Title taken from caption. View of Alan May on a beach surrounded by whale bones. There is a wheelbarrow in the background. Photograph taken during the 1936 Smithsonian Institution's Archaeological Expedition to the Aleutian Islands.
Title taken from caption. Remains of a log house destroyed by the 1964 earthquake in the Turnagain neighborhood of Anchorage. Tentatively identified by cataloger as the Robert and Evangeline Atwood family home.
A white absorbent pad holds a handful of oily gravel showing what remains after summer cleanup - Quayle Beach, Smith Island (Prince William Sound). This beach was signed off as environmentally stable at the end of the °89 deanup season.
A white absorbent pad holds a handful of oily gravel showing what remains after summer cleanup - Quayle Beach, Smith Island (Prince William Sound). This beach was Signed off as environmentally stable at the end of the '89 cleanup season.
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,...
Verso: This tree stump at Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska is all that remains of what must have been a mammoth tree that was sheared off at the onset of the last ice age. As the glacier receded the stump appeared as a reminder of the dramatic...
Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note. "Remains of the Bowling Alley in Kodiak Ak., following the Alaska Earthquake and Tidal Wave 3/28/64". The collapsed building appears sunken in water.