Ted Pedersen photograph collection [graphic], 1910-1988.


Ted Pedersen photograph collection [graphic], 1910-1988.

All photographs from the earliest into the 1950s are black/white and in good condition unless indicated otherwise. They are organized in a rough chronology and often divided topically. Those undated and/or unidentified are grouped geographically when possible. Captain C.T. Pedersen is Christian Theodore; Theodore (Ted) Pedersen is his son. Ted was married to Marian Petersen Dunn then later to Elsa . The photographs show the Pedersen family and family homes, Arctic years, Herschel Island, Unimak Island, Raspberry Island (Port Vita), Bear Cove, Kodiak, Kachemak Bay, Seldovia, Homer and Anchorage, the Barnston Fur Farm in Quebec, Castle Cape, Cape Spencer light station, Cape Elias light station, Scotch Cap light and other unidentified light stations, ships and boats including the Expansion (mail boat) and the White Whale (whale boat), whaling.

1393 photographs : b&w.ca. 2000 photographs (unnumbered) : b&w, col.


SNAC Resource ID: 7764337

Alaska State Library

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Pedersen, Ted (Theodore), 1905-1990.

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Theodore "Ted" Pedersen, son of well-known whaler and arctic coastal trader Captain Christian T. Pedersen, was born on Samalga Island in the Aleutians in 1905. He was a resident at the Jesse Lee Home in Dutch Harbor, Unalaska Island, until 1916, when his father took him aboard the whaler Herman as a cabin boy. Beginning in 1922, he attended Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts. After completing his education, Pedersen worked as a lighthouse keeper at Cape St. Elias on Kayak Island (1927) and Cap...