Fred Wildon Fickett; September 1885.
Fred W. Fickett Collection. Series VIII B.
The photographer is unknown. The picture was taken after the completion of the expedition commanded by Lt. Henry T. Allen. The location cannot be definitely identified; San Francisco and St. Michael are the most probable sites.
Reason for Selection: This is a unique photograph of Fred W. Fickett in an Athabascan beaded jacket which was taken after the return of the Allen Expedition. The jacket which Fickett is shown wearing is in the collection. The Fickett papers is one of the older and more important collections in the UAA archives. (DFW)