Alaska Film Archives

[KTVF miscellaneous short clips; A, B, and C-rolls for commercials]
[KTVF miscellaneous short clips; A, B, and C-rolls for commercials]
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 in a canoe, Juneau harbor and town scenes, men painting a boat, gulls, people walking along a path to the Mendenhall Glacier, a man reading a newspaper, buildings and mountains (silent) (undated), aerial views of a city, a man being interviewed (silent) (undated), a man talking about taxpayer frustration in Alaska and about his campaign for state legislature (sound) (segment titled "Jim O'Sullivan - Quiet Revolution") (undated), portions of a Jim O' Sullivan commercial (silent) (segment titled "Quiet Revolution") (undated), views of a gas station and cars (silent) (segments titled "Russell's Union") (undated), views of people door-to-door campaigning (silent) (undated), miscellaneous footage of Alaska cities and industries (silent) (segment titled "Oil and Alaska's Future") (undated), a political commercial for U.S. Senate candidate Terry Miller, views of Alaska cities, fish processing, Ketchikan, etc. (silent) (undated), miscellaneous footage for an Andy Warwick political commercial, Warwick talking to a man about Alaska fisheries and oil lease sales (silent and sound) (undated), views of pipeline and oil facilities for a Terry Miller political commercial (silent) (segment titled "Oil and Alaska's Future") (undated), scenes for a United Way commercial (silent) (segment titled "United Way") (October 3, 1974), views of grocery stores and the pipeline for a Terry Miller political commercial (silent) (segments titled "Producer L. Hebert - Inflation") (undated), a basketball game in the Patty Gym at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (silent) (segment titled "Nanooks") (undated), a snowy day, a girl serving cookies to a child (silent) (undated), a person in a prospector costume (silent) (undated), San Francisco scenes, a Ford manufacturing plant, a Seekins Ford dealership, and Seattle views (silent) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, cross country skiing, snowmachines, baseball, airplanes]
[KTVF news stories, cross country skiing, snowmachines, baseball, airplanes]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Note that this transfer is from a film negative. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes a cross country ski race in Fairbanks, a 20-kilometer Skiathon patch (silent) (undated), spectators watching a snowmachine race (silent) (segment titled "Midnight Sun 600") (undated, but possibly 1970 race start at Kulis Air National Guard Base in Anchorage), a Glacier Pilots baseball game, views of the crowd (silent) (undated), aircraft, and an official being interviewed about the search efforts for a missing aircraft that disappeared shortly after departing Anchorage (silent and sound) (segment titled "Begich, Boggs, Stocker") (October 18, 1972).
[1982 Valdez Winter Carnival and winter activities]
[1982 Valdez Winter Carnival and winter activities]
Footage includes 1982 Valdez Winter Carnival scenes including families on a sled hill, snowmachines, Valdez scenes, a man and woman being interviewed (silent), church, and more snowmachines. Valdez winter activities include scenes of people playing baseball on snowshoes, totem pole sculptures, the Valdez harbor, and people in costumes jumping off a boat and swimming.
[KTVF miscellaneous short clips, Sitka, news clips, etc.]
[KTVF miscellaneous short clips, Sitka, news clips, etc.]
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 harbor views (segment titled "Sitka harbor"), totem poles, a television talk show (segment titled "KSA-TV Sitka"), an interview scene, a man on a motorcycle, men in hardhats, men in a forest, construction scenes (segment titled "Anchorage construction"), Warwick talking to elderly gentlemen (segment titled "Pioneer's Home"), a KSA-TV clip, Ted Stevens, an interview scene, wharf views, Ted Stevens again, a strongman contest (all silent) (all undated), a school board hearing about the expulsion of a boy for wearing long hair in a public school (sound) (undated), scenes from a HIPOW auction (sound) (undated), firefighters cleaning up a scene after a fire in downtown Fairbanks (silent) (segment titled "Jean Dixon") (undated), a tourism banquet and speakers at the Traveler's Inn in Fairbanks (sound) (undated), Hunter Elementary School students climbing on a new playground fire truck (sound) (undated), school board officials touring Nordale School (sound) (undated), a woman in a kitchen, views of a cabin interior, people talking at a table, an outhouse, exterior cabin views (all silent) (all undated), a man promoting a Fairbanks housing development (sound) (segment titled "McGuire Development spot") (undated), a woman talking about career possibilities for West Valley High School students (sound) (segment titled "Roger and Nancy") (undated), women talking (silent) (segment titled "Mae and others") (undated), an elderly woman and beaded moccasins (silent) (undated), men meeting in front of City Hall (silent) (segment titled "Gold/City Hall") (undated), women playing homemade drums (sound) (segment titled "Dumbek Drum") (undated), women talking (silent) (segment titled "Pioneer Home interview") (undated), a beekeeper being interviewed (sound and silent) (undated), the aftermath of a car accident (silent) (segment titled "Car Crash Lacey Street") (undated), kids on a playground and in a classroom (sound) (segment titled ("Hunter School") (undated), trees (silent) (segment titled "Herbicides") (undated), construction (sound) (segment titled "Build Old Folks Home") (undated), a man driving a Sourdough fuel truck (silent) (undated), a girl on a scale (silent) (undated), a man talking (silent) (segment titled "Jack") (undated), a woman talking on a phone for a modular home commercial (sound) (segment titled "Mobile Homes") (undated), Fairbanks aerial views, and pipeline construction scenes (silent and sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, Eielson Church of Christ, Deitrich Camp, interviews]
[KTVF news stories, Eielson Church of Christ, Deitrich Camp, interviews]
Some segments of film contain audio, others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes elderly people exercising, eating, and reading in care facility as well as a woman speaking about activities for the elderly (segment is titled "Careage North") (no date) (sound), military exercises utilizing helicopters and snowmachines (no date or description) (silent), a still image of a man and girl (segment is titled "United Way Still") (no date) (silent), views of the new Market Basket store and surroundings (segment is titled "Don Bender") (no date) (silent), views of ice and snow on buildings, cars, and airplanes (segment is titled "Deep Snow, Plane Crash, Icicles") (no date) (silent), scenes of family life in a cabin (segment is titled "Dale Road cutaways") (no date) (silent), activities and people at the Salvation Army, U.S.O., and church buildings (segment titled "United Way Campaign 1975") (silent), a man talking about running for state house (segment is titled "Sam Barnes") (no date) (sound), outtakes from a commercial about homes for sale (segment is titled "McGuire Dev. Spot") (no date) (sound), a woman being interviewed about the impact of pipeline development on the housing market and house insurance rates (segment is titled "Goldstream sync") (no date) (sound), children with skis and a dogsled, kids eating around a campfire, a dog yard (segment is titled "Blankenship outs") (no date) (silent), scenes in Valdez, a waitress at the Harbor Club being interviewed about Saturday night activities (no date) (sound), views of the Eielson Church of Christ building, church member activities (no date) (silent), pipeline camp scenes, a building burning, and cleanup after the fire (segment is titled "Dietrich Fire") (no date) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, Anchorage airport construction, dredge]
[KTVF news stories, Anchorage airport construction, dredge]
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 a short clip of man speaking about his decision to run for state government (no date or description) (sound), hospital patients going through rehabilitation (segment is titled "Exercise") (no date) (silent), a woman talking (no date or description) (silent), children talking to a man in a Santa Claus costume (no date or description) (silent), people at a meeting, a Civil Air Patrol airplane (segment is titled "Migliaccio Film") (no date) (silent), views of a tower and parking lot at the Anchorage airport, airplanes taxiing to a terminal, Anchorage scenes, construction scenes (no date) (silent), men working on utility poles (segment is titled "MUS Update") (August 2, 1973) (silent), boats in a harbor (segment is titled "Places - Sitka Boat Harbor") (no date) (silent), scenes from aboard the fishing boat Anna J, a bumper sticker that says "Stop Foreign Fish Pirates" on a vehicle belonging to a state legislator, Pioneer Home residents (segment is titled "Fishing Boat, Pioneer Home outs") (no date) (silent) a promotion video for a program about the Hogatza gold dredge, one of the last large operating dredges in Alaska (July 20, 1971) (sound), a man playing banjo, a man in a dog yard talking about his support of Steve Cowper for state government, Steve Cowper walking through snow (no date) (sound), women in an exercise class (no date or description) (silent), a woman talking about her life as a legislator living aboard a houseboat in Juneau (segment is titled "Sally Smith") (no date) (sound), a commercial for Piccadilly wigs in the basement of the Arctic Bowl building in Fairbanks (no date) (sound), a disc jockey at work in a radio studio (segment is titled "Chuck Benson R.B. Request Line") (no date) (silent), a brief clip of a woman being interviewed about a sled dog race (segment is titled "Roxi Brooks") (no date) (sound), Jim Kowalski being interviewed about his organization's suit against the Alyeska Pipeline company as well as about his thoughts on the opening of the pipeline and Haul Road (no date) (sound), construction scenes at the Fairbanks airport, a new tower being constructed (no date) (silent), Steve Cowper standing near pipeline construction materials and speaking about impact funding (no date) (sound), Fairbanks firefighters (no date or description) (silent), church services at Eielson Church of Christ (no date) (silent), men and women in Golden Days costumes (no date) (silent), views of a backyard pool, a woman cleaning a pool, a water slide (segment is titled "Rees Pool") (no date) (silent), Steve Cowper talking about his candidacy for Alaska State House (no date) (sound), and ice fog in and over Fairbanks (no date) (silent).
[KTVF television news footage and stories from Fairbanks between 1967 and 1977]
[KTVF television news footage and stories from Fairbanks between 1967 and 1977]
Footage includes politicians mingling at a cocktail party in Juneau, Terry Miller for U.S. Senate political commercials with Senator Ted Stevens, Jim O'Sullivan for State House campaign commercials including C-130 Hercules airplanes from Alaska International Air and Weaver Brothers trucking operations during pipeline construction, Garry Russell splicing a motion picture film (1977), elderly men playing pool at the Pioneers Home in Fairbanks, sled dog races in Fairbanks with a reporter, knuckle-hop contestants including Willie Hensley, 1967 flood scenes from Fairbanks, people ice-fishing near Fairbanks, unidentified women at a North Star Council on Aging meeting (1977), an American Legion building, a couple talking on telephones, sea gulls, Ivory Jack's log building, and an unidentified woman.
[Trucker film out-takes, Pump Stations 1 and 6, North Pole Refinery, Valdez tankers, Pump Station 8 explosion]
[Trucker film out-takes, Pump Stations 1 and 6, North Pole Refinery, Valdez tankers, Pump Station 8 explosion]
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 the profile of a truck cab, a man and woman (identified in notes accompanying film as "John and Joan") at a cabin and pouring coffee, a man driving a truck, a man and woman at a cabin, dust on a road, a passing truckload of pipe, a sunset, trucks, a man ("John T."), a truck and sunset, trailer chains, the moon and trees, a Texaco sign, trucks on a road, a trucker ("John"), the Haul Road in winter, Sunset Strip, men drinking coffee, pipes being unloaded from a truck, more truck views, Sam's Place, a man talking (silent), a truck on a road ("Hess Creek"), aerial views of a pump station ("Pump Station 6"), a pipeline crossing the Koyukuk River, aerial views of a pump station ("Pump Station 1"), a pipeline and snowy landscape, a truck hauling pipe, a BP official being interviewed about caribou crossing systems along the pipeline (sound), aerial views of a refinery ("North Pole Refinery, September 23, 1977"), people celebrating around bonfires ("Valdez Bonfire"), the tanker "Arco Juneau" in Valdez, and a man being interviewed briefly about Alaska transportation systems (sound). The next segment of film was labeled "Pump Station 8 Explosion" and contains footage of police stopping traffic on a road, a smoke plume at a pump station, and firefighters working at the scene. The final segment of film contains footage of pipeline sections being hauled by railroad cars.
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF short clips, pipeline, fine arts classes]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF short clips, pipeline, fine arts classes]
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 a man being taken to a hospital, men in hospital rooms, aerial views of Fairbanks, people discussing building plans, a city view, pipeline construction scenes (silent) (undated), views of a Fairbanks dump, an official being interviewed about a dump closure (poor quality sound) (undated), harbor scenes, wreckage along a shore, a Seward Fisheries building, people fishing along a shore, a hospital, a river and waterfall (unrelated sound) (titled "Seward") (September 25, 1972), Golden Days activities, Fairbanks scenes (sound and silent) (undated), city officials meeting (silent and sound) (undated), people taking swimming lessons, a Middle-Eastern drum class, a guitar class, a Middle-Eastern dance class, interviews with instructors (silent and sound) (undated), a family picnic, a man washing a car (silent) (undated), views of a North Pole refinery facility, a reporter speaking about winterizing procedures at a refinery (sound) (undated), people being interviewed about elderly students taking TVCC classes, and Middle-Eastern dance class scenes (sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, McKinley Park, dog mushing, Yukon 800 boat race, forest fire]
[KTVF news stories, McKinley Park, dog mushing, Yukon 800 boat race, forest fire]
Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The footage features views of mountains and scenery at Mt. McKinley National Park, a woman driving a vehicle into the park, a train, dog sledding footage (segment is titled "Mt. McKinley") (no date) (silent), a man loading a dog sled, a dog yard, a man putting dogs into dog boxes on a truck, a man putting chains on sled runners, mushing scenes (segment is titled "Dennis Kogal A&P Mt. McKinley") (no date) (silent), spectators watching the Yukon 800 boat race from the banks of the Chena River, boats on the river, aerial views of a large airport (no description or date) (silent), aerial views of a forest fire, a Yukon River bridge, Five-Mile camp, the pipeline, men with piles of boxes, a helicopter, a boat on the Yukon River, men at a camp along the river, and firefighters fighting a forest fire (no description or date) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, dog mushing, Pump Station Number One]
[KTVF news stories, dog mushing, Pump Station Number One]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. The footage features a man hooking up a dog team to a sled and driving the team through woods, two people and many supplies on a sled, a sled overturning and men pushing it upright, a man skiing between the dogs and the sled, men stopping at a cabin, dogs being fed frozen fish, more dog mushing scenes, and a man unloading supplies from a cache (segment is untitled and undated) (silent). This is followed by footage of Dr. Darch of the Alyeska Pipeline company speaking about pipeline security and other issues, aerial views of tundra and oil-drilling facilities, Dr. Darch being interviewed, and interior and exterior views of Pump Station One. (segment is untitled and undated) (sound).
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad in winter]
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad in winter]
This film is labeled “Railroad shorts.” The footage contains scenes of travel on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad in winter, a church and a train station at Bennett Lake, an airplane taking off, snowy train tracks and a tunnel, railroad workers and employees near a track and inside a train, a train traveling over trestles, snowy mountain scenes, a and sternwheeler in Carcross.
[Pipeline footage]
[Pipeline footage]
Information noted on the original film is given here in parentheses. All segments are silent. Footage includes a man and women being interviewed (segment titled "Muleskinner - Thunder"), a woman operating a radio (segment titled "Brown Muleskinner"), a truck on a road, a man and woman being interviewed, a woman working at a desk, truck views, a man and woman talking (segment titled "Phil and Annie cutaways"), a truck hauling pipeline sections on the Haul Road in winter (segment titled "Winter Shots - Pipe"), an ambulance driving through Fairbanks, a man in a hospital bed, interior hospital views, views of the new Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, men and a yellow vehicle (segment titled "Pipeline Report #4 outs"). Haul Road views, a Happy Valley sign, a construction camp, trucks on a road, snow on mountains and tundra, a wooden cross and a fence in a wooded area, a truck inspection by a NANA official, small pipes being unloaded, and a truck on a Yukon River bridge (no title).
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Bennett Lake]
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Bennett Lake]
This film is labeled “Train.” The footage contains scenes of travel on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Bennett train station in Canada, a log cabin, the Trail of ’98 sign, a railroad trestle over a gorge, an Inspiration Point sign, people gathered at a monument, Skagway, a ferry, an engineer, and a church at Bennett Lake.
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, train interior]
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, train interior]
This film is labeled “Poor quality, train trip.” The footage contains scenes of buildings at Bennett Lake in Canada, a conductor and passengers within a train car, White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad travel and scenery, the Caribou Hotel in Carcross in Canada, a sternwheeler in Carcross, and more train scenes.
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad summer and winter, de-railed train]
[White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad summer and winter, de-railed train]
This film is labeled “Reel 1, Reel 2, Steam engine trip to Whitehorse August 1961, Railroad shorts June 1960.” The footage contains scenes of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, a steam engine pulling a train, a train crossing a bridge and arriving at Carcross in Canada, scenery along the railroad route, black–and-white scenes of derailed train cars, train travel, a bulldozer at work, a train at Bennett Lake in Canada, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church at Bennett Lake, a train operating under snowy conditions, black-and-white scenes of a bulldozer pushing railroad cars down a ravine, passengers inside a train car, train travel in winter, a White Pass and Yukon Route sign in Whitehorse in Canada, horses along a railroad route, a machine with a shovel filling a train car, and train travel in summer.
[Skagway, White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Carcross]
[Skagway, White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Carcross]
This film is labeled “Reel #3 Unknown, Part Railroad.” Footage contains scenes of Skagway, passengers disembarking from a ferry or ship, a White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad steam engine and railroad cars, sites along the railroad from Skagway to Carcross in Yukon, Canada, the Caribou Hotel and the Matthew Watson General Store in Carcross, and a sternwheeler in Carcross.
[Alaska 1931]
[Alaska 1931]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1931” and “Scenes taken for footage for Milford - Alaska 1931.” The footage contains scenic shots of various snowy mountains, glaciers, a small boat in icy waters, a man aboard a boat cranking a film camera, icy waters, a man with a camera, and more glaciers and snowy mountains.
[Alaska traveling I circa 1926, railroad, ships, coastal communities]
[Alaska traveling I circa 1926, railroad, ships, coastal communities]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1925,” “Alaska 1925 - I think – travelling,” and “Alaska 1926 I.” The footage contains scenes of people traveling in an open train car, a conductor talking to people aboard a train, railroad travel, travel by ship, coastal communities, military ships in a harbor (possibly Seattle), automobiles and people in a town with a mountainous backdrop, a totem pole, a town with muddy streets, a sign for a Valdez dock, a ship at a dock, a boy with a fish, men unloading boxes on a dock, an Emel Packing Company sign, a cannery, an Alaska Steamship Company sign on a vessel, further scenes of shipboard and dock activities in Valdez, and ship passengers enjoying the scenery.
[Alaska 1926 odds and ends, glaciers and boats]
[Alaska 1926 odds and ends, glaciers and boats]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1926” and “Alaska 26 Odds and Ends #4.” The film contains miscellaneous scenes of glaciers, a man with a rifle aboard a boat, a coastal community waterfront, activities aboard a ship, men climbing a snowy mountain, icy waters and glaciers, and various boats.
[Alaska traveling II circa 1926, Fairbanks and Cordova]
[Alaska traveling II circa 1926, Fairbanks and Cordova]
This film is labeled, “Alaska 1925 or 1927” and “Alaska Travelling II 1926.” Footage contains scenes of people aboard a large ship, the S.S. Alaska, viewing a glacier. It also features a train crossing a tall railroad trestle and winding through mountainous terrain, the train going under a trestle and through a tunnel, scenes of the railroad bridge in Nenana, First Avenue in Fairbanks, the sternwheeler Alice and another vessel, the Cowles Street library building and a nearby home in downtown Fairbanks, men and women at the University of Alaska farm in Fairbanks, a child with a haltered cow, a goat, other livestock, a man panning for gold, mining activities including a sluice box and windlass, men and women pushing an automobile, people on a street (likely in Fairbanks), a train in Cordova, men unloading sacks onto a dock, and people aboard a ship viewing the surrounding water and mountains.
[Alaska 1931 or 1935, Copper River Railroad, Harriman Fiord, Inside Passage, Juneau]
[Alaska 1931 or 1935, Copper River Railroad, Harriman Fiord, Inside Passage, Juneau]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1931 or 1935” and “Copper River RR, Harriman Fiord, Inside Passage.” The film contains scenes of a boat moving through icy waters, an airplane on floats in water, a train crossing a bridge over Copper River and moving alongside the river, four men maneuvering an automobile outfitted for travel on railroad tracks, a car running along train tracks, a man walking on a rocky hillside and chopping at earth to make steps, glacier scenes, snowy mountains, men in a rowboat, men examining ice, a man operating a film camera, icy waters, travel alongside steep mountains rising out of an inlet, men in a boat, the Juneau waterfront, A.J. Mine, and downtown Juneau.
[Alaska 1935, Blackstone Bay, College Fiord, odds and ends]
[Alaska 1935, Blackstone Bay, College Fiord, odds and ends]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1935” and “Blackstone Bay, College Fiord, Odds and Ends, Goats etc., Fish.” The film contains scenes of two men rowing a boat and anchoring it near a waterfall, a man holding a film camera, a man watching salmon swim upstream, numerous salmon in a shallow stream, two men paddling a boat in the distance as seen from a rock opening, a herd of mountain goats on a hillside near a shoreline, a calving glacier and icy waters, and birds flying near a waterfall.
[Alaska 1931 reel 4, glaciers and ships]
[Alaska 1931 reel 4, glaciers and ships]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1931 Reel 4.” The film contains scenic shots of glaciers and mountains, a small boat moving in front of a glacier face, a calving glacier, icebergs, a small boat moving through icy waters, ice near a shoreline, a larger steamship moving through icy waters near a glacier face, and seals resting on icebergs in the distance.
[Alaska 1925, Kenai River, Skilak Lake, bear hunt]
[Alaska 1925, Kenai River, Skilak Lake, bear hunt]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1925,” “Alaska 25 - Kenai R. - Skilak Lake – Hunt,” and “Alaska Hunting II.” The film contains scenes of three men in a motor boat towing another boat, men rowing an open boat down a swift river, scenes from within the open boat as a man rows, faces of men in a boat, scenery along the shoreline, men standing by a log cabin, men hiking with packs, a porcupine running into the bushes, men setting up a canvas tent, men joking around in camp, men crossing a small stream, a man playing a flute, a hillside and inlet, and a man skinning a dead bear.
[Alaska glaciers 1931 reel 3]
[Alaska glaciers 1931 reel 3]
This film is labeled “Alaska 1931 Reel 3.” The footage contains scenes of glaciers calving into water, scenic shots of glaciers, a panoramic shot across the face of a glacier, snowy mountains, and ice fields.
[Antarctic studies part 1 roll1]
[Antarctic studies part 1 roll1]
The original film is labeled, “Antarctic B&W Part 1 Roll 1.” The film contains aerial shots of vast ice fields, various tracked vehicles driving across the snow, a field camp, a man patting a penguin on the head, a person skiing, a U.S. Navy airplane, and scientists using various instruments to take measurements.
[KTVF news stories, land use, UAF graduation, Circle Hot Springs, Pipeline Report]
[KTVF news stories, land use, UAF graduation, Circle Hot Springs, Pipeline Report]
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. The film features people on strike in front of MUS buildings (May 4, 1973) (silent), Nenana views, a toppled tripod, ice going out on the Tanana River (May 4, 1973) (silent), a Fairbanks playground in need of repair, a story about confusion over who is responsible for playground upkeep (May 7, 1973) (sound), people (including Senator Mike Gravel) being greeted at an airport (May 12, 1973) (silent), members of the Joint Federal State Land Use Planning Commission being introduced to a Fairbanks audience, a portion of State Senator John Sackett's testimony to a commission (May 17, 1973) (sound), views of MUS telephone wires that have been cut, people picketing in front of a MUS building (story titled "Sabotage Cuts") (May 18, 1973) (sound), a graduation ceremony at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, author James Michener speaking (May 21, 1973) (sound), a no trespassing sign, junk (story titled "Suit") (May 23, 1973) (silent), a man being interviewed about school district issues (story titled "Smith Superintendent") (May 22, 1973) (sound), people gathering at Harding Lake for games and contests, a tug-of-war event, races (story titled "1973 Water Carnival") (July 2, 1973") (sound), Steese Highway views, Circle City, Circle Hot Springs, a story about the Steese Highway's history and upgrades, the history of Central and Circle (story titled "The End of the Road") (July 3, 1973) (sound), Mayor Gillam being interviewed about problems with public drinking and disorderly conduct in Fairbanks (July 9, 1973) (sound), an update on pipeline progress, a man speaking about the growth expected in the state's economy, views of Valdez, views of Anchorage, views of Fairbanks (December 12, 1972 - not 1973) (sound), children in costumes, a Fairbanks parade (story titled "Kiddy Parade") (July 20, 1973) (silent), trucks and RVs, fishing scenes, Sheep Creek Lodge, the McKinley Park train station and hotel, a bridge near the park (July 23, 1973) (silent), scenes at an Eskimo Olympics ceremony (story titled "Eskimo Olympics") (July 27, 1973) (silent), a Mt. McKinley National Park sign, a train, a bus, a hotel, and a restaurant and saloon in old railroad cars (story titled "Alaska Railroad Hotel") (July 31, 1973) (silent).
[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).
[Haul Road scenes]
[Haul Road scenes]
Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes a truck on the Haul Road in winter, men in an office, trucks on the Haul Road (segment titled "Kamikaze Trail outs, Great 80' pipe shots"), a truck parked at Sunset Strip (segment titled "Best Pipedriver"). a still image of a woman pouring coffee (segment titled "Sam and waitress"), a bumper sticker, hanging tire chains, a sign, the Tundra Inn, signs, a logo, a man, the Yukon Bridge in winter, a pump station and road (segment titled "Antigun"), a pass in the road (segment titled "Ice cut"), a trucker, still images of truckers (titled "Stutte," "Col. Custer," "Sourpuss hands," "Canadian," Kid Lyndoms," and "Riggles"), a worn tire, a mechanic, a Hilltop Roadhouse coffee cup, a man (segment titled "Hooking up brakes"), still images of truckers (segments titled "Squint," "Pudgy 1-2," "John Appleseed," "Lancaster," and "kid and Shader"), a buckle and ring, a still image of a woman (segment titled "Muleskinner"), still images of truckers (segments titled "wholesome," "Phil," and "Big Bust 1-2"), a logo, the Haul Road, a can of chewing tobacco, a boot kicking a tire, a logo, a steering wheel, a belt buckle, still images of truckers (segments titled "boots," and "Stutte buckle"), mechanics, truck chains, still images of truckers (segments titled "Burk," "Kid's buckle," and "Mr. Ardee"), logos, still images of women and men (segments titled "Fox cook 1-2," "John's buckle 1-2," and "John - several shots"), men changing a truck tire along the Haul Road, a sign, a truck, still images of a man in a truck (all titled "Sealang Hostler"), scenery and trucks along the Haul Road, camps, and signs (segment titled "Kamikaze live action).