Verso: Virginia Jaunita Gregg maiden name. Virginia Lowney married name. First white child born at the top of the earth Point Barrow Alaska 1919. Died Feb. 11, 1953. To Governor William A. Egan from her son Walter G. Lowney, 1966.
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.
During the 1920's, many of the original totem poles in Kake were burned. After many years of not having totem poles, the residents of Kake, Alaska organized to acquire and place a 132-foot pole in the town. Alaska Indian Arts, Inc. of Haines,...
Accompanying notes: Could be Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gartterman and Son Herman Jr. from Koggiung, AK on Kuichak River, 18 miles West of Naknek. Mrs. Gotteman's maiden name was Anna Larson - she was from Nushagak.