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Goldie and Bob photograph album

Guide to the Goldie and Bob photograph album
1953

Collection number: HMC-0768.
Creator:
Bob.
Goldie.
Title: Goldie and Bob photograph album.
Date: 1953.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photograph album of a couple who visited Central California and Southcentral Alaska.

Biographical note:
Goldie and Bob (last name unknown) took a trip to visit family and friends in Central California and South Central Alaska in the summer of 1953. They visited Berkeley and San Francisco in California by car. They then flew to Anchorage from Seattle, Washington. From Anchorage, they visited area lakes, the Matanuska Valley, Arctic Valley, Fort Richardson, Eklutna Village, Matanuska Glacier, and Seward.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the tourist photograph album of tourists Goldie and Bob. The 36-page album contains 102 black and white prints. Subjects of the photographs include: Goldie and Bob with family and friends, sight seeing, picnicking, flower gathering and salmon fishing. Locations where the photographs were taken include: the University of California at Berkeley; the Japanese Tea Garden and the Palace of Honors in San Francisco, California; the Knik River Bridge; the Knik River; Lake Wasilla; a Matanuska Valley potato farm; Big Lake; Buffalo Coal Mine; the road to Arctic Valley (Ski Bowl); Elmendorf Air Force Base (Air Show); Fort Richardson; Eklutna Cemetery; Glenn Highway; Matanuska Glacier; Sheep Mountain; Seward Highway; Finger Lake; Lake Spenard; Cook Inlet; Lake Hood; the McKay Building in Anchorage; the Alaska Railroad Station in Anchorage; Civil Defense living quarters in Anchorage; and the Seattle Airport.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in original order.

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

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not own copyright to the collection.

Preferred citation: Goldie and Bob photograph album, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2005.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2005. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015.

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