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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Wringing water from blubbered fur seal skins
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946
4451 thumbnail picture
Wringing out excess sea water from fur seal pelts
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4452 thumbnail picture
Marking fur seal pelts
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4453 thumbnail picture
Marking fur seal pelts
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4454 thumbnail picture
Salting fur seal skins
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4455 thumbnail picture
Barreling fur seal skins at proscessing plant
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4456 thumbnail picture
Weighing barrel of fur seal skins
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4457 thumbnail picture
Marking barrel of fur seal skins for Canada
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4458 thumbnail picture
Stencilling barrels of fur seal skins for shipment to either Alaska or Canada
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946
4459 thumbnail picture
Barrels of fur seal skins
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4460 thumbnail picture
Frank G. Ashbrook, left, in charge of Wild Fur Animal Investigations, and Milton C. James, Assistant Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, examining fur seal skins at annual auction held at the Fouke Fur Co. in St. Louis, Missouri.
Missouri, St. Louis 1950 April 17
4461 thumbnail picture
Kenching fur seal skins (preparing to salt skins as part of curing process).
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1946 circa
4462 thumbnail picture
Beaming machine used experimentally for mechanical blubbering of fur seal skins.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1952
4463 thumbnail picture
5,000 gallon oval brining tank for curing fur seal skins.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island 1952
4464 thumbnail picture
Little Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4465 thumbnail picture
Little Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4466 thumbnail picture
Zapadni Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4467 thumbnail picture
Fur seal bulls waiting for the arrival of the cows at Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4468 thumbnail picture
Harems at Lukanin
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4469 thumbnail picture
Harems at Lukanin end
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4470 thumbnail picture
Fur seals massed below Hutchinson Hill
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4471 thumbnail picture
Harems at NE Point
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4472 thumbnail picture
Telephoto view of Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4473 thumbnail picture
Portion of Tolstoi Rookery (infra-red)
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4474 thumbnail picture
Kitovi Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4475 thumbnail picture
Aerial photo made from balloon at 750 feet altitude. The black dots are fur seals.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4476 thumbnail picture
Gorbatch Rookery during the annual harem census. The large fur seals are the bulls defending their harems.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4477 thumbnail picture
Idle bulls at Gorbatch Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4478 thumbnail picture
Fur seal bulls on the hauling ground
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4479 thumbnail picture
Gorbatch Rookery during the annual harem census. The large fur seals are the bulls defending their harems.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4480 thumbnail picture
Mass of fur seal pups at Gorbatch Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4481 thumbnail picture
Fur seal harems in dense formation
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4482 thumbnail picture
Fur seal harems when well-knit with large bulls jealously guarding their harems
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4483 thumbnail picture
Fur seal harems when well-knit at Gorbatch Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4484 thumbnail picture
Idle and surplus bulls as well as large bachelors hauled out on the beach
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4485 thumbnail picture
Bull with females and pups of harem
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4486 thumbnail picture
Harems at Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4487 thumbnail picture
A harem early in the season
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4488 thumbnail picture
Fur seal pups deserted by mothers
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4489 thumbnail picture
Harems at Zapadni Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4490 thumbnail picture
Dispersal of harems following breeding
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4491 thumbnail picture
Fur seal harems at Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4492 thumbnail picture
Panorama of the Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4493 thumbnail picture
Fur seal pups in typical concentration
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4494 thumbnail picture
Fur seal pups at the Tolstoi Rookery.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4495 thumbnail picture
Panorama of Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4496 thumbnail picture
Old bulls on the Tolstoi Sands
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4497 thumbnail picture
Polovina Rookery
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
4498 thumbnail picture
A fur seal herd
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island
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Fur seal pups on a rocky shoreline area of St. Paul
Alaska, Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island

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