[Richard and Janet Ward collection 1]
Mike Ward collection
Richard Ward (Filmmaker)Janet Ward (Filmmaker)
Footage includes a porcupine, Dick Ward with a chained sled dog, Dick Ward in a Pan American World Airways (PAA) uniform in Metlakatla, the PAA terminal building, a PAA Dc-4 or DC-6 passenger plane, Annette Island scenery (?), trucks and equipment at an asphalt plant, men paving a runway, cars and trailers at the Log Cabin Inn on the Glenn Highway, a gold dredge in operation, ice going out on the Chena River during break-up, aerial views of mountains, cars and a semi truck on a muddy road, a glacier moraine, early tripod-style power poles or telegraph/telephone poles used by ACS, a river, a rainbow, power boats, a parade in downtown Anchorage, power boat races on Spenard Lake (?), a squirrel, a light airplane taxiing across railroad tracks, and a small boy. Footage from outside Alaska includes palm trees, scenery, neon lights, an orange grove, highway travel, and a variety of locations. Additional footage includes Alcan Highway scenes during winter, Whitehorse, U.S. Customs at the Alaska border, Macintosh Trading Post, Alcan Highway scenes during summer, sternwheelers and street scenes in Whitehorse, Peace River Bridge, and travel back to the U.S. Border. Additional footage from outside Alaska includes a college, road travel, a flock of sheep on a road, beach and city scenes, PAA and logging trucks, crew members, and (back in Alaska) scenes in Fairbanks following a large snowfall. Additional footage from outside Alaska includes neon lights, travel, a cactus, small children and adults, and a parade.
16mm film; color; silent
PorcupinesDogsleddingDog teamsAirplanesTrucksAirportsRunways (Aeronautics)AutomobilesDredgesMountainsMorainesUtility polesBoatsParades & processionsSquirrelsRailroad tracksAutomobile travelWinterSummerBoundariesStern wheelersSheepBeachesElectric signsCactus
AlaskaInterior AlaskaOutside -- Not in AlaskaSouthcentral Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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