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Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940 : photographs (3 of 4)

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Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 100
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Aleutian Islands
United States
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Photographs document work completed by members of the Alaska King Crab Investigation, in which Waldo Schmitt took part. There are no descriptions on the reverse; there are numbers recorded on the front lower right hand corner. Subject matter includes examples of a variety of crustaceans, participants in the processing of collecting, examples of coastline vegetation, vistas of coastline, a ship run aground, ship in dry dock, employees processing crab, equipment at canneries(?), portrait of investigation participants aboard ship. Images may include photographs taken in Seattle, Washington and locations in the vicinity of Aleutian Islands of Alaska.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
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See more records from this collection:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
See more records associated with this expedition:
Alaska King Crab Expedition, 1940-1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project