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    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Warehouse goes down -- Listed as a total loss by Elmendorf AFB engineers, this supply warehouse went down during the havoc-creating Good Friday earthquake which...

    • UAF-1972-153-109
    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • View of houses along the Anchorage coast, hit by the 1964 earthquake.
      Title taken from back of photo: "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Aerial Recon [Reconnaissance] -- Two U.S. Air Force B-58 "Hustler" aircraft from the 43rd Bomb...

    • UAF-1972-153-110
    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Aerial Recon. Anchorage.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Aerial Recon [Reconnaissance] -- Two U.S. Air Force B 58 'Hustler' aircraft from the 43rd Bomb Wing, Carswell AFB, Tex., took many aerial photographs of the state...

    • UAF-1972-153-114
    • Loading up.

    • Loading up.

    • Note with photo reads: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Over 20 Air Force vehicles and men from Elmendorf AFB, along with a multitude of civilian volunteers spent several days shortly after the Good Friday earthquake assisting...

    • UAF-1972-153-60
    • Damage at Elmendorf AFB.

    • Damage at Elmendorf AFB.

    • Title taken from from photo.
      . "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- BASE DAMAGE -- Damage to Elmendorf AFB [Air Force Base] may reach as high as 10 million dollars in the wake of the Good Friday earthquake. Here, a portion of a...

    • UAF-1972-153-62
    • Emergency Facilities.

    • Emergency Facilities.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      . "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- EMERGENCY FACILITIES -- The parking lot and bachelor noncommissioned officer's quarters at the USAF Hospital Elmendorf saw a lot of activity during the week of...

    • UAF-1972-153-84
    • Helping Hand.

    • Helping Hand.

    • From back of photo: "Elmendorf AFB [Air Force Base] 5040th transportation Sq. [squadron] assists the recovery program in the Turnagain area Anchorage, following the Alaska Earthquake 3/28/64."
      Title from additional notes: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC...

    • UAF-1972-153-98
    • Six tons of donated toys.

    • Six tons of donated toys.

    • Title taken from back of photo.
      "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- TOYS ARE LOADED -- The first 2,000 pounds of some six tons of toys donated by the Greater Seattle Merchants and residents are loaded aboard an Air Force vehicle at...

    • UAF-1972-153-80
    • Temporary dining hall.

    • Temporary dining hall.

    • Title taken from note with photo.
      . "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- TEMPORARY DINING HALL -- Army personnel rushed the assembly of a 'Jamesway' hut just outside USAF Hospital Elmendorf, the day after the Good Friday earthquake,...

    • UAF-1972-153-61a
    • Guardsman.

    • Guardsman.

    • Title taken from note with photo.
      "Turnagain area Anchorage following the Alaskan Earthquake 27 March 1964." An Alaska Army National Guardsman straddles a crack in the earth. In the background, slanting trees and houses stand on the shifted...

    • UAF-1972-153-2
    • Frostbite patient.

    • Frostbite patient.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Terrified at the thought of staying indoors after fleeing from the Alaskan earthquake area, the David Wilson family of Portage fled inland and spent the night sleeping out in the open. ...

    • UAF-1972-153-126
    • Naval Station, Kodiak

    • Naval Station, Kodiak

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "Kodiak's Earthquake of March 27th caused this separation in a runway apron, aboard the U. S. Naval station. The earthquake caused minor damage compared to the amount of destruction...

    • UAF-1972-153-29
    • Marginal Pier

    • Marginal Pier

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "Marginal Pier aboard the U. S. Naval station, Kodiak, shows the destructive power of Alaska's tidal waves which struck March 27th. For immediate release official U. S. Navy photograph,...

    • UAF-1972-153-30
    • Aerial Recon

    • Aerial Recon

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      Aerial view of Kodiak, Alaska, following the Alaska Earthquake and tidal wave 3/27/64. Many buildings are destroyed, and at least three boats are thrown ashore. A business sign on the...

    • UAF-1972-153-111
    • Hope, Alaska.

    • Hope, Alaska.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "April 6 -- Transportation vehicles ranging from dog sleds to military aircraft were used by the American Red Cross in transporting emergency relief supplies and personnel into Alaskan...

    • UAF-1972-153-125
    • Great Land.

    • Great Land.

    • Title frame reads: "Elmer Rasmuson speaks to school children about what it means to be an Alaskan". Elmer Rasmuson speaks to school children about Alaska, including how the word Alaska is from the Aleut language for 'The Great Land'.
      64-second...

    • AAF-8902
    • Demolished home.

    • Demolished home.

    • Title taken from accompanying note.
      "A demolished home in the Turnagain area Alaska following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Additional notes read: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command -- OVER THE BLUFF -- Those Anchorage residents...

    • UAF-1972-153-72

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