Slides : Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940 (1 of 2)

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The color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940. Slides generally contain labels with date, number, and location; additionally labels sometimes includes time of day or names of people pictured. Subject matter includes views of people, equipment, and methods of commercial fishing for Alaska King Crab; birds; specimens; views of coastline; glaciers; communities visited; and candid portraits of local inhabitants and participants. Locations in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands include Chignik Island, Ikatan Bay, Alitak Bay, Canoe Bay, Squaw Harbor and Pavlof Bay.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 31, 1940

End Date


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  • Zoology
  • Alaskan king crab


  • Canoe Bay
  • Ikatan Ba
  • United States
  • Aleutian Islands
  • Alitak Bay
  • Alaska
  • Squaw Harbor
  • Pavlof Bay
  • Aleutians East
  • Chignik Island


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 124