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Earl J. Lucier photographs

Guide to the Earl J. Lucier photographs
undated, 1944

Collection number: HMC-0621.
Creator: Lucier, Earl J.
Title: Earl J. Lucier photograph album.
Dates: undated, 1944.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: World War II photographs by a soldier who served in Alaska.

Biographical note:
Earl J. Lucier was a soldier from Granite County, Montana. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at Spokane, Washington, in August 1942. Lucier served in Alaska during the war, possibly as a mechanic or machinist, reaching the rank of Technical Fourth Grade (T/4) Sergeant.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the World War II era photographs of Earl J. Lucier. The collection contains: a xerographic copy of the original nine-page album; 73 black and white prints from the album; one black and white negative; four different Alaska tourist envelopes; six different pages of illustrated Alaska stationery; four memory leaves with the names, addresses and comments of fellow soldiers; and the original album cover and inside page with Lucier’s name and rank. Subjects of the photographs include fellow soldiers and officers, tents and buildings, scenery, and Lucier family members.

Arrangement: Collection materials are arranged by document type. Photographs were rearranged by size.

Alternative formats: The collection includes a xerographic copy of the album indicating the original order of the materials.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to the materials in this collection.

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

Acquisition note: This collection was purchased from eBay in 2003.

Processing information: The photo album was dismantled, photographs rearranged by size, and the collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2004. The collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2014.

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