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147  Fred Matson's "Iola": "She's aground, sure as heck!" Glacier Bay, Alaska.
  • Date: 1935
  • Description: Fred & Ruth Matson's 1 day & overnight trip to Sandy Cove with Archie & Manda Chase, son Gene, and Archie's mother turned into a longer, cramped proposition when the "Iola" decided to beach herself in the middle of the night. But pioneers are quick to adapt! Click for Ruth's story.
  • Source: Fred & Ruth Matson
  • Collection: Jim Mackovjak
  • Reference#: 20141
148  Fred Matson's "Iola": "She's aground, sure as heck!" Glacier Bay, Alaska.
  • Date: 1935
  • Description: Fred & Ruth Matson's 1 day & overnight trip to Sandy Cove with Archie & Manda Chase, son Gene, and Archie's mother turned into a longer, cramped proposition when the "Iola" decided to beach herself in the middle of the night. But pioneers are quick to adapt! Click for Ruth's story.
  • Source: Fred & Ruth Matson
  • Collection: Jim Mackovjak
  • Reference#: 20141
149  Edith Parker & 2 Sons (One a WWI Soldier Boy). Strawberry Point, Alaska.
  • Date: 1918
  • Description: Charles Lincoln Parker (21 yrs.) in WWI uniform with gun, ammunition clip & ammunition box in hand. A quick visit to Strawberry Point. Mother Edith, and brother Glen (10 yrs.) with Leslie's dog "Slasher".
  • Source: A.L. & Edith Parker
  • Collection: Ruth (House) Donohue
  • Reference#: 20140
150  Edith Parker & 2 Sons (One a WWI Soldier Boy). Strawberry Point, Alaska.
  • Date: 1918
  • Description: Charles Lincoln Parker (21 yrs.) in WWI uniform with gun, ammunition clip & ammunition box in hand. A quick visit to Strawberry Point. Mother Edith, and brother Glen (10 yrs.) with Leslie's dog "Slasher".
  • Source: A.L. & Edith Parker
  • Collection: Ruth (House) Donohue
  • Reference#: 20140
151  Rare Family Reunion Visit in Edith's Strawberry Fields. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1933 (Estimate)
  • Description: Oldest Parker daughter, Eunice Cliff, between 2 brothers with mother and neice. Posing in the well-tended strawberry patch at the A. L. Parker Homestead on the west side of Good River. Click on title for more.
  • Source: Leslie & Bonnie Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20139
152  Rare Family Reunion Visit in Edith's Strawberry Fields. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1933 (Estimate)
  • Description: Oldest Parker daughter, Eunice Cliff, between 2 brothers with mother and neice. Posing in the well-tended strawberry patch at the A. L. Parker Homestead on the west side of Good River. Click on title for more.
  • Source: Leslie & Bonnie Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20139
153  Unloading Hay With "Lift" Contraption, Wagon to Barn. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1937
  • Description: Slow process unloading 1 wagon at a time and back to the hay fields. Hand pitched in fields to heap on wagon. Dorothy White on top of truck, at the White homestead farm (across road from now Gustavus Inn).
  • Source: Glen & Nell Parker
  • Collection: Marguerite (Parker) Neyens
  • Reference#: 20138
154  Unloading Hay With "Lift" Contraption, Wagon to Barn. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1937
  • Description: Slow process unloading 1 wagon at a time and back to the hay fields. Hand pitched in fields to heap on wagon. Dorothy White on top of truck, at the White homestead farm (across road from now Gustavus Inn).
  • Source: Glen & Nell Parker
  • Collection: Marguerite (Parker) Neyens
  • Reference#: 20138
155  Les' Chevy Truck With "Locals" From Juneau to Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1936 (Estimate)
  • Description: Photo taken with load tied to dock in Gastineau Channel, Juneau, Alaska. Lt. to Rt. Marvin Chase (Archie's brother), Archie Chase, Leslie "Les" Parker high on truck bed, Glen Parker on far right. Click for more information on Marvin Chase (not seen in many photos) & family.
  • Source: Leslie & Bonnie Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20137
156  Les' Chevy Truck With "Locals" From Juneau to Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1936 (Estimate)
  • Description: Photo taken with load tied to dock in Gastineau Channel, Juneau, Alaska. Lt. to Rt. Marvin Chase (Archie's brother), Archie Chase, Leslie "Les" Parker high on truck bed, Glen Parker on far right. Click for more information on Marvin Chase (not seen in many photos) & family.
  • Source: Leslie & Bonnie Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20137
157  The "Bear's Nest"; Baby Diapers on Drying Fence. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1927
  • Description: Formerly "Swanson's Place". Bill & May White & 6 children moved in in 1925. The homestead house (now Gustavus Inn) was soon started & finished 1928. Anne (White) Chases' diapers on line. Click on title for more...
  • Source: A.L. & Edith Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20136
158  The "Bear's Nest"; Baby Diapers on Drying Fence. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1927
  • Description: Formerly "Swanson's Place". Bill & May White & 6 children moved in in 1925. The homestead house (now Gustavus Inn) was soon started & finished 1928. Anne (White) Chases' diapers on line. Click on title for more...
  • Source: A.L. & Edith Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20136
159  The Infamous Wild Cattle; A Near Gunfight Disaster in Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1934
  • Description: 8' tall, massive log fences were built to corral the "Wild Cattle" purchased by the Parkers to calm the simmering feud of Harry Hall and Lester Rink. Later, meat sold in Juneau, Alaska market. Click title for more.
  • Source: Leslie & Bonnie Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20135
160  The Infamous Wild Cattle; A Near Gunfight Disaster in Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1934
  • Description: 8' tall, massive log fences were built to corral the "Wild Cattle" purchased by the Parkers to calm the simmering feud of Harry Hall and Lester Rink. Later, meat sold in Juneau, Alaska market. Click title for more.
  • Source: Leslie & Bonnie Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20135
141  Ruth Matson: Third Official 1 Room School Teacher in Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1930
  • Description: Ruth (Wenz) & Fred Matson (newly married in 1927) arrived Gustavus, Alaska fall 1930 with contract to become "teacher" to 5 (soon 6) Gustavus school children. In photo, Ruth on schoolhouse steps where they lived in a tiny apartment inside for 2 yrs. before leaving for Port Alexander.
  • Source: Fred & Ruth Matson
  • Collection: Jim Mackovjak
  • Reference#: 20144
142  Ruth Matson: Third Official 1 Room School Teacher in Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1930
  • Description: Ruth (Wenz) & Fred Matson (newly married in 1927) arrived Gustavus, Alaska fall 1930 with contract to become "teacher" to 5 (soon 6) Gustavus school children. In photo, Ruth on schoolhouse steps where they lived in a tiny apartment inside for 2 yrs. before leaving for Port Alexander.
  • Source: Fred & Ruth Matson
  • Collection: Jim Mackovjak
  • Reference#: 20144
143  First Official Wedding; Abraham Parker Homestead. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 06/10/1938
  • Description: Bride & Groom: Glen (youngest of the Parker Boys) and Nell (Crowell) Parker. Married on the decorated, hop-vined "framed" front porch steps by Rev. Charles Personious, Assembly of God Juneau pastor. Abraham and Edith Parker on each side. Entire community celebration.
  • Source: A.L. & Edith Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20143
144  First Official Wedding; Abraham Parker Homestead. Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 06/10/1938
  • Description: Bride & Groom: Glen (youngest of the Parker Boys) and Nell (Crowell) Parker. Married on the decorated, hop-vined "framed" front porch steps by Rev. Charles Personious, Assembly of God Juneau pastor. Abraham and Edith Parker on each side. Entire community celebration.
  • Source: A.L. & Edith Parker
  • Collection: Lee & Linda Parker
  • Reference#: 20143
145  The Early Homesteader's Boat & Barge "Landing" in Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1942 (Estimate)
  • Description: The "L & G" (Les & Glen) Parker boat foreground, barge, and "Glenellen" boat (along side) at landing dock on east side of Salmon River. Salmon River arched bridge and Gustavus schoolhouse immediately north and west of bridge. Only small part of landing that wrapped Charles Parker's river slough shown.
  • Source: Fred & Ruth Matson
  • Collection: Jim Mackovjak
  • Reference#: 20142
146  The Early Homesteader's Boat & Barge "Landing" in Gustavus, Alaska.
  • Date: 1942 (Estimate)
  • Description: The "L & G" (Les & Glen) Parker boat foreground, barge, and "Glenellen" boat (along side) at landing dock on east side of Salmon River. Salmon River arched bridge and Gustavus schoolhouse immediately north and west of bridge. Only small part of landing that wrapped Charles Parker's river slough shown.
  • Source: Fred & Ruth Matson
  • Collection: Jim Mackovjak
  • Reference#: 20142

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