Walter Hickel faces camera in center of image; his wife Ermalee holds bouquet of flowers; another woman holds a bottle of champagne; numerous men in military uniform are in attendance; possibly on an Alaska State Ferry
Title from image. Eight girls in dresses race across an open field toward a string. A man in a hat holds one end of the string. Men, women, and other children look on. Signs in image: J. O'Connor, General Outfitter; J. Heubner Drug Co.