The collection includes images of a 2,500 mile inspection trip to northern and interior Alaska which Governor Parks, Malcolm Elliott (President of the Alaska Road Commission) and R.J. Sommers (Territorial highway engineer) took in 1928.
An official portrait of Gov. Parks & a group of six men who are probably territorial officials. They are photographed in front of a picture of Alaska's territorial seal with U.S. and Alaska flags on either side of the group.
Eight men, one woman gathered on roof. Left to right:
1. Myrven H. Sides, Deputy Collector of Customs
2. Governor George Parks
3. Steamboat Inspection Service Inspector of Hulls
4. John C. McBride, Collector of Customs & Custodian of...
Title taken from image, (quoting title of a Robert Service poem, The Land God Forgot). George Parks, a freight sled, and a dog team. Verso: This look(s) like the "land where the mountains are nameless and the rivers all run God knows where."...