(4:22 min.) (09 of 25) Small town lifestyle people -- friendly; people -- helpful; longshoreman -- generous; museum; Captain Valdez -- pictures; Captain Cordova -- pictures; Ambassador of Spain; potlatch
(4:51 min) (02 of 25) Personal background
office work; Valdez; Ketchikan; steamship company -- like family; spirit of adventure; Alaska Steam -- important community; changes; Fairbanks; Alaska Railroad; competition; freight
(5:17 min) (01 of 25) Start in Alaska shipping Alaska Steamship Company; California -- moved from; trucking business; Vancouver, British Columbia; vacation ; fishing boat; June -- 1948; Prince Rupert Island; Ketchikan; employment; salmon --...
(7:16 min.) (10 of 25) Business and politics important visitors -- Valdez; Lee, Forbes C.; Lee, Ruth; Whittier; Anchorage; politics; Clark, Espy; Washington DC. -- Representative; mayor; Kendall, Bruce -- Senator; argument; submarine; Eagles Hall
"Chronology of physical events of the Alaska Earthquake" was written by Genie Chance, and prepared under a National Science Foundation grant to the University of Alaska. The events in the book were told by eyewitnesses without interpretation and...
Aerial view of Anchorage, Alaska, looking east toward Chugach Mountains during Fur Rendezvous carnival, with amusement rides, people, buildings and automobiles. 1968. Photograph type: 35 mm color slide.
Aerial view of downtown Anchorage, Alaska looking southwest toward 4th Avenue Theatre. Signs on buildings read: "Bank" and "4th Avenue." Photo taken during Anchorage Fur Rendezvous in 1968. Photograph type: 35 mm color slide.
Aerial view of food vendors and people riding ferris wheel at the Fur Rendezvous carnival in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. Knik Arm can be seen in the background. Sign on trailer reads: "Mt View Lions". 1968. Photograph type: 35 mm color slide.