A man examines a crab trap at the Alaska-Fresh Crab Plant on Homer Spit, Homer, Alaska. The crab cooking vats are visible in front of the processing plant in the background at right. Aug. 1952. Original photograph size: 3" x 3".
A. 35" long, peeled willow or alder branch, with fishing line, lead sinkers and brown fishing fly wound around one end. ; B. 38" long, peeled willow ar alder branch with brown line, lead sinker and fly snap, aplit in wood repaired with strapping...
Almer J. Peterson holding rifle, spruce hens, and ptarmigans after hunting, in Palmer, Alaska. From verso: "Palmer. A[laska] R[ural] R[ehabilitation]. Oct. 1936. My limit in spruce hens and phtarmigans [sic]. Daddy."
Colonists from Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation's Matanuska Valley Colony netting salmon in Cook Inlet, Alaska. From verso: "Colonists netting salmon in Cook Inlet, 1936." Photographer: Almer J. Peterson.
Descriptive Narrative: Board with ivory peg, two finger holds, painted red on grooved side and black on the other.
Description: wood; ivory; painted; red; black
Inscription: Aleutian hand stick for throwing spear Akutan Island (writing)...