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Kenneth J. Huseby Photographs

Guide to the Kenneth J. Huseby photographs

Collection number: HMC-0427.
Creator: Huseby, Kenneth J.
Title: Kenneth J. Huseby photographs.
Dates: 1964.
Volume of collection: 0.1 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of the Alaska earthquake of 1964.

Biographical note:
Kenneth J. Huseby was an Anchorage resident at the time of the Alaska earthquake of March 27, 1964.

Collection description:
The collection consists of 31 photographs collected by Kenneth J. Huseby of the damage of the 1964 Alaska earthquake in Anchorage, Portage, and Seward. Most of the photographs were taken by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The photos depict damaged and destroyed buildings, sunken streets and houses, fallen trees, and other damage, and specific areas represented in the images include 4th Avenue, the J. C. Penney Building, L Street, West High School, Government Hill, Bootleggers Cove, the Turnagain neighborhood, a bridge on the Seward Highway, Portage, and Seward harbor.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of 25 of the photographs are available on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining copies please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note:  Archives does not hold copyright to all of the photographs in this collection

Preferred citation: Kenneth J. Huseby photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Archives by Kenneth J. Huseby in 1993.

Processing information: This collection was originally processed and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 1995.  The guide to the collection was revised by Megan K. Friedel in 2010.

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