The parka Sidney is wearing was made for him by his wife, Angela, from wolf skins he had acquired in a poker game with several white wolf hunters who were weathered in at Huslia. Title and description courtesy of Mrs. Keller.
A shaggy track meet which drew everyone in the vicinity. A great day of fun for onlookers as well as participants. Bea Kahl standing at the right. People are sitting on the steps of the teacherage. Title and description courtesy of Mrs. Keller.
The house in the background was owned by Steven and Catherine Attla. Dogs were a very important part of the town economy. Huslia's racers, starting with Jimmy Huntington became a real force in Alaska dog racing both in Fairbanks and Anchorage....
He had just returned a few months earlier from treatment for tuberculosis, which included the removal of one lung so this was a real triumph. He had also won the seal parka he is wearing. Title and description courtesy of Mrs. Keller.