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    • Fleet Demolished

    • Fleet Demolished

    • Title from verso.
      Photograph of boat flung inland by the tsunami generated by the 1964 earthquake.
      Full caption from verso reads:
      "HQ AAC -- FLEET DEMOLISHED -- Both pleasure craft and commercial fishing vessels suffered heavy damages...

    • UAF-1972-153-87
    • End Of The Line

    • End Of The Line

    • Title from verso.
      Aerial photograph of Seward, Alaska showing damage following the 1964 earthquake and tsunami.
      Full caption from verso reads:
      "HQ AAC -- END OF The LINE -- Rail lines and a fuel tank farm suffered almost complete...

    • UAF-1972-153-93
    • Eileen Tussey.

    • Eileen Tussey.

    • Title from caption.

      Eileen Tussey, an American Red Cross volunteer in uniform appears to be helping a woman out with paperwork. A sign on the wall reads, "American Red Cross. Disaster Relief Headquarters." The photograph was probably taken...

    • UAF-1972-152-128
    • Fur seals on the sea shore.

    • Fur seals on the sea shore.

    • Title by cataloguer.
      In the Spring, Fur Seals come to the "rookeries", beaches or Islands where they mate and give birth. The rookeries for the Northern Fur Seal are in the Pribilof and Commanders' Islands. Note: Each seal mates on the exact...

    • UAF-728-12
    • Mass Destruction.

    • Mass Destruction.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      "HQ AAC -- Mass Destruction -- Many small boats from the Seward dock area paid an unexpected visit to the Alaskan Railroad yards during the Good Friday earthquake. Here the area is shown littered with the remains...

    • UAF-1972-153-106
    • Fleet Demolished.

    • Fleet Demolished.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Fleet Demolished -- Both pleasure craft and commercial fishing vessels suffered heavy damages during the tidal wave that swept coastal Alaskan communities shortly...

    • UAF-1972-153-87
    • Heavy damage

    • Heavy damage

    • Title taken from the back of photo.

      "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaska Air Command] -- Heavy Damage -- Large scale damage was inflicted on the Alaska port city of Seward by the Good Friday earthquake and the tidal wave that followed shortly...

    • UAF-1972-153-73
    • 200 yards inland.

    • 200 yards inland.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaska Air Command] -- 200 yards inland -- Heavily damaged and left high and dry is a modified WWII landing barge, which was used to haul freight in the Seward, Alaska, area. Although the...

    • UAF-1972-153-86
    • Loading up.

    • Loading up.

    • Note with photo reads: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Over 20 Air Force vehicles and men from Elmendorf AFB, along with a multitude of civilian volunteers spent several days shortly after the Good Friday earthquake assisting...

    • UAF-1972-153-60
    • Evacuation.

    • Evacuation.

    • Title taken from note with photo.
      "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaska Air Command] -- EVACUATION -- Patients in serious condition and those requiring lengthy hospitalization were air evacuated from USAF Hospital Elmendorf shortly after the...

    • UAF-1972-153-104
    • Rescue workers.

    • Rescue workers.

    • Title taken from accompanying note.
      "Rescue workers comb through a demolished home in the Turnagain area following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Additional notes read: "HQ AAC -- ROUND THE CLOCK SEARCH -- Shortly after the devastating God...

    • UAF-1972-153-70
    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Title from verso.

      "HQ AAC -- TOSSED BY TIDAL WAVE -- A Seward, Alaska, police car lies amid the wreckage of the community, left there by tidal wave action which occurred shortly after the Good Friday earthquake, which severely damaged the...

    • UAF-1972-153-75

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