Alaska Film Archives

[Julius & Opal Fowler Harkey Collection]
[Julius & Opal Fowler Harkey Collection]
Black and white footage from Kotzebue (?) includes sled dogs, buildings, boardwalks, children leaving school and playing, and a baseball game. Color footage from Shishmaref (?) includes people travelling in a skin boat, outdoor games including running and walking on stilts and rolling fuel drums, and men pulling an umiak across ice with sled dogs. Additional footage includes men hunting seals and walruses, people processing meat, a Norseman airplane landing on a beach, people unloading mail, and an airplane departing.
[Juneau]
[Juneau]
This film contains views of the Juneau area, including the harbor, homes and buildings, government buildings, boats, wildlife, and the Mendenhall Glacier (undated) (silent).
[Juneau, Hogatza, and Delta]
[Juneau, Hogatza, and Delta]
Footage includes Juneau streets and a news story about construction in Juneau, children practicing for a play, a post office and buildings in Hogatza, an elderly couple in a greenhouse, aerial views of rafts during the raft race from Fairbanks to Nenana, school buildings, and students in Delta.
[Juneau, Legislature]
[Juneau, Legislature]
Some segments of film contain sound, and others are silent. Specific information noted on the original film is given here in parentheses. The footage includes a story about the possible move of Alaska's capital, views of Juneau construction, the state capitol building, boats in a harbor, an airplane flying over boats, mountains and fog, town streets, the Red Dog Saloon, traffic and people, maps of Alaska, people in a meeting, construction, a reporter at the capitol building, a reporter overlooking the town, boats (silent and sound), views of Juneau, Bullwinkle's, buildings and a courtyard, flags being raised by the state office building (silent), a boat harbor in Juneau, the ferry "LeConte," men in a rowboat (silent), views of Juneau (silent), people in meetings, the legislature in session (segment titled "State House/State Senate") (silent), the legislature in session, and an Alaska senator being interviewed about outside interests in protecting Alaska's undeveloped areas as well as about conservation efforts in Alaska (silent and sound).
[Kenai – with Roy and Ethel Koshney]
[Kenai – with Roy and Ethel Koshney]
The original narrated DVD is titled “Kenai.” The original silent film is labeled “Roy Koshney Kenai.” This is the narrated version. The film contains footage of Roy Koshney planting a garden and mending nets for commercial fishing, Roy heading out in an old cannery boat to the fishing grounds on Kasilof or Kenai River, Roy running nets out from his fishing boat, Roy pulling in nets, a sunset over the inlet, a boat hold full of fish, Roy moving fish using a peugh, men offloading fish at a cannery, Roy and Ethel Koshney cutting up salmon, Roy and Dina or Deena Koshney picking berries, the fishing boat PG 78 in a dry dock, and fishermen baiting and running out longline for halibut. An un-narrated scene at end includes a small fishwheel along a river and a man with a string of salmon.
[Kennecott, Eagle, Haul Road scenes, winter trucking and wildlife 1]
[Kennecott, Eagle, Haul Road scenes, winter trucking and wildlife 1]
AAF-10403 is made up of several smaller reels of film. Handwritten notes on original film boxes are as follows: “1986 Tim Walcott and I flying to P Bay.” “Ketchev plane flying alongside back to Prospect Camp with church people.” “Glacier Bay 1983, excellent falling, Glacier Bay 1.” “Haines eagles, flying to and from Anchorage, Mt. McKinley from air.” “Jim’s river boat, McCarthy, Teklaneka 79.” “End of D. King trip to Isreal – Anchorage, sheep at Glenn Hwy, bear near truck, Bill Chesley wh[?] fishing.” “Good D King and I cutting logs on So Fork, DK landing on So Fork winter time, good pictures at PB on taxi way lots of activity, Good taxi way P Bay, cutting logs with D King.” “Winter view mt from house 6mi, Little at Eagle in Dawson Parade.” “Good activity at Deadhorse Airport P Bay, small sheep, Larissa, beginning of D King logging.” This film contains footage of an airplane and the sign “Jim River DOT,” the pipeline, airplanes, tankers, a fishing boat, seals, calving glaciers, an eagle, mountains at sunset, children with a sled and snowmachine, McCarthy store lodge, Kennicott Glacier and Kennecott Mine, a family boating, dall sheep, a bear at close range trying to climb into a truck, a man chasing a grizzly, a bear and a truck on the Haul Road, cutting up trees, an aircraft, trucking, scenes in Eagle, a helicopter, a sternwheeler riverboat, a parade, and airplanes and trucks at a busy Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay Airport.
[Kennecott, Eagle, Haul Road scenes, winter trucking and wildlife 2]
[Kennecott, Eagle, Haul Road scenes, winter trucking and wildlife 2]
AAF-10404 is made up of several smaller reels of film. Handwritten notes on original film boxes are as follows: “Going down Atigun Pass N side winter time, north of Atigun, Haul Road winter, snow covered trees, good scenery.” “Arctic fox, Dad changing tires on truck.” “Coming down Atigun and Chandler good scenery.” “Papa driving Haul 78/79.” “Haul Road avalanche.” “101 mile Steese Xing Eagle [?] with Kenworth, caribou, going into mine at Wiseman, good picture of grizzly at my truck, moose and calf N of Brooks Range, lots of caribou.” “Good picture coming from Franklin B to Prudhoe B, winter state clearing road, Jon driving Atigun to Dietrich pass wide load down Atigun on left side, driving to and around Prudhoe.” “Good picture of sheep pawing in snow, caribou in winter, Larry Lilly and babies at trailer park McGrath, Livia new baby.” “End of grizzly, beginning of flying trip to Anaktuvuk Pass umiat, slope mt Atigun Pass.” This film contains footage of scenic mountains and snow covered trees, Haul Road trucking scenes, a tire being changed, helicopters, a snow machine, a fox, a bear, trucking on a snowy road, deep snow on a roadside, bears, moose, caribou, family scenes, a bear, a woman with a duck in a truck, and aerial views.
[Kermode bears]
[Kermode bears]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has film AAF-20352 numbered as Bacon 87-01 and titled “Kermodei Bear.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Kermode bears are all white at the San Juan Islands off of Canada - This is the only place in the world where you can find these bears - It’s a white black bear - Bill spent days looking for them and finally a guy said what are you looking for - Bill told him the Kermode Bear - The guy said, ‘Oh go to the dump they are there every night,’ and sure enough that’s where he found them - Great story - Reel 1 contains very rare footage - Valuable - There is only one other guy who has film of these bears.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Kermode Bear – black bear mother with cubs/cave” and “Reel 1: Original, ECN, Kermode bear.”
[Kermode bears in cave]
[Kermode bears in cave]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has film AAF-20353 numbered as Bacon 87-02 and titled “Black Bear Mother w/Cubs Playing Outside, Inside Cave.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Kermode bears are all white at the San Juan Islands off of Canada - This is the only place in the world where you can find these bears - It’s a white black bear - Bill spent days looking for them and finally a guy said what are you looking for - Bill told him the Kermode Bear - The guy said, ‘Oh go to the dump they are there every night,’ and sure enough that’s where he found them - Great story - Reel 1 contains very rare footage - Valuable - There is only one other guy who has film of these bears.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Kermode Bear – black bear mother with cubs/cave” and “Reel 2: Black bear mother with cubs outside cave – playing – inside cave.”
[Ketchikan]
[Ketchikan]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20069 numbered as Bacon 14-04 and titled “Ketchikan, Boats, Fish, Float Homes, North Star, Totem.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Museum of all the old totem poles they could save before they deteriorated - The Rock Oyster Totem is a famous totem pole that shows a guy with his hand caught in the jaws of a giant oyster - Street scenes of Dolly’s at Creek Street - She was a prostitute that lived on Creek Street and there used to be a saying that this is where the men and the salmon come up river to spawn.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan Totem Museum, Nathan Jackson’s carving, trees, rainforest, pulp mill, totem poles, rock oyster totem” and “Reel 4: ECN, marked Original, Ketchikan – salmon derby, boats coming in, weighing fish, state fish check them over, float homes, North Star at dock taking on supplies, Totem Bight, people in the rain, cruise ships, overall shot of boat harbor, IP ‘86, pulp mill, salmon pix on rock, salmon ladder, harbor, street scenes, waterfront from water, people on ferry looking.”
[Ketchikan, carver Nathan Jackson]
[Ketchikan, carver Nathan Jackson]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20071 numbered as Bacon 14-06 and titled “Ketchikan Totem Museum, Nathan Jackson, Pulp Mill.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Museum of all the old totem poles they could save before they deteriorated - The Rock Oyster Totem is a famous totem pole that shows a guy with his hand caught in the jaws of a giant oyster - Street scenes of Dolly’s at Creek Street - She was a prostitute that lived on Creek Street and there used to be a saying that this is where the men and the salmon come up river to spawn.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan Totem Museum, Nathan Jackson’s carving, trees, rainforest, pulp mill, totem poles, rock oyster totem” and “Reel 6: ECN, marked Original, Ketchikan Totem Museum, Nathan Jackson carving at home, street scenes, tour ships – split level sidewalk, Nathan’s home for dinner, steps, trees, rainforest, pulp mill.”
[Ketchikan, Nathan Jackson]
[Ketchikan, Nathan Jackson]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20062 numbered as Bacon 13-01 and titled “Ketchikan, Totem Poles, Bight, Saxman, Museum, Nathan Jackson Family, Dave Jensen.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Bight Saxman Museum and Nathan Jackson family - He is one of the greatest Tlingit artists - He is a carver - Film of him carving on a totem.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan, totem poles, Saxman, Nathan Jackson family - Wrangell, petroglyphs, Chief Shake’s house, town shots” and “Reel 1: Work Print, Outs, Ketchikan 1986, totem poles, Bight Saxman Museum, Nathan Jackson family, Dave Jensen.”
[Ketchikan waterfront]
[Ketchikan waterfront]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20070 numbered as Bacon 14-05 and titled “Ketchikan Waterfront, Ferry, Polly's, Pulp Mill.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Museum of all the old totem poles they could save before they deteriorated - The Rock Oyster Totem is a famous totem pole that shows a guy with his hand caught in the jaws of a giant oyster - Street scenes of Dolly’s at Creek Street - She was a prostitute that lived on Creek Street and there used to be a saying that this is where the men and the salmon come up river to spawn.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan Totem Museum, Nathan Jackson’s carving, trees, rainforest, pulp mill, totem poles, rock oyster totem” and “Reel 5: ECN, marked Original, Ketchikan waterfront from water, ferry dock and docking, street scenes, Polly’s, Creek Street, Totem Bight, Saxman Nathan Jackson, pulp mill, David Jensen.”
[KFAR television news footage 1]
[KFAR television news footage 1]
This footage includes classic cars in downtown Fairbanks, piles of trash and run-down property, remnants of a building that exploded, a public meeting, girls playing volleyball at the Lathrop High School gym, firemen extinguishing a fire at the Fairbanks city dump, a Coachways bus in Nenana, the dedication of the Parks Highway at the Hurricane Gulch Bridge, unidentified speakers and Governor Egan at the highway dedication, views of the run down condition of Main School, the spring break-up with large puddles, the Division of Transportation Rural Aviation Division facility, the 1970 or 1971 Great Tanana Raft Classic race down the Tanana River to Nenana, a University of Alaska basketball game, a Lathrop High School girls' basketball game, a Monroe Rams boys' basketball game, sled dog races, a hockey game, a Lathrop Malemutes boys' basketball game, Fairbanks downtown sled dog races on Second Avenue with Borough Mayor John Carlson, hockey, girls shooting free throws, a hockey game in the Beluga building on the UAF campus, a Monroe girls' basketball game, a men's basketball game, a hockey game at the Big Dipper (?), a Malemute boys' basketball game, cross-country ski races at the UAF campus, a Malemute boys' basketball game, Arctic Winter Games (?) athletes arriving in Fairbanks, Hez Ray, a bonfire, aerial views of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline pipe storage yards in downtown Fairbanks and at UAF, Midnight Sun 600 snowmachine race finishers at the Big Dipper in Fairbanks, and additional raft race footage.
[KFAR television news footage 2]
[KFAR television news footage 2]
This footage features men and women being searched by police, a dog sled race, raised homes, people on a sternwheeler, a building with a sign that says "Bank Interior City Branch," aerial views of Alaska countryside, an airplane dropping some type of powder or smoke, people racing and having fun at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a man preparing for an art exhibition, outdoor city scenes on a windy winter day, large lengths of pipe being loaded onto a truck, airplanes at rest, a man using a snowblower, a truck removing snow, children playing, views from inside Alaskaland, the sternwheeler Nenana, a Pan American airplane taxiing, a man exiting the airplane onto a red carpet, a small car traveling down railroad tracks, scenic views of mountains and rivers, a locomotive engine pulling a single car on train tracks, a bridge over a river, surveyors and construction equipment on a dirt road, a steel bridge spanning a large canyon in Alaska, views of Nenana, the military practicing with large guns, crops, views of Barrow, Alaska Natives processing meat, oil workers operating machinery, scenes from inside a very large airplane (including the cockpit), the Wien Consolidated Airlines building in Barrow, scenes from aboard a large ship named the Manhattan, a helicopter landing on the ship, construction equipment moving earth, men and women dining, views from the inside of a power plan (?), men pouring and smoothing concrete, and scenes from a Golden Days parade in Fairbanks.
[KFAR television news footage 3]
[KFAR television news footage 3]
Footage from in and around Fairbanks includes a downhill ski race at Cleary Summit ski area on Steese Highway, the Golden Valley Co-op building, the Arctic Bowl building, students making dog harnesses, a building on fire, an unidentified meeting, UAF scenes, reindeer in pens, Alaska Native Queen contestants, women preparing traditional foods, an unidentified man being interviewed, Midnight Sun 600 snowmachine race activities, and snowmachines being refueled and arriving at the Big Dipper in Fairbanks. Additional footage includes a helicopter flying around the Hurricane Bridge construction site on the George Parks Highway and scenes of a construction site. Additional Fairbanks footage includes snow removal around town, the B&B Center, the Market Basket, Nerlands appliances and its Christmas window display, Fairbanks City Police arresting an individual, a car wreck, City Police arresting a man, and more snow removel. Subsequent footage includes Alaska State Troopers stopping a car, a television studio, City Police arresting people during a raid (?) on a house, men loading drums of fuel into a Canadian military Caribou freight airplane, people unloading the airplane in Anaktuvuk village (?), UAF Rifle Team members practicing, dancers from Telons (?) on stage and touring the Riverboat Nenana and Alaskaland, the inside of a bank, shots of Fairbanks International Airport's interior, various bank buildings and activities, Yukon 800 boats on the Chena River, Yukon 800 winners with a trophy, and an Interior Airways Twin Otter airplane landing at a remote camp in the arctic and departing.
[KFAR television news footage 4]
[KFAR television news footage 4]
Footage from around Fairbanks includes an Alaska State Trooper conducting a traffic stop, concrete being poured at a building construction site at UAF (?), a Boy Scout Camporee or Jamboree at Alaskaland, several cargo jets at Fairbanks International Airport, a drug education center called the Island, boys playing a baseball game, busses at Joy School, Fairbanks Curling Club matches, an Interior Airways Twin Otter airplane at a remote camp in the arctic, motorcycles on Chena Ridge, a Yamaha motorcycle dealership, construction at the Tanana Valley State Fair grounds, a Lathrop Malemute men's basketball game, the Wood Center at UAF opening, residents leaving Steel's Hotel and moving to the Polaris Hotel, voting precincts, beauticians, snow removal, moose in yards, a swearing in ceremony at the City Council (?), a dinner event at Alaskaland Community Center, Mayor Red Boucher receiving a trophy from Mayor Julian Rice, Red and Heidi Boucher dancing, an African American art and fashion show, a switching gear at the Municipal Utilities System (MUS) building, city garbage pick-up, a front end loader dumping snow on a burning cabin, an ambulance at an auto accident, a damaged Cessna airplane in a snowbank, Alaska Railroad passenger cars, an ambulance, people in St. Joseph hospital, the city dump, an elephant and a hippopotamus at Alaskaland, boating, children practicing archery, voting precincts, the Youth Conservation Corp working on Cripple Creek Campground, the Kaktovik Post Office building being loaded into a C-130 Hercules airplane, a small parade, the ceremonial opening of a picnic site (?), rides at the Fairground, Aurora Animal Clinic, parking meters around town, stock car racing at Mitchell or the North Pole Speedway, the city dump, and a heavy equipment loader that ran off the University of Alaska bridge being pulled from the Chena River.
[Killer whales, Johnstone Strait]
[Killer whales, Johnstone Strait]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20066 numbered as Bacon 14-01 and titled “Killer Whale, Johnson Straits.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Museum of all the old totem poles they could save before they deteriorated - The Rock Oyster Totem is a famous totem pole that shows a guy with his hand caught in the jaws of a giant oyster - Street scenes of Dolly’s at Creek Street - She was a prostitute that lived on Creek Street and there used to be a saying that this is where the men and the salmon come up river to spawn.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan Totem Museum, Nathan Jackson’s carving, trees, rainforest, pulp mill, totem poles, rock oyster totem” and “Reel 1: ECN, Killer whale, Johnson Straights.”
[King Island Eskimo carvers]
[King Island Eskimo carvers]
Reel 1 is labeled "K.I. Eskimo carvers - Photo by Verne F. and Dorothy Jean Ray, Nome, 1955 - Nome street and Kazingnuk using tools." Marks on the box indicate it was processed September 6, 1955. It contains footage of Nome, Alaska and of a man using woodworking tools to carve wood. Reel 2 is labeled "K.I. Eskimo carvers 1955 - Photo by Verne F. and Dorothy Jean Ray, Nome, 1955 - First part is overexposed - Alousius using bowdrill." Marks on the box indicate it was processed September 6, 1955. It contains footage of a man using woodworking tools to carve wood. Reel 3 is labeled "K.I. Eskimo carvers - Photo by Verne F. and Dorothy Jean Ray, Nome, 1955." Marks on the box indicate it was processed September 6, 1955. It contains footage of a man using woodworking tools to carve wood and footage of Nome, Alaska. Reel 4 is labeled "Photos by Vern F. and Dorothy Jean Ray, Nome 1955 - Big Mike Kazingnuk - Kazingnuk using tools 1955, Nome, parts in slow motion." It contains footage of a man using woodworking tools to carve wood.
[Klawock]
[Klawock]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has film AAF-20064 numbered as Bacon 13-03 and titled “Klawock.” Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about the group of films that includes this film is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: “Bight Saxman Museum and Nathan Jackson family - He is one of the greatest Tlingit artists - He is a carver - Film of him carving on a totem.” Notes on the film box are as follows: “Ketchikan, totem poles, Saxman, Nathan Jackson family - Wrangell, petroglyphs, Chief Shake’s house, town shots” and “Reel 3: Work Print, Klawock.”
[Kotzebue]
[Kotzebue]
The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has film AAF-20,085 numbered as Bacon 20-1, and it's titled "Kotzebue, fish camp, museum drummers, blanket toss, ivory carver, tundra, Alaska Airlines: WP[workprint]-1,100 feet." Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about these films is based on Bovee's notes from that interview: "Box 20 - 2 Large Reels - The Hotel used to be the Alaska Airlines Hotel." Notes accompanying the reels are as follows: "Reel 1 - WP, ECL, Kotzebue, cutting up salmon, fish camp, Dave’s family, interior museum drummers –- dance blanket toss, tourist fish camp, Eskimo man talking about his childhood, tundra long shot, ivory carver with bracelet, waterfront exterior of museum building, exterior of hotel, Front Street fisherman, scenes of over bay, tourist getting off of Alaska airliner, museum stuffed animals, tourists going from bus into museum, Eskimo woman with baby on back, museum hallway."
[KTVF commercial out-takes]
[KTVF commercial out-takes]
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 several segments of commercials for Tesco Lighting Center (one film segment was labeled "Alaska Press Club Category 37: Tesco Lighting Center: Entrant Gary B. Miller, Chief Photographer KTVF"), a sign for the Bentley Mall, several scenes used in commercials for The Book Bin, commercial out-takes for a pocket pager system (one is labeled "Randy - car"), a segment labeled "Austin Ward, Graphics" containing drawings of the pipeline terminal in Valdez, scenes used in commercials for Mt. McKinley Mutual Savings Bank, Ford dealer Ralph Seekins introducing a new car dealership in Fairbanks and explaining that it is not cheaper to buy a new automobile in Seattle or San Francisco, scenes used in commercials for Jackovich Tractor Equipment Company, Fairbanks Security Service, and Compeau's, scenes of people demonstrating snow blowers, security alarms, snowmachines, and a Bushman tracked vehicle, out-takes from a Mt. McKinley Mutual Savings Bank commercial, a man being interviewed about fire protection and insurance (identified in notes accompanying film as "Insurance Specialist Charlie Parr"), mechanics working on cars (scenes for "Pioneer Chevron" commercial), Ford dealer Ralph Seekins talking about the Ford Pinto Pony for the Jim Thompson Ford dealership, scenes used in commercials for Kobuk Tesoro stations, First Federal Savings and Loan, a radio station, and Sig Wold Storage and Transfer, Inc.
[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 miscellaneous short clips, commercial out-takes]
[KTVF miscellaneous short clips, commercial out-takes]
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 women and a scuba diver in a hot tub for commercial (silent and sound) (segment titled "Scandia") (undated), a man talking about Steve Cowper for a political commercial, a "Steve Cowper State House" bumper sticker (silent and sound) (undated), interior views of a grocery store (silent) (segment titled North Pole Market Basket) (undated), a reporter asking interview questions to a legislator (sound) (undated), interior views of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Library including a short clip of artist Bill Berry painting the children's mural (silent) (undated), a man in a hotel room ordering room service (silent) (segment titled "Gary Russell") (undated), views of a raft race on the Tanana River (silent) (undated), Equinox Marathon participants running and walking up a hillside at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a reporter talking about a course record set by Chris Haines (sound) (1970), crazy shoppers at the Pantry Market for a commercial, views of downtown Fairbanks (silent) (segment titled "Pantry Market") (undated), interior and exterior views of Mt. McKinley Mutual Savings Bank (silent) (undated), grocery store scenes (silent) (January 31, 1976), a man talking about RCA developments that improve the broadcast quality of film (sound) (undated), exterior and interior views of the FMUS Chena Power Plant (silent) (undated), men and women speaking on behalf of Steve Cowper (silent and sound) (undated), Jay Hammond being interviewed about gas line issues, D-2 lands, Bowhead whale hunting, and other topics (sound) (undated), dog mushers racing on trails (silent) (undated), women in a hot tub for a Scandia commercial (silent) (undated), 1972 Midnight Sun 600 snowmachine race racers arriving in Nenana on January 26, 1972 (silent) (undated), snowy Fairbanks streets, people shoveling snow (silent) (undated), and snowy scenes (silent) (January 24, 1971).
[KTVF miscellaneous short clips, mental health stories, etc.]
[KTVF miscellaneous short clips, mental health stories, etc.]
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 a man talking about community mental health services in Alaska (sound) (segment titled "Jack McCone") (undated), a woman talking on a phone (silent) (segment titled "Mental Health - Audrey Erkenlens") (undated), children working on craft projects, classroom views (sound) (segment titled "Wendy cutaways") (undated), a counselor talking to a client (silent) (segment titled "Counselor/ Client cutaway") (undated), a man and woman talking on the phone for a modular home commercial (silent) (segment titled "Columbia") (undated), Karen Algarin and others working at desks, typing, and talking on phones (silent) (segment titled "Mental Health cutaways") (undated), people in an office talking (silent) (segment titled "Dr. Doolittle - Audrey phone/secretary") (undated), men in Golden Days costumes, a fashion show in a banquet hall (sound) (segment titled "Golden Days Fashion Show - Traveler's Inn 1977"), a woman being interviewed about the Hope Center, men and women working with disabled clients (sound) (segment titled "Lynn Horning") (undated), a man feeding a penned moose, a man speaking from riverboat at Alaskaland while filming a political commercial (silent and sound) (segment titled "Frank Gold") (undated), a man walking into Dr. Gold's office (silent) (undated), and children playing with toys (silent) (undated).
[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]
[KTVF news stories]
Some segments of film contain a soundtrack, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on original film are given here in parentheses. The footage features a Fairbanks Police Department van, police checking the doors of a home (January 13, 1974) (sound), a backhoe digging trenches, a lot full of pipes and equipment (segment titled "Water System Construction") (August 1, 1974) (silent), a ground-breaking ceremony (segment titled "Hamilton Acres School") (1974) (silent), a wolf and pups in a pen at a zoo (untitled and undated) (silent), cows and calves at a farm at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (segment titled "U of A Field Day") (August 3, 1974) (silent), a ground-breaking ceremony (August 5, 1974) (silent), men and women being interviewed about President Nixon's impeachment and the Watergate scandal (segment is titled "Man on Street: Day of Nixon Impeachment") (1974) (sound), a red carpet being rolled out for journalist Charles Kuralt at the Fairbanks airport, the "On the Road" car (August 16, 1974) (silent), another ground-breaking ceremony (segment is titled "North Star Terminals") (1974) (silent), housing units on display (segment is titled "AC-DC House") (1974) (silent), firefighters dousing flames at a house fire (segment titled "Hamilton Acres Fire") (1974) (silent), Northward Building renovation scenes (segment titled "Northward New Installation") (August 25, 1974) (silent), men work on a street with equipment (segment titled "Barnette Street Construction") (September 5, 1974) (silent), a bus driver being interviewed about the school bus schedule in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District (September, 1974) (sound), a man being interviewed about small mining operations in interior Alaska (segment titled "Gold interview") (September 10, 1974) (sound), the burning of brush piles along a road cut (segment titled "Airport Road Burning") (September 11, 1974) (silent), a street being torn up to expose water pipes (segment titled "Aurora-Johnson Water Construction") (September 11, 1974) (silent), and trees in autumn (September 17, 1974) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, 1972 interviews, Tundra Times banquet, Steel Hotel, election analysis]
[KTVF news stories, 1972 interviews, Tundra Times banquet, Steel Hotel, election analysis]
Some segments of this 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 a dorm building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, students being interviewed about the rural student dorm at UAF (October 14, 1972) (sound), a broken railing on a bridge, divers helping to retrieve a vehicle from a river as spectators watch (1972) (silent), the Tundra Times newspapers and offices, editor Howard Rock being interviewed about the newspaper's history (October 15, 1972) (sound), views of Island Drop-In Center (October 16, 1972) (silent), construction scenes at Fairbanks Medical Center, a health spa, El Dorado Estates condominiums, Pioneer Chevron Station on Minnie Street (October 17, 1972) (sound), men speaking at a banquet ceremony celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Tundra Times (October 21, 1972) (sound), grand opening ceremonies at a bank (title of segment is "NBA") (October 21, 1972) (silent), actor Leonard Nimoy getting off an airplane in Fairbanks and being interviewed about the television show Star Trek (October 23, 1972) (sound), people at a meeting speaking about corruption charges against a legislator (segment is titled "Anti-Bradner") (October 26, 1972) (sound), military personnel pumping up a liquid spill (title of segment is "Leak") (October 27, 1972) (silent), people at a hearing, maps of Denali Park (segment is titled "Parks") (October 27, 1972) (silent), people giving blood at a blood bank (October 28, 1972) (sound), people leaving the Steel Hotel, views of the Polaris apartment building (October 30, 1972) (silent), views of airplanes re-routed to Fairbanks because of bad weather in Anchorage (October 30, 1972) (sound), people signing documents (segment is titled "Crisis Line Program") (November 1, 1972) (silent), meeting scenes (segment is titled "ASIS") (November 2, 1972) (silent), views of a road and intersection (segment titled "Gillam etc.") (November 2, 1972) (silent), elementary school students voting in a mock Presidential election and being interviewed (segment is titled "Denali") (November 2, 1972) (sound), a man speaking at a Kiwanis Club about legislation and the oil industry (segment is titled "Havelock") (November 2, 1972) (sound), an election center analysis (segment titled "Election Night") (November 7, 1972) (silent), a Fairbanks American Legion flag-raising ceremony at a Veteran's Day Ceremony (November 11, 1972) (sound), displays of crafts and ribbons, a girl with a baton, and a girl with a unicycle (segment is titled "Youth Fair") (November 11, 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, 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).