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1 [Jeanie of Alaska – original reel 1] This film includes scenes of Bud and Connie Helmericks traveling with their young daughter, Jeanie, throughout northern Alaska. The date of 1952 was confirmed by Jean (Jeanie Helmericks) Aspen in 2015. Detailed summary information was provided by the filmmakers. According to these notes, the film... 1952
2 [McKinley Park Hotel, Curry Hotel, Alaska Railroad, Anchorage] This film features footage the interior of a hotel lobby, exterior footage of the Denali Park Hotel, an Alaska Railroad train departing a station, the Healy train station and hotel, fall colors, a footbridge over a river to a red building, interior black-and-white views of people playing cards at... 1940-1952
3 [Lounsbury film collection 6] Footage includes Earl Pilgrim's Stampede Mine, Alaskan animals, men feeding Susie the black bear, Hughes, Bettles, Ester, Summit Lake Lodge, and a brief glimpse of an albino moose. 1945-1965
4 [Gold mining in Alaska] The donor’s original number and title for AAF-20641 are: “M 7. Gold Mining in Alaska.” This film contains scenes of a bulldozer clearing land and knocking down an old log cabin, a pilot with an airplane on floats, a large placer mining operation, draglines and hydraulic giants, a man and women cl... 1950-1960
5 [Haines, totem poles, etc. 5] The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20059 numbered as Bacon 12-7 and titled "Haines fishing, Chilkat River, Joe Jurgelite Miner, Klukwon: ECN [Eastman Color Negative]-250 feet." Reed Bovee interviewed filmmaker Bill Bacon in 2010, and the following information about these films is ba... 1970-1985
6 [Golden Days, Valdez, log home construction, Dawson City 2] AAF-10410 is made up of several smaller reels of film. Handwritten notes on original film boxes are as follows: “Building of our log home.” “Building our house, log work, flying over Fairbanks, flying towards Mt. Mckinley.” “Dollie hauling toboggan downhill to our house.” “Old sternwheels, Dawson... 1970-1990
7 [Chalkyitsik films - part 1 of 2] These notes are from Jennifer Jolis of Fairbanks and UAF Prof. Stanley Edwin of Fort Yukon, who viewed this film in the Alaska Film Archives offices at the Rasmuson Library, UAF, on November 21, 2017. Jolis was a VISTA volunteer and Edwin was a 6-year-old growing up in Chalkyitsik, Alaska, during... 1966-1967
8 [Chalkyitsik films - part 2 of 2] These notes are from Jennifer Jolis of Fairbanks and UAF Prof. Stanley Edwin of Fort Yukon, who viewed this film in the Alaska Film Archives offices at the Rasmuson Library, UAF, on November 21, 2017. Jolis was a VISTA volunteer and Edwin was a 6-year-old growing up in Chalkyitsik, Alaska, during... 1966-1967
9 Alaska Wonders In Motion No. 3 Images include the title screen "Educational Films Corporation America Presents Alaska Wonders In Motion No. 3 Produced by Al.I.Smith." This film's scenes feature early Anchorage, Alaska Railroad construction, Childs Glacier calving, and men hunting Kodiak bears. It also includes scenes of Anchor... 1917-1927
10 [Eyth Family collection films 2] This film contains scenes featuring people posing and getting into a small airplane, a small framed cabin, a log cabin, boats on a river, women and a cabin, cabins and caches along a river, a family at a cabin, many people in a boat, a moose in a river, and mountains as seen from a river. 1965-1975
11 Once our way This film includes interviews with people from the community of Tununak, Alaska. It includes scenes featuring subsistence activities, drumming, and dancing. 1970-1980
12 [Eyth Family collection films 6] AAF-13879 contains scenes of a house and buildings in winter. AAF-13880 contains scenes of a house and buildings in winter. AAF-13881 and AAF-13882 contains family Christmas scenes. AAF-13883 contains scenes of men packing game meat onto a small boat. AAF-13884 contains scenes of a woman and chi... 1966-1970
13 [We Live in the Arctic - Reel 1] Detailed summary information for this film was provided by the filmmakers, Bud and Connie Helmericks – see a film archivist for full information. According to these notes, this film includes scenes of a Cessna 140 (the “Arctic Tern”) taking off from Tucson, Arizona; aerial views enroute to Alaska... 1947
14 [We Live in the Arctic - Reel 2] Detailed summary information for this film was provided by the filmmakers, Bud and Connie Helmericks – see a film archivist for full information. According to these notes, films include scenes of an Inupiat family identified in notes as Nanny and George, son Apiak, and daughters Lydia and Martha;... 1947
15 [George Steck collection 02] This footage from Nenana includes the tripod on the Tanana River, a bridge, Nenana Ice Poll Tower and Watchman's building, and town scenes. 1960-1970
16 [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... 1973
17 [Alaskans] The filmmaker's original labeling scheme has AAF-20081 numbered as Bacon 18-03 and titled “People - Alaskans.” 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: “Stan P... 1970-1985
18 [Arnie M. Lee and Family collection - 2] This film is labeled “Alaska Steamship, Alaska RR, Ice Carnival Chatanika 1942, Fisher[?], Eldorado and skiing in Fairbanks.” A note inside the film can says “AK Steamship Port of Seattle to Valdez?, Alaska Railroad - Nenana, Weeks Field Fairbanks, Mother and Dad skiing, Winter Carnival, dog raci... 1940
19 [Alaska 1925, Kenai River, Skilak Lake, bear hunt] This film is labeled “Alaska 1925,” “Alaska 25 - Kenai R. - Skilak Lake – Hunt,” and “Alaska Hunting II.” The film contains scenes of three men in a motor boat towing another boat, men rowing an open boat down a swift river, scenes from within the open boat as a man rows, faces of men in a boat, ... 1925
20 [White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Bennett Lake] This film is labeled “Train.” The footage contains scenes of travel on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, Bennett train station in Canada, a log cabin, the Trail of ’98 sign, a railroad trestle over a gorge, an Inspiration Point sign, people gathered at a monument, Skagway, a ferry, an engi... 1960-1969