GENE AND MARIE ANDERSON. Tourist Photographs; 1927. .1 cu. ft.
Gene and Marie Anderson took a tour of Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon Territory in the summer of 1927. They traveled by steamship, railroad, and riverboat.
The collection consists of the original tourist photographs of Gene and Marie Anderson, from their trip to Western Canada and Alaska in 1927. The collection contains 80 black and white prints. The photographs depict the couple's trip, including stops in Wrangell, Sitka, Juneau, Atlin, Whitehorse, Dawson, Anchorage, Cantwell, Mt. McKinley National Park, Fairbanks, Circle, Rampart and Fort Yukon. Specific subjects of the photographs include: the Juneau Cold Storage Co. building in Juneau, Mendenhall Glacier, the Atlin Inn at Atlin, British Columbia, a pet fox at a fox farm in Anchorage, the archway at Mt. McKinley National Park, buildings at Cantwell, the front of the hospital building at Fort Yukon, Alaska Governor George Parks standing in front of the railroad depot at Anchorage, and author Rex Beach's cabin. General subjects of the photographs include street scenes, glaciers, totem poles, cemeteries, native peoples, steamships, riverboats, dogs, and Inside Passage and Yukon River scenery.
The collection was acquired by the archives in 2006.