(10:14 min.) (09 of 09)
Learning about the barging business
Eskimo boy hunting; beach; tied up the boat; land downstream on the barge; Demientieff, Martha; summer; advice; barge business; safety net; schooling; adventure; educated children in both...
25 second, black & white/silent film clip. Clip shows the Tupolev float plane "Land of the Soviets", tied up at Dutch Harbor, Alaska. It looks as if they may be refueling; note the barrels in front of the airplane.
62 second, black & white/silent, film clip of passengers lifted onto a barge by a crane and then barged to a passenger ship off Nome, Alaska. A small boat can be seen tied to a pier and the steamship in the distance.
76 second, black & white/silent film clip. Clip shows two sternwheelers, the Alice and the General J. W. Jacobs, traveling on the Yukon River. A short segment near the end shows dogs tied up on a barge.
"Chief Esias Loola of Fort Yukon came down from Circle with bunch of Caribou on a raft. Esias raised Katherine Peters." Visible in this photograph are four men, two boats and a raft full of caribou tied up on the Yukon River.
Accession Number: 433 Old Num: 110 Description: wood; carved Found: arctic ocean Descriptive Narrative: Spare paddle blade carved from natural light colored wood. Both sides of the blade have a central ridge with the back ridge...
The collection includes images of a 2,500 mile inspection trip to northern and interior Alaska which Governor Parks, Malcolm Elliott (President of the Alaska Road Commission) and R.J. Sommers (Territorial highway engineer) took in 1928.