number: HMC-0193.
Creator: Older Persons Action Group.
Title: Older Persons Action Group records.
Dates: 1963-2006
Volume of collection: 22.4 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of nonprofit organization that advocated for senior citizens in Alaska.

Organizational history:
The Older Persons Action Group (OPAG) was funded in 1968 by the Office of Economic Opportunity as a delegate agency of the Greater Anchorage Area Community Action Agency in response to the Older Americans Act of 1965. OPAG serves as an advocate for senior citizens in Anchorage and in Alaska in matters relating to housing, health and welfare, legislation affecting the elderly, and others. It also works with local, state, and federal agencies to provide programs and services which benefit the elderly in Anchorage and throughout Alaska. Programs which have been administered by OPAG include the Community Food and Nutrition Program, the Nursing Home Advocate Program, a winterization program, Foster Grandparents, the Mabel T. Caverly Center, the Chugiak Senior Center, the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program, and others. One delegate agency of OPAG was the Black Arts Association and the Mountain View Neighborhood Community Center. OPAG was also responsible for organizing the Inter-Agency Council of over 40 agencies in Anchorage which provide services to the elderly. The organization publishes a monthly newspaper, Senior Voice, as well as other publications. It also hosted a radio program for seniors entitled Senior Sound.

Collection description:
The collection consists of records concerning the administration, finances, programs, and services of the Older Persons Action Group. It is divided into six series: administrative records; programs and services files; financial records; recordings; and OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings; and visual materials. Included are correspondence, minutes, reports, grant information, financial reports, studies, copies of the Senior Voice and other publications, tapes of Senior Sound radio broadcasts, a few photographic slides, and a videotape on Denakkanaaga, Inc., an organization of Alaskan Athabaskan elders.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into 6 series.

SERIES 1. ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS
Subseries 1a: Articles of Incorporation
Subseries 1b: Reports, programs, reviews, and narratives
Subseries 1c: Board of Directors records
Subseries 1d: Correspondence, memos, and reading files
Subseries 1e: Legal and legislative records
Subseries 1f: Personnel records
Subseries 1g: Publicity and outreach records

SERIES 2. PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

SERIES 3. FINANCIAL RECORDS

SERIES 4. RECORDINGS
Subseries 4a: Senior Sound radio programs
Subseries 4b: Senior Sound working tapes
Subseries 4c: Conference and forum tapes
Subseries 4d: Meeting tapes
Subseries 4e: Miscellaneous tapes

SERIES 5. OPAG PUBLICATIONS, REFERENCE MATERIAL, AND CLIPPINGS
Subseries 5a: OPAG newspapers
Subseries 5b: OPAG directories
Subseries 5c: OPAG calendars
Subseries 5d: OPAG posters and pamphlets
Subseries 5e: Reference materials
Subseries 5f: Clippings and miscellaneous publications

SERIES 6. VISURAL MATERIALS

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Older Persons Action Group records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials:
Black Arts Association records; 1972-1980. HMC-0070.

Acquisition note: A deposit agreement was arranged between the archives and the organization in 1988. Addition records were added in 1996 and 2005.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2006. Revised and updated by Mariecris Gatlabayan in 2011. Personnel and confidential files and audiocassette duplicates of Senior Sound were removed from collection and returned to OPAG. Duplicates of publications and audiocassettes were removed from collection.

Container list:
SERIES 1. ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS; 1968-1993. 4.0 cubic feet.
Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1a: Articles of Incorporation. 0.02 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

1/1

Older Persons Action Group (OPAG) Foundation Articles of Incorporation

undated

Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1b: Reports, program reviews, narratives; 1963-1993. 0.5 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

1/1

Older Persons Action Group three year plan

1971-1976

1/2

Monthly and yearly reports

1968,1974, undated

1/3

Older Persons Action Group yearly report

1973-1975

1/4-1/5

Monthly and quarterly reports

1973-1975. undated

1/6

Older Persons Action Group report information

1975-1976

1/7

Timetable, quarterly reports and requests for federal funds

1980

1/8

Biennial Reports

1980

1/9

Program review

1976

1/10-1/11

Program progress preview

1977-1979

1/12-1/15

Program quarterly reports

1985-1993

1/16-1/17

Narrative response

1963-1975

1/18

Narrative file

1974-1975

Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1c: Board of Directors, 1968-1985. 0.73 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

1/19

William Herndon personal board correspondence

1969-1971

1/20

Older Persons Action Group Board correspondence

1974-1977, undated

1/21

Board of Directors minutes and miscellaneous records

1972-1974

1/22

Board Meeting minutes

1977

1/23

Board notebook

1978

1/24

Items for Board packets

1978

1/25

Board of Directors minutes and correspondence

1978

1/26-1/27

Board notebook

1978-1979

1/28

Board of Directors and Finance Committee minutes

1982

1/29-1/30

Board of Directors minutes and records

1984-1985

2/1

Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Policy and Administrative Committee minutes

1985

2/2

Resolutions

1968-1969

2/3

Other reports from meetings

1977-1980

2/4

OPAG general meetings minutes

1976-1977

Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1d: Correspondence, memos, and reading files; 1968-1986. 1.2 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

2/5-2/6

Nona R. McVickar correspondence

1971-1977

2/7

Helen Bierne, DAA (Juneau), correspondence

1979-1980

2/8

Howard, De Vore, Office on Aging, Anchorage correspondence

1980-1981 undated

2/9

Danny Plotnick correspondence

1980

2/10

Glen Sacks correspondence

1980

2/11

Gail Roust, Tittle II correspondence

1978-1981

2/12

Pat Patterson, Program Director, correspondence

1980-1981, undated

2/13-2/14

OPAG/CSA correspondence

1979-1982

2/15

Health, Education, Welfare (HEW) correspondence

1976

2/16

Office on Aging, Harmon

1969-1972

2/17

Office on Aging, Danny Plotnick

1972-1975

2/18

Office on Aging correspondence

1974

2/19-2/31

OPAG general correspondence

1968-1978

3/1-3/6

OPAG general correspondence 

1978-1986

3/7

Correspondence re. Spencer Lorton and financial misconduct - Hammond, Eric Lee, Nancy Gross

1977-1978

3/8

Legal Correspondence - Attorneys Hellen and Partnow, Olof K. Hellen

1977-1978

3/9-3/16

Legislative correspondence

1969-1980

3/17

Legislative correspondence, insurance and proposed age discrimination

1973

3/18

Legislative correspondence, proposed public utility deposit exemption

1973

3/19

Legislative correspondence, proposed multi-purpose senior center

1973

3/20

Legislative correspondence, United States Senate (Stevens)

1970-1974

3/21

Legislative correspondence, Sen. Frank Murkowski, Sen. Ted Stevens, Rep. Don Young

1980-1981

3/22

Legislative correspondence- Advocacy, U. S. Senate

1980-1981

3/23

Anchorage Area Federal Credit Union correspondence

1976-1977

3/24

Ben Crawford Hall

 

3/25

Richard Burns papers and miscellaneous correspondence

1971

3/26

Correspondence regarding Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia

1972, undated

3/27

Junior Chamber of Commerce, Statewide, correspondence

1974

3/28

"Chazz" Kowarbori, Keith V. Snder, and Vera A. Gazarway letters

1982

3/29

Paralegal services correspondence

undated

3/30

Publications ordered

1982

3/31

Senior Voice correspondence

1978-1979, undated

3/32

Support letters

1981-1982

3/33

Letters for new members

1975

3/34

Form letters

1975-1977

3/35

Memorandums

1977

3/36

Memos from the director

1980

3/37

Memos - CETA Training

1982

3/38

Virginia M. Blanchard incoming and outgoing reading files

1977, undated

Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1e: Legal and legislative records; 1960-1985. 1.2 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

3/39-3/40

Building management

1979-1981

3/41

Contract - Meaux and Strand

1974

4/1

Equipment, miscellaneous

1974

4/2

Equipment

1981

4/3

Federal Regulations - Richard Nixon, Economic Opportunity Amendment

1971

4/4

Federal Regulations - Older American Act, Title III

undated

4/5

Federal Regulations - Title III Quarterly Reports and Fiscal Reports

1978-1980

4/6

Federal Regulations - Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

undated

4/7

Federal Regulations - Title VII

1973

4/8

Federal Regulations - Title XI

1977-1980

4/9

Federal Regulations - Title 19 Resolution

1969

4/10

Federal Regulations - Title 29 Labor

1972

4/11

FY86 Legislative Intent Budget

1985

4/12

Janitorial proposals

1976-1978

4/13

Lawsuit - "Shower of Stars," Wagstaff, Rubenstein and Middleton

1974

4/14

Lawsuit - Civil actions, community Action

1973

4/15-4/17

Building lease agreement: municipality and OPAG

1977-1978, undated

4/18

Space lease - American Red Cross

1978-1979, undated

4/19

Space lease - Community Food and Nutrition

1977, undated

4/20

Space lease - OPAG Office Space, Cook Inlet Native Association;

1971

4/21

Space lease - Easter Seal Society; 1977-1978

1977-1978

4/22

Space lease - Equal Rights Commission

1977-1979

4/23

Space lease - Multiple Sclerosis Society

1974-1975

4/24

Space lease - Municipal Human Relations Department

1974-1975

4/25

Space lease - National Federation of the Blind

1975-1978

4/26

Space lease - Salvation Army

1978-1979

4/27

Space lease - Winterization

1977

4/28

Legislative - 1968 laws

1968, 1970

4/29

Legislative - 1971 U.S. Congress

1971

4/30

Legislative - laws

1971

4/31

Legislative - 6th, First Session

1969

4/32

Legislative - 6th, Second Session

1969-1970

4/33

Legislative - 7th, First Session

1971

4/34

Legislative - 7th, Second Session

1972

4/35

Legislative - 8th, First Session

1973

4/36

Legislative - Proposed Tenants Action

1972

4/37

Legislative - miscellaneous

1960-1976

4/38

Legislative - House of Representatives membership names

1971-1972

4/39

Older Americans Act: State Plan on Aging under Title III

1981

4/40

Public hearings

1977

4/41

State regulations-Department of Labor

undated

Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1f: Personnel records: 1970-1982. 0.1 cubic feet


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

4/42

Job descriptions

1976-1977

4/43

New employee packet

undated

4/44

Organizational charts

Undated

4/45

Personnel regulations

1970-1978, undated

4/46

Personnel rules and policies

1974-1976, undated

4/47

Personnel procedures [CSA]

1982

Series 1. Administrative records. Subseries 1g: Publicity/outreach; 1968-1981. 0.3 cubic feet.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

4/48

May Banquet

1976

4/49

Senior Citizen Month Dinner, potluck

1977 May

4/50

OPAG potluck

1974-1976

4/51

Public service announcements

1979, undated

4/52

News clippings and publicity photographs (11 black and white 8x10 prints, 10 negatives)

1974, undated

4/53

Newspaper clippings and papers. Includes 1 black and white 3x5 photograph

1968-1977, undated

4/54

Publicity certificates

1978-1979

4/55

General publicity records

1978-1981

4/56

Publicity press releases and articles

1969-1976

4/57-5/1

Speeches

undated

 

SERIES 2. PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FILES; 1968-1994. 9.0 cubic feet. Files arranged in alphabetical order by program or services.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

5/2

Action Grant Request

1977-1978

5/3

Action/VISTA  background Information Supervision Volunteer Handbook

1978-1980

5/4-5/12

Action/VISTA correspondence, proposals, reviews, reports, and plans

1972-1980

5/13

Adult Public Assistance

1977

5/14

Advocacy - State politicians

1979-1981

5/15

Alaska Children's Services

1973

5/16

Alaska Community Services Development Project (model project)

1978

5/17

Alaska Hospital Research and Education Foundation

1975

5/18

Alaska Land Proposal

undated

5/19

Alaska Legal Services

1973-1975

5/20

Alaska Methodist Work Study Program

1973

5/21

Alaska Office Of Economic Opportunity Conference

undated

5/22

Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG)

1975-1976

5/23

Alaska State Hospital Association

1973-1974

5/24

Alaska State Plan, aging

1973-1976

5/25

Alcoholism, model project documentation

1978-1980

5/26

All Alaska Conference on Aging and Retirement

1969

5/27

American Association of Retired Persons

1974-1975

5/28

American Red Cross

1974-1975

5/29

Anchorage Area Credit Union, Federal CAA

1970-1977

5/30

Anchorage Area Federal Credit Union fiscal reports

1975-1977

5/31

Anchorage Association of the Blind

1974-1975

5/32

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce

1981

5/33

Anchorage City Council

1974

5/34

Area-wide Health Planning grant application

1971 March-1972 February

5/35

Area-wide Model Project Program

1971

5/36

Area-Wide Program

1972-1974

6/1

Area-Wide Program on Aging

1971-1975

6/2

Association of Older Alaskans Programs (formerly Alaska Project Directors Association)

1979-1983

6/3

Awards banquet

1970

6/4

Bethel

1974

6/5

Bicentennial

1973-1974

6/6-6/14

Black Art Association and Mountain View Neighborhood Center financial records and reports

1975-1978

6/15

Boards and councils - legislators

undated

6/16-6/18

Calendar

1985-1987

6/19-6/21

Candidate questionnaires

1986-1992

6/22-6/24

Centenarian Project, including photographs and publications.

1987-1989

6/25-6/37

Chugiak Senior Center proposal, reports, financial and grant grant records, program achievements, and grant records

1969-1974, undated

6/38

Citizen's Participation Committee conference

1973-1974

6/39

City transportation grant

1973

6/40

Department of Commerce annual report

1973

6/41

Community Action Agency document

1974-1976

6/42

Community Action Program to Employ Older People

1965, 1975

6/43

Community Chest

1975

6/44-7/14

Community Food and Nutrition records, including correspondence, financial records, grant records, program reviews and evaluations.

1974-1977

7/15

Community Hospital Report

1972 January

7/16

Community and Regional Affairs (Eric Lee, Director)

1975-1976

7/17

Community Schools

1976

7/18-7/43

Community Service Administration records, including regulations, reports and reviews, grant records, and correspondence

1976-1983

7/44

Comprehensive Employment and Training Act File

1975-1976

7/45

McSmith, Blanche L., grant Form for CETA

1974

7/46

Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, Municipal Advisory Board note

1976

7/47

Comprehensive Employment and Training Act - Title III

1974-1975

7/49

Comprehensive Health Plan Advisory Council

1972

7/50

Comprehensive Health Plan by-laws, council and existing plan

1972-1973

7/51

Comprehensive Health Plan general correspondence

1972-1973

7/52

Comprehensive Health Plan correspondence regarding kidney dialysis

1972-1973

7/53

Comprehensive Health Plan evaluation

1971

8/1-8/5

Comprehensive Health Plan meeting reports, minutes, and public testimony

1972-1973

8/6

Comprehensive programs, OPAG

1971

8/7

Conference on aging

1968-1975

8/8

Cooperative grocery shopping: transportation/babysitting

undated

8/9

Corporate philanthropy

1971

8/10

Copper Center

1972

8/11

Copper Valley

1972-1973

8/12

Day Care Center for the Elderly narratives

1974-1975

8/13

Delegate Agencies reports

1975

8/14-8/16

Directory for Older Alaskan Consumers

1983-1989

8/17

Easter Seal Society

1975-1976

8/18

Elder Abuse Task Force

1986

8/19

Elderly Transportation grant

1975-1977

8/20

Emergency Energy Conservation Program

1975-1977

8/21

Emergency Food cover letter

1974

8/22

Emergency Food Program

1974-1975

8/23

Fairview Family Health Center

1972

8/24

HMO Fairview Health Care Center grant application

1970-1977

8/25

Food Bank of Alaska, Inc.

1979-1980

8/26-8/32

Foster Grandparent Program audit, grant records, and reports

1974-1976

8/33

Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

1969-1976

8/34

Governor's interview, includes microcassette tape

1989 April

8/35

Greater Anchorage Area Community Action Agency

1975-1977

8/37-8/43

Greater Anchorage Area Community Action Agency. Includes conference and meeting records, reports, employment agreement, agency inventories and papers regarding community services

1968-1974

8/44

Health and Welfare

1969-1975

9/1-9/4

Health Care Reform reference files

1993-1994

9/5

Housing

1975-1976

9/6

Human Resources Department, Resources Division for Senior Citizens

1971

9/7-9/10

Information and Referral grant records and training

1979-1980

9/11

Inter-Agencies calendar

1979-1980

9/12

Inter-Agency Council

1979-1980

9/13

Inter-Agency support request

1979-1980

9/14

Inter-Agency workshop

1978

9/15

Juneau

1965,1969

9/16

Ketchikan

undated

9/17

Kodiak

1976-1976

9/18

Kotzebue

1973

9/19

Land raffle ticket sheets

1971-1972

9/20

Literacy Project (Laubach Method)

1975

9/21

Longevity bonus mailing list: Access

1982-1987

9/22

Lottsfeld File, Pioneer Home Caper

1973

9/23

Mabel T. Caverly Center correspondence, financial records, grants, reports, and papers related to Lorena Showers

1967-1976

9/24-10/1

Mabel T. Caverly Center correspondence

1976

10/2

Manpower Planning Board, Greater Anchorage Area Borough

1972-1975

10/3

Mayor's Commission on Aging

1979

10/4

Mayor's Commission (Senior Citizen's Advisory Committee)

1979

10/5

Mayor's Proclamation, Senior Citizen's Month

1970-1972

10/6

Mental health survey

1979-1981

10/7-10/9

Media grants

1981-1988

10/10

Medicaid: eye glasses information

1976

10/11

Minority Group Relations

1971

10/12

Model Consumer Action Program

undated

10/13

National Association for Human Development: Health Education-Fitness Program certificate

1977 October

10/14

National Council on Aging Governor's Advisory Council

1965-1971

10/15

National Institute of Senior Centers

1975

10/16

National Council of Senior Citizens Inc.

1976

10/17

National League of Senior Citizens

1973-1974

10/18

National Voluntary Organizations

1972-1973

10/19

Native Land Claims

1970-1975

10/20

Native OPAG (NOPAG)

1972

10/21

Neighborhood community service building

1973-1977

10/22

Neighborhood facilities

1974

10/23

North Star Borough Council on Aging

1971, 1974

10/24-10/29

Nursing Home Advocate financial records and records relating to State health and social services

1977-1979

10/30

Office of Economic Opportunity application for a Community Action Program

1974-1975

10/31-10/33

Office of Economic Opportunity audit and grant records

1969-1978

10/34

OPAG Office of Economic Opportunity training materials

1968-1971

10/35

Office on Aging minutes

1972

10/36

Office on Aging workshop

1975-1977

10/37

Office of Program Planning and Evaluation

1969

10/38-10/39

Older Alaskans Commission fall meeting and grant records

1993-1994

10/40

Older Americans Health Fair

1979-1980

10/41

Older Americans in Action, numbers 11-15

1973

10/42

Parks and Recreation

1969-1975

11/1

Pioneers Home

1968, 1972

11/2

Pipeline impact

1975

11/3

Poster contest winners

undated

11/4

Problem Areas of Older Alaskans

1975-1976

11/5

Programs-employment

1980

11/6

Programs on Aging, Klienkauf

1973-1974

11/7

Programs - Multipurpose Senior Center

1979

11/8

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

1970-1975

11/9-11/11

Rural Alaskan Community Action Program, Inc. correspondence and documents

1969-1975

11/12

Senior Citizen's Banquet

1973-1976

11/13

Senior Citizen Inter-Agencies

1981

11/14

Senior Citizens month proclamation

1971

11/15

Senior Citizens participation meeting

1976

11/16

Senior Citizens resource and development planning

1977

11/17-11/18

Senior Community Service Employment Program grant records and reports

1979-1980

11/19-11/26

Senior opportunities and services general information, grant information, and projects

1969-1980

11/27

Senior Services Outreach Program grant agreement

1993

11/28

Senior Sound  correspondence

1981-1983

11/29

Senior Sound/KYAK radio correspondence

1976-1977

11/30

Senior Sound  scripts and miscellaneous

1972-1975

11/31-11/32

Senior Sound

1984-1986

11/33

Senior Voice advertising financial reports

1948-1986

11/34

Senior Voice, Alaska Newspaper Association

1990

11/35-12/4

Senior Voice, Alaska Press Women Awards Entries/Awards

1982-1993

12/5

Senior Voice, American Society on Aging Award Nomination

1990

12/6-12/30

Senior Voice correspondence

1979-1992, undated

12/31-12/34

Senior Voice grant records

1979-1980

13/1

Senior Voice interns

1984-1985

13/2

Senior Voice newspaper project grant

1978-1979, undated

13/3

Senior Voice primary election packet

1986

13/4

Services for the elderly

1969-1973, undated

13/5

Skin Sewers

1970, undated

13/6

Social security

1971-1973

13/7

Social Security benefits- Proposed pass through of

1973

13/8

Social Services Planning Group

1973-1977, undated

13/9

State - cities (Cordova)

1980

13/10

State  community and regional affairs

1977, 1979

13/11

State plans for programs on aging

1973

13/12

State plan packet

1973, 1977

13/13

State program plan on aging/State of Alaska

1977-1978, undated

13/14

State: policy, development and planning

1977

13/15

State Senior Citizens Convention

1980

13/16

State White House Conference on Aging

1971

13/17

Supplemental security income

1973, undated

13/18

Swine flu

1976, undated

13/19

Together, Inc.

1974

13/20

Totem Club

1976, undated

13/21

Tourism development

1970

13/22

Transportation

1972-1975, undated

13/23

Transportation of elderly

1978-1981

13/24

Tyonek Project photographs and negative (123x5 b/w)

1977, undated

13/25

Unemployment and food stamp rate. Portion of contents concerning specific cases have been moved to the closed file.

1973-1976, undated

13/26

United Way

1972-1976

13/27

Urban Mass Transportation Administration

1974-1975, undated

13/28

Urban neighborhood health centers

1972

13/29

Voluntary Agency Coordinating Program, Region X

1971

13/30

Volunteer Health Agency

1974

13/31-13/38

Winterization project correspondence, reports, plans, and financial records.

1963-1977, undated

 

SERIES 3. FINANCIAL RECORDS; 1968-1986. 3.2 cubic feet. Files are in alphabetical order by type of record.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

14/1

Accountants request to submit bids for audit at FY End

1981

14/2

Main Lafontz and company accounting

1973-1974

14/3

Accounting bills: James Pender

1977-1978

14/4

Accounting records-Executive Director's files

1975-1978

14/5

Accountings receivable

1985-1986

14/6

Annual reports

1974-1977

14/7

Annual reports

1980-1985

14/8

Audit and audit resolutions

1977-1978, undated

14/9-14/11

Audit correspondence

1973-1982, undated

14/12-14/18

Audit records including reports and surveys

1973-1976, undated

14/19

Bank reconciliation- Susan Denniston Fund

1976-1977

14/20

Bond

1977-1978, undated

14/21

Bookkeeper

1978-1981

14/22

Budget

1971-1973, undated

14/23

Building rent

1974-1977

14/24

Bulk mailing

1980-1982, undated

14/25

Cash Receipts - Office of Economic Opportunities (OEO)/OPAG: WTB Copies

1974

14/26-15/1

Check Registers: cash disbursements and receipts

1974-1978

15/2-15/5

Financial and audit correspondence

1974-1987

15/6

Cash disbursements

1973-1974

15/7-15/9

Disbursement vouchers

1978-1982

15/10

Equipment/purchasing

1978-1981

15/11

Federal funding

1981

15/12

Federal funds

1976-1978

15/13-15/20

Financial reports: monthly and quarterly

1972-1986

15/21

Financial statements

1974-1975, undated

15/22

Financial statements

1972-1977, undated

15/23

Financial workshop

1974-1977, undated

15/24-16/5

Grant records includes HB611 Pilot project grant records

1971-1982, undated

16/6-16/9

Insurance

1971-1978

16/10

Internal control on accounting

1978

16/12

Non-profit annual report

1978-1979

16/13

Money receipts books

1984-1986

16/14

Reconciliation reports

1978

16/15

Reconstruction

1974-1974, undated

16/16

Revenue sharing

1972-1974, undated

16/17

State per diem rates

1979-1982, undated

16/18

Salary survey reports and miscellaneous financial records

1976-1977, undated

16/19

State A-95 reviews

1980-1982, undated

16/20

Status of Delegate Agency - financial contracts

1975-1976

16/21-16/30

Taxes- federal and state taxes

1969-1981

16/31

Vendor - Prudential

1983-1984

16/32

Yukon Office Supply

1980-1981

17 oversize

OPAG ledgers

1974-1977

 

SERIES 4. RECORDINGS. 1981-1994 (250 audio cassette tapes). 1.1 cubic feet.

Series 4. Recordings. Subseries 4a: Senior Sound radio programs; 1981-1984 (10 minute programs, 161 cassette tapes, 66 different). 0.5 cubic feet. Oversize box.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

18/1

Vera Gazaway, Director of OPAG. Introductory Program - Aims of OPAG: Role of advocacy in senior affairs.

undated

18/2

Sue Harris and Teri Spires. Alaska Task Force on Elder Abuse: types, symptoms, and causes of elder abuse.

undated

18/3

Fred Kiehl, Alaska Mortician and Frank Gonzales, Hospice of Alaska, Need for Hospice in Alaska and development in the program being established.

undated

18/4

Dr. Sally Altoff. Aging and pre-retirement planning

undated

18/5

Louise Rude, Executive Director of Independent Quality Living Center, Organization for Disabled Alaskans.

undated

18/6

Lois Pillifont, Alaska Senior Citizens Ombudsman. Role of senior citizen ombudsman.

undated

18/7

Donna Stevens, Chairman of Alaska State Hospital Association. Alaska Network of Nursing Homes and services they provide.

undated

18/8

Ralph Eluska and Mae Stanley, Delegates to the World Indigenous Peoples Conference. Viewpoints and values of older persons around the world.

undated

18/9

Bette Ford with Barbara Hoffman, Alaska Council on the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs among the elderly.

1981 September 24

18/10

Pearl Harbor survivors.

undated

18/11

Funeral arrangements.

undated

18/12

Consumer protection and the elderly.

undated

18/13

Memorial societies: an alternative to high burial costs.

undated

18/14

Alaska's foster grandparent program.

undated

18/15

Drug abuse/misuse among the elderly.

undated

18/16

The World War II evacuations in the Aleutians.

undated

18/17

Older Persons legal concerns.

undated

18/18

Dennis Murray, President of Alaska Project Directors Association and Betty Warren, Chairman of Governor's Advisory committee on aging.

undated

18/19

Charles Mundorff, gerontologist, Anchorage Community Mental Health Center. Stress management, stress of holidays, and coping alone.

undated

18/20

Roy De Asis, Elder Program Coordinator Tilingit-Haida Central Council and Carlson Palmer. Native American Council on Aging: Problems unique to elder natives.

undated

18/21

Lola Reed, OPAG. Retirement Plans and The OPAG sponsored retirement study.

undated

18/22

Becky Goodman, OPAG Researcher/Writer consumerism. Nutrition: Food Purchase Strategies.

undated

18/23

Terri Spires, Anchorage Community Mental Health Center. Findings of Recent Study on elder abuse in Alaska.

undated

18/24

Laurie Terrall, Coalition for Economic Justice and the Tenants Union. Housing Shortages: Landlord-tenant laws and services

1984 January 1

18/25

Nona McVickar, OPAG. Senior tax relief programs

1982 March 2

18/26

Lucinda Laird. Self-Defense strategies.

undated

18/27

Joe Swanson, Chief of State Division of Weights and Measures.

undated

18/28

Barb Eichner, Cooperative Extension Service. Tenant-landlord laws.

1983 July 11

18/29

Bertha Adsuna and Lily Walker of Nome, AFN delegates.

undated

18/30

Rose Palmquist, OPAG President. White House conference on aging.

undated

18/31

Shirley Carlo, Direct Center.

undated

18/32

Annie Whitney and Adrian Dube, Women's Resource Center.

undated

18/33

Lester Kress, VITA Programs. Income tax assistance.

undated

18/34

Jan Peterson, State Consumer Protection Office. Consumers’ Affairs.

undated

18/35

Jennifer Hill, Alaska Treatment Center. Rheumatoid Arthritis.

1983 March 14

18/36

Chuck Hines, Gerontology conference.

undated

18/37

Elizabeth Eggert, Health Fair concepts.

1982 June 1

18/38

Kathryn Black, Attorney. Estate planning and wills.

undated

18/39

Heidi Hurliman, Nurse Practitioner. Health problems facing older women.

1983 March 7

18/40

Fran Purdy, Executive Director, AWAIC, and Lucinda Laird, Counselor, STAR. Domestic violence and violent crime in Alaska.

undated

18/41

Edith Taylor, Instructor at Alaska Pacific University. Elder hostel.

undated

18/42

Marian Butcher, Anchorage Municipal Vista Program.

undated

18/43

Donna Stevens, Providence Hospital.

1984 April 22

18/44

Elaine Hultengren, Energy Assistance.

undated

18/45

Officer Carl Grant, Neighborhood Watch Program.

undated

18/46

Lola Ree, Pre-Retirement program.

undated

18/47

Eileen Cavanaugh, Occupational Therapist. Techniques for older patients who have suffered a stroke.

1983 March 21

18/48

H. P. Gazaway, Cook Inlet Memorial Society.

undated

18/49

Lola Reed and Don Clocksin. Health care cost containment and legislation.

undated

18/50

Leo Baldwin, Coordinator, Widowed Persons Service, AARP.

undated

18/51

Irene Burnside. Group therapy and nursing care.

undated

18/52

John Mulholland, AARP legislative representative.

undated

18/53

Vera Gazaway, OPAG. Consumer Directory for Seniors.

undated

18/54

Gordon Bartholomew. Financial planning.

undated

18/55

Jean Rodgers, Juneau author.

undated

18/56

Jan Ottenfeld. Substance abuse.

undated

18/57

Don Clocksin. Hospital cost containment.

undated

18/58

Jim Jordan. Medigap issues.

undated

18/59

Rosemary Haffner, Alaska Legal Services.

undated

18/60

Bill Ingwall. Alcohol abuse.

undated

18/61

Joyce Bishop. Older workers.

undated

18/62

Jay McCarthy, attorney. Social security disability benefits.

undated

18/63

Dr. Virginia Gorton. Senility/Alzheimers disease.

1983 March 20

18/64

Rosemary Haffner. Alaska legal service in the bush.

undated

18/65

Lt. Gov. Steve McAlpine. What senior citizens can expect from present administration.

undated

18/66

Janet Cronk. Physical fitness.

undated

Series 4. Recordings. Subseries 4b: Senior Sound working tapes (34 cassette tapes). Undated. 0.2 cubic feet. Oversize box. Cassette tapes are arranged by episode.


Box/
Folder

Description

Episode

19/1

Working tape: Older Workers.

4

19/2

Narration: The Alaska pioneer spirit series, Irene Ryan.

5

19/3

Rough cuts: Mixture of unknown people speaking on different topics; n.d. Topics include 1) New hospital wing; 2) Residential care for seniors; 3) Interview with residents of Kodiak.

5

19/4

Narration: Cancer Control Month.

6

19/5

Working tape: Proposal Concerning House Bill on Generic Drugs; Max Gruenberg. Pat Malone, State's Public Education Chairperson of American Cancer Society; Representative Mike Navarre's aide on legislative bill regulating audiologists.

6

19/6

Working tape: Topics include 1) February 28, 1986- Governor Sheffield's weekly radio report; 2) SB 140-Living wills for terminally ill patients-Senator Elison's aide, Sheila Petersen; 3) Unknown meeting taking place.

6

19/7

Rough cuts: Cancer Control Month.

6

19/8

Narration: Dillingham Senior Citizens Center Cookbook.

7

19/9

Rough cuts: Ophthalmology care and youth hostels.

7

19/10

Working tape: Senior housing.

10

19/11

Rough cuts: Topics include 1) Generic drugs and pharmacist liability; 2) Radio commentary; 3) Discussion of activities for seniors; 4) Rose Palmquist and other speaking in background - OPAG meeting taking place; discussing legislative issues and Yellow cab discounts for Seniors.

10

19/12

Narration: Consumer protection.

12

19/13

Working tape: Linda O'Bannon. Consumer protection.

12

19/14

Actualities: Working tape: Consumer protection.

12

19/15

Narration: Social security, renter's rebate, and longevity bonus.

13

19/16

Working tape: Phil Lefler, field representative, Social Security Administration.

13

19/17

Rough cuts: Retirement benefits.

13

19/18

Actualities: Working tape: Wells, Pioneers.

13

19/19-19/21

Narration: Long term care, careers after retirement, senior property tax exemption, etc.

14, 15, 16

19/22

Actualities: Working tape: Long term care, careers after retirement.

14

19/23

Working tape: Costello interview. Gemology career after retirement.

15

19/24

Working tape: Phil Webber, Municipal Assessor. Senior property tax exemption.

16

19/25

Actualities: Working tape: Fisher interview.

16

19/26

Actualities: Working tape: Phil Webber interview.

16

19/27

Working tape: Fisher interview. Senior legislation.

16

19/28

Actualities: Working tape: Kennedy/Englund.

17

19/29

Actualities: Working tape: Luke.

19

19/30

Actualities: Working tape; Inupiat doll maker and Alzheimer’s support group.

20

19/31

Narration: Senior programs budget cuts .

22, 23

19/32

Working tape: Becky Goodman. Legislative report.

23

19/33

Narration: Barbara Baker, Alaska Women's Commission. Sex discrimination. also interview with native woman on subsistence.

30

19/34

Working tape: Landlord-tenant hotline.

57

19/35

Working tape: Rose Palmquist with Senator Pat Rodey and Janet Guthrie. Upcoming legislative session.

80

19/36

Narration: Alaska Native Heritage Festival.

82

19/37

Actualities: Working tape: Gordon Bartholomew, Financial Planning.

unknown

Series 4. Recordings. Subseries 4c: Conference and forum tapes; 1982, 1986, 1994. (30 cassette tapes). 0.2 cubic feet. Oversize box. Cassette tapes are in arranged by conference or forum.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

20/1-20/11

Investigative Reporters and Editors National Coference (IRE), Washington, D.C.; June 25-27, 1982. Session Tapes: IRE 82-1, Public Records: John Ullman, George Kennedy, Steve Weinberg, Steve Honeymon (2 tapes); IRE 82-4, Experts: The Freedom of Information Act: Jack Taylor Geoffrey Steward, Randall
Rader, Jack Landau (2 tapes); IRE 82-8, Investigating: State Government: Patrick Riordan, Robert Grogin, Diane Henriques; IRE 82-11, Experts: Getting Answers in Interviews: Wendell Rawls, Jr., Jim Stewart, Dr. Herbert Pardes (2 tapes); IRE 82-13, Techniques: Conducting Long Range Projects: Chriss Waddle, Jack Driscoll, Laura Stepp (2 tapes); IRE 82-15, Techniques: Private Sources: Jerry Uhrhammer, Mary Neiswender, Tom Renner; IRE 82-19, Techniques: Public Sources: Nicholas Horrock, Ronald Kessler (Tape 2); IRE 82-20, Techniques: Investigations at Smaller Papers: Jay Shelledy, Stephen Hartgen, Wayne Ezell (2 tapes); IRE 82-22, Experts: Consumer Investigations: Michael Pertschuk, Lea Thompson, Mary Hargrove (2 tapes); IRE 82-24, Investigating: Public Figures: Lee Whitten, Ronald Ostrow, Joseph Volz (Tape 2); IRE 82-30, Investigating: Private Institutions: William Schmick, Bette Orsini, Knut Royce (2 tapes).

1982

20/12-20/14

Investigative Reporting Conference Session Tapes (C15'82): 8. The Long Investigative Project: Keeping On Track; 11. Using Pictures and Layout to Draw Readers to Investigative Stories; 19. Writing and Rewriting Investigative Stories.

1982

20/15-20/17

32nd Annual Conference, National Conference on Aging: Walter Mondale speech, April 2; Vice President of the United States, George Bush speech, April 2; Frank Mankiewicz and Ruth Glick plenary session, April 3.

1982 April

20/18

National Alliance of Information and Referral Systems Roundtable NCSW-73: National Alliance of Information and Referral Systems Roundtable (sound distorted at beginning of tape), National Alliance of Information and Referral Systems Roundtable.

undated

20/19-20/20

Alaska Pioneering Spirit Speech Series, Alaska Forum, Alaska Pacific University: Walter J. Hickel on Alaska Statehood; Robert Atwood on Alaska History since 1935.

circa 1986

20/21-20/22

Knik Watershed Forum, Alaska Humanities Forum, Story Telling Project: Pre War Pioneers, 1994 April 27; World War II experiences, 1994 April 28.

1987 April 27-28

Series 4. Recordings. Subseries 4d: Meeting tapes; 1983, 1985. 0.05 cubic feet. Oversize box. Cassette tapes are arranged according to meeting.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

21/1-21/4

Older Alaskans Commission: Elder Abuse, #1, 9-10, OAC Meeting, Wednesday; Elder Abuse, #2, OAC Meeting, Wednesday, labeled “Rosemary;” Older Alaskans Commission Meeting #3, Wednesday; Fran Toland; Older Alaskans Commission #3, 1985 November 12.

1985, undated

21/5-21/7

Older Persons Action Group: OPAG meeting on legislative issues with Rose Palmquist; OPAG meeting, Rose Palmquist, 1983 June 21; Rose Palmquist, OPAG meeting, topics include inviting Hugh Malone to OPAG meeting and setting up meeting to discuss a December general meeting.

1983, undated

Series 4. Recordings. Subseries 4e: Miscellaneous tapes; 1982, 1983, 1991. (18 cassette tapes). 0.15 cubic feet. Oversize box.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

21/8

Violet Booth

 

21/9

Health Insight radio program from Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation: Dental Health

1983 February 15

21/10

Mariane Fitzgerald from Kodiak and Day Care for Seniors

undated

21/11

Employment Training-Discussion of Office Space; Pauli Paxson

undated

21/12

Annuity Program Proposal/Social Security/Pioneers Home; Dotty England

undated

21/13

Yupik/Donations Needed/Senior Power/Problems with obtaining funding

undated

21/14

Lifeline Prayer Meeting, KBRW Barrow in English & Inupiaq

1982 December 20

21/15

Side #1 - Holding Our Ground, Part 9. Also Janie Leask, AFN; undated. Side #2 - Native Artisans #9, Guide to Native Singing; working tape

undated

21/16

Panel Discussion - Red Boucher, Gerry O'Connor, Mayor Tony Knowles

undated

21/17

Representatives from Senior Citizens Programs in Delta Junction and Fairbanks, Kathy
Madison

undated

21/18

Review of R.F.P. and Grants; Forum

undated

21/19

Thomas Frost: Interview with a resident of Kodiak-perhaps from Senior Center. Tells of past and present life in Kodiak. Speakers unknown

undated

21/20

KTUU Senior Sound: Newlyweds, 2 minute report

undated

21/21

KTUU: Narration # 18: Substandard Nursing Homes

undated

21/22

Print Gazaway: Working Tape: Mental Health Lands Trust

undated

21/23

Working Tape: Food cost survey

undated

21/24

"Senior Voice Story, KSKA Anchorage": Radio report on Senior Voice

1991 November 16

21/25

Poster Artist Ryan: Interview with poster artist Art Simpson from Abbott Loop Christian Center

undated

 

SERIES 5. OPAG PUBLICATIONS, REFERENCE MATERIAL, AND CLIPPINGS; 1970-2006. 4.9 cubic feet.

Series 5. OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings. Subseries 5a: OPAG newspapers; 1970-1972, 1974, 1978-2006. 4.0 cubic feet. Oversize boxes. The archives does not have complete run. Files are in chronological order.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

22/1

Mt. View Observer, Vol. I, Nos. 2, 4, 6, 9 (3 copies)

1971

22/2

Mt. View Observer, Vol. II, Nos. 1-3, 11, 12-16, 18

1972

22/3

OPAG News, Vol. I, No. 3

1970 July

22/4

Senior Sound, Summer and Autumn issues

undated

22/5

West Side City News

undated

22/6

West Side City News, Vol. 1, Nos. 10, 11, 12 (2 copies), 13, 14 (2 copies), 16, 19

1974 August-November

22/7

Senior Sound, volume 1

1978 June

23/1-23/7

Senior Voice, volume 1-7

1978-1984

24/1-24/4

Senior Voice, volume 8-11

1985-1988

25/1-25/5

Senior Voice, volume 12-16

1989-1993

26/1-26/4

Senior Voice, volume 17-20

1994-1997

27/1-27/4

Senior Voice, volume 21-24

1998-2001

28/1-28/3

Senior Voice, volume 25-27

2002-2004

29/1-29/2

Senior Voice, volume 28-30

2005-2007

Series 5. OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings. Subseries 5b: OPAG directories; 1983, 1985, 1987, 1992. 0.28 cubic feet. Oversize box. Files are in chronological order.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

30/1

Directory for Older Alaska Consumers

1983

30/2

Directory for Older Alaskan Consumers

1985

30/3

Alaska Senior Citizens' Guide: A Statewide Consumer Directory (4 copies)

1987-1988

30/4

Options-A Guide to Retirement Planning for Alaskans, revised edition (3 copies)

1983

30/5

Directory for Older Alaskans

1992

Series 5. OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings. Subseries 5c: OPAG calendars; 1987, 1988. 0.02 cubic feet. Oversize box. Files are in chronological order.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

30/6-30/7

Calendars

1987-1988

Series 5. OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings. Subseries 5d: OPAG posters and pamphlets; 1983, 1986, 1988. 0.2 cubic feet. Oversize box. Files are in arranged by type.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

30/8

Use Your Muscles to Help 'Elders' with Wood poster

undated

30/9

Partners in Life poster

1985

30/10

Share a healthy day! poster

1986

30/11

Elders Teach Valuable Lessons poster

1988

30/12

Jobs for Older Workers pamphlet

undated

30/13

Alaska is for Seniors too! pamphlet

1983

Series 5. OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings. Subseries 5e: reference materials; 1970-1972, 1976, 1978. 0.2 cubic feet. Files are in chronological order.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

31/1

Alaska Statistical Review, State Department of Economic Development, Division of Economic Enterprise

1972

31/2

Fire Protection Services Plan for the Greater Anchorage Area Borough, GAAB Planning Commission

1970 July

31/3

Minimum Property Standards for Multifamily Housing, Federal Housing Administration

1971 February

31/4

Second Report of the Ombudsman, State of Alaska, Ombudsman

1976

31/5

State Plan on Aging for the State of Alaska for Fiscal Year

1978

31/6

Summary Report, National Indian Conference on Aging, Phoenix, Arizona, National Tribal Chairman's Association

1976 June 15-17

Series 5. OPAG publications, reference material, and clippings. Subseries 5f: clippings and miscellaneous publications; 1971-1978. 0.2 cubic feet. Files arranged by type and topic therein.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

31/7

Clippings on aging

1971-1976

31/8

Clippings on aging and OPAG

1979-1986, undated

31/9

Clippings on State Budget, Older Alaskans Commission, et al

1993

31/10

Poetry

1972

31/11

Miscellaneous newsletters

1976-1977, undated

 

Series 6. Visual materials; 1983, 1984, 1989 (18 color slides, 35mm; 1 VHS videocassette). 0.2 cubic feet. Files are arranged by type.


Box/
Folder

Description

Date

32/1

Mat-Su computers, 6 color slides

1984

32/2

Senior Voice computers, 12 color slides

1989

32/3

Denakkanaaga, VHS videocassete, 9 minutes. Video Center Production, Fairbanks. Video on Denakkanaaga, Inc., a non-profit organization of Athabaskan elders in 43 Alaskan villages, recognized by the state on Nov. 10, 1983.

1983