Alaska Film Archives

[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF clips, construction, beauty pageant, auction, baseball]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF clips, construction, beauty pageant, auction, baseball]
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 putting rolls of insulation in a wall, a title screen saying "Division of Energy and Power Development - Anchorage Alaska," close-up views of a gas pump, a man pumping gas/heating oil (silent and sound) (undated), representative Andy Warwick being interviewed about his thoughts on Alaska's future (sound) (undated), semi-trucks loaded with construction supplies traveling along a gravel road (silent) (undated), dancers on a stage, a drummer and a guitarist, a beauty pageant with women in swimsuits and evening gowns, the pageant winner being crowned and interviewed (silent) (undated), Tim Wallace of the Fairbanks Native Association and a member of the State Chamber speaking at a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce meeting (sound) (undated), an auction, a sign with the date "1977," rows of bulldozers being sold (silent) (undated), people building a boardwalk and trail through the woods (silent) (undated), men in an office doing paperwork and filling out a logbook (silent) (titled "Truckers") (undated), a baseball game, players in Alaska baseball uniforms (silent) (titled "Wichita") (undated), building construction, traffic, road construction (silent) (undated), people packing gear, an archaeological dig site, a man being interviewed about archaeological finds, people digging, and people holding up objects (sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF short clips, Geophysical Institute monitoring Amchitka nuclear test, feminist interviews]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF short clips, Geophysical Institute monitoring Amchitka nuclear test, feminist interviews]
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 very brief clip of Emperor Hirohito of Japan speaking at a podium next to U.S. President Richard Nixon (silent) (undated), a small fire being monitored (silent) (undated), scientists at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks monitoring seismic waves from an Amchitka Island nuclear test (sound) (undated), elementary school children performing a play and being interviewed (sound) (undated), an overview of Alaskaland, a man being interviewed about Fairbanks's poor tourist ratings (sound) (undated), women being interviewed about feminism, breast cancer, beauty pageants, equal rights, the new Fairbanks Chapter of the National Organization for Women, and other topics (sound) (undated), scenes from the third annual raft race on the Tanana River (sound) (undated), and interviews at the finish line of the raft race (sound) (undated).
[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, miscellaneous clips, 1977 North American Sled Dog Race, Samuelson interview, UAF fire station, sprint cars]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous clips, 1977 North American Sled Dog Race, Samuelson interview, UAF fire station, sprint cars]
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 speaking about insulation and heating costs and building design, interior and exterior views of an automobile showroom (sound) (undated), crowds at a dog race (sound) (undated), elaborate parkas worn by a woman and child (sound) (titled "1977 North American Parka Show"), spectators lined up along a fence (sound) (titled "North American Race Spectators") (undated), starting line views, spectators, dog handlers, people waxing sled runners (sound) (titled "1977 North American") (undated), Moe Samuelson being interviewed, Samuelson pointing at a map of a river and talking about the Yukon 800 boat race (sound) (undated), an official being interviewed about homeowner's insurance policies, views of the University of Alaska fire station and fire trucks (sound) (titled "Sheltor Fire Chief") (undated), and sprint car race scenes (silent) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous sports clips, Yukon 800]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous sports clips, Yukon 800]
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 Yukon 800 Marathon start/finish sign along the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks, boats on the river, spectators watching the race, aerial view of boats, people boarding a Wien Airlines flight, boats in Galena, view from a boat on a river, interviews at the finish line (silent) (undated), dogs pulling a freight sled up a snowy mountainside, men and a sled crossing over crevasses (silent) (titled "KOMO-TV Dog Sled") (undated), basketball game scenes at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (silent) (titled "Old U of A basketball") (undated), spectators watching as marathoners cross the finish line at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (silent) (titled "Marathon Race") (undated) (According to Equinox Marathon expert Matias Saari in 2012, the portion titled "Marathon Race" shows scenes from the 1975 Equinox Marathon - Saari identified Stan Justice wearing a hiker's bib in Justice's first Equinox Marathon, and fifth-place finisher 16-year-old Kent Karns), a woman being interviewed about the dog mushing race after crossing the finish line (sound) (titled "Mona Pardue finish") (undated), views of mushers (silent) (undated), a medal ceremony for the Special Olympics, spectators (silent) (titled "Special Olympics") (undated), a mushing clip with actor Jamie Farrell (sound) (titled "M.A.S.H. Promo") (undated), and views of Fairbanks cold weather activities including dog mushing, cabin building, playing basketball, shooting at a rifle-range, swimming, snow-machining, Native Olympics, etc. (silent and sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, pipeline construction, UAF construction, man-on-the-street interviews]
[KTVF news stories, pipeline construction, UAF construction, man-on-the-street interviews]
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 at a podium, a slide show presentation about Braniff Airlines (segment titled "Braniff/Alaska Air") (September 11, 1973) (silent), power poles in downtown Fairbanks (segment titled "Power Poles") (September 15, 1973) (silent), the construction of condominium units on 22nd Avenue (segment titled "Eskimo Village ASHA") (September 15, 1973) (silent), autumn scenes in Fairbanks with music and a voiceover (September 14, 1973) (sound), the administrator and students at Lathrop High School being interviewed about racism and recent incidents at the school (September 17, 1973) (sound), views of the SS ARCO Anchorage oil tanker (June 2, 1973) (silent), men speaking at a meeting (undated) (silent), people watching ice on the Tanana River as the tripod falls in Nenana (May 10, 1972) (sound), Miss Fairbanks (segment titled "Miss Alaska Pageant") (undated) (silent), people on boats viewing a glacier (segment titled "Valdez") (undated) (silent), aerial views of pipeline construction camps, interior views of buildings and offices, stacks of pipeline sections, a story about a North Slope tour for ARCO officials and businessmen (February 16, 1972) (sound), policemen at First Federal Bank (undated) (silent), people hooking up computers and installing equipment in an office building (June 1976) (silent), people touring Fairbanks Correctional Center (June 14, 1976) (silent), aerial views of pipeline construction (June 1976) (silent), police responding to a possible boating accident, men being questioned (June 1976) (silent), views of the First Federal Savings and Loan building and the Pet Cache store, a woman holding a skunk, a skunk in a cage (June 1976) (silent), rescuers practicing responding to disasters and accidents (June 1976) (silent), children on a playground at University Park Elementary School being interviewed about the first day of school (September 3, 1974) (sound), man-on-the-street interviews regarding Watergate and the Nixon pardon (segment titled "Ford Pardons Nixon") (September 7, 1974) (sound), man-on-the-street interviews regarding the granting of amnesty to Vietnam draft dodgers (1974) (sound), Golden Days activities and displays in Fairbanks (segment titled "Golden Days") (July 20, 1972) (sound), the construction of a married student housing complex, the Gruening Building, the Health Center, and other buildings at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (July 22, 1972) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, pipeline, hospital, Valdez]
[KTVF news stories, pipeline, hospital, Valdez]
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 semi-trucks loaded with pipeline sections and construction equipment at nighttime (sound) (undated), airport and university firemen being interviewed about a hangar fire at the Fairbanks International Airport (sound) (undated), a man being interviewed about emergency surgery rooms, labs, and other facilities at the new Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (sound) (titled "Hospital Tour") (January 30, 1972), views of the Worthington Glacier, Thompson Pass, waterfalls, a boat and crab pots, a KTVF van, the Valdez harbor, charter boats and people fishing, a Valdez pipe storage yard, the site of the future pipeline terminus and tank farm, Harry Henderson's grave, and people talking about pipeline activity in Valdez and the 1964 earthquake (sound) (undated), the University of Alaska Fairbanks physical plant, a reporter talking about the installation of a new water tank and the overhaul of the university water system (sound) (titled "Tank") (1972), people touring an empty building (silent) (titled "Hospital") (September 6, 1972), views of students and the campus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (silent) (titled "U of A Open") (September 6, 1972), a man being interviewed about TVCC classes, a man playing a drum, a man playing guitar, and women being interviewed about Middle Eastern dancing or a belly-dancing class (sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, protests, power plants, construction]
[KTVF news stories, protests, power plants, construction]
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 includes various Fairbanks gas stations, a Datsun dealership (February 1976) (silent), footage of air pollution provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (February 1976) (silent), the Department of Fish and Game building in Fairbanks, a woman in a lab (title of segment is "Wolf Autopsy") (February 25, 1976) (silent), a woman writing down the license plate numbers of cars left running in a parking lot, downtown Fairbanks scenes (February 1976) (silent), the Fairbanks power plant, coal cars, aerial views of the power plant (February 1976) (silent), cabins, homes and mobile homes in the Fairbanks area (February 1976) (silent), a man being interviewed about wolf control measures (March 19, 1976) (sound), Fairbanks traffic and vehicles (title of segment is "Auto Inspections Rapped") (March 4, 1976) (silent), people at Fairbanks City Hall listening to Senator Mike Gravel speak about the Devil's Canyon and Susitna Dam projects, a reporter talking (March 1976) (sound), members of Teamsters Local 959 on strike at Bayless and Roberts, Inc. (April 1976) (silent), old Pathe newsreel footage of the first Western Air Express mail flights, title screens (April 17, 1976) (silent), State of Alaska supervisors on strike at the State of Alaska Fairbanks Regional Office Building, closed offices (April 1976) (silent), men working on boilers, aerial views of the power plant (April 1976) (sound and silent), an art show at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (April 1976) (silent), lines of people at the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Health and Social Services, and Job Services (April 1976) (sound), snow melting, trash along roadsides (April 19, 1976) (silent), men looking at boiler systems (April 1976) (silent), traffic on a road, a globe turned to Alaska, men talking over maps and print-outs (April 1976) (silent), an "OCS Delay Rally" sign, people speaking to a gathering in downtown Fairbanks (April 1976) (sound), campers and trucks from various states driving around the Fairbanks area (April 1976) (silent), traffic in downtown Fairbanks, aerial views of the city, construction (April 1976) (silent and sound), road-closed signs, bridge construction (April 1976) (silent), people protesting GVEA rates (April 1976) (Silent), and the aftermath of a car crash near downtown Fairbanks (April 1976) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, snowmachine races, Golden Days, dog mushing]
[KTVF news stories, snowmachine races, Golden Days, dog mushing]
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 footage includes snowmachines racing around a track (story titled "Sports Snowmachine") (undated) (silent), snowmachines racing around a small track, spectators watching from stands, a man being interviewed about the last race of the year and about the upcoming racing season (undated) (silent and sound), snowmachines and trucks along a roadside (story titled "Manley Hot Springs Snowmachine Race") (undated) (silent), aerial views of snowmachines racing on a road (undated) (silent), aerial views of a village and a landing strip, aerial views of Circle Hot Springs, a large yellow A-frame structure over a pool area at Circle Hot Springs, snowmachines in a parking lot (undated) (silent), children at play, a woman being interviewed about the Head Start Program and the benefits of early childhood education (1972) (sound), scenes from the grand opening of the Bentley Mall Safeway grocery store in Fairbanks (February 14, 1972) (sound), views of a station wagon crashed into the side of a building, a voice-over interview with the owner of the car (February 16, 1972) (sound), Alaska Airlines representatives speaking about a new tour package to Russia (February 16, 1972) (sound), senator Mike Gravel being interviewed about his recent press coverage troubles (February 19, 1972) (sound), a story about the deconstruction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline pipe-coating plants in Fairbanks, Valdez, and Prudhoe Bay (February 22, 1972) (sound), square-dancing scenes (story titled "Golden Days") (undated) (sound), children in costumes in a parade, a man in a Ronald McDonald costume speaking to the camera (undated) (sound), a Golden Days jail wagon, a mock gunfight by several costumed people in downtown Fairbanks (undated) (sound), a snowmachine, many scenes of dog-mushing races, spectators, and a blanket toss (undated) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, sports, Yukon 800, dog mushing, Equinox Marathon]
[KTVF news stories, sports, Yukon 800, dog mushing, Equinox Marathon]
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 spectators in Fairbanks watching the Yukon 800 boat race, boats on the Chena River, boats on the Tanana River in Nenana, spectators on a bridge in Nenana, boats arriving in downtown Fairbanks, a trophy being awarded (silent) (titled "Yukon 800") (undated), a dog yard in winter, dogs being put into a harness, spectators watching a race (silent) (titled "Junior Dog Musher") (undated), stock car race scenes (sound) (undated), Fairbanks area scenes, a sled dog race, close-up views of dogs (silent) (titled "Dog Poem") (undated). Beluga dome at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, highlights from the ninth annual Equinox Marathon, first place finisher Mike Devecka crossing the finish line (sound and silent) (undated), scenes from the first annual News Media Shoot Off match (sound) (titled "Fairbanks Trap Shoot") (undated), race boats on the Chena and Tanana Rivers (silent) (titled "Yukon 800") (undated), basketball game scenes (silent) (undated), spectators and ballplayers at a Fairbanks Goldpanners baseball game (sound) (titled "Goldpanners") (undated), girls competing in a swim meet at an indoor pool (silent) (undated), snow machines racing around a track (silent) (undated), and scenes from a raft race on the Tanana River (silent) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, sports, snowmachine races, drag racing, motorcycle racing, firefighters and fires]
[KTVF news stories, sports, snowmachine races, drag racing, motorcycle racing, firefighters and fires]
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 footage includes snowmachine races and spectators (story titled "Tok Races") (undated) (silent), scenes from stock car races (July 5, 1971) (sound), scenes from a car show and drag races (July 5, 1971) (silent and sound), Golden North Bowhunters at target practice (July 5, 1971) (silent), scenes from motorcycle races (story titled "Motocycle Races and Mini-Bike Races") (July 5, 1971) (sound), Grandma Minnie Tucker being honored on her 111th birthday, Minnie Tucker singing (undated) (sound), a military man speaking about Soviet military strength (undated) (sound), Minnesota Senator Hubert Humphrey being welcomed at the airport, Hubert Humphrey speaking at a fundraiser for Nick Begich (undated) (sound), a vehicle being dusted for fingerprints, a crime scene at an apartment building (undated) (silent), a meeting between Fairbanks city officials and visiting Russian mayors, vodka toasts and a gift exchange (undated) (sound), a story about a stray kitten wreaking havoc in a newsroom (undated) (sound), scenes of Pioneers of Alaska being welcomed to the 55th session of the Grand Igloo at the Alaskaland Pioneer Hall (undated) (silent), scenes of a huge fire at the Vertecs Corporation, a foam and insulation plant owned by Fairbanks Mayor Harold Gillam (August 27, 1975) (sound), scenes of Fairbanks firefighters battling a blaze (undated, possibly 1976 or 1977) (silent), the aftermath of a fire (undated) (silent), firefighters battling a fire at B&B Automotive (undated) (some sound), fire in a field (1976) (silent), the aftermath of a school fire (story titled "Chena School Fire") (1975) (silent), the aftermath of a fire at a North Pole school (undated) (silent), and scenes of small fires (story titled "Trash Fires") (March 10, 1976) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, tankers at Valdez, Yukon 800 boat race, Golden Days parade]
[KTVF news stories, tankers at Valdez, Yukon 800 boat race, Golden Days parade]
Some segments of this film have sound, and others are silent. Specific dates are noted in parentheses when available. The footage features Amanda Blake and other celebrities from the television show "Gunsmoke" touring the musk ox farm at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the celebrities watching moose and bears in Denali National Park (silent), Valdez port facilities, a ceremony on a dock, the ARCO tanker "Juneau" leaving the dock (sound), trucks on the Haul Road in the Atigun Pass region, pump stations in the evening and at night (silent), scenes from the Yukon 800 boat race, boats on the Yukon River, boats arriving in Fairbanks, a trophy being awarded to a man (1974) (silent), the construction of Hamilton Elementary School and a shopping complex (June 21, 1974) (sound), water carnival scenes, kids playing in water, kids and adults near a river (June 30, 1974) (silent), the Golden Days parade in downtown Fairbanks, a kids' football competition (silent), motorcross bike races, a ceremony in Valdez aboard the ARCO tanker "Fairbanks," a helicopter flying over Fairbanks, and Fairbanks flight school (silent).
[KTVF news stories, vocational rehabilitation parts 1 and 2, miscellaneous clips]
[KTVF news stories, vocational rehabilitation parts 1 and 2, miscellaneous clips]
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 and women being interviewed about vocational rehabilitation in the Fairbanks area (sound) (titled "Vocational Rehab Parts 1-2") (undated), reporter Larry Holmstrom talking about his friend, State Representative Andy Warwick, and Warwick's bid for lieutenant governor of Alaska (sound) (undated), an interview with State Representative Andy Warwick, candidate for lieutenant governor of Alaska (sound and silent) (undated), and a man being interviewed about oil and gas industry tax issues as well as Andy Warwick (sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, war games, parking, construction, hunting]
[KTVF news stories, war games, parking, construction, hunting]
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 the Trading Post building in North Pole, North Pole construction, the mayor of North Pole being interviewed about budget woes and population growth (July 30, 1975) (sound), the investigation of a fire at S & W Radiator Shop on College Road in Fairbanks (July 30, 1975) (silent), an interview with U.S. Senator Mike Gravel about a proposed natural gas pipeline route (August 8, 1975) (sound), an interview with Senator Gravel about the future of Alaska and changes brought about by the pipeline (August 10, 1975) (sound), U.S. Army soldiers participating in war game exercises (August 10, 1975) (silent and sound), children, tents, animals and rides at a fair in Fairbanks (August 12, 1975) (silent), parking meters in downtown Fairbanks (August 15, 1975) (silent), a man (from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game) being interviewed about bears at construction camps along the Trans-Alaska pipeline (August 28, 1975) (sound), scenic shots of fog and frost (August 28, 1975) (silent), students and buses at Lathrop? High School (on the opening day of school) (silent), men picketing in front of the Penneys building in Fairbanks (August 1975) (silent), a musk ox hunt, Mekoryuk General Store, Nunivak residents, homes, and boats (August 1975) (silent), taxis waiting in line at the Fairbanks airport (August 1975) (silent), parachute exercises by the military at Fort Wainwright (August 1, 1975) (silent), a man speaking to an audience (Lathrop teachers) about education goals (August 1975) (sound), a man speaking about the trading partnership between the states of Oregon and Alaska (September 9, 1975) (sound), traffic and construction on Lathrop Street (September 15, 1975) (silent), Chena River campground scenes, RVs and campers, (for a news story about a campground shortage) (September 18, 1975) (silent), ATCO units installed on a gravel pad (for Fox School modules) (September 18, 1975) (silent), union members at various union halls (September 24, 1975) (silent), a pipeline construction scene (September 25, 1975) (silent), residential homes (for a news story about flood insurance) (September 25, 1975) (silent), the east entrance at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (September 25, 1975) (silent), and men hunting and killing a buffalo (September 30, 1975) (poor sound).
[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 television 1971 raft race story]
[KTVF television 1971 raft race story]
Footage includes a news story about the 1971 Raft Race in Fairbanks and a drowning that took place during the event. Reporter Larry Holmstrom interviews John Sauer about swamping a canoe during the race. He also interviews Ron Sloan, Steve Goldizen, and Mark Roberts about the accident on their raft that took the life of Brian Kendall. In addition, Holmstrom interviews race founder Merritt Helfferich about the future of the race.
[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 footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1976]
[KTVF television footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1976]
Footage and stories include a ground-breaking ceremony (6/76), cars parking along Second Avenue (6/76), building construction, a parking garage on Barnette street (6/76), an Alaska Railroad train with a bicentennial engine arriving in Fairbanks and students from Bethel departing on a U.S. Army bus, Tom Reidenhower (?) of Independent Lumber explaining insulating houses in Alaska and using vapor barriers (6/30/76), a man looking at a Capital Site Selection book (6/28/76), telephone switching equipment at Municipal Utilities System with workers on the job (6/76), men looking at weather equipment and launching a weather balloon (5/24/76), a raft race on the Chena River, preparations at the Alaska State Fair, workers digging out sections of the pipeline to repair welds (7/76), people boarding and riding a new borough bus (8/76), building construction (8/76), a CPR and first aid class (3/22/76), a meeting in Schaible auditorium at UAF (8/76), Fairbanks Emergency Services Patrol assisting drunks and bars in downtown Fairbanks (8/76), construction of the Borough Building on Fifth Avenue (8/76), and Steese Expressway and Chena River bridge construction.
[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.
[KTVF television news stories and footage from 1971]
[KTVF television news stories and footage from 1971]
Footage contains several news stories and silent footage from 1971. In order, the segments are: reporter Larry Carpenter reporting on the dedication of the Lawrence Irving building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (8/12/71), silent footage of Captain McQueen of the Alaska State Troopers (8/13/71), reporter Phil Deisher reporting on flooding at seven and a half mile on Old Richardson with resident E. R. Riddle (8/14/71), reporter Phil Deisher reporting on a firemen's competition, silent footage showing a motorcycle and automobile accident site (8/17/71), an unidentified speaker talking about pollution in waterways (8/17/71), the official ground-breaking for a Mormon church in Fairbanks (8/17/71), U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Westmoreland talking about the military's impact on the environment in Alaska and being questioned by Ted Lehne (8/19/71), and Westmoreland speaking about the strategic importance of Alaska (8/17/71). The final story, which is by reporter Larry Carpenter, is about the dedication of the new wing of the Arctic Health Research Center on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, Senator Ted Stevens speaking at the Arctic Health Research Center dedication, and Congressman Nick Begich speaking at the Arctic Health Research Center dedication (8/21/71).
[KTVF television news stories and footage from 1974]
[KTVF television news stories and footage from 1974]
Footage includes a ground breaking ceremony for the King 8 Motel on Lathrop Street and Airport Road on 6/19/74, a Goldpanners baseball game, and an interview with coach Jim Dietz by reporter Chuck Benson on 6/19/74.
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1974]
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1974]
Footage includes the exterior and interior of the Continental Delicatassen (1/28/74), a story about the 1973 United Way campaign and footage from the annual banquet at the Travelers Inn (1/29/74), Fairbanks houses and streets during extremely cold weather, a story about the French-British supersonic transport Concorde arriving in Fairbanks for cold-weather tests (1/20/74), an unidentified speaker at an unidentified meeting (2/7/74), a story about laser equipment being used to determine air quality in Fairbanks (2/8/74), a story about the State Labor Office in Fairbanks with an interview in which James O'Rourke talks about job seekers coming for the pipeline construction (2/9/74), an unidentified man speaking at a banquet (2/23/74), a businessmen's dog sled race on Second Avenue (2/23/74), totem carvers and other artists (2/23/74), a story about the Republican Party meeting at which Congressman Bob Michaels speaks and a Democratic party meeting at which Mayor H.A. "Red" Boucher wears an Indian headdress and speaks briefly, a classroom with small children and a teacher (2/25/74), an ambulance and firefighters at a house fire (2/25/74), Mr. Johnston talking about the Alaska Railroad budget (2/28/74), Jerry Ostrow speaking about a liquor license for the Blue Marlin Restaurant on College Rd, University of Alaska President Hiatt speaking about programs at the facility (3/1/74), Chena View Hotel on First Avenue being christened by a woman breaking a bottle of champagne on a corner (3/5/74), real estate offices in Fairbanks (3/8/74), cats being judged at a cat show (4/74), Superintendant Chuck Smith talking about a shift plan for Lathrop High School during pipeline construction (4/9/74), views of lots, apartments, housing, and aerial views (4/10/74), City Councilman Bob Parsons talking about a crime report, Judge Hugh Connelly speaking briefly, attorney Dick Madsen (?) speaking (4/10/74), and children racing at Hunter School (4/18/74).
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1976]
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1976]
Footage and stories include U.S. Army helicopters and U.S. Air Force jets on display, a mechanic inside a jet engine (5/6/76), a fireman practicing with ladder truck (5/6/76), the interior of the M.U.S. powerplant on First Avenue (5/76), smokejumpers practicing jumping from a tower and parachuting from an airplane, people standing in line in at the DMV (?) (5/76), U.S. Army activities including a camp, soldiers, and helicopters (winter 1976), children and adults looking at a military aircraft and hardware on display at Ft. Wainwright (5/76), views of Culinary, Laborers, and Teamsters Union Halls (5/76), runners at a race that begins on Ft. Wainwright (6/76), the wood foundation of a house under construction (6/17/76), the interior of apartments in poor condition (6/76), modular apartment building construction (6/76), Steese Expressway construction (6/76), a military ceremony on Ft. Wainwright (6/76), a ground-breaking ceremony behind Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (6/76), firemen inspecting a hole in the roof of a welding shop following an explosion (6/29/76), a ground breaking ceremony for the Noel Wien Library (6/76), taxi cabs in Fairbanks and at the airport (6/76), license plates on cars (6/76), police responding to a traffic accident (6/10/76), dead spruce trees along Miller Hill Road (6/10/76), and modular apartment construction scenes (6/10/76).
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1977]
[KTVF television news stories and footage from Fairbanks during 1977]
Footage includes Jim Kowalski explaining why lawsuits were filed against construction of the Trans-Alaska pipeline, radio announcer Chuck Benson being arrested by Golden Days marshals (7/21/77), a charged with bombing the pipeline being taken into a court building by police (7/27/77), picketers at Green Construction Company (7/27/77), Ben Harding speaking about the development of a natural gas line in Alaska, North Star Borough Mayor John Carlson speaking about the development of a natural gas line in Alaska, a fire at Pump Station (8 7/8/77), a speaker at the D-2 land hearings (7/18/77), a leak in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline with oil on the Tundra (7/29/77), Ted Lehne reporting on the pipeline leak (7/20/77), aerial views of Prudhoe Bay and the leak in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline (7/20/77), a rededication of the Pedro Monument (7/22/77), a Felix Pedro look-alike weighing a poke of gold, a crane putting in bleachers for a Golden Days parade, artists working outdoors at craft booths, the Golden Days Jail, and Golden Days activities.
[KTVF television news stories from Fairbanks between 1973 and 1977]
[KTVF television news stories from Fairbanks between 1973 and 1977]
Footage includes road and building construction, winter parking and cars with motors idling, summer traffic and parking, corroded pipes, the Safeway parking lot on Third Avenue, the Chena River, Fairbanks Police investigating a crime scene with a taxi cab that is in the bushes near a road, miscellaneous houses and buildings, sled dog races at the Alaska Dog Mushers track on Farmers Loop Road, people watching the break-up of the Tanana River in Nenana, a sled dog race, a Jay Hammond interview (sound is distorted), the cast from the Gunsmoke series traveling on the Riverboat Discovery, men in a counseling office, students in a school, a view of the Penneys building and downtown Fairbanks, interior and exterior views of the Municipal Utilities System power-plant on First Avenue, residents of Hope Center going about daily activities, and Joe Kuykendall being interviewed about using challenged individuals in business.
[KTVF television news stories from Fairbanks during 1974 and 1975]
[KTVF television news stories from Fairbanks during 1974 and 1975]
Footage includes the construction of the new State Building on Eighth Avenue (9/21/74), a United Way campaign (9/24/74), Hawaiian dancers in a bank lobby (9/24/74), men walking geese down Second Avenue on leashes (9/28/74), a mock fashion show, people on the street are being asked if Alaska should be independent (9/17/74), a small plane crash followed by an ambulance wreck on Airport Road (9/23/74), Paul Harvey speaking at a banquet (9/22/74), people on a street commenting about current election campaigns (11/4/74), Pioneers Home residents Charlie Creamer, Ilene Ferguson, Warren Taylor, Amelia Hero, and Richard Callahan being interviewed about pipeline construction (11/10/74), footage of the Doyon building under construction (11/10/74), a night time baseball game between the Pirates from Hawaii and the Goldpanners, Lathrop High School basketball scrimmage, a women's softball game, horseshoe pitching, the N.C. Machinery Company building (3/8/75), an unidentified Alaska Native man being interviewed about the annual Fairbanks Native Association potlatch, and people being asked if they believe in leprechauns (3/17/75).
[KTVF television news stories, footage and political commercials from 1974 to 1977]
[KTVF television news stories, footage and political commercials from 1974 to 1977]
Footage and news stories include the christening of the ARCO Juneau (5/18/74), a tracked vehicle unloading a large building from a barge in Prudhoe Bay (1974), the christening of the ARCO Anchorage (5/75), Granny Hamme commercials for the Pantry Market (silent), a swimming pool at Chuck Reese's home, workers flooding ice on the Yukon River while building an ice bridge (1974), Five-Mile Camp (1974), an Alaska International Air C-130 Hercules cargo plane being loaded then flown to the North Slope and unloaded (1974), the Sheldon Jackson Museum and college buildings, Jim O'Sullivan campaign commercials featuring scenes of Alaska International Air C-130 Hercules operations and Weaver Brothers trucking operations, Ted Lehne city council campaign commercials and outtakes (1977), the Fairbanks City Manager talking about transportation development, a commercial for Direct Distance Dialing (the first time callers in Fairbanks could direct dial long distance without going through an operator), and Jules Tileston speaking about planning issues involving land used by the oil industry.
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1972 - 1]
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1972 - 1]
This film includes Reporter Phil Deisher interviewing candidate for U.S. Congress Don Young, reporter Ted Lehne interviewing John Boulette about an on-going public works dispute in North Pole (2/5/72), reporter Ted Lehne interviewing North Pole Mayor Wright about utility issues (2/5/72), people testifying about air pollution, Ernie Carter speaking about the pollution control plan, a weather service story where employees joke around, a welfare hearing, Dr. Maurice Bender talking about the Arctic Health Research Center, reporter Phil Deisher interviewing a Keim boy about a story he sold, and a man testing vehicle emissions.
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1972 - 2]
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1972 - 2]
Footage includes firemen fighting the Nordale Hotel fire on Second Avenue at night (2/23/72), an interview with a fire survivor (2/24/72), workers searching hotel rubble din the daytime, the body of a hotel fire victim being removed (2/28/72), Mayor Julian Rice talking about the Arctic Winter Games (2/28/72), President Richard M. Nixon at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage (2/28/72), Fairbanks pollution hearings (silent) (2/25/72), Larry Holmstrom interviewing workers at the Fairbanks landfill (2/26/72), and reporter Tom Jensen interviewing Mr. Purdy about the Arctic Winter Games (2/28/72).
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1973]
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1973]
Stories and footage include Boy Scouts participating in Scout-O-Rama at Alaskaland, Judge Rabinowitz speaking at a Kiwanis meeting (4/30/73), a Chamber of Commerce meeting (4/10/73), children playing in water during break-up (4/11/73), people in a church (4/12/73), people riding a horse and buggy (4/14/73), students working at the Career Extension Center and staff members being interviewed (4/14/73), a reporter examining vehicles available for auction at 6-mile surplus (4/14/73), a Chamber of Commerce meeting (4/17/73), school students reviewing pollution monitoring equipment in Fairbanks (4/21/73), Mr. McFarland being interviewed about Dr. Hiatt coming to the University of Alaska (5/19/73), the new McKinley Park Hotel under construction (5/19/73), people at a banquet (5/19/73), Dr. and Mrs. Wood receiving a clock at a luncheon (5/19/73), German travellers in a Volkswagen bus on a 30,000 mile road test (6/1/73), a track meet at Ft. Wainwright, Ted Lehne interviewing Native elder Frank[?] at Evansville near Bettles about life in Old Bettles and Evansville (6/4/73), pedestrian overpass construction over Airport Way at Lathrop High School (6/5/73), an Alaska Railroad depot with a train arriving in Fairbanks (6/5/73), people at a meeting, medical supplies, Dr. Kaufmann of the AMA being interviewed (6/8/73), a log cabin under construction on Noble street (6/9/73), USDA officials at UAF (6/19/73), Chuck Smith's retirement (6/20/73), a fire at the Northward building (6/27/73), fire department equipment, and people enjoying summer weather (6/30/73).