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    • Tundra Shack.

    • Tundra Shack.

    • Title from slide.

      "Breakup 1948" is also written on the slide. The Tundra Shack was a business in Bethel, Alaska, located near a quonset hut. "Ice cream" is written on the white sign in red, under the business name written in black. You...

    • UAF-1997-108-394
    • Bethel airport.

    • Bethel airport.

    • Title from slide.

      An aerial photo of the airport in Bethel, Alaska. At that time, the airport was located on a bend of the Kuskokwim River. The river looks as though it is frozen over, and there is snow along the sides of the runways....

    • UAF-1997-108-405
    • Hooper Bay, 1950.

    • Hooper Bay, 1950.

    • Title from slide.

      Snow covers most of a wooden structure in this photo; a trench is dug out to the doorway so people can enter. Chunks of firewood litter the pathway to the door, and a black box-shaped item rests near the doorway. Hills...

    • UAF-1997-108-425
    • Hooper Bay story knife.

    • Hooper Bay story knife.

    • Title from slide.

      Two girls are crouched near the ground outside, where the snow is now gone. They are drawing in the dirt with story knives, made of wood or possibly bone. The pictures drawn could be part of a story, or part of a...

    • UAF-1997-108-434
    • Native Alaskan girl smiles.

    • Native Alaskan girl smiles.

    • Title from indexer.

      Slide reads, "Hooper Bay." A Native Alaskan girl wearing a pink and white plaid kuspuk with fur trim on the hood, stands on railroad tracks. She is also wearing a red headscarf and mukluks. Beyond her are about 20...

    • UAF-1997-108-459
    • Shungnak on the Kobuk.

    • Shungnak on the Kobuk.

    • Title from slide.

      A few log homes and buildings are nestled at the bottom of a tree-covered hill, right next to the Kobuk River in Shungnak, Alaska. A sliver canoe rests on one set of log racks, while a dog sled rests on another rack...

    • UAF-1997-108-498
    • Kasige, New Knockhock.

    • Kasige, New Knockhock.

    • Title from slide.

      Slide also says, "1949." An earthen mound with logs and various metal parts sticking out appears to be a Native Alaskan structure. In the distance beyond is a gray outhouse, other similar structures, a log cabin, and a...

    • UAF-1997-108-507
    • End of Lake Kenai.

    • End of Lake Kenai.

    • Title from slide.

      Printed mechanically on the slide are the words, "Northern Color Film Co.," "Robert A. Hall," and "Moose Pass, Alaska." The lake is surrounded by mountains and overshadowed by dark clouds. The date is assumed to be 1949,...

    • UAF-1997-108-529
    • Aleutians.

    • Aleutians.

    • Title from slide.

      The photographer was standing on the deck of a boat to take this picture of mountain peaks across the water. Houses and buildings can be seen all along the shoreline, and there is snow on the mountains, especially those...

    • UAF-1997-108-535
    • Aleutians.

    • Aleutians.

    • Title from slide.

      Mountains rise above the hills in the foreground and disappear in low-lying clouds. They have patches of snow, but are not completely covered. The water between the ship and the land is gray. The date is assumed to be...

    • UAF-1997-108-537
    • Kodiak.

    • Kodiak.

    • Title from slide.

      This is a view from above the city of Kodiak and the Woody Island Channel. A tip of Near Island can be seen to the left of this photo, in the channel. Many buildings and homes can be seen between the shore and the...

    • UAF-1997-108-538
    • Old Harbor, Kodiak Island.

    • Old Harbor, Kodiak Island.

    • Title from slide.

      Salmon are hanging on drying racks in Old Harbor, Alaska. You can see the Sitkalidak Strait in the background. Mountains can be seen across the water, and the sky is overcast. The date is assumed to be 1949, since this...

    • UAF-1997-108-539
    • Old Harbor, Kodiak Island.

    • Old Harbor, Kodiak Island.

    • Title from slide.

      Salmon are hanging on drying racks in Old Harbor, Alaska, under an overcast sky. A red boat is in the Sitkalidak Strait, and mountains can be seen across the water. There are more than a dozen barrels on the shore, some...

    • UAF-1997-108-540

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