Dr. John Michael James collection
Dr. John Michael James (Filmmaker)
Filmed at the mining community of Nyac east of Bethel, Alaska. Footage includes buildings in Nyac, a boy riding a moped, children and people, loading amalgam into a furnace, pouring molten gold into a mold, a boy with a gold brick, men with matching bear hides (sow and cubs), men skinning a bull moose that is hanging from a crane, a single-engine Northern Consolidated airplane departing, people on an operating gold dredge, a man in a skiff in a dredge pond, a man holding a gray jay, a winter snow storm, and 1955 chevrolet cars.
16mm film; color; silent
GoldDredgesGold dredgingHides & skinsMooseAirplanesLakes & pondsAutomobilesBlizzards
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Access to archival moving images is provided for educational and research purposes only. The user assumes full responsibility for obtaining any and all necessary legal permissions to further use, copy, publish or distribute this material. Many items are protected by copyright, or are restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, privacy and publicity rights, licensing, and trademarks. For more information about using this particular item, please contact UAF-APR-reference-Service@alaska.edu. If you own copyright to this material and feel you have not been properly identified, please contact us immediately so that we may update our records. Online material contested by rights holders will be removed until rights issues are reviewed and addressed.