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Ann Pearson Wood Slide Collection, 1959

Identifier: PCA 534
Scope and Contents

The slides in this collection were taken in Juneau, Alaska, during 1959, the year that Alaska became the 49th state. All the slides, of varying quality, were taken by Ann Pearson (Wood), a young reporter for the Daily Alaska Empire. Included are images of the Fourth of July, the Alaska statehood parade, the raising of the new 49-star flag, and the celebration ceremony.

Dates: 1959

Ira and Walter Wood Photograph Collection, 1911-1929

Identifier: PCA 191
Scope and Contents

Views of people and buildings in the Iditarod area; riverboats on the Iditarod river; miscellaneous activities, 1911 1929

Dates: 1911-1929

John E. Worden Photograph Collection, ca. 1908-1919

Identifier: PCA 248
Scope and Contents

This collection contains views of early Wrangell including street scenes, the public school, totem poles and people.

Dates: ca. 1908-1919

Working in the Alaska Juneau Gold Mine : from the memoirs of Donald E. Williams, 1937-1939

Identifier: MS 4-1-14
Scope and Contents

Recollections of friends and experiences working in the Alaska Juneau Gold Mine. Cover includes two portraits.

Dates: 1937-1939

Wrangell Chamber of Commerce Collection

Identifier: MS 255
Scope and Contents Papers, 1930-1952. In the 30s and 40s, before statehood, the chambers of commerce of Alaska’s larger communities were actively involved in shaping the politics of the territory; and, together, they joined forces in the Alaska Territorial Chamber of Commerce. Working with proponents of tourism and industry, such as the Alaska Railroad, Alaska Road Commission, and the Alaska Steamship Company, the Territorial Chamber of Commerce promoted travel throughout Alaska and advocated for opening...
Dates: 1930-1952

Wrangell Historical Society and Museum Photograph Collection, ca. 1890s-1970s

Identifier: PCA 217
Content Description

The images in this collection include prints from other museums, Alaska road projects, petroglyphs of Wrangell, totems and totem restoration beginning in 1980, residents of Wrangell, Alaska Natives, businesses and others. An index to the images is located in the collection.

Dates: ca. 1890s-1970s

Jim Wright Photograph Collection, late 1930s – early 1940s

Identifier: PCA 180
Scope and Contents

The photographs were identified by Lee McAnerney, Juneau, who lived in Seward. The pictures were taken of Seward, Resurrection Bay, Kenai Lake, Seward to Anchorage Highway, Richardson Highway, Gulkana and other places in the Kenai Peninsula area in the late 1930s or early 1940s. A few are identified as being taken by the Glacier Photo Service (Harry Johnson) in Seward and by Sylvia’s (Sylvia Sexton) Photo Finishing in Seward. All of the pictures are 5"x7" and commercially processed.

Dates: Late 1930s – early 1940s

Lucien Wulsin Photograph Collection, circa 1881

Identifier: PCA 514
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs made by Mr. Lucien Wulsin (1845-1912) during a voyage up the Inside Passage.

Dates: Circa 1881; 1881

Ledger of Frank Yasuda store, general merchandise and miners' supplies, 1930-1932

Identifier: MS 17-1B-2
Scope and Contents

Store ledger.

Dates: 1930-1932

David Yates papers, 1916-1956

Identifier: MS 4-35
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, placer location notice, real property registration, mining claims options, postal rates chart from 194?, a list of Igloo #197 members, 1916, and photographs.

Dates: 1916-1956