Photo caption: 20 Feb 1948 Anchorage, Alaska 10th and East G - - privies and shacks predominate in this scene. Poor housing is one of the major factors in the high degree of illness of children under 10 years of age in this portion of...
These are the Chilkat Dancers from Haines or Port Chilkoot as it was called at the time. The man using the drum on the far left is Carl Heinmiller. Identification courtesy of Blythe Carter, Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center.
Title taken from image. Men, women and children in front of Elk's Hall with signs seeking home rule for Alaska.
Signs in image:
This is our nation. Why may we not govern it?
Home Rule. Our birthright.
Uncle Sam: We are American...