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    • Turnagain Apr 18 64.

    • Turnagain Apr 18 64.

    • Title taken from caption. A section of the Turnagain neighborhood in Anchorage destroyed by the 1964 earthquake. Accompanying documentation from Mr. Cerutti (a structural engineer) notes: "The aforementioned failure mechanism, of course, is most...

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    • The White Pass Snow Fleet sign.

    • The White Pass Snow Fleet sign.

    • View of the White Pass Snow Fleet Sign in Skagway. The sign reads: "The White Pass Snow Fleet. This 129-ton snow plow was build in 1899 by the Cooke-Locomotive and Machinery Co. of Patterson, New Jersey. Designated snow plow No. 1 she gallantly...

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    • The Nimrod.

    • The Nimrod.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the fishing boat Nimrod, a two masted boat with sails and a motor. Several crew members can be seen standing on its deck and a second smaller boat with two men aboard is being towed behind. Caption also...

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    • Looking into eagles [sic] nest.

    • Looking into eagles [sic] nest.

    • Title taken from caption. View of Ralph Hagelbarger up in a tree looking into a large eagle's nest. Based on other photos in series, the location of this photo is probably somewhere on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Also from caption: "R.H. looking into...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5544
    • The Nimrod.

    • The Nimrod.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the schooner Nimrod. Caption also says: "The Nimrod, a 12-horse power schooner which took us back and forth from Kodiak to Katmai." Based on other photos in series this photo was most likely taken just off Kodiak...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5922
    • Blue fox farm.

    • Blue fox farm.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the buildings of the Dry Spruce Island fox farm near the beach, Dry Spruce Island, Alaska. There are at least three boats pulled up on the beach. The fence posts to the right of the photo are most likely the fox...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5937
    • Smoking out the mosquitoes.

    • Smoking out the mosquitoes.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a member of the National Geographic expedition standing on top of a sod roofed log cabin. The man is wearing a mosquito net over his head and smoke is coming out of the cabin. Caption also says: "Before going to...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7369
    • Wild Swan.

    • Wild Swan.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "A wild swan captured alive by [August E.] Miller. Being at the height of its molt is was unable to fly and so was easily overtaken and captured by the power dory. It made such a disturbance with its...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7387
    • Wild Swan.

    • Wild Swan.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "[August E.] Miller holding the swan, which we caught in the front end of the boat." Previous photo caption reads: "A wild swan captured alive by Miller. Being at the height of its molt is was unable to...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7390
    • Mr. Grant's cabin.

    • Mr. Grant's cabin.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the dirt covered roof of a cabin. Caption also says: "Cabin belonging to Mr. Grant in which we stayed one night. This cabin is located in the portage between Naknek and Iliuk (Brooks) Lakes." Photo taken in what...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7396
    • The Nimrod.

    • The Nimrod.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the schooner Nimrod, a 12-horse power schooner that took the National Geogrpahic expedition back and forth from Kodiak, Alaska to Katmai. Caption also says: "Nimrod, Katmai Expeditions boat." Based on other photos...

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    • Russian church, Kodiak.

    • Russian church, Kodiak.

    • Title taken from caption. View of Russian Orthodox Church at Kodiak, Alaska. It was founded in 1793. This building burned in 1943. Photo taken during National Geographic Society expedition on the way to Katmai area. 1919.

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-X7

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