Title taken from front. Picnic goers posing on a log and plank bridge, Seward, Alaska. From verso: "Taken at Seward. Property of Cook Inlet Historical Society." July 24, 1913. Photographer: L.N.G. Postcard. Original photograph size: 3 3/8" x 5 3/8".
Title taken from verso. View of 4th of July celebrations, Valdez, Alaska, with crowds of people and buildings in background. Also from verso: "Glacier (Broadway) Ave. Property of Cook Inlet Historical Society." July 4, 1913.
Built in 1913 as a hotel and bordello, the Alaskan was also known as the Northlander; after being condemned in 1977, it was subsequently restored and, in 1981, placed on the National Register of Historic Places
Information from note on image: N.W. corner of 3rd and Seward; originally a furniture store and then a theatre; first territorial museum and, by 1960, the State Health Department office of vital statistics