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    • Tidal wave damage

    • Tidal wave damage

    • Title from verso.

      Full comments from verso read: "HQ AAC -- TIDAL WAVE DAMAGE -- Inrushing seas at Seward, Alaska, following the Good Friday earthquake, accounted for more damage than the 'quake itself. Here, a gigantic 200 ton diesel switch...

    • UAF-1972-153-58
    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Title from verso.

      "HQ AAC -- TOSSED BY TIDAL WAVE -- A Seward, Alaska, police car lies amid the wreckage of the community, left there by tidal wave action which occurred shortly after the Good Friday earthquake, which severely damaged the...

    • UAF-1972-153-75
    • GI's resting in Glennallen.

    • GI's resting in Glennallen.

    • Title taken from accompanying notes.
      "GI's [a term refering to a United States Army soldier] resting in Glennallen prior to taking off for Valdez following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Three soldiers sit in what appear to be diner booths:...

    • UAF-1972-153-306
    • Anchorage, AK.

    • Anchorage, AK.

    • Title taken from accompanying notes.
      "Anchorage Ak., following the Alaska [Earthquake] 3/29/64 (Aerial photo)". Captions read: "US Army Mohawk Photography" and "Anchorage, Alaska, United States Army, Alaska. (Army Mohawk Aircraft Photo) ...

    • UAF-1972-153-336
    • Kodiak, AK.

    • Kodiak, AK.

    • Title taken from accompanying notes.
      "Kodiak AK., following the Alaska [Earthquake] and Tidal Wave 3/29/64 (Aerial Photo)". Captions read: "U.S. Army Mohawk photography" and "Seward, Alaska, United States Army, Alaska. (Army Mohawk Aircraft...

    • UAF-1972-153-337
    • Cut-in  pole

    • Cut-in pole

    • Title taken from caption.
      Caption calls this a "Cut-in" pole and there is a had written addition message below caption that reads: I personally did the wiring,on this pole between 11pm & 1am June 25-26/13. Abundant daylight for such work, &...

    • UAF-1974-130-54
    • Last seen of the bear

    • Last seen of the bear

    • Title taken from caption.
      Poorly exposed photograph of a black bear hung on a carry pole and carried by two men, one with a rifle. A tent is behind the men and bear. Caption states that the picture was taken at 9:30 PM.

    • UAF-1974-130-77
    • Grizzly Gang

    • Grizzly Gang

    • Title from text.
      Photograph of four men holding tree cutting tools and one with a stadia rod for use in surveying. Caption for this photograph states: Known as the 'Grizzly Gang'. This quartet of old timers cut practically all the poles used...

    • UAF-1974-130-78
    • Old Weeks Field.

    • Old Weeks Field.

    • Title from verso.
      "Left to right: Kay Kennedy; U.S. Marshal Pat O'Connor (grinning); Major Dale Gaffney, U. S. Army pilot; and Major E. M. George. Taken in Fairbanks airport just before the two U.S. Army planes took off for the States. 1936...

    • UAF-1991-98-835
    • NCO in charge of construction

    • NCO in charge of construction

    • Photograph of two men thawing holes for telegraph poles with a miner's boiler as well as a dogsled team on the trail and five men. Hand written note states that this photograph occurred: "just after leaving a bunch of ptarmigan at the cook tent. ER...

    • UAF-1974-130-127
    • Collage.

    • Collage.

    • Title by indexer.
      Various notes, possibly from the publisher, adorn this collage. The circular stamp in the center reads: "United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. Alaska Game Commission." Other notes in the back...

    • UAF-1991-98-766
    • Man and horse.

    • Man and horse.

    • Title by indexer.
      A man dressed in a hat and a full length coat stands with a horse in front of a cabin and picket fence. This photo is double exposed, leaving the outline of the same man's body barely visible, an image of his face and the...

    • UAF-2005-92-1
    • Ft. Gibbon, Alaska.

    • Ft. Gibbon, Alaska.

    • Title from caption.
      The caption (lower left) reads "[Ft. Gibbon] Alaska." A long row of log cabins with a church above them on a hillside. There is a working log pile on the right, and someone's laundry is hanging on the porch of the first...

    • UAF-2005-92-4
    • Placer mining in Alaska.

    • Placer mining in Alaska.

    • Title from caption.
      "Placer mining in Alaska. Automatic gate discharging Glenn Gulch, Alaska."
      Water is flowing down a hillside through a wooden gate. Sluice boxes and a man's backside are seen on the left side of the photo.
      Glenn...

    • UAF-2005-92-5
    • Winter in Alaska.

    • Winter in Alaska.

    • Title taken from caption.
      Image shows plants under heavy snow cover.
      Photo attributed to George Lockyear by collection donor.
      George Lockyear served in the United States Army Signal Corps and was stationed at Fort Gibbon, Alaska,...

    • UAF-2005-92-6
    • Discovery - Eureka Alaska.

    • Discovery - Eureka Alaska.

    • Title taken from caption.
      This is a view from above of several log buildings in Eureka (south of Rampart) with hills rising behind them.
      Photo attributed to George Lockyear by collection donor.
      George Lockyear served in the United...

    • UAF-2005-92-7

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