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Petroglyphs in Alaska photograph collection, ca. 1921-1959.

Author: C A Halvorsen; Allen E Hasselborg
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : English
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The petroglyphs in this collection were discovered along Alaskan beaches near Alitak (Kodiak Island), Admiralty Island, Auke Bay, and other unidentified locations, usually near salmon spawning streams. It is believed that the human figures, animals, birds, fish and "Y" faces were carved by prehistoric inhabitants of Alaska. Some of the photographs were taken by Capt. C.A. Halvorsen, Superintendent of the Alaska  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: C A Halvorsen; Allen E Hasselborg
OCLC Number: 51269742
Notes: In the Alaska State Library, Historical Collections, P.O. Box 110571, Juneau AK 99811-0571.
Description: 21 photoprints : b&w.
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The petroglyphs in this collection were discovered along Alaskan beaches near Alitak (Kodiak Island), Admiralty Island, Auke Bay, and other unidentified locations, usually near salmon spawning streams. It is believed that the human figures, animals, birds, fish and "Y" faces were carved by prehistoric inhabitants of Alaska. Some of the photographs were taken by Capt. C.A. Halvorsen, Superintendent of the Alaska Packer's Association (Chignik, Alaska) and Allen Hasselborg.

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