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    • Boundary Marker.

    • Boundary Marker.

    • Title supplied by cataloger. Trail Work. Wood post marked with red paint, pink tape, the number one, and a sign. Sign reads, 'Joe Redington Sr. Box 5460 Knik Road Wasilla AK 99687.' Phone number also listed. Original format: 35mm color slide

    • amrc-b2006-023-2956
    • Destroyed home.

    • Destroyed home.

    • Title taken from accompanying note.
      "Destroyed home in the Turnagain area Anch. [Anchorage] Ak., following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Additional notes read: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Many of the homes in the...

    • UAF-1972-153-79
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook made of Dall sheep horn; double barbless hooks set in. "Michak"

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the "place" is listed...

    • UA70-050-0064
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Large barbless hook made from a piece of heavy wire; a length of sinew line attached. "Michak". Hook: 9.3cm x 2.5cm.

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field...

    • UA70-050-0063
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Brass with barbless nail hook set in; wire loop wound with string. One circular eye has been carved out of the brass on one side of the piece. Another eye hole can be seen, but is obscured by the inset nail. 18cm x 2.7cm.

      Collected in the...

    • UA70-050-0066
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Ivory shank tapered at both ends, the top end more so than bottom. The smaller tapered end has two holes drilled through it to accomadatethe picture wire wound through for leader. Attached to the loop made at the opposite end of the picture frame...

    • UA70-050-0060
    • Floats, Net

    • Floats, Net

    • Made from birch fungus; round with wire loop inserted for hanging on the net which it is being constructed; "och-kumay-lo-torak"? is the native name given in Inupiaq in the field collection notes, however it is also followed by a question mark....

    • UA70-050-0062AB
    • Knife, Man's

    • Knife, Man's

    • Curved bone (rib) handle; curved steel blade with visible file marks; made from a file; fastened to handle with two metal bolts; three serrations on tip of handle; vertical scratches across front of handle where it joins blade; 9 7/8"...

    • UA70-050-0055
    • Mileage marker in Nome.

    • Mileage marker in Nome.

    • Title supplied by cataloger. Locations listed on marker include Honolulu, Arctic Circle, Miami, and Los Angeles. Located on Front Street, in Nome. Slide labeled, 'Pana-Vue Slide JH111B3. Nome, Alaska. Mileage marker.' Original format: 35mm color...

    • amrc-b2006-023-9292
    • Needle, Snowshoe

    • Needle, Snowshoe

    • Made of bone; tapered at both ends with an eye in the middle; used for making snowshoe webbing. Around the eye there are grooves on either end, on both sides of the piece, which extend out 1cm on either side of the eye in the same direction as the...

    • UA70-050-0056
    • Party by the piano.

    • Party by the piano.

    • Title by indexer.

      A group of people gathered around, with a piano nearby. The people are labeled, left to right, front row: Arthur Cole, Bill McGuire, [unknown] Browne, Otto Van S., [unlabeled]. Second row: Mary Browne, [unlabeled],...

    • UAF-1985-122-56
    • Pestle

    • Pestle

    • Solid piece of wood; knob handle on top; flared, flat base; stained red; 5" tall; shows much use. Used for mashing up salmon eggs, cranberries, eskimo ice cream etc. "Koch'sin"

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture...

    • UA70-050-0061
    • Pioneers of Alaska

    • Pioneers of Alaska

    • Title taken from caption.
      Cataloguer's note: This is a a document granting charter to the listed names on the right, bearing a seal and signed by the President and secretary of the "Pioneers of Alaska" organization. The exact wording of the...

    • UAF-1989-166-248-Print
    • Scraper

    • Scraper

    • Tapered bone with one end notched; other has a hole drilled through it. For mink, beaver, otter, etc. "No'shulk".

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Native Material Culture project undertaken by the UA Museum. Maker was...

    • UA70-050-0059


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