This collection includes colored slides taken in various Alaskan locations including Sitka, Hydaburg, and Nome. Subjects include student life, mining activities, aerial views of towns and villages, and landscapes.
59-second film clip, black & white/silent. From title frame: "Machetanz Collection , 1951 - 1954". Film clip of a boy retrieving a dog harness from a cache and harnessing a dog. The boy then is seen with several puppies.
13 sec film clip, color/silent. Clip shows a man driving thaw points and, briefly, a gold dredge. From the video "Alluring Alaska", used for lectures by the Machetanzes when they travelled outside of Alaska.