Shell Simmons poses with unidentified man; Shell's Cessna 185, which he flew 1969-1975, in background; sign on plane: "Juneau, Alaska, 'Capital City of the Great Land'"; sign on building in background reads, in part, "El Cajon"
Shell Simmons (second from left), Bee Simmons (far right), and two unidentified people pose in front of Shell's private plane, a Cessna 185 with sign: "Juneau, Alaska, 'Capital City of the Great Land'"
In Winter and Pond Company's photograph album THE TRAIL OF '98 Full album caption: "Climbing steadily along the treacherous, iced brink chasms to the mountain pass enroute to the golden land of their hopes, 1898."
In Winter and Pond Company's photograph album THE TRAIL OF '98 Full album caption: "Yukoners on the trail, 1898, whipsawing lumber to make rafts, scows, and other manner of water craft in which to reach the golden land of their hopes."
2 boxes 3"x5" typed index cards.
The files contain Kinky Bayer's colorfully annotated references to historical and current events in Alaska towns. Some examples of topics are: Aboriginal rights claims, Canadian versus American duties, building...
extracted from the description of Kamtchatka by Professor Krashennicoff, printed at Petersburg, in two volumes, 4to. in 1759; and tr. and communicated by the Rev. D. Dumaresque, D.D. chaplain to the English factory at...
Caption: "The only way of traveling on the land or ice during the winter days is by means of sled and dogs. My team coming home from Wainwright to Barrow about 100 miles. I made it in a day and a half."