Kobuk: Images

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image thumbnail Ladle Wooden ladle or scoop; broad, shallow bowl; one piece of spruce wood; stained dark red on outside; used; hole pierced in end of handle for hanging; 12 7/8" long.Label put on by donor: "CL- 3 Salmon River Kobuk Frank Glover 1952" See letter in file from donor. Acc. to Lucier: "I painted the dipper with mineral ochre paint according to directions given me by a Buckland man, in 1951. The dipper was ordinarily painted in this manner at Salmon River, if I understood Qutvaq correctly." Originally made as part of a dipper set. Ethnology;
image thumbnail New jade at Shungnak - Kobuk Riv[er], Cleveland. Title from sleeve. Man identified as George Cleveland Sr. Photographer's number: 13053. 2 1/4 B&W negative. AMRC. Steve McCutcheon Collection
image thumbnail Off they go. Title from verso. "[This Wien bush plane takes off from a sand bar on the Kobuk river with a load of Eskimo students headed for high schools and colleges. The village of Shungnak is too small to support a high school. Shungnak, Alaska]. Wien Air Alaska photo by Frank Whaley." The tail of the airplane reads "Wien", and the side may read "Wien Alaska Airlines". Kay J. Kennedy Aviation photograph Collection;
image thumbnail Old Civil Aeronautics Administration Station in Koochak. Title from accompanying note.<br><br>Full note reads: "The location was an area between Kobuk and Shungnak called Koochak - Old CAA station, Civil Aeronautics Administration. The white building is possibly where Richard and Florence Collins lived or the white building was a store. Edna Commack in Shungnak may now own the area." Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Old Kiana on Kobuk River w[ith] Eskimo boy Gooden. Title from sleeve. Photographer's number: 22315. 2 1/4 B&W negative. AMRC. Steve McCutcheon Collection
image thumbnail People working with spruce branches on frozen river. Title from accompanying note.<br><br>Additional comments from village presentations read: "They could be making fish traps under the ice or making a dam (blocking) for under-ice fishing. Blocking the channel diverts the fish." Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Person standing next to airplanes. Title by indexer. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Reconnaissance map of Noatak-Kobuk region, Alaska. Relief shown by contours. "Topography by C. E. Griffin, D. L. Reaburn, D. C. Witherspoon, H. M. Eakin, C. E. Hill and T. G. Gerdine." "Surveyed in 1899, 1901, 1903, 1910, and 1911." U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 536, Plate 1. 57 x 112 cmPublished in [Washington, D.C.] by Geological Survey (U.S.) in 1913.Scale is 1:500,000 (W164 00 W153 00 N68 30 N65 30). Rare Maps Collection, Alaska & Polar Regions Collections;
image thumbnail Rex in Collins Cotton Patch. Title from photo caption. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail River. Title by indexer. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh with a woman on bank of Kobuk River in front of village of Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 03 Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh - Unknown woman on the bank of the Kobuk River in front of village of Shungnak, AK. This was taken at the south end of the village." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh - Charles Quentin Crabaugh with dog Kobuk on school grounds at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1942 02 Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh - Charles Quentin Crabaugh with our dog Kobuk on the school grounds @ Shungnak. The flag pole in the background." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Mary Powers, a Kobuk Eskimo, taken in front of Post Office, Anchorage Title taken from verso. Mary Powers, a Kobuk Eskimo, taken in front of Post Office, Anchorage. Woman later identified (Dec. 2011) as Mary Brown. 4x5 contact print, 4x5 neg AMRC. Sidney Hamilton Photograph Collection
image thumbnail Lieut. J. C. Cantwell, Kowak R., Hotham Inlet, [ca. 1880-1890]. Title taken from image (in Thomas W .Benham's handwriting). Formal portrait of John C. Cantwell, a lieutenant in the Revenue Cutter Service. He is wearing a beaded jacket. He explored the Kobuk River (also known as the Kowak River) in 1884-1885. Original photograph size: 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inch. Thomas W. Benham photographs, circa 1880-1890. UAA-HMC-0069
image thumbnail Line of women in atikluks, back view. Title from accompanying note. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Mac shows weights made by Eskimo at Ambler Village, Kobuk River. Title from sleeve. Photographer's number: 12841. 2 1/4 B&W negative. AMRC. Steve McCutcheon Collection
image thumbnail Malamute dog sled on Kobuk River up river from Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 03 Malamute Dog sled on Kobuk River up river from Shungnak, AK. This was taken one bend up the river as the trail came back down to the river. About 1 mile from the village." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Mamie Cleveland w[ith] bark basket use to save fish eggs at Ambler Village, Kobuk River. Title from sleeve. Photographer's number: 12837. 2 1/4 B&W negative. AMRC. Steve McCutcheon Collection
image thumbnail Man wearing mosquito net. Title by indexer. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Map of Northwest Alaska : showing the region drained into Kotzebue Sound by the Kubuck or Putnam, Notoark and Selawik Rivers and the country adjoining, explored by the U.S. Naval Expedition 1885-86 under Lieut. George M. Stoney, U.S.N. Relief shown by shading and spot heights; depths shown by soundings. Cover title: Map of the Kotzebue Sound country, Alaska, the new gold fields, including the basins of the Kobuk or Putnam, Selawik and other rivers explored by the U.S. Naval Engineering Expedition under Lieut. Geo. M. Stoney, 1885-86. Insets: Map of the Hotham Inlet and the delta of the Putnam River showing channels and soundings -- Map showing the route from Aneuyk to Point Barrwo explored by Ensign W. L. Howard, U.S.N., 1886 -- Map of northwestern Alaska showing routes explored by Lieut. Stoney's party. Published in San Francisco by Britton & Rey in 1898. Scale is [1:880,000] (W164 00 W153 00 N68 30 N64 00). Rare Maps Collection, Alaska & Polar Regions Collections;
image thumbnail Martha (Harvey) Smith. Title from accompanying note.<br><br>Full note reads: "Martha (Harvey) Smith. Currently lives in Noorvik. The location of this picture is Kobuk." Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Mary Powers (3rd from left), a Kobuk Eskimo, taken in front of Post Office Anchorage Title taken from verso. Mary Powers, a Kobuk Eskimo, taken in front of Post Office (3rd from left) Anchorage. Woman later identified (Dec. 2011) as Mary Brown. 4x5 contact print, 4x5 neg AMRC. Sidney Hamilton Photograph Collection
image thumbnail Rope Alder-tanned moose hide rope. Hide is braided and pink-colored. Rope is coiled. See remarks field. Measures (as falls) 4.1 x 26.2 x 22.8 cm.Note from donor with object: "Alder tanned moose hide rope - Kobuk river area - Ambler probably" Ethnology;
image thumbnail S.S. Saidie loading the John Reilly for Kobuk. Title from caption. "'S.S. Saidie' loading the 'John Reilly' for Kobuk Sept 29th '03." The creator's mark reads "Nowell 112." The ship on the left is marked "John Reilly [San Francisco] on the aft deck. This was probably taken in Kotzebue Sound or Hotham Inlet. Perry D. Palmer Photograph Album, ca. 1903-1913;
image thumbnail Track vehicle pulling a trailer. Title by indexer. Richard and Florence Collins Papers

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