Group photo of soldiers next to train on tracks in Anchorage, Alaska. From caption: "Herman Windoff, Bill Williams, Bill Lumness, Fred Kermott, Andy Anderson, front, Lewis Workman, Kenny Nicholson." ca. 1944. Original photograph size: 4" x 5".
Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note. "Clean-up beginning in Anchorage Ak., on fourth Ave. following the Alaska Earthquake 3/31/64". A workman in a hard hat looks down at a sunken Fourth-Avenue building.
Title from sleeve. Workers in coveralls and hardhats greet a small dog while working on laying sewer pipe in Cordova. A third workman operates a backhoe. Buildings visible in the background. 2 1/4 B&W negative.
On verso: "Pioneers of Alaska, men who have been isolated from the outside world for from 20 to 31 years. Billy Burke, Aze Wilcox, Jess Allen, Martin Slisco, Smithy Wanamaker, Carl Frank, George Huey, Pete Davey, Jack Hood, Earl Workman. Aze and...
Title taken from image. A workman walks on the slain whale, as others look on. A chain is attached to the whale's tail. In the background are the buildings, cables, and equipment of the whaling station.