Whaler "Herman" in Siberia, Russia during arctic cruise. Natives on sleds as they bring in news of Captain Robert Bartlett to a ship in Emma Harbor in Siberia. The Eskimo natives travel across a snow covered field on sleds pulled by dogs. Captain Robert Bartlett comes aboard SS Herman (with news of the fate of the ship Karluk and its survivors marooned on Wrangel Island). Captain Christian Pedersen welcomes Bartlett aboard. Ice being cleared for the ship to get underway at sea. Ice floats on the surface of the sea. Captain Bartlett and Captain Pedersen aboard SS Herman, a trading and whaling vessel.
The President and members of the local Council (Zemstvo) in Vladivostok, Russia. The chief Justice and members of the Supreme Court of Siberia, pose with U.S. Major General William S Graves, Commamnder of American Forces in Siberia. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
A substantial building in Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia. The ground is covered in snow. An occasional pedestrian is seen and a car rarely drives past. An American flag flies over the entrance to offices of the U.S.Consulate. Inside, Ernest Lloyd Harris, U.S. Consul General in Siberia, poses, at a desk, with an American flag on the wall behind him. He speaks with a staff member. Next scene shows Harris posing with Consulate staff, all in warm fur collar coats and wool hats. With them stands a White Russian officer. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Activities of the Red Cross in Siberia, Russia during World War I. Dr. Charles Lewis, sits, flanked by nurses, on a bench at the Red Cross hospital in Tymen, Siberia, as other doctors and staff pose behing them. Dr. Lewis started operations at this hospital in November, 1918, with a staff of ten American nurses, mostly from mission hospitals, and three other physicians: J. H. Ingram, George Hayden, and R. V. Taylor. At this hospital, they care for wounded Czech soldiers. Later the Red Cross nurses are seen conversing with doctors and staff. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Development of New Towns in Siberia. Scenes of the new town of Angarsk, in Irutsk Oblast, Eastern Siberia, Russia. A forest region. Buildings under construction. Cranes being used for construction. A man works on controls. People walk on streets in the background. Roads being constructed. A tram on tracks. People get off the tram. Cars and people on the street. Women stand in a balcony and talk. A residential area. Children play with mud. They make different things out of clay. A building with a hall inside the building. Chandelier hangs from the roof. Women walk on the pathway. People on streets. Buildings in the background.
A technician at a laboratory in Moscow, Russia, works on a mummy from the Pazyryk Valley in Siberia Another mummy lying on a table. A sketch of likely appearance of the persons. Two women archaeologists are seen inside the burial hut tombs of the Pazyryk Valley in Siberia. Ice covers the coffins. Views of elaborate tattooing on the mummies. Remains of fabric and wood in the repositories. In situ views of remains. Drawing of mummy, as placed in burial.