Kitchen and household staff at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward, Alaska pose during dishwashing. From verso: "Carrie Ida Pierce Seward, Alaska, Box 516." 1946-1955. Original photograph size: 3 1/8" x 4 7/8".
View of buildings on fire during the November 23-24, 1941 Fourth Avenue fire in Seward, Alaska, which destroyed at least 16 businesses in the downtown area. Nov. 23-24, 1941. Original photograph size: 2 3/4" x 2 7/8".
Herbert Heller was an avid collector of historical material on Alaska, with emphasis on the gold-seeking pioneers of 1898. Among these pioneers was his uncle, (Robert) Lynn Smith, a gold miner, jeweler and U.S. Marshal in Alaska. Smith’s career...
Title taken from caption. Several people wash their clam harvests in a stream leading to Cook Inlet at Clam Gulch. Several vehicles are on the beach, in the foreground is a drying rack with nets on it.