Phillip Blanchett oral history interview as conducted by an unknown source. Phillip Blanchettof the band Pamyua talks about the band, which uses song and dance to interpret native chants and songs, and he discusses growing up in Alaska.
Oral history interview with Jerry Lawhorn; Jim Branson; Richard "Dick" Hensel; Terry Smith; Ray Tremblay, Theron Smith; Bob Rickey; Jim King; Tom Wardleigh. John Sarvis was the interviewer. The following transcription taken from videotapes...
Dave Spencer oral history interview with Jim King and Bruce Conant. Transcriber's note: difficult at times to hear and understand Dave – unfortunately, Dave passed away before the tapes were transcribed and he had a chance to edit.
Military; Biography; History; Employees (USFWS); Youth; Recreation; Management; Hiking; Wilderness; Work of the Service; Wildlife refuges; Public access; Planning;
John Kurtz oral history transcript as conducted by Norman Olson. John Kurtz also spent time in the Phoenix Area Office in charge of refuges in Arizona and New Mexico. He also worked as supervisor for the northern refuges in Alaska.
History; The Pribilof Report 1949; Wildlife refuges; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; Work of the Service; Personnel; ARLIS; Alaska
Bethel, Alaska. Albert M. Day, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and L.T. Oldroyd of the University of Alaska, inspecting the Bethel Cemetery. This cemetery was undermined by the Kuskokwim River just above the city water intake.
Wildlife refuges; Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; ARLIS; Alaska
Eskimo kayak and boy at Bethel, Kuskokwim River. The Hinckley party starting from Bethel for the Yukon. In 1898, the USGS sponsored a geologic and topographic reconnaissance of southwestern Alaska. Josiah Edward Spurr led a three canoe expedition...
Wildlife refuges; Villages; Buildings, facilities and structures; History
The Pribilof Report 1949. Theater and roadhouse, Northern Commercial Company's Bethel Theater has movie poster posted on front of building "Beyond Glory," a 1948 movie. Bethel is the town where the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (YUDE) is...