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Photography Gallery: Alaska History

Dwight D. Eisenhower visits in Anchorage in 1960.  Born: October 14, 1890, Denison, TX Died: March 28, 1969, Washington, D.C. Vice president: Richard Nixon (1953–1961) Presidential term: January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower visits in Anchorage in 1960.
Born: October 14, 1890, Denison, TX
Died: March 28, 1969, Washington, D.C.
Vice president: Richard Nixon (1953–1961)
Presidential term: January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961
Photo courtesy of www.alaskapicker.com.

A color photograph the sprint race at Fur Rondy. The exact date is not known. Late 1940's - early 1950's.  The Fur Rendezvous  "Fur Rondy" winter festival began in 1935 in Anchorage. Rendezvous is a French word meaning "a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people."

A color photograph the sprint race at Fur Rondy. The exact date is not known. Late 1940’s – early 1950’s.
The Fur Rendezvous “Fur Rondy” winter festival began in 1935 in Anchorage. Rendezvous is a French word meaning “a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people.”
Photo courtesy of www.alaskapicker.com.

 

A black and white photograph from the 1940's looking across the bay from Valdez.  Photo courtesy of www.alaskapicker.com.

A black and white photograph from the 1940’s looking across the bay from Valdez.
Photo courtesy of www.alaskapicker.com.

A color photograph the sprint race at Fur Rondy. The exact date is not known. Late 1940's - early 1950's.  The Fur Rendezvous  "Fur Rondy" winter festival began in 1935 in Anchorage. Rendezvous is a French word meaning "a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people."

A color photograph the sprint race at Fur Rondy. The exact date is not known. Late 1940’s – early 1950’s.
The Fur Rendezvous “Fur Rondy” winter festival began in 1935 in Anchorage. Rendezvous is a French word meaning “a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people.” Photo courtesy of www.alaskapicker.com.

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