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    • We're off!

    • We're off!

    • Title taken from caption. Caption continues: "Farewell to Seattle. The Atlanta on the left." The "Atlanta" is most likely the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter "Atalanta". The row of boxes in front are stamped with the word "Stanavo", possibly indicating a...

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    • Mageik.

    • Mageik.

    • Mageik, one of Father Bernard Hubbard's dogs, on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Northland en route from Seattle to Alaska. From May's journal, dated May 23rd: "There are two of Father Hubbard's dogs on board, Magiek and Wolf, they weigh 100 and...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1937-6d
    • Man overboard drill.

    • Man overboard drill.

    • Title taken from caption. Lowering a life boat off the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tallapoosa to practice rescues. En route from Juneau to Yakutat. There is a village in the background, possibly Juneau. Photograph taken during the 1937 Smithsonian...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1937-14b
    • The village of Umnak.

    • The village of Umnak.

    • Title taken from caption. Nikolski. May used Umnak and Nikolski interchangeably but the diary does not indicate that the expedition visited Umnak village and the church in the far left of the photograph is the church in Nikolski. Photograph taken...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1937-45e
    • We are still here waiting.

    • We are still here waiting.

    • Title taken from caption. View of expedition members aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tallapoosa awaiting permission to land at Bering Island. Alan May is third from the left. Photograph taken during the 1937 Smithsonian Institution's...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1937-72c
    • Deck space on the Duane.

    • Deck space on the Duane.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the deck of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Duane (formerly the William J. Duane). The companionway is visible on the right. Photograph taken during the 1937 Smithsonian Institution's Archaeological Expedition to the...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1937-108a
    • The only trees west of Kodiak.

    • The only trees west of Kodiak.

    • Title taken from caption. From verso: "Three lions." View of several trees with mountains in the background. From May's journal, dated June 30th: "Near this site is a small cluster of trees, the only trees west of Kodiak. They were planted by the...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1936-79a
    • Nikolski. Umnak.

    • Nikolski. Umnak.

    • Title taken from caption. View of the village of Nikolski. The Russian Orthodox church is the tall building on the far right of the image. Photograph taken during the 1938 Smithsonian Institution's Archaeological Expedition to the Aleutian Islands.

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1938-59a
    • Noatak family.

    • Noatak family.

    • Title taken from album caption. Group portrait of two women and one man standing in front of a log residence. The adults are wearing fur parkas and the young woman is wearing a fabric kuspuk with a fur collar.

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    • High Hill and Mt. Vsevidof.

    • High Hill and Mt. Vsevidof.

    • Caption reads: "'Nigger Head and Vsevidof from across the entrance to the harbor." The hill to the left in front of the volcano is the geographical feature now known as High Hill on Umnak Island along Nikolski Bay. Photograph taken during the 1938...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1938-69b
    • Hospital Staff, Noorvik.

    • Hospital Staff, Noorvik.

    • Title taken from album caption. Group portrait of hospital workers in Noorvik, Alaska. Left to right (from album caption): "Mrs. Swartz, Dr., Retta [Colwill Reed], Mrs. Kohlus, and Nellie." The blur in the foreground is a dog. 1922?

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    • Noorvik.

    • Noorvik.

    • Title taken from album caption. View of two dogs and several wood buildings along a road in Noorvik, Alaska. The church clock tower is visible in the background.

    • UAA-hmc-0401-album1-34a

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