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    • Coffee time.

    • Coffee time.

    • Title taken from note with photo.
      "Coffee time and round table discussion is being held by these enlisted men of the 'Helping Hand' detachment from Wainwright at Valdez during the aftermath of the quake. (U.S. Army Photo)".

    • UAF-1972-153-304
    • Aleut children.

    • Aleut children.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Junior Red Cross boxes brought smiles of delight to the faces of Aleut children in the Red Cross shelter at Camp Denali while plans were being made for their return to Old Harbor. Gift...

    • UAF-1972-153-122
    • Aerial Recon

    • Aerial Recon

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      Aerial view of Kodiak, Alaska, following the Alaska Earthquake and tidal wave 3/27/64. Many buildings are destroyed, and at least three boats are thrown ashore. A business sign on the...

    • UAF-1972-153-111
    • Abandoned automobile.

    • Abandoned automobile.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "The wife of a Coast Guardsman left this car for higher ground after leaving her husband aboard the Coast Guard Cutter BITTERSWEET (WAGL-389) on Nyman's Peninsula. The car literally floated...

    • UAF-1972-153-48
    • Fishing boats on their sides.

    • Fishing boats on their sides.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Two Fishing boats lay on their sides in the city of Kodiak when they were swept in by the massive tidal waves which struck March 27th. The building to the right, smashed as if a gigantic...

    • UAF-1972-153-24
    • Tidal wave damage

    • Tidal wave damage

    • Title from verso.

      Full comments from verso read: "HQ AAC -- TIDAL WAVE DAMAGE -- Inrushing seas at Seward, Alaska, following the Good Friday earthquake, accounted for more damage than the 'quake itself. Here, a gigantic 200 ton diesel switch...

    • UAF-1972-153-58
    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Title from verso.

      "HQ AAC -- TOSSED BY TIDAL WAVE -- A Seward, Alaska, police car lies amid the wreckage of the community, left there by tidal wave action which occurred shortly after the Good Friday earthquake, which severely damaged the...

    • UAF-1972-153-75
    • GI's resting in Glennallen.

    • GI's resting in Glennallen.

    • Title taken from accompanying notes.
      "GI's [a term refering to a United States Army soldier] resting in Glennallen prior to taking off for Valdez following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Three soldiers sit in what appear to be diner booths:...

    • UAF-1972-153-306
    • Anchorage, AK.

    • Anchorage, AK.

    • Title taken from accompanying notes.
      "Anchorage Ak., following the Alaska [Earthquake] 3/29/64 (Aerial photo)". Captions read: "US Army Mohawk Photography" and "Anchorage, Alaska, United States Army, Alaska. (Army Mohawk Aircraft Photo) ...

    • UAF-1972-153-336
    • Kodiak, AK.

    • Kodiak, AK.

    • Title taken from accompanying notes.
      "Kodiak AK., following the Alaska [Earthquake] and Tidal Wave 3/29/64 (Aerial Photo)". Captions read: "U.S. Army Mohawk photography" and "Seward, Alaska, United States Army, Alaska. (Army Mohawk Aircraft...

    • UAF-1972-153-337
    • Cut-in  pole

    • Cut-in pole

    • Title taken from caption.
      Caption calls this a "Cut-in" pole and there is a had written addition message below caption that reads: I personally did the wiring,on this pole between 11pm & 1am June 25-26/13. Abundant daylight for such work, &...

    • UAF-1974-130-54
    • Last seen of the bear

    • Last seen of the bear

    • Title taken from caption.
      Poorly exposed photograph of a black bear hung on a carry pole and carried by two men, one with a rifle. A tent is behind the men and bear. Caption states that the picture was taken at 9:30 PM.

    • UAF-1974-130-77
    • Grizzly Gang

    • Grizzly Gang

    • Title from text.
      Photograph of four men holding tree cutting tools and one with a stadia rod for use in surveying. Caption for this photograph states: Known as the 'Grizzly Gang'. This quartet of old timers cut practically all the poles used...

    • UAF-1974-130-78
    • Old Weeks Field.

    • Old Weeks Field.

    • Title from verso.
      "Left to right: Kay Kennedy; U.S. Marshal Pat O'Connor (grinning); Major Dale Gaffney, U. S. Army pilot; and Major E. M. George. Taken in Fairbanks airport just before the two U.S. Army planes took off for the States. 1936...

    • UAF-1991-98-835

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