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    • The Admiral Farragut.

    • The Admiral Farragut.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the Admiral Farragut. Caption also says: "The Admiral Farragut leaving Katmai for Seattle. We were glad to get off and glad to get on again." Photo taken at what was later designated as Katmai National Park and...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5969
    • The old dam of the Russian mill.

    • The old dam of the Russian mill.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a wooden dam, Kodiak Island, Alaska. Caption also says: "The old dam of the Russian mill, a few miles out from Kodiak, Alaska." Photo taken during National Geographic Society expedition on the way to Katmai area....

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5970
    • Mountains at Cordova.

    • Mountains at Cordova.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a man riding a horse down a road and past a large wooden building at Cordova, Alaska. The snow covered mountains can just barely be seen in the background of the photo. Photo taken during National Geographic...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5993
    • Fish jumping the Iliuk Falls.

    • Fish jumping the Iliuk Falls.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a salmon jumping the Iliuk Falls on Naknek Lake, Alaska. Photo taken in what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve during National Geographic Society expedition to Katmai area. 1919.

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7324
    • 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
    • Expedition kit.

    • Expedition kit.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says:"The complete outfit necessary for 10 days stay for topography work, weighing about 55 pounds, outfit consists of bedding, tents, grub, and instruments." Photo taken during National Geographic Society...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7427
    • Sleeping quarters at Kodiak.

    • Sleeping quarters at Kodiak.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the bunkbeds in the sleeping area of the National Geographic expedition house in Kodiak, Alaska. At least two of the expedition members are sleeping in the bunks. Coats, hats, and gear for the expedition can be...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-X1
    • Main Street Valdez, 1937.

    • Main Street Valdez, 1937.

    • View looking down Main Street, Valdez. Signs on the building on the corner say "The Pinzon" and "Beer". Two men are standing on the sidewalk outside the Pinzon; a woman pedestrian is walking down the street. Original photograph size: 4" x 6".

    • UAA-hmc-0396-14b-193
    • 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...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-X10
    • 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
    • Fumarole No. 32.

    • Fumarole No. 32.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Mud pot on north slope of Fumarole No. 32. Activity of pot is shown by large bubbles, strings, and drops of mud." Photo taken in what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve during...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-Y30
    • Fumarole No. 26.

    • Fumarole No. 26.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says:"Fumarole No. 26. Sighting on north end of Buttress Mountain. Note stake which had been placed in mouth of fumarole and at the end of three days had become charred." Photo taken at what was later...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-Y6
    • Zies at Baked Mountain Camp.

    • Zies at Baked Mountain Camp.

    • Title taken from caption. View of Emanuel George Zies with a full pack as he is about to leave camp. Dr. Zies was a chemist with the National Geographic expedition. Caption also says:"Zies about to leave Baked Mountain Camp." Photo taken in what...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-Z27
    • Lagoon Camp.

    • Lagoon Camp.

    • Title taken from caption. View of seven members of the National Geographic expedition around a campfire in front of the Lagoon Camp cabin. Clothing can be seen set out to dry, while several of the men are eating by the fire. Caption also says:...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-Z9
    • Provisions cabin at Naknek Lake.

    • Provisions cabin at Naknek Lake.

    • Title taken from caption. Caption also says: "Cabin made from hewn spruce logs covered with metal roof, at the head of Naknek Lake for storing provisions and supplies." Photo taken at what was later designated as Katmai National Park and Preserve...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7451

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