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Donald V. Eckman photographs

Guide to the Donald V. Eckman photographs
An Alaska Historical Society collection

Collection number: HMC-1409-AHS.
Creator: Eckman, Donald V.
Title: Donald V. Eckman photographs.
Dates: 1941-1946.
Volume of collection: 0.25 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of an officer stationed at Ladd Air Force Base during World War II.

Biographical note:
Donald V. Eckman served in the U. S. Army Air Corps at Ladd Air Force Base during World War II.

Collection description:
The collection consists of photographs and postcards presumably taken by and collected by Don Eckman while stationed at Ladd and traveling around Alaska. Photograph subjects include recreational events including USO shows, military life, military facilities, airplanes, air bases, aerial images, buildings, towns, and other content.

Arrangement: The photographs are in the order in which they arrived at the Archives. Most were enclosed in envelopes.

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

Rights note: The Alaska Historical Society does not own copyright to the images in this collection. Some official Air Corps photographs are in the public domain.

Preferred citation: Donald V. Eckman photographs, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: A pocket map of Alaska was moved to the Alaska Historical Society maps collection, EPH-0433-AHS.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2023 by Joe Rondinelli. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 2023.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2023.

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