James Schmidt slides

Guide to the James Schmidt slides

Collection number: HMC-1221.
Creator: Schmidt, James.
Title: James Schmidt slides.
Date: 1964.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Images of 1964 earthquake damage in Anchorage.

Biographical note:
James Schmidt lived in Anchorage, Alaska and worked for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). During the earthquake, Schmidt was in the control tower of the Anchorage airport.

Collection description:
Color slides taken of damage in the Anchorage area after the 1964 earthquake.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order it arrived at Archives.

Digitized copies: Select images have been digitized and are available on Alaska’s Digital Archives.

Rights note: Archives holds copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: James Schmidt slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory: Biographical information was provided by the donor, Jerry Schmidt.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to Archives and a deed of gift signed by Jerry Schmidt, James Schmidt’s nephew.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2015.



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