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    • The Nimrod.

    • The Nimrod.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the fishing boat Nimrod, a two masted boat with sails and a motor. Several crew members can be seen standing on its deck and a second smaller boat with two men aboard is being towed behind. Caption also...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume5-5001
    • Our drinking pool.

    • Our drinking pool.

    • Title taken from caption. View from the interior of an ice cave, looking at a member of the National Geographic expedition collecting water from the snow melt. In the background can be seen some of the tents used by the expedition. The pots and...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume5-5065
    • Breakfast with Yori.

    • Breakfast with Yori.

    • Title taken from caption. View of Charles Yori and an unidentified member of the National Geographic expedition sitting in a tent preparing breakfast. On the table there are a number of utensils, a can of "Carnation Milk", and a carton labeled "Red...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume5-5074
    • The party assembled in Kodiak.

    • The party assembled in Kodiak.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the 1919 National Geographic expedition gathered in Kodiak. The masts and rigging of a ship can be seen above the heads of the expedition in the background. Caption also says: "Party assembled in Kodiak before...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume5-5140
    • Base camp at Savanoski.

    • Base camp at Savanoski.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the tents set up at the National Geographic expedition Savonoski base camp. To the far right is a lean-to near the camp fire with laundry hanging from one of its support ropes. Smoke can be seen rising from the...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume5-7243
    • Herring fishing.

    • Herring fishing.

    • Title taken from caption. View of two boats of men using a smaller net to catch herring held in a larger net, Kodiak Island, Alaska. An empty boat can be seen waiting for a load of herring. Also from caption: "Catching herring in pound net at...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5171
    • Herring fishing.

    • Herring fishing.

    • Title taken from caption. View of five men on the beach pulling in the herring nets. The town of Kodiak, Alaska and at least six fishing boats can be seen in the background. Also from caption: "Herring are caught outside and kept for several days...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5176
    • Cabin building.

    • Cabin building.

    • Title taken from caption. View of members of the National Geographic expedition building a cabin. The men are wearing mosquito nets hanging from their hats to protect their faces. The expedition's tents can be seen in the background. Caption also...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5661
    • Mountains at Cordova.

    • Mountains at Cordova.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a man riding a horse down a road and past a large wooden building at Cordova, Alaska. The snow covered mountains can just barely be seen in the background of the photo. Photo taken during National Geographic...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-5993
    • Smoking out the mosquitoes.

    • Smoking out the mosquitoes.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a member of the National Geographic expedition standing on top of a sod roofed log cabin. The man is wearing a mosquito net over his head and smoke is coming out of the cabin. Caption also says: "Before going to...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-7369
    • Sleeping quarters at Kodiak.

    • Sleeping quarters at Kodiak.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the bunkbeds in the sleeping area of the National Geographic expedition house in Kodiak, Alaska. At least two of the expedition members are sleeping in the bunks. Coats, hats, and gear for the expedition can be...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-X1
    • Lagoon Camp.

    • Lagoon Camp.

    • Title taken from caption. View of seven members of the National Geographic expedition around a campfire in front of the Lagoon Camp cabin. Clothing can be seen set out to dry, while several of the men are eating by the fire. Caption also says:...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-Z9
    • Repairing a dory.

    • Repairing a dory.

    • Title taken from caption. View of a native of Kodiak, Alaska, working on his dory while four young boys and a dog watch. Several other boats can be seen along the beach and one large ship is docked at the pier in the background. Caption also says:...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-H393
    • The USS Surveyor.

    • The USS Surveyor.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the USS Surveyor coming into dock at Kodiak, Alaska. Men can be seen on the decks of the ship as well as waiting on the docks. The United States flag is flying from the rear of the ship and a chevron is painted on...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume6-H417
    • Tent City Before 1936

    • Tent City Before 1936

    • Title taken from caption. Photo shows two long rows of tents, separated by a road. Wood stove pipes can be seen coming out of the rear of the tents on the right. "AARC 596" written on photo. Original photograph size: 4 x 5 inch. In 2013, Jim Fox...

    • UAA-hmc-421-series2-7
    • Eaglets.

    • Eaglets.

    • Title taken from caption. View of eaglets in their nest on Takli Island, Alaska. Next to the nest can be seen the hands and foot of a member of the National Geographic expedition clinging to the tree. Caption also says: "Eaglets in the nest on...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume7-6228
    • The church at Savonoski.

    • The church at Savonoski.

    • Title taken from caption. View of an abandoned church at Savonoski, Alaska. Caption also says: "The church at Savonoski. The best building at the Village, and quite an improvement. Held sacred by the natives even now, when the village is deserted."...

    • UAA-hmc-0186-volume7-6389

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