300 photographs : b&w. The collection contains views of tourists, automobiles, and transportation companies in Alaska in the early 20th century. Hotels, roadhouses and transportation companies, mostly in the region of the Richardson Highway...
Article describes the events of February 5, 1945; debate on the floor of the Alaska Territorial Senate regarding the "Equal rights" bill, House bill 14. Roy and Elizabeth Peratrovich testify about conditions in Alaska, along with statements from...
Two young men in Boy Scout uniforms putting up posters in a shop window. Posters: Check your chest. Have an x-ray at the Methodist Church basement starting March 22, 1948. It's free. It's painless. Takes only a few minutes. No...
Title taken from image. Pelts are being stretched on boards. A few of the skinned fox carcasses are seen in the foreground. Interview notes: Hardy Trefzgar and nephew standing by house with piles of fox pelts.
Verso: Mr. Paul Shudura
Sept. 23, 1918
My dear friend Paul Shudura
I am writing you a few lines to
let you know I am well and
hope you are the same. I get registered
this town and Admiral...
Title taken from image. A few people, including a group of children, are on the boardwalk. A stair in foreground. Signs in image: Hot Springs Restaurant, Bakery, Tenakee Supply Store, General Merchandise Houses & Cottages for rent.
Only a few Japanese prisoners were captured during the fighting at Massacre Bay, Attu. For these the war was over. The rest were either evacuated before the battle or were killed in the fierce fighting.
He had just returned a few months earlier from treatment for tuberculosis, which included the removal of one lung so this was a real triumph. He had also won the seal parka he is wearing. Title and description courtesy of Mrs. Keller.