Ward T. Bower photographs, 1922.


Ward T. Bower photographs, 1922.

The Ward T. Bower Photographs includes scenes of seal rookeries in the Pribilof Islands, churches, dwellings, boats and natives in their daily lives in Siberia, Aleutian Islands, Nome and even the Copper River area. The photographs of Japan were taken on board the S.S. Mojave. Bower wrote the captions for the photographs located on the verso. Other photographers, such as J.E. Thwaites, took some photographs in this collection; many of them are picture postcards.

0.25 cu. ft.

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United States. Bureau of Fisheries

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Bower, Ward T.

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In 1900, Ward T. Bower joined the U.S. Fish Commission and by 1911 Bower began full time work in the Division of Alaska Fisheries of the Fish and Wildlife Service as Inspector, Assistant Agent, Agent, Administrative Officer, and eventually Chief. In 1922, as Chief of the Division of Alaska Fisheries, Bower accompanied the Assistant Secretary of Commerce, C.H. Huston, on a cruise to Europe, Russia, Japan, China, Egypt and Alaska to examine maritime commerce and economic conditions of these locati...