A.M. Bailey Alaska photo collection graphic. 1919-1922.


A.M. Bailey Alaska photo collection graphic. 1919-1922.

Images from a field collecting trip led by Bailey for the Colorado Museum of Natural History. Documents arctic environment, flora, fauna, and an important transitional time for native peoples in Alaska. Bailey focused on native peoples as naturalists in their economic, social, ceremonial, and everyday lives.

1330 photonegatives : b&w ; 4 x 5 or 5 x 7 in.

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