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William Herbert Newlove collection

Guide to the William Herbert Newlove photographs and postcards

Collection number: HMC-0608.
Creator: Newlove, William Herbert.
Title: William Herbert Newlove photographs and postcards.
Dates: 1942-1944.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of an Alaska Highway civilian construction worker.

Biographical note:
William Newlove was born in 1898 in St. Joseph, Missouri, and died in 1969. He lived most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. Newlove worked as part of the construction crew on the Alaska Highway, possibly as an employee of the Sears Construction Company of Iowa.

Collection description:
This collection consists of William Newlove’s photographs from his time working on a Alaska Highway construction crew. The collection contains: 78 black and white prints; 17 black and white photo post cards; and 17 copy negatives of selected images. Subjects of the photographs include: construction workers and support staff, equipment, vehicles, buildings, and pipe-laying activities. Included in the post cards are images of the Gulkana Roadhouse, the S.S. Yukon at Columbia Glacier, and various buildings in Fairbanks.

Arrangement: The photographs are in the order in which they were presented to the Archives.

Alternative formats: Three of the images have been digitized and made available on the Alaska’s Digital Archives site.

Rights note: Copyright to the postcards is not held by Archives & Special Collections.

Preferred citation: William Herbert Newlove photographs and postcards, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to Archives by Malcolm and Judith McDonald in 2003.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2003.

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