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This youngster wanted to grow up and be just like Dad. An Eskimo toddler dreams of hunting on the Bering Sea with his father. F&WS 1166.
Alaska Bering Sea, Nunivak Island 1938 Ca.
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A view of Unalaska. The Russian Orthodox Church is in the center of the village . Bureau of Commercial Fisheries 337.
Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1938 June
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Commercial fishing boats at Petersburg. F&WS 12,227.
Alaska, Petersburg 1938 Ca.
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Village of Attu. Attu was one of two Aleutian islands captured by Japanese forces during WW II. A Weather Bureau observer, Charles Foster Jones, was shot and killed by the Japanese; his wife and 42 Aleut Americans were taken prisoners of war and taken to labor camps in Japan. 40% of the Aleuts died including Attuan Chief Mike Hodiakoff who had warned U.S. military of coming invasion.
Alaska Aleutian Islands, Attu Village, Attu Island 1937 June
1754 thumbnail picture
The plank road on St. George Island. F&WS 10,067.
St. George, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska 1938 Ca.
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A bidarrah or large skin boat off St. George Island. F&WS 10,030.
St. George, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska 1938
1756 thumbnail picture
The Russian Orthodox Church at Uzinki. F&WS 10,048.
Uzinski, Kodiak Island area, Alaska 1938
1757 thumbnail picture
The Lower Naknek Cannery of the Pacific American Fisheries. F&WS 12,153.
Alaska, , Bering Sea,Naknek, Bristol Bay 1938 Ca.
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The school building on St. Paul Island. F&WS 10,071.
St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska 1938 June
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Religious and patriotic ceremony commemorating the 4th of July. F&WS 10,074.
St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska 1938 July 4
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Part of the crowd celebrating the 4th of July at St. Paul. A number of representatives of the local baseball team are dressed for a game. F&WS 10,020.
St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska 1938 July 4
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The cannery on Chisik Island. F&WS B-60180.
Alaska South Central, Chisik Island, Kenai Pen. 1940 August
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The fishing fleet at Ketchikan. Ketchikan was then the greatest fishing center on the Pacific Coast. Fishing in Alaska then accounted for 80 percent of all employment with most activity limited to the summer months. F&WS C-1191.
Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan 1938 Ca.
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A bidarrah or large skin boat off St. George Island. The Bureau of Commercial Fisheries vessel PENGUIN is in the background. F&WS 10,030.
St. George, Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska 1938
1764 thumbnail picture
Stomach of a Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubata) used by Aleut natives for storing dried red salmon. F&WS B-50,242.
Alaska Aleutian Islands, Attu Island 1937 June 8
1765 thumbnail picture
Penobscot River mudflat at low tide showing pattern of tidal streams.
Maine
1766 thumbnail picture
Vertical slate on 700 Acre Island. Erosion of this material provides sediment for Philbrook Cove Beach.
Maine
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Pebble Beach on 700 Acre Island. This beach has been formed from glacial material while the Philbrook Cove Beach, right around the corner, was formed from erosion of slate.
Maine
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Birch Island beach showing gradation of sediment from coarse pebbles to sand as one moves up from the shoreline. Seaweed is evident along "rack" line showing furthest extent of normal high tide. Wildflower seeds float in on algae and take root helping preserve sediment.
Maine
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Birch Island glacial sculpted smooth rocky point with ospreys on pitch pine.
Maine
1770 thumbnail picture
Pillow basalts indicating location of former oceanic spreading center.
Maine
1771 thumbnail picture
Grindstone Point on Schoodic Head. Cobble beach lying between tabular outcroppings of exfoliated granite.
Maine
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A fine example of glacial plucking showing direction of glacial ice motion from left to right in the image.
Maine
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Morse River Inlet showing tidal marsh with bedrock exposed on the periphery.
Maine
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Morse River Inlet showing tidal marsh showing prograding of the barrier spit.
Maine
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Mosquito Cove cobble beach showing progressive landward migration of shoreline.
Maine
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Glacial erratic boulder (white boulder in left center) trapped on eroding granite shoreline.
Maine
1777 thumbnail picture
Harbor seals on Muscle Ridge Island.
Maine
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Philbrook Cove on 700 Acre Island.
Maine
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Philbrook Cove on 700 Acre Island.
Maine
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Tidal stream at low tide showing parallel ripple pattern in deeper areas versus hummocky pattern in shallower areas. Parallel ripples form perpendicular to tidal flow.
Maine
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Glacial cobble returned to land as kelp ripped out during storm and carried the cobble back to shore.
Maine
1782 thumbnail picture
"Entrance of Livermore's Pass", Plate II. In: Reports of Explorations and Surveys .... Vol. 5, p. 12. Commonly known as Pacific Railroad Surveys. Call Number F593 .U58.
California, Livermore Pass
1783 thumbnail picture
View of San Francisco in 1849 from the head of California Street. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 234. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1784 thumbnail picture
Dennison's Exchange and Parker House before the fire, December 1849. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 242. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1785 thumbnail picture
Muddy streets in San Francisco. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 244. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1786 thumbnail picture
Lodging room. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 247. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
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The Custom House. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 255. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
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San Francisco in April 1850, showing Clay Street, opposite Portsmouth Square. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 270. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
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The San Francisco fire of May 4th, 1850. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 274. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
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The San Francisco fire of May 4th, 1850. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 330. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1791 thumbnail picture
San Francisco after the fire of May 4th, 1850. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 332. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1792 thumbnail picture
East side of Portsmouth Square, spring of 1850. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 358. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1793 thumbnail picture
The wreck of the TENNESSEE on March 6th, 1853. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 435. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1794 thumbnail picture
The outer telegraph station. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 464. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1795 thumbnail picture
The inner telegraph station. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 465. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1796 thumbnail picture
San Francisco 1854. From the head of Sacramento Street. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 510. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
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The San Francisco fire of June 22nd, 1851. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 598. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1798 thumbnail picture
Departure of a steamship. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 626. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco
1799 thumbnail picture
First Presbyterian Church. In: "The Annals of San Francisco". Frank Soule, John Gihon, and James Nesbit. 1855. Page 687. D. Appleton & Company, New York. F869.S3.S7 1855.
California, San Francisco

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