Flagpole is on left end of the building. Summer view. Butter came in barrels like that at corner of building. Locals used them for making misigaaq (seal oil) and mikigaq (fermented whale meat and blubber).
Letter dated 1 June 1877 from Sheldon Jackson, Denver, Colo. to J. S. Brown, Fort Wrangel noting Brown's appeal to the Y.M.C.A. had been forwarded to him and seeking further information necessary to establish a mission at Fort Wrangel.
Raising the building up onto skids. Showing Eskimos at work; building materials; oil drums. Woman in doorway (Mrs. Spriggs?) and woman and child in right corner of building; man with pipe, left hand corner.
Title taken from image. Photograph of a student's slate tablet with a handwriting sample and sketches. This photograph may have been made at the request of school administrators for publication, to show the progress that missionaries had made...
Title taken from image. Sheldon Jackson School Tlingit people Sitka, Alaska. On "Lover's Lane" near the Indian River, Sitka. Verso: Now owned by C.L. Andrews. Image: Opp. Post Office, Portland, Or. Photographer's number 7936.