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Online Exhibits

Online Exhibits

  • Baseball in Alaska
    The photographs in this online exhibit provide a glimpse into what baseball was like in Alaska over the past century.
  • Golden north Salmon Derby
    At that first salmon derby, Gil Eide’s main assignment was to make sure fishermen didn’t try to turn in fish after the deadline. Later on, Gil became the official photographer of derby events. In the Gil Eide Photograph Collection, there are over 800 photographs of the salmon derby, covering the years 1965 through 1973. The images in this exhibit display a small sample of the larger collection, which numbers 1724 images, including many photographs of Juneau High School activities.
  • From Working Dogs to Racing Dogs
    Browse images of sled dogs at work and early sled races
  • Shipwrecks
    Browse images of famous, and infamous, shipwrecks from Alaska's maritime history
  • Women on the Pipeline
    The focus of this photography exhibit is on the women who were directly involved with the construction of the pipeline (1974-1977) or who provided support services essential to the project.
  • Alaska at War!
    A collection of World War Two photos covering a wide range of events in Alaska.
  • Schools in Rural Alaska
    A glimpse of education and rural life in Alaska from 1931 to 1951.

Page last updated 04/05/2019