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    • Sewing Kit

    • Sewing Kit

    • (A) Woman's sewing kit made with a hollowed-out bone and bleached sealskin. At the end is a polar bear head made from mineralized walrus ivory. This secures the bleached sealskin, which is folded lengthwise and slides through the bone. A hole is...

    • UAMN89
    • Sewing Kit

    • Sewing Kit

    • (A) Woman's sewing kit made with a hollowed-out bone and bleached sealskin. At the end is a polar bear head made from mineralized walrus ivory. This secures the bleached sealskin, which is folded lengthwise and slides through the bone. A hole is...

    • UAMN90
    • Gold Miners at Work, Alaska

    • Gold Miners at Work, Alaska

    • Title taken from caption.
      "9299 -- (39) Here we see the miners digging loose the bank and shoveling the dirt into the stream. Sometimes blasting is used to loosen the bank. The stream carries the soil with the gold which is in it to a sluice...

    • UAF-1975-0178-39
    • Old main building

    • Old main building

    • Title taken from caption.
      The buildings identified on the back of the photograph are as follows: The Men's Dormitory is located on the very right. The building with the flag is the main College; the small building in front of it is identified...

    • UAF-1972-2-35
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN108
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN107
    • Pouch

    • Pouch

    • Okoma (maker). The pouch has reindeer hair embroidery on front side; de-haired seal; double seam welting of white/pink seal hide; edging either side of twisted hide tacked down; curvilinear designs of white reindeer hair, and green and red wool....

    • UAMN106
    • Loonskin Purse

    • Loonskin Purse

    • Swan, Martha (maker). Purse made from the necks of loons. The top border is 9 cm wide and made from bleached and cured seal skin. It wraps inside and the purse is lined with yellow taffeta. The opening to the bag folds so that there are creases on...

    • UAMN180
    • Valentine party.

    • Valentine party.

    • Title from image.

      Picture seems to be a hand-drawn card or invitation to a Valentine's Day party. On the card is written: "Mein leibschen was wilst du noch mehr?" On the bottom of the card is noted "Valentine Party. Nome, Feb. 12, 1903." ...

    • UAF-1985-122-182
    • Two Inupiat women.

    • Two Inupiat women.

    • Two women stand in their winter outfits, one has a child on her back. They are identified as Norwadluk on the left and Nora on the right.

      Caption: Eskimos are not Indians, but mongoloids. Both have all inherent reverence for their...

    • UAF-1959-875-32
    • Nora and Angnolok.

    • Nora and Angnolok.

    • Two women identified as Nora (left) and Angnolok (right).

      Caption: Eskimos are not Indians, but Mongoloids. Both have all inherent reverence for their ancestors, the Japanese possessing the characteristic a degree stronger than the...

    • UAF-1959-875-34
    • Nora.

    • Nora.

    • Woman identified as Nora poses for a photograph.

      Caption: Eskimos are not Indians, but Mongoloids. Both have all inherent reverence for their ancestors, the Japanese possessing the characteristic a degree stronger than the Eskimos. The...

    • UAF-1959-875-35
    • Wood Mask

    • Wood Mask

    • This round wood mask (16 x 13 x 5 cm) has arched eyebrows stained darker than the rest of the wood. The left eyebrow curves down to become the nose, which is triangular, with two round nostrils, and slightly flaring nostril arches. The face is...

    • UAMN85
    • Wrangell wharf and village

    • Wrangell wharf and village

    • Title from cataloger. Photograph of the village of Wrangell with the wharf prominant. Visible are two advertisements: one for merchandise and the other a cure for head aches. Narrative in album states that: "Wrangel was our first Alaskan city, as...

    • UAF-1994-70-5

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