Title taken from notes provided by Peter Haase, September 22, 2004. "Looking down the McKinley River. The water is gray in color and full of silt (you can't see your finger 1/2 inch below the water's surface)."
View of four men hauling in a large rope, most likely at the pier, in Whittier, Alaska. The blurred object to the left of the photo in the photographer's finger. From front: "1965". Photo taken in 1965. Original photograph size: 3 1/2" x 3 1/2".
Title taken from verso. View of "ice worm" made of fur, with unidentified person using their finger to make it move, Anchorage, Alaska. April 9, 1958. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 5" x 4".
Portrait of boy, standing with arm raised and finger pointed, Nome, Alaska. From information with photo: "Eskimo boy, taken [in] my studio with hand up." Photographer's number 1089. n.d. Photographer: O. D. Goetze.
Description: smoked moosehide; beaded; glass beads; sewn; sinew
Descriptive Narrative: Three piece smoked moosehide mittens with beaded floral designs on the backs in the finger area and on the back of the thumb. The seams are welted and...
Descriptive Narrative: Board with ivory peg, two finger holds, painted red on grooved side and black on the other.
Description: wood; ivory; painted; red; black
Inscription: Aleutian hand stick for throwing spear Akutan Island (writing)...