(4:38 min) (06 of 17) Flying history, quit commercial flying 1960 quit flying so he could spend summers furthering education. Sam White gave advice, Harold Gillam, Wien's, the real bush pilots or first wave of air pioneers. More instrument...
The competition was open to Alaska schoolchildren between grades 7 and 12. Benson was a 13 year old student at the Jessie Lee Mission Home in Seward. The competition was organized by the American Legion, who collected a total of 142 entries from...
Charter of Pioneers of Alaska, Igloo No. 3, Nome, Alaska, dated April 2, 1908. Charter shows photo of men sitting around campfire with dogs and sleds, and gives list of members. April 2, 1908. Photographer: O. D. Goetze.
Front row (l. to r.): Otto Koppen, Cordova; Bob DeArmond, Ketchikan; Felix Gray, Juneau; C.J. Wooftes, Fairbanks; Sid Raynor, Anchorage; Christine Hansen, Ketchikan; Howard Lyng, Nome; Dora M. Sweeny, Juneau Back row (l. to r.): James Barrick,...
2. Hillery McKenna
3. Wren Girl (crossed out)
4. John Meyers
5. Geo Nelson
1. Lucile Fox
2. Alice King
3. Henrietta Heid
4. Celia Tibbits
5. Hilda Lillestrand
6. B. Mullea
7. B. Olds
Gold lapel pin that formerly belonged to Judge Clegg. "P of A" (Pioneers of Alaska) in black enamel, "P.G.P" (Past Grand President) in blue enamel. Pin fastener pat. 1900, screw length fastened to back of pin, 9/16 in. across.
Group photo of members of Pioneers of Alaska Igloo no. 4 at airport, Fairbanks, Alaska. From front: "A strong turnout of members of Igloo no. 4, Pioneers of Alaska saw Pat O'Neil and his family off to Columbia yesterday morning via Alaska Airlines...
Herbert Heller was an avid collector of historical material on Alaska, with emphasis on the gold-seeking pioneers of 1898. Among these pioneers was his uncle, (Robert) Lynn Smith, a gold miner, jeweler and U.S. Marshal in Alaska. Smith’s career...