Slide descriptions: 1 [Map of Alaska with Pt. Hope marked by an arrow]
2 Nov 1960 Ogoturuk[?] on coast 30 mi. SE of Pt. Hope
3 Pt. Hope from air 11/1960
4 Pt. Hope spring 1961
5 [View of ice and coast from air, part of...
This collection consists of Governor Riggs’ personal hand written diaries, 1918 through 1924.
Significant events discussed in the diaries include the influenza outbreak of 1918, World War I, the sinking of the Princess Sophia, and the...
Title taken from verso. Hand tinted photograph. Seven men and a woman gathered around a coffin in front of a painted screen and important clan artifacts. Thunderbird House, Wooshketaan Clan. Verso: John Fawcett (caretaker) 4th from left.
From trip starting in 1928 down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea with Fred “Spokane” Hill. Burg wrote about the trip for National Geographic in 1930 (See Chapter 3 of The Last Voyageur by Vince Welch).
Title taken from image. Verso: Kaas-an Village. Water view of a man with 2 dogs departing the village in a canoe. Other activity on the beach in background with people and canoes. Image number 48. Hand tinted.