49-second, color, silent film clip showing Howard Hughes at Weeks Field in Fairbanks during his record setting around-the-world flight, July 13, 1938. Scenes include a ground crew checking the plane and loading supplies.
A view of people, mostly women and children, gathered around a biplane in Nome, Alaska. Caption: "'The winged invasion of the Northland.' The arrival of the four New-York - Nome planes at Nome, August 23, 1920, flying time 57 hours." Aug. 23, 1920.
A view of the Nordale Hotel in Fairbanks, Alaska, and surrounding buildings. Sign on building reads: "Nordale Hotel." A line of flags stretches across the street from the front of the hotel. From caption: "Our Fairbanks abode. (since burned.)...
Dorothy Murphy, Miss Alaska, displaying George Eaton's gold nugget watch chain during a visit to Wiseman, Alaska. From verso: "George Eaton, with his famous gold nugget watch chain and Dorothy Murphy, of Fairbanks -- taken at Wiseman in March 1938...
From caption: "Home of the St. Michael Board." View of a three-story hotel building containing the offices of the St. Michael Board of the U.S. Steamboat Inspection Service in St. Michael, Alaska. Sign on building reads: "Hotel." 1919-1925?
From caption: "Sch[ooner] Nokatak arriving at Unalakleet enroute St. Michael to Nome, Alas[ka]." View of a two-masted boat with sails down, docked at Unalakleet, Alaska. Several men stand on the dock. Men on the ship appear to be folding one of the...
Front view of the Arctic Brotherhood Hall building in Skagway, Alaska. The building front is covered with driftwood. Signs on the building include: "A B [Arctic Brotherhood]," "Camp Skagway No. 1," and "1899" above the doorway. ca. 1925.
Group of reindeer fawns in corral at Lomen Reindeer Corporation reindeer processing plant in Golovin, Alaska. From verso: "Golovin Mission." Photographer's number 8057. July 1938. Photographer: Ray B. Dame. Original photograph size: 8 1/8" x 10".
Image shows two log cabins in Mount McKinley National Park (later Denali National Park and Preserve), Alaska. The cabin in the foreground has a sign over the door which reads "Superintendent's Office". Original photograph size: 4" x 6".
Interior view of a room housing the records, documents, and equipment for the United States Steamboat Inspection Service in Fairbanks, Alaska. Caption: "Through the kindness of charity, our office. Fairbanks, 1920." 1920.