• Creator
  • Clifford, Howard
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1970's
  • Description
  • These images show totem carving activity on the grounds of Fort William H. Seward. The fort was deactivated shortly after 1945 when it was purchased by the Port Chilkoot Company. One of the investors was Carl Heinmiller, a veteran of World War II, pictured here in the middle of the photograph. He founded Alaska Indian Arts, Inc. in the mid-1950's, which was intended to preserve the art of the Tlingit people. The fort's hospital became the Alas... more
    These images show totem carving activity on the grounds of Fort William H. Seward. The fort was deactivated shortly after 1945 when it was purchased by the Port Chilkoot Company. One of the investors was Carl Heinmiller, a veteran of World War II, pictured here in the middle of the photograph. He founded Alaska Indian Arts, Inc. in the mid-1950's, which was intended to preserve the art of the Tlingit people. The fort's hospital became the Alaska Indian Arts Center and was located on the parade grounds in an area known as "Totem Village." In 1970, Port Chilkoot merged with Haines to form one municipal area. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2013