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U.S. Army, 172d Infantry Brigade

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 8
Content Description

The collection includes the 40 black and white and color transparencies (2"x2") presented with the narrative. The slides include maps, historical photographs, and current scenes from the program.

Dates: 1867 - 1975

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photograph collection : Alaska earthquake damage, March 27, 1964, Anchorage and other communities

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 100
Scope and Contents

The views in this collection primarily show damage from the 1964 Earthquake and general southwest Alaska community views. Aerial photographs of harbors, etc., are included.

Dates: 1964

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Slide Collection, 1969-1970

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 235
Scope and Contents

The slides show area views, maps, data charts, graphs, operation buildings, personnel living quarters, and objectives concerning the underground nuclear testing on Amchitka Island, Alaska 1969-1970. Although a narrative was not included, the slides are organized to represent the illustrations used by seven speakers.

Dates: 1969-1970

U.S. Borax Quartz Hill Molybdenum Mine files, 1979-1983

 Collection
Identifier: MS 121
Scope and Contents

This collection includes news releases, court documents, and newspaper clippings on environmental controversy concerning molybdenum mine, especially its effects on Misty Fiords National Monument and the Blossom and Keta Rivers.

Dates: 1979-1983

U.S. Bureau of Public Roads Photograph Collection, 1967

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 229
Scope and Contents

This collection of photographs records the damage done to Fairbanks and surrounding areas at the time of the Chena River flood in August of 1967. The river, which runs through the city of Fairbanks, flooded buildings, covered streets and damaged bridges. The Elliot and Steese Highways and the Chena Hot Springs Road sustained roadbed and bridge damage due to the flooding. A preliminary report, written by Gene O. Hanna is included with the photographs.

Dates: 1967

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter NORTHWIND Bering Sea Patrol, 1948

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 309
Scope and Contents In 1948, the USCG NORTHWIND departed Seattle to head up the Bering Sea Patrol. The patrol was responsible for improving the Coast Guard navigation outposts in the Aleutian Islands, replenishing food and fuel supplies and providing mail service. Law enforcement was provided by the "Floating Court" headed by District Judge Joseph Kehoe. The court traveled on the Northwind from May 14 June 4, 1948 to Nunivak Island, ST. Lawrence Island, Golovin.Other patrol services included...
Dates: 1948

U.S. Coast Guard Photograph Collection, ca. 1886-1967

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 187
Scope and Contents

[Activities in Alaska with view of villages, Native culture, whaling and Arctic regions, ca. 1886 – 1967]

Dates: ca. 1886-1967

U.S. Federal Highway Administration Photograph Collection, ca. 1950-1980

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 244
Scope and Contents This collection contains views relating to the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges in Alaska supervised by the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, Alaska Road Commission, U.S. Federal Highway Administration and the Alaska State Department of Highways. Volumes 2, 4, 6 and 7 were compiled by personnel of the 2nd Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army, following a 1957 road inspection trip.A 1964 accident in Sitka is detailed in Vol. 14. Two workers, James, V. Howland and Noel O....
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1950-1980

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Photograph Collection, ca. 1880-1930

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 186
Scope and Contents

Alaska commercial whaling, hatcheries, villages and native culture, 1887-1918.

Dates: ca. 1880-1930

U.S. Military Telegraph Stations In Alaska, ca. 1910-1925

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 314
Scope and Contents

The original collection contained 118, 3 x 5 photographs. The images provide valuable information about Alaska communications activities, including telegraph construction, campsites, roadhouses and U.S. telegraph stations.

Dates: circa 1910-1925