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    • Note with photo reads: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Over 20 Air Force vehicles and men from Elmendorf AFB, along with a multitude of civilian volunteers spent several days shortly after the Good Friday earthquake assisting...

    • UAF-1972-153-60
    • Men shift supplies.

    • Men shift supplies.

    • Note with photo reads: "Four members of Elmendorf's 5040th Supply Sq. [squadron] shift cases of supplies from a damaged warehouse to an undamaged area. (They are from left to right: A2c Thomas Bedell, Tsgt. James R. Ramsey A2c Richard Blanks, and...

    • UAF-1972-153-95
    • Toys for needy children.

    • Toys for needy children.

    • Note with photo reads: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- FIRST BOX -- The first box of toys to be flown into Anchorage for distribution to needy Alaskan children displaced by the Good Friday earthquake is unloaded from an Alaska...

    • UAF-1972-153-107
    • Aleut children.

    • Aleut children.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Junior Red Cross boxes brought smiles of delight to the faces of Aleut children in the Red Cross shelter at Camp Denali while plans were being made for their return to Old Harbor. Gift...

    • UAF-1972-153-122
    • Kodiak, Alaska.

    • Kodiak, Alaska.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Partially demolished by the tidal wave, this haberdashery in the city of Kodiak was washed right off its foundations and rested with its rear portion in the harbor. For immediate release...

    • UAF-1972-153-46
    • Great Land.

    • Great Land.

    • Title frame reads: "Elmer Rasmuson speaks to school children about what it means to be an Alaskan". Elmer Rasmuson speaks to school children about Alaska, including how the word Alaska is from the Aleut language for 'The Great Land'.

    • AAF-8902
    • Juneau.

    • Juneau.

    • Note accompanying photo reads: "Kodiak Ak., following the Alaska Earthquake and Tidal wave 2/28/64". A fishing boat by the name [Quagil] Juneau is seen at the shore, lying on its side. A destroyed building is in the foreground.

    • UAF-1972-153-221
    • Valdez, AK.

    • Valdez, AK.

    • Title taken from accompanying note.
      "Valdez Ak., following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". View of a Valdez street with a large plume of black smoke rising behind from the right. Mountains stand in the background. The the sign on the store on...

    • UAF-1972-153-269
    • Homeless dogs

    • Homeless dogs

    • Title from verso.

      Full caption from verso reads:"Operation Helping Hand, helps another type of victim of the earthquake and that is feeding one of the many homeless dogs, found wandering the city looking for food and their masters, during...

    • UAF-1972-153-307
    • Dam Road House.

    • Dam Road House.

    • Title taken from caption on identical photo.
      "Fairbanks-Valdez Trail. Hand-colored [photo No.] 133 D 79 Post Card 68. Published by A. J. Johnson & Hall Book Store Fairbanks, Alaska." A sign on the cabin reads "The Dam"; a sign on a pole...

    • UAF-1989-166-126
    • Dam Road House.

    • Dam Road House.

    • Title taken from caption.
      "The Dam Road House, Fairbanks-Valdez Trail. Hand-colored." A sign on the building reads "The Dam"; a sign on a post seems to read "Beaver Dam".
      Compare with AMRC-b77-107-52, UAF-1989-166-126 and...

    • UAF-1989-166-75
    • Yost's Road House.

    • Yost's Road House.

    • Title taken from caption.
      "Yosts [Yost's] Road House. Fairbanks-Valdez Trail. Hand Colored. Johnson, [photo No.] D83 192." A man stands outside, exhaling cold air, next to several sleds laden with trunks, bags, clothing, and other articles. A...

    • UAF-1989-166-90


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