Copies of Stephen Gambaro photographs of Akhiok, Alaska, circa 1942
35 copy prints
Kodiak Island (Alaska)
Stephen Gambaro is a professional photographer and former Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the Washington, DC, government. He and his wife, a Cherokee sculptor, operate an Indian art gallery in DC. Gambaro's photographs largely depict Indian friends, artists, and craftsmen whom his gallery represents, as well as his travels to Indian communities around the United States.
Photographs made by Stephen Gambaro while stationed with the United States military in Alaska during World War II. They include images of buildings, boats, native Alaskans, United States military personnel, and scenery in and around Akhiok, a small city on Kodiak Island in Alaska.
Photo lot R80-33, Copies of Steven Gambaro photographs of Akhiok, Alaska, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution