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Soldiers photographs

Guide to the Soldier’s photographs
circa 1950-1952

Collection number: HMC-0669.
Creator: unknown.
Title: Soldiers photographs.
Dates: circa 1950-1952.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of a soldier who probably attended the United States Army Arctic Indoctrination School at Big Delta.

Biographical note:
The soldier who collected or took these photographs probably attended the United States Army Arctic Indoctrination School at Big Delta from 1950 to 1951. The soldier was probably a member of the Chemical Section, 301st Logistical Command, stationed at Camp Bullis, San Antonio, Texas.

Collection description:
The collection consists of 50 black and white prints, most of which are of training at the Army Arctic Indoctrination School. Subjects of these photographs include: winter training exercises with soldiers skiing, sledding, using tracked vehicles, and setting up camps; summer training exercises in the area of the Delta River, Black Rapids Glacier, and Tanana Slough, with soldiers rappelling down mountains, crossing rivers in various crafts, and eating a meal; school classrooms and buildings; and various weapons, aircraft, and scenery. Two of the prints are personal photographs taken of four different soldiers at Camp Bullis, some of whom were members of the Chemical Section, 301st Logistical Command.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernible order.

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

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

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

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased via eBay in 2004.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2004. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

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