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Hector Manuel Hau Ortega photographs

Guide to the Hector Manuel Hau Ortega photographs

Collection number: HMC-1446.
Creator: Ortega, Hector Manuel Hau.
Title: Hector Manuel Hau Ortega photographs.
Dates: 1964-1966.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.  
Language of materials: Captions on photographs are in Spanish.
Collection summary: Photographs of an Army soldier depicting Anchorage and Fort Richardson.

Biographical note:
Hector Manuel Hau Ortega was born on June 18th, 1942 in Puerto Rico. Shortly after graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska from 1964-1966. He passed away on January 4th, 2011 in Dallas, Texas.

Collection description:
This collection consists of the photographs of United States Army Specialist 4, Hector Manuel Hau Ortega. The collection contains 42 photographs primarily detailing Ortega’s life at Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska. The photographs depict scenes around Anchorage and Fort Richardson, Ortega’s fellow soldiers, a service members club, and both the interior and exterior of Ortega’s barracks. Some of the photographs also depict military shows featuring tanks, helicopters, jets, and paratroopers.

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

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

Rights note: The Archives holds copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Hector Manuel Hau Ortega photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: Karen Reyna donated this collection to the Archives in December 2023.

Processing information: This collection was described by Connor Benson in 2024.

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