[KTVF news stories, bison hunt, Chena Hot Springs, baseball, snowmachines, Bike-A-Thon]
Some segments of film contain a soundtrack, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The footage features a basketball game at the Patty Gym on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. The University of Washington Huskies won over the University of Alaska Nanooks (January 16, 1970) (sound). The film also shows snowmobiles racing around a short track (the title of the segment is "North Pole snowmobiles") (February 7, 1970) (silent), men with rifles shooting at targets, bison running through the woods, men shooting and butchering a bison (1970) (silent), Chena Hot Springs Resort, reporter Larry Holmstrom talking about the history of the resort and the affects of the 1967 flood, owner Carl Wilson being interviewed about the new pool house he built (circ. May 1971) (sound), a ceremony at the Goldpanners baseball stadium in Fairbanks, men making announcements, teams running out onto the field (June 22, 1971) (silent), an Alaska Native elder being interviewed on the history of the Eskimo Olympics games, scenes from a ceremony at the Olympics (July 30, 1971) (sound), men in running shorts and t-shirts using axes to mark and clear a trail through the woods (September 15, 1971) (silent), snow machines lining up for a race off of Farmer's Loop Road north of Fairbanks, the winner of the race being interviewed, scenes following a snow machine accident (the segment is titled "North American Snow Machine Race 1972") (silent and sound), a safety awards ceremony at Joy Elementary School, ice cream being served to students (January 28, 1972). (sound), a man talking about budget issues at the 1972 United Good Neighbors Campaign ceremony (January 29, 1972) (sound), people riding in dogsleds, dog sled races, an announcer in a booth, spectators at the races (the segment is titled "old dog racing footage" and "dog sled races March 15, 1972") (silent and sound), people on bikes gathering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and riding to Nenana, bikers resting at the Nenana Civic Center, and bikers boarding a train (segment is titled "Bike-A-Thon") (June 1972) (silent).
16mm film; color; sound; silent
BasketballBasketball playersSnowmobilesBisonBison huntingSpringsFloodsIndigenous peoplesTrails & pathsIce cream & icesDogsleddingSled dog racingBicycles & tricycles
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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