Whether it be formal or informal schooling, society’s youngest members or for
those of various ages, education is an integral part of community life in most places.
Seward, March 11, 1946. Berta Vaughn, school teacher, poses with her
kindergarten students for the class portrait.
[Seward Church of Christ Member Family photograph album, HMC-0632]
Near Savoonga, ca. 1938-1941. A young girl skins reindeer from a community herd. The butchering is a group effort and event in which skills are passed to the youngest members of the community.
[O. C. and Ruth Connelly photograph album, HMC-0562]
Anchorage, ca. 1941. The photographer captioned this photo: “Bevy
and Polly in Nite School.” Beverley Pettyjohn and Polly Petty sit in class.
[Peter R. and Beulah Marrs Parisi papers, HMC-0445]
All photographs taken from the holdings of the UAA/APU Consortium
Library’s Archives and Special Collections Department.
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508.