Tuberculosis patients are transferred from ambulance to Reeve Aleutian Airways' C-47A cargo plane with double doors Notes on verso: Airlift of T.B. patients to San from ANS hospital in Anchorage. Aug 16, 1954. 15 patients.
Title taken from image. Image: Original spruce foundation post, 3 ft. in diameter, upon which the old Russian Foundry stood that cast the first bells on the pacific coast, and where San Francisco's first bells were cast.
Photographs used by Western Airlines to promote travel to Alaska. Writing on plane: Western Air Express. NC 17469. Writing on building: Western Air Express. Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego. Scenic... Cedar Breaks, Zion Ca....
Full face, head and shoulders portrait. Verso:
Tikon Lavrischev [Lavrischeff]
Picture made Vilisoff
Stamp with Russian Orthodox Cross
Prince William Sound & Copper River District, Alaska
1st row - left to right:
Naticcha. S. J., Cleveland, Ohio
Janousek, R. C., Omaha, Neb.
Madsen, C. E., Karstad, Minn.
Chavez, L. R., Lompac, Calif.
Karselsky, A., Dothan, Ala.
Lt (jg) R. C. Viets, Vincennes, Ind.