ANONYMOUS U.S. NAVY SEAMAN. World War II Photograph Album; 1942-1944, 1950. .2 cu. ft.
The collection consists of the photograph album of a United States Navy seaman stationed at Dutch Harbor, on Amaknak Island, during the war. The collection contains: a xerographic copy of the original 31-page album; the original album cover, "Alaska's Flag" poem, and four pages of memory leaves with autographs, addresses, and comments of friends; 53 original black and white prints and one color print from the album; 23 Alaska tourist prints from the album, primarily of Unalaska and Dutch Harbor; 58 loose original black and white prints; 2 original 35mm negatives; and an envelope addressed to Charles J. Rauser of Helena, Montana, sent by an E. L. Humphreys of Malta, Montana, which contained the loose prints. Subjects of the photographs include: family and friends, fellow soldiers, and buildings and scenery around Dutch Harbor and Amaknak Island.
The collection was acquired by the archives in 2003.