Alaska, 1966 (no negs)

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19 black-and-white photographs document observations during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, August, 1966. Images have captions on the reverse side, and list location, date, and description. Subject matter shows the process of clubbing seals. These include the stages of gathering, clubbing, tallying, and skinning seals--showing skinners, clubbers, stickers, and rippers. Images are taken close-up and from a distance. Location was at St. George Island, Alaska.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 31, 1966

End Date

Jul 31, 1966

Access Information

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  • Mammalogy
  • Seals (Animals)


  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Saint George Island
  • Pribilof Islands


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

19 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 220 Folder 3