Raising the building up onto skids. Showing Eskimos at work; building materials; oil drums. Woman in doorway (Mrs. Spriggs?) and woman and child in right corner of building; man with pipe, left hand corner.
Flagpole is on left end of the building. Summer view. Butter came in barrels like that at corner of building. Locals used them for making misigaaq (seal oil) and mikigaq (fermented whale meat and blubber).
Letter dated 1 June 1877 from Sheldon Jackson, Denver, Colo. to J. S. Brown, Fort Wrangel noting Brown's appeal to the Y.M.C.A. had been forwarded to him and seeking further information necessary to establish a mission at Fort Wrangel.