(10:14 min.) (09 of 09)
Learning about the barging business
Eskimo boy hunting; beach; tied up the boat; land downstream on the barge; Demientieff, Martha; summer; advice; barge business; safety net; schooling; adventure; educated children in both...
25 second, black & white/silent film clip. Clip shows the Tupolev float plane "Land of the Soviets", tied up at Dutch Harbor, Alaska. It looks as if they may be refueling; note the barrels in front of the airplane.
62 second, black & white/silent, film clip of passengers lifted onto a barge by a crane and then barged to a passenger ship off Nome, Alaska. A small boat can be seen tied to a pier and the steamship in the distance.
76 second, black & white/silent film clip. Clip shows two sternwheelers, the Alice and the General J. W. Jacobs, traveling on the Yukon River. A short segment near the end shows dogs tied up on a barge.
"Chief Esias Loola of Fort Yukon came down from Circle with bunch of Caribou on a raft. Esias raised Katherine Peters." Visible in this photograph are four men, two boats and a raft full of caribou tied up on the Yukon River.
Accession Number: 433 Old Num: 110 Description: wood; carved Found: arctic ocean Descriptive Narrative: Spare paddle blade carved from natural light colored wood. Both sides of the blade have a central ridge with the back ridge...
The collection includes images of a 2,500 mile inspection trip to northern and interior Alaska which Governor Parks, Malcolm Elliott (President of the Alaska Road Commission) and R.J. Sommers (Territorial highway engineer) took in 1928.
Boy's snowshoe. Single snowshoe. Style is of westernmost Alaska type (see Nelson 'Eskimo about Bering Strait' or paper file). Outer wood frame made from two peices of wood. They are tied together to a point at heel with rawhide and spliced and...