Title taken from verso. Portrait of future Alaskan Governor Walter J. Hickel, Anchorage, Alaska. From information with photo: "Passport of Wally Hickel." Oct. 25, 1961. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Photographer: 2 1/2" x 3 1/2".
Title taken from verso. Alaska Governor Wally Hickel and fur trader Ed Shepherd holding sea otter pelt in Anchorage, Alaska. July 1967. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 6 3/4" x 4".
Walter Hickel faces camera in center of image; his wife Ermalee holds bouquet of flowers; another woman holds a bottle of champagne; numerous men in military uniform are in attendance; possibly on an Alaska State Ferry