Alaska Film Archives

[KTVF news stories, construction, Yak Estates, traffic]
[KTVF news stories, construction, Yak Estates, traffic]
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 film features State of Alaska Supervisors on strike, people picketing in front of the Department of Fish and Game building and other Fairbanks buildings (April 1976) (silent), people working in an office, senate bill files, maps on a wall (segment is titled "Legislative Information Office") (April 1976) (silent), a wrecked automobile near railroad tracks, a tow truck arriving (April 1976) (silent), a Yak Estates sign and buildings (April 1976) (silent), two men demonstrating theater makeup and costumes to a class (April 1976) (silent), a man speaking to a panel (Segment is titled "Handsome Sam") (April 14, 1976) (silent), a car lot, North Star Motors VW Repair and Parts shop, a sign indicating the shop was closed by order of the Attorney General's office (April 16, 1976) (silent), the opening ceremonies at the Market Basket store in North Pole, a man and women being interviewed (April 16, 1976) (sound), a story about Vietnamese refugees in America, Eglin Air Force Base (April 29, 1976) (silent and sound), the construction of a building (segment is titled "Old Folks Home") (May 4, 1976) (silent), carvings and baskets and other artifacts in drawers and on shelves in a museum, Col. Ben Eielson's generator in storage (May 1976) (silent), men working at a power plant, boilers (May 1976) (sound and silent), President Harding's railroad car on display at Alaskaland, interior and exterior views of the railroad car (May 1976) (silent), Golden Fleece Second Hand Store in Fairbanks (May 13, 1976) (silent), children watching the musical "The Sound of Music" being performed onstage (May 1976) (silent and sound), children and adults picking up roadside trash (May 1976) (silent), antique cars on display (May 1976) (silent), buildings and traffic, Big Bear Liquor Mart and other stores along the road (May 1976) (silent), army personnel picking up roadside trash (May 1976) (silent), traffic and roads, downtown Fairbanks, Airport Way in Fairbanks (May 1976) (silent), construction on a new school building (University Park Elementary School?) (May 1976) (silent), roads, aerial view of an industrial area in Fairbanks (May 1976) (silent), and people in lines at a government office (May 1976) (silent).
[KTVF television Alaskan news footage from 1976]
[KTVF television Alaskan news footage from 1976]
Footage includes a display of arctic equipment used by the U.S. Army (1/22/76), the exterior and interior of a building under construction during winter (1/22/76), a construction site for Bentley Mall (1/15/76), picketers in front of a BIA office (1/76), ash on snow by the M.U.S. power plant (1/76), crowds on Second Avenue (1976), prostitutes on Second Avenue (1976), soldiers and equipment during a "Jack Frost" military training exercise (1/22/76), a display of arctic equipment used by the U.S. Army, Alaska Native soldiers with snow machines during a "Jack Frost" training exercise, a gift being presented to an unidentified military officer and the officer speaking about the U.S. Army's role in Alaska (1/76), soldiers in the field during a "Jack Frost" exercise (1/76), teamster picketers in front of N.C. Machinery (1/76), a United Way banquet (1/22/76), utility workers working on a power pole, a National Weather Service office (1/76), a Boeing 747 that was damaged during landing at Fairbanks International Airport (2/76), buildings and refinery construction in North Pole (2/76), taxi cabs in downtown Fairbanks during winter (2/10/76), a man pointing out layers of ash in snow near the M.U.S. power plant and views of smoke from the plant (2/6/76), and University of Alaska buildings and students (2/18/76).
[KTVF television raw footage from 1976]
[KTVF television raw footage from 1976]
Footage includes a women's cross country race on the University of Alaska's West Ridge (9/4/76), Bentley Mall construction (10/14/76), Steese Expressway bridge construction (10/76), the closure of Nenana Highway at the College Road intersection (10/76), flowers at Creamer's Refuge (10/76), school children making puppets (10/76), buildings at the University (9/76), traffic and people on Second Avenue in Fairbanks (9/76), construction and traffic around Fairbanks (9/76), the Federal Building on Cushman Street (9/3/76), a North Pole Jr.-Sr. High School classrooms (11/76), Fairbanks buildings and street scenes (11/76), naturalized citizens waving flags (11/18/76), a military parachute drop at Ft. Wainwright (11/16/76), a woman operating a chemical analyzer (11/26/76), firefighters training at night (12/2/76), an Alaska Railroad crossing in Fairbanks (12/2/76), children at a Christmas play (12/76), University of Alaska instructors picketing (12/76), controls and boilers at the M.U.S. power plant (12/76), workers at the Fairbanks Rehabilitation Association (12/76), buildings and scenes at Ft. Wainwright (1976), a firefighter competition (1976), oil spill tests (1976), dead wolves being examined in a laboratory (1976), experiments in the UAF Arctic Health Building (1976), and the interior and exterior of the M.U.S. powerplant (8/18/76).