[KTVF news stories, Large Animal Research Station, fair, interviews]
Some segments of this film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The film features a story about Valdez City Council's approval of the building of more trailer courts to ease the housing shortage in Valdez, views of men in hard hats boarding a boat, trailer courts, trailer court residents being interviewed, RVs and tents, a banker being interviewed about land availability in Valdez, a ferry, a police chief being interviewed about the transient population (undated) (sound), man-on-the-street interviews about whether or not President Richard Nixon should be impeached (undated) (sound), musk oxen at the Large Animal Research Station in Fairbanks, a man being interviewed about the loss of musk ox calves due to a viral epidemic (undated) (sound), people drinking at a bar, a woman being interviewed about her obtaining the first liquor license in the College area and about her petition to get the liquor license, a Blue Marlin sign (title of segment is "Blue Marlin Open") (undated) (sound), Airport Way businesses and signs (undated) (silent), the construction of display booths and shelves at fairgrounds in Fairbanks (undated) (silent), boys at football practice being interviewed about the upcoming season (segment is titled "Benson Sports") (July 15, 1974) (sound), a beluga dome being inflated at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (August 15, 1974) (silent), men in a boat netting fish and taking measurements of the fish (title of segment is "Fish Shocking") (August 14, 1974) (silent), scenes from the Tanana Valley Fair (title of segment is "Fair Open/Close") (undated) (silent), composer and pianist John Cage being interviewed and playing a piano (undated) (sound), a man being interviewed about a Fairbanks methadone treatment program (title of segment is "Frank Gold") (October 8, 1974) (sound), a body on a gurney being wheeled out of an apartment building (title of segment is "Murder") (October 8, 1974) (silent), views of precincts on election day (title of segment is "MUS Bond Election") (June 13, 1972) (silent), the Major League Baseball commissioner being interviewed in Fairbanks about the importance of organized sports for youth (title of segment is "Bowie Kuhn") (June 13, 1972) (sound), an aerial view of camp facilities, men speaking at the official opening ceremonies for a youth conservation camp operated by the Bureau of Land Management along the Chatanika River (June 15, 1972) (sound), and senator James Buckley of New York being interviewed at the airport about the conference he just attended in which nations of the world came together to discuss global pollution topics such as ocean-dumping, whale protection, air and water monitoring, and environmental consciousness (June 16, 1972) (sound).
16mm film; color; sound; silent
Mobile homesHousingTentsFerriesMigrant laborersMuskoxInterviewsCommunicable diseasesBarsFootballFootball playersFishing netsFishComposersPianistsDead personsCampsEnvironmental policySummit meetings
AlaskaInterior AlaskaSouthcentral Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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