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Marie “Sue” Feinler scrapbook

Guide to the Marie “Sue” Feinler scrapbook
1931 July

Collection number: HMC-0508.
Creator: Feinler, Marie “Sue”
Title: Marie “Sue” Feinler scrapbook.
Date: 1931 July.
Volume of collection: 0.1 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Scrapbook documenting a cruise to Alaska aboard the S. S. Northwestern.

Biographical note:
Marie “Sue” Feinler, of Spokane, Washington, traveled to Alaska from July 15 through July 27, 1931. Feinler took part in a cruise through the Inside Passage, aboard S. S. Northwestern of the Alaska Steamship Company. The cruise took Feinler from Seattle to Skagway, round trip, with stops in Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Taku, Chatham, Sitka, and Haines in Alaska, and White Pass City, Lake Bennett, and Port Althorp in British Columbia.

Collection description:
This collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by Sue Feinler, of a cruise trip along Alaska’s Inside Passage in July of 1931. The scrapbook contains 139 black and white photographs and photo post cards, including images of the ship, its passengers and crew, Taku and Mendenhall Glaciers, Treadwell Mine, the international boundary, and the towns of Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Sitka, Haines, Skagway, White Pass City, Lake Bennett, and Port Althorp. Also included in the scrapbook is a map of the cruise route, a passenger list, menus, and daily itineraries produced by the ship’s crew.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in original order.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material are not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not hold copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Marie “Sue” Feinler scrapbook, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2000.

Processing information: This collection was described, and itineraries removed and placed into folders by Kathleen Hertel in 2001. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015. At that time the itineraries were placed in their original order in the scrapbook.

Item list:

Page/Item Description
Inside cover Luggage tag, Alaska Steamship Company, S. S. Northwestern; 1931 July 14
1/1 S. S. Northwestern
1/2 “Capt. Livingston”
2/1 Passenger list of the southbound S.S. Northwestern sailing from Skagway July 19th -1931 for Seattle via way ports
3/1 “Map to the Inside Passage Cruise to Alaska,” Alaska Steamship Company
4/1 Passenger list of the northbound S.S. Northwestern sailing from Seattle July 14th-1931, for Skagway via way ports
5/1 Itinerary; 1931 July 15
5/2 Itinerary; 1931 July 16
5/3 Itinerary; 1931 July 17
6/1 “Ketchikan” postcard
7/1 “Ball Park, Ketchikan”, group of 5 women
7/2 “Totem Poles”
7/3 View of city from water
8/1 “Inside Passage”
8/2 “Juneau”
8/3 “Floating Taku”
8/4 “Inside Passage”
9/1-2 “Ketchikan”
9/3 “Dead Glacier”
9/4 “Taku Glacier”
10/1-4 “Taku Glacier
11/1 “Wrangell” postcard
12/1 Itinerary; 1931 July 18
13/1-2 “Wrangell” postcards
14/1 “Juneau” postcard
15/1 “Taku” postcard
16/1 “Taku” postcard
17/1 “Taku Glacier” postcard
17/2-3 “Taku Glacier, Alaska” postcards
18/1 “Taku Glacier” postcard
18/2 “Passenger Launch at Taku Glacier, Alaska” postcard
19/1 “Mendenhall” postcard
20/1 “‘Huskie’ pups in Alaska” postcard
20/2 “‘Taking a rest,’ Alaska” postcard
21/1 “Auk Lake” postcard
21/2 “Mendenhall Glacier – Juneau” postcard
22/1 “Auk Lake” postcard
23/1 “Lights ‘o Juneau” postcard
23/2 “Mendenhall”
24/1 “Juneau Gold Mine” postcard
24/2 “Mendenhall Glacier”
25/1 “Mendenhall Glacier”
25/2 “Helene and Martha”
25/3 “Mendenhall Glacier Cove”
25/4 “Our Gang”
26/1 “‘Whirlwind’ at Mendenhall”
26/2 “Helene and Martha”
26/3 “Dog Team at Skagway”
26/4 “At Skagway Gardens”
27/1 Itinerary; 1931 July 19
28/1 Alaska Steamship Company menu; 1931 July 19
29/1 “Mt. Harding, Skagway, Alaska” postcard
29/2 “Skagway, Alaska” postcard
30/1 “Along the Way”
31/1 “Thoroughbred Husky at Pullen House, Skagway”
31/2 “Falls Above White Pass City”
32/1 “White Pass Valley – Trail of ’98”
32/2 “Above White Pass City”
32/3-4 “Lake Bennett Region”
33/1-2 “Inspiration Point”
33/3-4 “Smaller Lake near Lake Bennett”
34/1 “Lake Bennett”
34/2 “At Lake Bennett”
34/3 “Four Horsemen and Jockey”
35/1-3 “Three successive falls along Trail of ’98”
36/1 “Mendenhall Glacier”
36/2 “International Boundary, B. C. – Canada/Alaska – U. S. A.”
37/1 Itinerary; 1931 July 20
37/2 Itinerary; 1931 July 21
37/3 Itinerary; 1931 July 22
38/1 “The inland waters of Alaska” postcard
38/2 “Zimovia Straits, Wrangell, Alaska” postcard
39/1 “Midnight Sun” postcard
39/2 “An Alaskan Sunset” postcard
40/1 “Summer clouds, Alaska” postcard
40/2 “Haines”
41/1 “At Haines, Dusk, 12:30 a.m.”
41/2 “Daybreak, 2:00 a.m.”
41/3 “Sunset”
42/1-4 “In the Straits”
43/1 Itinerary; 1931 July 23
43/2 Itinerary; 1931 July 24
44/1-3 “Port Althorp”
45/1 “Gust”
45/2 “Sammy”
45/3 “Verne”
46/1-3 “At Port Althorp”
47/1-3 “Port Althorp”
48/1-4 “In the Straits”
49/1-2 “Reflections”
49/3-4 “Entering Sitka”
50/1 “Sitka, Russian Cathedral”
50/2 “Falls at Sawmill Creek”
51/1-2 “Sawmill Creek”
52/1 Panorama of Sitka
53/1-3 “Narrows”
54/1-4 “Narrows”
55/1-2 “Wrangell Narrows”
56/1-3 “Juneau Gold Mine”
57/1 “Jockey” paper cut-out
58/1-2 Juneau brochures
59/1-4 “Taku Glacier”
60/1 “Part of Taku taking a stroll”
60/2 “Seagull”
61/1 Itinerary; 1931 July 25
61/2 Itinerary; 1931 July 26
63/1 Menu, Alaska Steamship Company; 1931 July 25
64/1 Hymn sheet
65/1 “Along the way”
65/2 “Verne and his mascot”
65/3 Passengers
66/1 “Uncle Bob”
66/2 “Ready for shore”
67/1-3 “Happy Days”
68/1 “Moonlight, 12 a.m.”
69/1 “Homeward Bound”


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