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Gary Cook photographs

Guide to the Gary Cook photographs

Collection number: HMC-1242.
Creator: Cook, Gary D.
Title: Gary Cook photographs.
Dates: 1976.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of canneries.

Biographical note:
Gary Cook worked for the American Can Company at the time when these photographs were taken.

Collection description:
The collection consists of thirteen slides related to canneries in the Bristol Bay area. Nine of the photographs are of the Red Salmon Cannery, taken on June 8, 1973, two days after it burned down. Four photographs are of the Bumble Bee Seafoods fish tenders and the cannery in South Naknek.

Arrangement: The photographs are in numerical order.

Alternative formats: The collection also contains prints and digital copies of the slides.

Digitized copies: The collection is available in digital form on the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections holds copyright to these images.

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

Acquisition note: Gary Cook gave the collection to the Archives in 2016.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2016.

Container list:

Photograph number Caption
76370001 Melted roof trusses conform over canning machines
76370002-76370004 Cannery after fire
76370005 American Can Co. Model 300 vacuum seamers burned in fire
76370006-76370007 Bumble Bee Seafoods Cannery in South Naknek, across the bay from the Red Salmon Cannery in North Naknek (background)
76370008 Bumble Bee Seafoods open fish tender
76370009 Open tender unloading at Bumble Bea Seafoods
76370010 Wynn Brindle (in white cap) surveying damages after his arrival from Seattle
76370011 Giant pressure cookers called retorts destroyed in fire
76370012 Main cannery after fire
76370013 An engine and drive line is all that remains of a Company owned fishing boat

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