Title from image caption Tlingit village or Fish Camp, possibly Wrangell; two Tlingit women and two children in front of a tent, along with building covered with lumber and cedar bark slabs; woman in foreground is weaving a cedar bark mat
Title from image caption As early as 1775, Russian Orthodox Churches were built in nearly every Alaskan village under Russian influence; this church in Afognak is possibly the Nativity of the All Holy Theotokos Church, dedicated in 1905
[Northern Native camp along coast, possibly near the village of Tanuak; an animal hide is stretched between posts of a frame; a kayak rests on a support, which may be a tusk; a sailing ship is visible offshore.] Photographer’s number 343.
Title taken from verso. Verso: 11 persons standing clockwise. 1. Edward DeGroff, U.S. Commissioner, Sitka
3. Edward S. Stackploe, U.S. Commissioner, Ketchikan
4. C.C. Page, Clerk of the Court
5. H.H. Folsom,...
Portrait traditionally identified as Vitus Jonassen Bering. This identification is questioned, following the discovery in 1991 of Bering's remains and the forensic reconstruction of his facial features. Portrait is possibly Vitus Pedersen Bering,...