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.
Title taken from image. Verso: Taken from Mt. Verstovin / Mt. Arrowhead area. Subject: Sitka District, Alaska. City of Sitka (foreground) is beautifully situated on the Pacific Ocean shore of Baranof Island. Mt. Edgecumbe, 3271-foot extinct...
Full face, head and shoulders portrait. Verso:
Tikon Lavrischev [Lavrischeff]
Picture made Vilisoff
Stamp with Russian Orthodox Cross
Prince William Sound & Copper River District, Alaska