Shungnak: Images

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image thumbnail Log cabin church in Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "Log cabin church in Shungnak. Some people present were George Cleveland, Florence Collins, Charlie Sheldon, Evans Commack, Pauline Harvey, Johnny Cleveland, Amelia Grey."See UAF-2003-24-244, UAF-2003-24-246, UAF-2003-24-247. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
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 Nora Black in front of her sod house at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 04 Nora Black in front of her sod house @ Shungnak, AK. This house was at the south end of the village and the only one of its kind. I think she was the oldest female in the village." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Nora Black in her sod home at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 04 Nora Black in her sod home Shungnak, AK." Charles Crabaugh papers
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 Quentin Crabaugh in front of green house at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 06 Quentin Crabaugh in front of the green house at the Shungnak, AK. School." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Reindeer herd from a distance. Title by indexer. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Reindeer herd from a distance. Title from accompanying note. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Needle, Snowshoe Made of bone; tapered at both ends with an eye in the middle; used for making snowshoe webbing. Around the eye there are grooves on either end, on both sides of the piece, which extend out 1cm on either side of the eye in the same direction as the eye of the needle. Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the "place" is listed as Shungnak, but it is unclear if this was the place of collection, or if this is only place of origin and use. MES Ethnology;
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 in front of the general store and post office in Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1948 11 Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh in front of the general store and post office in Shungnak, AK. She was holding up a couple of pelts." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Log cabin church in Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.<br><br>Full note reads: "Log cabin church in Shungnak. They are singing from a hymn book in church. L-R: Charlie Douglas, George Cleveland, Gene Lee Sr., Robert Cleveland (?), Arthur Douglas.<br><br>See UAF-2003-24-232, UAF-2003-24-244, UAF-2003-24-247. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Log cabin church in Shungnak. Some of the people identified on photo were Louise Wood and Laura Sun (?).<br><br>See UAF-2003-24-232, UAF-2003-24-246, UAF-2003-24-247. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Log houses along frozen river. Title from accompanying note.Large building on top of the hill is BIA school. Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Mail plane on the river at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 03 Mail plane on the river @ Shungnak, AK. Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh on the left by the tail - My sister, Bobby Jo to the right, the pilot, My dad, Charles Quentin and myself, Charles Jesse Crabaugh." Number on the tail of the airplane reads NC57798. Charles Crabaugh papers
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 Mother and daughter at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note.Full note reads: "1949 11 Mother & Daughter @ Shungnak, AK." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Nancy (Cone) Crabaugh - Charles Quentin Crabaugh on school grounds at Shungnak. Title from accompanying note. 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 Reindeer in corral. Title from photo label.Full label reads: "Reindeer in the corral 1 mile from school at the annual round-up. It was very dark the day the picture was made." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail School children by playground structure. Title by indexer.Comments from village presentations: "Pictured here are Eleanor (Cleveland) Marina, Colonel Riley, Catherine Cleveland, Vera Cleveland, Robert Cleveland, Margaret (Lee) Sheldon, Sarah Tickett, Larry Custer Sr." Charles Crabaugh papers
image thumbnail Spring 1944 - Shungnak, reindeer calving time. Title from accompanying note. Richard and Florence Collins Papers
image thumbnail Students at Shungnak leaving for school. Title from verso. "[The little Eskimo girl in the left foreground watches the big girls board a Polatis porter bush plane at Kobuk.] Wien Air Alaska photo by Frank Whaley Fairbanks, Alaska." Identifications made by Sally Custer, Neal and Margaret Sheldon, Edna Commack, Josie Woods, Robert Lee, and Mildred Black, elders from Shungnak, Alaska: L-R: little girl?, George Cleveland Sr., Lena Commack Coffee, Wynita Woods Lee, Virginia Douglas Commack, Genevieve Douglas Norris. Kay J. Kennedy Aviation photograph Collection;
image thumbnail Students leaving for school. Title from verso. "[Dressed in their mail order catalogue finery, these self confident Eskimo teenagers board a Wien Air bush plane to head south to attend high school.]"Students leaving for school from a sand bar airport of the Kobuk river. Shungnak village in background." Identifications made by Sally Custer, Neal and Margaret Sheldon, Edna Commack, Josie Woods, Robert Lee, and Mildred Black, elders from Shungnak, Alaska: L-R: George Cleveland Sr., Lena Commack Coffee, Angeline Douglas, Genevieve Douglas Norris, Wynita Woods Lee, Virginia Douglas Commack and Harold Barry. This photo was taken on the sandbar near Shungnak. They would then fly to Dahl Creek near Kobuk where there was a bigger airstrip. They were going to Chemawa, Oregon for boarding school. Kay J. Kennedy Aviation photograph Collection;

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