Landscape of Alaska is shown. Trees, glaciers, dense forests and woods of Alaska. View of mills. Forest rangers can be seen in boat reaching Alaska through water ways. Forest rangers walk up to totem poles with overgrown vegetation. A village can be seen near the water. A civilian near a bunch of totem poles. An Alaskan Native American Indian artist teaching a young man how to carve a totem pole out of tree. Men cutting and carving trees and drawing outlines of figures on wood blocks. A carver sharpens his axe and works on long block of wood. Figures are carved on wood. Then the totem poles are painted with colors. Views of completed totems raised up. Tourists looking at the totem poles.
Landscape of Alaska, areas of South Eastern Alaska where totem poles are made are shown. View of glaciers across water. Two ladies get off the plane. Fishing crew catching fishes. View of waterfall. Green mountains of Alaska shown.
U.S. Army patrol on skis in Alaska, United States. Air Force personnel hitch dog. Dog team with a sled as its gets underway along side of fence and team moves on a trail in woods. Army patrol wearing skis and white camouflage clothing as they hold to a tow line. Dog sled as team moves over a trail in woods. USA weasel pulls USA patrol men wearing skis and white camouflage clothing over a snow-covered ground. Dog sled go down trail in woods. Dogs rest.
U.S. Air Force personnel at work in Alaska, United States. USA sergeant instructs a U.S. Air Force sergeant at a large wall map in an air room at Tri-Service Alaskan Command.
Totem poles or large carvings made from trunks of trees. Different figures on poles represent different poople or events. View of different totem poles in Alaska. Children listen to the story of totem poles from a carver. Many views of children looking at totem poles. A totem house in Alaska, a man enters the house. Men wearing chilkat blankets in the house. View of a ceremonial dance in the house.
The U.S. Army Air Corps Alaska expedition flight of 1934. YB-10 aircraft of the Alaska Flight are parked at an airport in Fairbanks, Alaska. Hangars are seen in background. One of the aircraft is starting its right engine. Camera pans the grass field where YB-10 are parked (and a dog stands in the center of the field). The Pan American Airways logo is painted on front of a hangar and "Pacific Alaska Airways" below it. A wind sock is atop the hangar. Scene shifts to Lieutenant Colonel Henry "Hap" Arnold, standing with his aviators in front of a YB-10 airplane. He is receiving a large symbolic "Key to the City," from Fairbanks Mayor, Ernest B. Collins. They shake hands, and Mayor Collins takes his hat off to Colonel Arnold and his fliers. Arnold and Collins pose for a closeup. Camera pans across the Alaska Flight airplanes parked on the field