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  • All fields: natives (and)
  • All fields: subsistance employ* work*
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    • Claim on the Klondike.

    • Claim on the Klondike.

    • Title taken from caption.
      "9201 -- This stereograph shows the kind of dress worn by men and women in Alaska during the summer. During the winter they adopt the dress of the natives. This consists of high boots made of seal or walrus skin,...

    • UAF-2000-0103-3
    • Hanson Brothers.

    • Hanson Brothers.

    • Title taken from caption.
      "The Hanson Brothers, John, Einar and Emil - Trapped Kantishna River at Roosevelt From 1916 to 1950. Natives of Denmark."
      Note on the back of the photograph reads - "Taken at Square Deal (Roosevelt) Kantishna R....

    • UAF-1975-0209-76
    • Wash board.

    • Wash board.

    • Caption reads: "Squaw wanted." Photographer's number: D3.
      Cataloger's note: An Alaska Native youth is seen here washing clothes on a wash board; drying clothes are hanging on the tent ropes behind him.

    • UAF-1989-166-392-Print
    • Eskimo Mothers

    • Eskimo Mothers

    • Title taken from caption. Photographer's number: C41.
      Cataloguer's note: Two women carrying babies on their backs, in their kuspuks. In the background is what appears to be a skin boat turned on its side. A coffee pot can be seen on the...

    • UAF-1989-166-399-Print
    • Tom Cod Fisher

    • Tom Cod Fisher

    • Title taken from caption. Photographer's number: C9.
      Cataloguer's note: A picture of a young Alaska Native woman wearing a long traditional dress (Kuspuk) and holding a string of tom cod is standing on a sandy beach. An umiak can be seen...

    • UAF-1989-166-400-Print
    • Mother and child

    • Mother and child

    • Title from cataloger.
      Cataloguer's note: A portrait of a young Alaska Native woman with a remarkably composed bearing; her plaited hair is long; she has facial tattoos beneath her mouth and extending the length of her chin. She is carrying a...

    • UAF-1989-166-72-Print
    • Smiling child.

    • Smiling child.

    • a snap shot of an adorable Alaskan Native child. He is bent down on the floor to wash his hands or just to splash around in a small pan. He is looking up at the camera with a huge smile. Strips of meat or fish are hanging in the background.

    • UAF-1989-166-405-Print
    • Chena Joe

    • Chena Joe

    • Title taken from caption.
      Cataloguer's note: A portrait of an elderly Native Alaskan Man, wearing a tweed jacket, and a neck ribbon with a large cross, possibly Orthodox.

    • UAF-1989-166-414-Print
    • Chena Belle

    • Chena Belle

    • Title taken from caption.
      Photographer's number: D8."
      Cataloguer's note: A portrait of a woman with deep set eyes, and a grave expression which seems to reveal a life of hardship.

    • UAF-1989-166-415-Print
    • Paul

    • Paul

    • Title taken from caption. Photographer's number: Johnson D9.
      This is a portrait of a Alaska Native man, with an eclectic manner of dress. He is wearing a bowler hat and stripped jacket, a shell and bead necklace, and a prominent cross.

    • UAF-1989-166-407-Print
    • Basket vender

    • Basket vender

    • Title taken from caption.
      Cataloguer's note: 'Vender' should be 'vendor'. This full length portrait shows an elderly women holding a few baskets. The photographs appears to have been taken in a studio.

    • UAF-1989-166-406-Print
    • Eskimo Belle

    • Eskimo Belle

    • Title taken from caption.
      Photographer's number: C38.
      Cataloguer's note: A picture of an Alaska Native girl in a white fur (possibly spotted seal) parka, mukluks, and striped pants. A carpet with an elaborate design is used as a backdrop. ...

    • UAF-1989-166-381-Print

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