Alaska Film Archives

[KTVF news stories, Pump Station #8 explosion, George Attla interview, Emil Notti interview, airport security]
[KTVF news stories, Pump Station #8 explosion, George Attla interview, Emil Notti interview, airport security]
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. Part 1 (AAF-6062) Scenes feature a fire at Pump Station Number 8 following the explosion of July 8, 1977 (silent). Two injured pump station workers are interviewed in the hospital (sound). Men and women on the street are interviewed about their thoughts on the accident (sound). Part 2 (AAF-6063) George Attla is interviewed about his racing experiences, his dog team, and his training techniques (1975) (sound) (note: the original film of this interview has blue streaks thoughout, and there are some audio problems at the end). Views of a man and dog team (silent). Views of a dog yard and puppies (silent). Another musher is briefly interviewed (1975) (sound). Part 3 (AAF-6064) A man speaks about oil reserves (segment is titled "Akins Energy Crisis") (sound). Story about new airport security measures (January 5, 1973) (sound). A musher is interviewed about a dog sledding class that he is teaching to high school students (January 6, 1973) (sound). Legislators in Juneau are sworn in (no date) (sound). Peggy Begich, widow of U.S. Congressman Nick Begich, announces her candidacy to fill her husband's vacant congressional seat (January 10, 1973) (sound). Men and women speak at a political function in which Emil Notti is chosen to run for U.S. Congress against Don Young (January 15, 1973) (sound). Women demonstrate ballet to an elementary class (January 24, 1973) (sound). Two men are interviewed about the causes of ice fog in the Fairbanks area (title of segment is "Dr. Benson") (no date) (sound). Scenes of snow removal at the airport and snowy Fairbanks roads (January 29, 1973) (silent). Emil Notti is interviewed about his run for U.S. Congress (January 29, 1973) (sound).
[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, 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, 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, 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, Ted Stevens speech, Fort Wainwright, ice-fishing]
[KTVF news stories, Ted Stevens speech, Fort Wainwright, ice-fishing]
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 students and staff at the University of Alaska Fairbanks being interviewed about the possible granting of a liquor license to the UAF Pub on campus, a view of a sign encouraging people to write letters of support for a pub (undated) (sound), Senator Ted Stevens speaking about land claims issues (March 25, no year listed) (sound), firefighters fighting a fire (segment titled "House Fire") (undated) (silent), firefighters battling a nighttime blaze (segment titled "Sigwold Fire") (undated) (silent), several Fairbanks businessmen being interviewed about troop cutbacks at Fort Wainwright and possible impacts to the Fairbanks economy (segment titled "CARP/Fort Wainwright Reaction") (undated) (sound), a reporter interviewing men and women about a Model U.N. (undated) (sound), people being interviewed about the training of enumerators for Alaska villages, interviews about the process of Native Enrollment in Alaska (March 30, no year listed) (sound), men and women being interviewed about school budget issues (segment titled "CARP/School Budget") (undated) (sound), a man being interviewed about a direct distance dialing system for out-of-state phone calls from Fairbanks (segment titled "Chiei [?] - RCA") (undated) (sound), ice fishing techniques being demonstrated on snow-covered lake (segment titled "KTVF Sports Special: Maureen Chipman-Cerny [?]") (undated) (silent), race boats on a river (undated) (silent), automobiles racing on a track (undated) (silent), a man in a granny costume goes to a knitting supply store in commercial for The Knitting Center (segment titled "Granny Hamme series - Alaska Press Club Category #37 - Entrant Gary B. Miller Chief Photographer KTVF") (undated) (silent), a man in a Santa suit and scuba gear diving into a pool, scenes of a military radar station, and military jets tracking Santa's location (segment titled "Swimming Santa/Tracking Santa") (undated) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, UAF construction, high school graduations, raft race]
[KTVF news stories, UAF construction, high school graduations, raft race]
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 a man talking about stamps commemorating the U.S. Postal Service, scenes of workers sorting mail, a Fairbanks post office building (1973) (sound), a panel of people discussing economic development in Fairbanks (segment titled "Development Hearing" (May 3, 1973) (sound), a child's hearing being tested at the Fairbanks Public Health Clinic (May 5, 1973) (sound), artwork being displayed, a banquet, Dr. William Wood and others speaking (segment titled "University") (May 5, 1973) (silent), a warning sign about poison used at a dump (segment titled "Rat Poison") (May 7, 1973) (silent), a display about library service cuts at the Fairbanks library (May 8, 1973) (silent), women looking at and talking about Alaskan artwork (May 8, 1973) (sound), men speaking about founding a group to promote the development of Alaska's natural resources (May 10, 1973) (sound), police and spectators looking at the aftermath of a car and motorcycle collision in downtown Fairbanks (May 10, 1973) (silent), the construction of a bridge over railroad tracks at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (May 12, 1973) (silent), people picking up trash along a roadside (May 12, 1973) (silent), banquet scenes (segment is titled "Host") (May 18, 1973) (silent), people walking along a roadside, road signs for Hillcrest and Yankovich and Lawlor Roads (segment titled "Hope Walk") (May 26, 1973) (silent), a graduation ceremony (segment titled "Monroe Grads") (1973) (silent), soldiers firing howitzers during a Fort Wainwright ceremony (segment titled "Memorial Day") (1973) (silent), race boats going under a Chena River bridge (segment titled "Fairbanks to Nenana Outboard Race") (1973) (silent), a drawing of the Medical and Dental Arts Facility, views of 19th Avenue and the Lathrop Street area (May 29, 1973) (silent), an awards ceremony and banquet (segment titled "Career Ext. Center") (May 3, 1973) (silent), a graduation ceremony (segment titled "Eielson Grad") (May 21, 1973) (silent), a lengthy report about the 1970 raft race from Fairbanks to Nenana on the Tanana River, a reporter interviewing raft crews, and scenes of many colorful and wildly-decorated rafts on the river (1970) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, Valdez oil tankers, forest fires]
[KTVF news stories, Valdez oil tankers, forest fires]
Some segments of film have sound, and others are silent. The footage features Golden Days promotions, gold panning demonstrations in the Penneys parking lot in downtown Fairbanks, newsreporters advertising upcoming coverage of the Golden Days Parade, an Arco oil tanker in Valdez, scenes from a Valdez celebration. (August 3, 1977), Jay Hammond speaking at a Governor's banquet (August, 1977) (silent), a map of bike trails, Fairbanks scenes (silent), trees being cleared from a park area (August 19, 1977) (silent), the Tanana Valley Community College General Store (August, 1977) (silent), trash at a rest area by the Tanana River along Chena Pump Road (silent), firemen collecting money in boots for a fundraiser (silent), farm animals and plants (August 13, 1977) (silent), bridge construction on Chena Hot Springs Road (silent), Tanana Valley Fair scenes (silent), homes in Beaver Subdivision in North Pole, a woman being interviewed (August 12, 1977), a forest fire and a helicopter (August 2, 1977) (silent), the Valdez City Manager (Carpenter?) being interviewed, a village along a river (Shungnak?), crews fighting a forest fire at night (silent), aerial views of a Beaver Creek fire (August 12, 1977) (silent), scenes of Fairbanks in a haze of wildfire smoke (August 11, 1977) (silent), people looking at items at a pipeyard sale (silent), a motorcycle rider (Bob Correl?) performing a stunt, D-2 Lands Hearings, Jay Hammond speaking (August 20, 1977) (silent), kids playing in an indoor swimming pool (silent), a Northwest airplane landing, troops and cargo offloading at Fort Wainwright (October 28, 1977) (silent), firefighters battling a structure fire (December 8, 1977) (silent), and young dogsled mushers being interviewed.
[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, Yukon River ice bridge, UAF presidents, Yukon 800 boat race]
[KTVF news stories, Yukon River ice bridge, UAF presidents, Yukon 800 boat race]
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 development and construction along Airport Way in Fairbanks (April 17, 1974) (silent), construction scenes, the Ranch Motel (no date or description) (silent), B&B Center supermarket and shops, an empty field, a Safeway store, the Nerlands store, construction at various sites (April 19, 1974) (silent), people protesting taxation (segment is titled "Lib. Protest) (April 13, 1974) (silent), a school's services facility building (April 13, 1974) (silent), office workers dressed like Easter bunnies (April 13, 1974) (silent), members of the Interior Alaska Trapper's Association, Eielson gunfighters, Ice-Racing Association members at a sports show (1974) (silent), a boys wrestling competition (April 13, 1974) (silent), a Yukon River Ice Bridge sign, trucks crossing a river on ice (April 1, 1974) (silent), Lathrop High School students and adults being interviewed about a proposed walkout, students at the School District Central Office (April 22, 1974) (sound), an empty lot for sale (segment is titled "Pay-N-Park") (April 15, 1974) (silent), the public attending a Joint Federal State Land Use Planning Commission hearing, commissioners Celia Hunter and Joe Josephson (April 29, 1974) (silent), a protest at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, students wearing black arm bands, men and women speaking to a gathering (title of segment is "Hiatt Protest") (May 1, 1974) (silent), community leaders sweeping streets, a prize drawing (May 1, 1974) (silent), tennis, basketball, and softball being played at Fairbanks area parks (April 29, 1974) (silent), men and women gathering for a reception at Presbyterian Hospitality House (title of segment is "Rasmussen Mother of the Year") (April 29, 1974) (silent), Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts playing, eating, and creating displays (segment is titled "Scout-O-Rama") (April 30, 1974) (silent), men listening to a speaker talk about life in a pipeline camp, men being welcomed by Alyeska (title of segment is "Bechtel Orientation") (May 2, 1974) (sound), the construction of a building (segment is titled "State Building") (April 30, 1974) (silent), people and police looking at a commemorative stone placed in the middle of a sidewalk in downtown Fairbanks (segment is titled "University Stone") (April 30, 1974) (silent), university leaders speaking about the over-proliferation of courses taught at the university (segment is titled "University Regents") (May 3, 1974) (sound), a man being honored at a ceremony at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (segment is titled "Hiatt") (May 4, 1974) (silent), University of Alaska leaders Terris Moore, Ernest Patty, and William Cashen speaking to the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce (May 3, 1974) (sound), a man speaking about bids for construction of an oil refinery (segment is titled "Krausse - Refinery") (May 9, 1974) (sound), firemen fighting a house fire (segment is titled "29th and Mercer Fire") (May 10, 1974) (silent), scenes from the Yukon 800 boat race, boats leaving Fairbanks, aerial views of the race, the village of Tanana, and racers arriving in Galena (June 25, 1974) (silent).
[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 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 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 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).
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1977, Alyeska pipeline start-up raw footage from 1977]
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1977, Alyeska pipeline start-up raw footage from 1977]
Footage includes children in North Pole collecting bags of aluminum cans, vandalized airplanes at Alaskaland (5/10/77), police cars and a Loomis truck in downtown Fairbanks (5/2/77), a damaged guard-rail by the MUS Power Plant, motorcycles in a parking lot (5/18/77), an accident between two motorcycles and a car (6/8/77), murals in downtown buildings (6/9/77), traffic on Fairbanks streets (6/14/7)7, a U-2 aircraft from NASA taking off in Fairbanks (6/15/77), construction equipment at a gravel pit (6/16/77), traffic and businesses along University Avenue and Geist Road (6/16/77), highlights from a Goldpanner baseball game (6/15/77), an unidentified man being interviewed about vandalism at 12 Mile Village (sound), Midnight Sun Sale scenes in downtown Fairbanks, Peger Road Bridge construction over the Chena River (6/20/77), Dr. Darch of the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company announcing the start-up of the pipeline (sound) (6/20/77), Jim Kowalski speaking about environmental concerns related to pipeline construction (sound) (6/20/77), University Car Care Center, people flying remote control model airplanes (6/11/77), and construction of the Hamme pool (6/22/77).
[KTVF television raw footage from 1976]
[KTVF television raw footage from 1976]
Footage includes a women's cross country race on the University of Alaska's West Ridge (9/4/76), Bentley Mall construction (10/14/76), Steese Expressway bridge construction (10/76), the closure of Nenana Highway at the College Road intersection (10/76), flowers at Creamer's Refuge (10/76), school children making puppets (10/76), buildings at the University (9/76), traffic and people on Second Avenue in Fairbanks (9/76), construction and traffic around Fairbanks (9/76), the Federal Building on Cushman Street (9/3/76), a North Pole Jr.-Sr. High School classrooms (11/76), Fairbanks buildings and street scenes (11/76), naturalized citizens waving flags (11/18/76), a military parachute drop at Ft. Wainwright (11/16/76), a woman operating a chemical analyzer (11/26/76), firefighters training at night (12/2/76), an Alaska Railroad crossing in Fairbanks (12/2/76), children at a Christmas play (12/76), University of Alaska instructors picketing (12/76), controls and boilers at the M.U.S. power plant (12/76), workers at the Fairbanks Rehabilitation Association (12/76), buildings and scenes at Ft. Wainwright (1976), a firefighter competition (1976), oil spill tests (1976), dead wolves being examined in a laboratory (1976), experiments in the UAF Arctic Health Building (1976), and the interior and exterior of the M.U.S. powerplant (8/18/76).
[Lecture on shamanism]
[Lecture on shamanism]
AAF-13168 is a 1/2-inch open reel videotape with the label torn off. It contains scenes of a man lecturing about shamanism in the Bering Sea area, shamanism in general, and medicine practices.
[Lecture on the teaching of reading]
[Lecture on the teaching of reading]
AAF-13178 is a 1/2-inch open reel videotape labeled "ED 331 - Teaching of Reading, no date Tape VII - Ann Gillian." An instructor talks about linguistics and the teaching of reading. In the final two minutes, another presenter talks about rural education in Alaska and how regional high schools might slow the out-migration of young people from villages to cities.
[Lee Salisbury teaches speech for the classroom teacher, tape 4]
[Lee Salisbury teaches speech for the classroom teacher, tape 4]
AAF-13179 is a 1/2-inch open reel videotape labeled "Speech 371 - Speech for the Classroom Teacher Spring 1973 Tape IV - Lee Salisbury" on the front of the case and "Lee Salisbury Speech 371 U of A Tape #4 March 20, 1973" on the reel. It contains scenes of University of Alaska Fairbanks instructor Lee Salisbury lecturing.
[Lee Salisbury teaches speech for the classroom teacher, tape 5]
[Lee Salisbury teaches speech for the classroom teacher, tape 5]
AAF-13180 is a 1/2-inch open reel videotape labeled "Speech 371 - Speech for the Classroom Teacher Spring 1973 Tape V - Lee Salisbury" on the front of the case and "Speech for Classroom Teacher, Sp. 371 Lee Salisbury Tape #5 " on the reel. It contains scenes of University of Alaska Fairbanks instructor Lee Salisbury lecturing.
[Legislator Andy Warwick interviews fisherman Dick Eliason and pipeline worker]
[Legislator Andy Warwick interviews fisherman Dick Eliason and pipeline worker]
Specific information noted on the original film is given here in parentheses. The film features a man (Andy Warwick) interviewing a fisherman (Dick Eliason) aboard a fishing boat, scenes of mountains and a bay, Sitka's shoreline in the distance, Alaska legislator Andy Warwick being interviewed, a man and a woman with a baby being interviewed in their home (Andy Warwick and wife Judy with reporter Larry), men talking about fisheries' issues in Alaska including the 200-Mile Limit (Andy Warwick and Dick Eliason aboard Eliason's boat), a man in a hardhat being interviewed about diesel fuel storage tanks made out of discarded sections of pipeline, and outtakes from Andy Warwick's campaign materials.