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    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Heavily beaded checkbook cover backed with caribou hide. Cover is a rectangular shape with one curved short end. Folded in thirds, the cover velcros to the front and encases a checkbook, which can be slipped inside the pocket sewn to the backing...

    • UA2007-013-0004(2)
    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Cover, Checkbook

    • Heavily beaded checkbook cover backed with caribou hide. Cover is a rectangular shape with one curved short end. Folded in thirds, the cover velcros to the front and encases a checkbook, which can be slipped inside the pocket sewn to the backing...

    • UA2007-013-0004(1)
    • On the porch.

    • On the porch.

    • Title by indexer.

      A man and woman sit on the top step of a porch, and a woman stands nearby. The people are labeled, left to right: Betsy, Jim [Tim?], Hazel. The house has wood shingle siding as well as what may be guard bars in the...

    • UAF-1985-122-126
    • Bethel breakup.

    • Bethel breakup.

    • Title from slide.

      A photo of the gray building seen in UAF-1997-108-396 taken from another vantage point. Part of the fishing boat is visible on the left, and a muddy road disappears under the standing water to reappear some distance...

    • UAF-1997-108-398
    • Bethel.

    • Bethel.

    • Title from slide.

      A frowning man wearing a black coat sits in what may be a military vehicle. The vehicle looks similar in shape to a Jeep, but has all metal sides and roof. The window on the driver's side door is very small compared to a...

    • UAF-1997-108-408
    • Eagle, 1943.

    • Eagle, 1943.

    • Title from verso: "Eagle 1943".

      At far left, to the side of the dirt road, is a dark shape that appears to be a box.
      Images UAF-2007-64-463 through UAF-2007-64-468 are assumed to depict not Eagle, Aalska, but the Taylor Highway near...

    • UAF-2007-64-464
    • Snow buntings in tree.

    • Snow buntings in tree.

    • Title from indexer.

      A tree full of white birds, probably Snow buntings (Plectrophenax nivalis) due to their shape, coloring and size. Photo is of an unknown location but was taken from a folder labeled "Juneau, Seward, Eklutna regions."

    • UAF-1997-108-71
    • Bonfire, fall 1928.

    • Bonfire, fall 1928.

    • Title by indexer, taken from verso.
      Verso reads: "Bonfire, fall 1928, left Marion Boswell, right Olga Strandberg."
      Image shows two young women standing by piles of kindling that are arranged in a teepee shape for burning. Behind the women...

    • UAF-1981-91-3
    • Drying salmon. #1179.

    • Drying salmon. #1179.

    • Title from finding aid.

      Photograph shows salmon drying on a six tier high rack made of tree trunks and possibly tree branches. The rack is double sided, an A-frame shape. Various grasses are surrounding the rack, and continuing off to the...

    • UAF-2004-68-12
    • Yukon River fish wheel

    • Yukon River fish wheel

    • Title from caption. Photograph of a fish wheel near Stevens Village. Narrative in photo album reads:
      "[For Indians along the Yukon lived?]mostly on fish, specifically on salmon.
      These were caught mostly by means of fish wheels, two of which...

    • UAF-1994-70-97
    • Fish Wheel, Yukon River

    • Fish Wheel, Yukon River

    • Title from image. Photograph of a fishwheel on the Yukon River near Stevens Village. Narrative in photo album reads:
      "[For Indians along the Yukon lived?]mostly on fish specifically on salmon.
      These were caught mostly by means of fish...

    • UAF-1994-70-99
    • Active volcano.

    • Active volcano.

    • Title from photograph accession sheet.

      The lower third of the frame is occupied by the lip of a volcano, which slopes down to the right and out of view. Smoke boils up from the volcano's crater, billowing white and blackening as it rises,...

    • UAF-1994-105-50
    • At the grave site.

    • At the grave site.

    • Title taken from caption on Album.
      "At the grave of our first missionary at Nenana". [Photograph of a concrete memorial, in the shape of a cross, erected to Annie Cragg Farthing (compare with UAF-1985-72-96 and UAF-1991-46-422). The name...

    • UAF-1991-46-489
    • Warehouse goes down.

    • Warehouse goes down.

    • Title taken from back of photo. "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Warehouse goes down -- Listed as a total loss by Elmendorf AFB engineers, this supply warehouse went down during the havoc-creating Good Friday earthquake which struck...

    • UAF-1972-153-92
    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Warehouse goes down -- Listed as a total loss by Elmendorf AFB engineers, this supply warehouse went down during the havoc-creating Good Friday earthquake which...

    • UAF-1972-153-109
    • Bridge at 88

    • Bridge at 88

    • Title taken from caption.
      Photograph of the bridge at mile 88 of the WAMCATS line. Caption with photograph reads: Signal Corps bridge at 88. 90 feet long. Cribbing, securely pinned with 2 inch wooden pins, built three to five higher than...

    • UAF-1974-130-102

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