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Guide to the George Hardy photograph album
1943

Collection number: HMC-1081.
Creator: Hardy, George.
Title: George Hardy photograph collection.
Date: 1943.
Volume of collection: 0.5 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of the construction of the Alaska Highway.

Biographical note:
In 1943, George Hardy worked for Dowell Construction Company as a member of the crew constructing the Alaska Highway from Watson Lake to the Alaska-Yukon border.

Collection description:
This photograph album contains snapshot photos taken or collected by George Hardy during his work constructing the Alaska Highway for Dowell Construction Company in 1943.  The images depict road construction between Watson Lake and Whitehorse, construction equipment and encampments, and other crew members, as well as views of rivers, wildlife, the town of Whitehorse, trappers and trapping, Natives, and landscapes in Northern Saskatchewan and the Yukon.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives may not hold copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: George Hardy photograph album, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: For other related materials on the construction of the Alaska Highway in Archives & Special Collections, see the online Alaska Highway and Canol Pipeline collections research guide.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the archives in 2010 by Terry Baxter.

Processing information: This collection was described by Megan K. Friedel in 2010.