Alaska Film Archives

[KTVF news stories, Chitina, Riverboat Discovery II]
[KTVF news stories, Chitina, Riverboat Discovery II]
Some segments of this film have sound, and others are silent. Specific dates and titles were noted on some segments and are included here in parentheses. The footage includes views from a Winnebago camper as it drives along the highway, people swimming in a lake, boats and houses on a lake, a person water-skiing (July 10, 1972) (silent and sound), Liberty Falls Campground, a KTVF Winnebago camper, men and boys with fish, a Chitina sign, views of a road and buildings, a Chitina store, old vehicles, people dip-netting, a Pioneer Access Road sign, an old log church, hikers, old buildings (August 28, 1972) (sound), a man in a hard hat being interviewed about fighting a fire at the McKinley Park Hotel (no date) (sound), clouds and sunsets (August 1, 1972) (sound), Carpenter's Local 1243 on strike, picketers in front of a Tanana Valley Clinic construction site and married-student-housing site (August 1, 1972) (silent), United States Secretary of the Interior Morton speaking about progress on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline project (August 2, 1972) (sound), a small airplane taking off (August 2, 1972) (silent), Japanese men stepping off an Alaska Railroad train car (August 3, 1972) (silent), women holding up an award plaque, reception scenes (August 3, 1972) (segment is titled "Fohn-Hansen Award") (silent), a man being interviewed on the UAF campus about the similarities between Australia and Alaska (August 4, 1972) (segment is titled "Ambassador Plimsoll") (sound), exhibits at the University of Alaska museum (August 4, 1972) (silent), a man being presented with a gold key and a gold pass (August 4, 1972) (segment is titled "Barker Award") (silent), the Fairbanks railroad station, a pile of cabbages (August 4, 1972) (silent), and people boarding the Riverboat Discovery II on a fundraising tour for U.S. Senator Ted Stevens. Aboard the boat, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Morton talks with Senator Stevens about the pipeline, conservation and development issues, jobs and population growth in Alaska, and hiring preferences on the pipeline project. Subsequent footage shows Captain Jim Binkley talking about the future of tourism and riverboats in Alaska (August 7, 1972) (sound), people viewing paintings (August 7, 1972) (segment is titled "Engles Art Show") (silent), firefighters battling a blaze in a burning house (August 8, 1972) (segment is titled "Grahhl Fire") (silent), Dr. William Wood and others speaking (August 9, 1972) (segment is titled "Reindeer Symposium") (silent), a man being interviewed about traffic flow on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus (August 9, 1972) (sound), buildings and satellite dishes, a man being interviewed (August 10, 1972) (segment is titled "Space Data Acquisition Facility") (sound), people boarding a small riverboat, river views, a Ronald McDonald clown entertaining children (August 9, 1972) (segment is titled "Openings/Fisher") (silent), protestors holding signs about a rent-raise at Birch Park housing (August 9, 1972) (silent), the construction of apartments, a health spa, a service station (August 12, 1972) (sound), circus trucks and a tent, circus animals (August 12, 1972) (silent), the M.B. Equipment Company building, and junk in a field (August 12, 1972) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, Alaskaland zoo, construction, air quality]
[KTVF news stories, Alaskaland zoo, construction, air quality]
Footage includes interior and exterior shots of a building, a chemistry lab, rooms full of elecrtonic equipment (April, 1976), mobile homes in Fairbanks, bears and wolves being fed at the Alaskaland zoo, traffic lights and traffic near First Avenue in Fairbanks (January 27, 1977), computer monitors and printers, an A-10 airplane in a hangar (January 29, 1977), people at a neighbor-meet meeting (January 27, 1977), people picketing against low wages, a green Fairbanks firetruck at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (January 26, 1977), a council meeting, kids at a playground, Fairbanks Health Center, people lining up for measles vaccinations (January 25, 1977), parachutes, men with backpacks running to helicopters, helicopters flying away, people at a Capitol-move meeting, a planning and zoning meeting, traffic in snow, kids playing in snow (February 1, 1977), picketers in front of the SeaLand Building (February 4, 1977), kids playing volleyball in a gymnasium as part of a "Play to Grow" workshop (February 9, 1977), road construction on Peger Road (February 9, 1977), state land hearings (February 9, 1977), Badger Den and borough pools (February 11, 1977), traffic in downtown Fairbanks, people taking lung tests (February 16, 1977), a Board of Regents meeting (February 23, 1977), the Hamilton Acres Baptist Church school building (February 24, 1977), people at a meeting (February 25, 1977), state of Alaska and borough buildings being locked up (February 21, 1977), winter traffic, summer bike paths (February 15, 1977), a military ceremony with men in arctic gear, a Glennallen public forum meeting (February 12, 1977), the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (February, 1977), Peger Road and Steese Highway bridge construction, Highway Department buildings, traffic near Noble Street, roads and buildings in winter (February 23, 1977), new city buses (February, 1977), Fairbanks buildings (February 15, 1977), the Roaring 20s Hotel, Fairbanks streets, and the Bentley Mall (February, 1977).
[KTVF news stories, interviews, Fairbanks construction, Ketchikan parade]
[KTVF news stories, interviews, Fairbanks construction, Ketchikan parade]
Some segments of this film contain a soundtrack, and others are silent. Some segments show signs of film deterioration. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The film shows students meeting in classrooms and outside at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (for Boys and Girls State activities) (June 5, 1972) (silent), scenes from the National Indian Health Board conference, several men being interviewed (June 6, 1972) (sound), interior and exterior views of a C-130 airplane at the Fairbanks airport, a pilot being interviewed about a Bangladesh relief mission (undated) (sound), a man and woman in an office preparing documents (for story titled "Unification Petition") (June 8, 1972) (silent), bulldozers and road grading equipment at work (undated) (silent), people seated around a table (at Press Club) (June 21, 1972) (silent), men working in a Fairbanks manufacturing facility (June 21, 1972) (sound), people buying fireworks at a stand (June 22, 1972) (silent), exterior views of the Burgess Construction Company building (for story titled "Burgess Moving") (June 22, 1972) (silent), downtown Fairbanks construction scenes (for story titled "Block 93-A") (June 22, 1972) (silent), a community gathering at Alaskaland, William Wood and others speaking, a choir singing (for story titled "McGown") (June 23, 1972) (silent), damage to the side of a gas station building, a car smashed (June 24, 1972) (silent), a story about the need for international road signs (June 24, 1972) (sound), a man running for schoolboard filing paperwork, the man reading a statement (June 26, 1972) (sound), an outdoor military ceremony (for story titled "Retirement") (June 28, 1972) (silent), a man speaking, various shots of the Chena River (for story titled "Health") (June 28, 1972) (silent), views of the area from the corner of Third and Hall Streets in Fairbanks (June 29, 1972) (silent), people holding "Ban Forster" signs and marching outside the police station in Fairbanks (for story titled "Brutality") (June 29, 1972) (silent), firefighters participating in a firefighting exercise (June 29, 1972) (silent), construction on Lacey and Second in Fairbanks (June 30, 1972) (silent), a service station and motel owner along the Alaska Highway being interviewed about highway travelers and his opinion on paving the highway (July 1, 1972) (sound), howitzers fired in a ceremony at Fort Wainwright (July 4, 1972) (sound), scouts hanging flags in downtown Fairbanks, scouts being interviewed (July 4, 1972) (sound), a man being interviewed about his service station along the Alaska Highway and about his thoughts on paving the road (for story titled "Mile 1147") (July 5, 1972) (sound), a traveler on the Alaska Highway being interviewed about paving the highway (for story titled "Mile 1212") (July 6, 1972) (sound), exterior and interior views of a building, a man being interviewed about a new veterinary clinic in Fairbanks (July 6, 1972) (sound), scenes of a Fourth of July Parade in Ketchikan, speeches, and town scenes (July 4, 1972) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, bear hunt, Yukon 800, Golden Days]
[KTVF news stories, bear hunt, Yukon 800, Golden Days]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes men speaking, drawings of the Fairbanks Wastewater Treatment Facility on display (June 5, 1973) (silent), aerial views of a bear, a wildlife official and hunter being interviewed about bear hunting, an airplane and campsite (story titled "Bettles Bear Hunt") (June 9, 1973) (sound), people in downtown Fairbanks watching the start of a boat race, aerial views of boats racing on a river (story titled "Yukon 800 1973") (silent), a man being interviewed about an Alaska butterfly study (June 27, 1973) (sound), a man in handcuffs getting out of a car (segment titled "Walunga - Coed Murder") (December 11, 1972 - not 1973) (silent), a Golden Days Parade and activities in Fairbanks, a story about budget issues (1973) (sound), fair booths, the construction of buildings at fairgrounds in Fairbanks, a woman being interviewed about a new exhibit hall and office space (August 7, 1973) (sound), men at a hearing (segment titled "Gravel - E.P.A.") (August 9, 1973) (silent), people at a public hearing (segment titled "Meeds Hearing") (1973) (silent), civil rights activist Roy Wilkins being greeted at an airport by people holding N.A.A.C.P. signs (segment titled "Wilkins") (1973) (silent), Roy Wilkins and others speaking to an audience (August 12, 1973) (sound), military men cleaning up a fuel spill along a roadside (segment titled "Fuel Spill") (August 13, 1973) (silent), scenes from a midway (segment titled "Fair Opens") (August 15, 1973) (silent), parents attending classes at Lathrop High School during "swap day" (October 26, 1973) (sound), Fairbanks Office Supply moving to a new location, scenes at a Florcraft store (October 27, 1973) (silent), bank tellers wearing Halloween costumes at Alaska National Bank, an Alaska State Bank sign (October 31, 1973) (silent), a man speaking to an audience (story titled "Hiatt - UA") (November 5, 1973) (silent), people in an office looking at maps of Alaska (story titled "Claims") (November 15, 1973) (silent), an Alaska Army National Guard Unit Award being presented to troops, views of tanks, military vehicles, troops (November 17, 1973) (silent), snowmachines at Circle Hot Springs, and aerial views (segment titled "Sno-Fari 1973") (silent).