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Fannie and John Woodiel photographs

Guide to the Fannie and John Woodiel photographs


Collection number: HMC-1320.
Woodiel, Fannie.
Woodiel, John.
Title: Fannie and John Woodiel photographs.
Dates: 1955-1966.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Alaskan photographs from teachers.

Biographical note:
Fannie and John Woodiel, were teachers in Alaska from 1955 to 1966. They were assigned to various places, including Nome, Fairbanks, Kenai, Ninilchik, Yakutat, and Red Devil. John died in 1972, Fannie in 1994.

Collection description:
The collection consists of 35mm slides, including outdoor scenes of buildings, towns, and events, but some are interiors, primarily students and schools where they taught.

Arrangement: The slides are in groupings, primarily by location.

Digitized copies: 182 images from the collection have been digitized and placed on the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies of other collection materials, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives holds copyright to the photographs.

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

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Debbie Woodiel, Fannie and John’s granddaughter, in 2019.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2019. The biographical note was provided by Debbie Woodiel.

Container list:

Box/Folder Description Dates
1/1 Slide box 1, tray 1. Nome: Christmas program, local scenes, high school graduation, dog races, classroom interiors 1958-1960
1/2 Slide box 1, tray 2. Nome: buildings and scenes 1958-1959
1/3 Slide box 1, tray 3. Fairbanks: Golden Days parade and Chena River trip 1958
1/4 Slide box 2, trays 1-3. Ninilchik: village, school, programs 1955-1958
1/5 Slide box 3, trays 1-3. Kenai, Homer, Valdez, wildflowers and animals 1958, 1965-1966
1/6 Slide box 4, trays 1-3. Mt. McKinley, Cantwell, Anchorage and environs, Seward 1955-1958, 1966


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