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HOMER E. DALRYMPLE. Photograph Album; ca. 1917-1925. .2 cu. ft.

Homer E. Dalrymple may have been a visitor to Alaska. His calling card was found in the album.

The collection consists of a photograph album that may have belonged to Homer E. Dalrymple. The collection contains: a xerographic copy of the original 50-page album; 173 black and white prints from the album, including six older photographs mounted on an album page with captions; and the calling card of Homer E. Dalrymple. Subjects of the photographs include: groups of young people, primarily female, living and recreating in and around the town of Douglas, Alaska; and a group touring Alaska aboard the S. S. Northwestern and the Alaska Railroad. The photographs of Douglas, Alaska, include images of people, houses, cabins, buildings, docks, boats, and a fox farm. The groups of youths are shown picnicking, camping, boating, skiing, snowshoeing, and sightseeing. The larger format prints of an Alaska tour group include pictures of the S. S. Northwestern docked at Cordova and officers and passenger onboard the steamship; the Curry Hotel; Childs, Columbia, and Norris glaciers; the Yukon River at Circle City; a large group of people at Fort Yukon; and the Inside Passage. The remaining album page, with mounted photographs, includes a print of six girls wading at Waverly Beach (Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin), single prints of two girls named Ethel and Editha, and three groups of men, women, and children.

The collection was acquired by the archives in 2003.

JAS (6/2004)