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DAVID AND JENNY STRANDBERG FAMILY. Papers; 1897-1970. 3.1 cu. ft.

David Strandberg was born in Halmstad, Sweden, in 1875. After completing his early education in Sweden, his family emigrated to the United States. Strandberg attended Wilson Business College in Seattle, Washington, and also worked in mining and lumbering in Pennsylvania and Washington state. He came to Alaska in 1895 to prospect for gold. David Strandberg was active in gold mining and prospecting in the Dawson, Yukon Territory area until 1905, when he moved to Fairbanks to mine at Ester Creek. He married Jenny Johanson in 1908. In 1911, the Strandbergs moved to Flat Creek near Iditarod, where the family actively mined until 1932. The family moved to Anchorage in 1923 to better provide for the education of their six children: Harold (1909-1995), Olga (1910-1993), William (1911-1963), Theodore (1913-1965), Odin (b.1915), and Genevieve (b. 1918). From Anchorage, David Strandberg served as president of Strandberg and Sons Mines, Incorporated, which operated gold mining operations at Cripple Creek near Folger (Innoko River), Candle Creek near McGrath (Kuskokwim River), Utopia Creek near Hughes (Koyukuk River), and a platinum mine on Clara Creek in the Goodnews area (off Kuskokwim Bay). David Strandberg died in Anchorage in 1949. Jenny Johanson was born in Smoland, Sweden, in 1884. She came to the United States in 1904, moving to Dawson, Yukon Territory, and then Fairbanks in 1905 before her marriage to David Strandberg. Jenny Strandberg was well known in Anchorage for her participation in community affairs and her garden at the family home near downtown. She died in Anchorage in 1951.

The collection consists of the papers and photographs of the David and Jenny Strandberg Family. The papers consist of a small number of personal papers of David Strandberg, Jenny S. Johanson Strandberg, their sons William, Theodore, and Odin Strandberg, and their younger daughter Genevieve Strandberg, along with various items of family memorabilia. The papers of their oldest son Harold are located in the Harold Strandberg Collection. The papers of their older daughter, Olga, are located in the Lawrence and Olga Doheny Family Collection. The family photographs and slides consist of family photo albums; groups of photos from mining areas including Dawson, Yukon Territory, Ester Creek, Flat and Iditarod, Pass Creek, Cripple Creek, Colorado Creek, and Clara Creek near Goodnews; miscellaneous photos and portraits of Strandberg family members; miscellaneous photographs of the Anchorage area and various Yukon Territory and Alaska photo post cards; and William Strandberg's color slides including those from the mining areas of Manley Hot Springs and Indian River near Hughes on the Koyukuk River. For other photos of the Strandberg Family, see the Lawrence and Olga Doheny Family Collection, the Johanson-Erickson Family Collection, and the Harold Strandberg Collection.

The collection was presented to the archives by Olga Doheny and Odin Strandberg in 1981. A deed of gift was signed by Odin Strandberg in 1997.

JAS (9/2000)
HMC-0357

Inventory:

Box 1

PART 1. STRANDBERG FAMILY PAPERS; n.d., 1897-1968. 1.5 cu. ft.

Series 1. David Strandberg Papers; n.d., 1907, 1908, 1931, 1938, 1948, 1949, 1956. .15 cu. ft.
1.
Incoming post card correspondence; n.d., 1907, 1908 (14 cards).
2. Incoming correspondence; n.d., 1931, 1938, 1941, 1948, 1956.
3. Yearbook diary; 1915.
4. Incoming correspondence to family regarding his death; 1949.
5. Sympathy cards to family regarding his death; 1949.
6. Dr. J.H. Romig's Board of Directors; 1942.
-Membership card; May 20 (Oversize, located in Box 6).
-Program from 1942 Wild Game Dinner; Oct. 5, 1942.
7. Miscellaneous papers; n.d.
-Cloth notice: "Private Property, No Trespassing, Dave Strandberg (7½ X 9 inches).
-Daily prayer.
-Identification card from luggage.
-Note about ore samples.

Series 2. Jenny S. Johanson Strandberg Papers; 1897, 1905-1958. .4 cu. ft.
1.
Incoming post card correspondence (primarily Swedish language); n.d., 1902-1905, 1907, 1908, 1912, 1949 (49 cards, from original post card album).
2. Incoming correspondence; n.d., 1940, 1942, 1948-1951.
3. School record (single page, handwritten, Swedish language); 1897.
4. Household account books (two different); 1935, 1936.
5. Real estate papers (including deeds); 1928, 1935, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1946.
6. Anchorage city tax records; 1950-1953, 1955, 1957, 1958.
7. Incoming correspondence to family and announcements/obituaries concerning her death; 1951.
8. Sympathy cards to family concerning her death; 1951.
9. Estate papers; 1951, 1957, 1958.
10. Flower show ribbons: Second Annual Flower Show, Anchorage, Alaska, Sponsored by the Garden Club at U.S.O., Awarded by the Anchorage University Extension Garden Club; 1945 (4 first place, 2 second place, 2 third place ribbons).
11. Travel post cards and views; n.d., 1904 (36 cards, 12 cut-out views).
Locations include: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota (13 cards); Guenther's Murrieta Mineral Hot Springs, Murrieta, California (9 cards); Hot Springs, Arkansas (4 cards); Pasedena, California (1 card); Los Angeles, California (1 card); Long Beach California (1 card); Glenn's Ferry, Snake River, Idaho (1 card); Multnomah Falls, Oregon (1 card); Salt Lake City, Utah (2 cards); Houston, Texas (1 card); San Fransisco (1 card); Cahokia Court House, Illinois (1 card); black and white views of Port Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Venice, Redondo, and Ocean Park, California (12 views).
12. Scrapbook with clippings of newspaper articles on mining; n.d., 1950, 1951 (Oversize, located in Part 2, Box 6).

Box 2

Series 3. David and Jenny Strandberg Papers; n.d., 1943, 1947-1949, 1951, 1962. .1 cu. ft.
1.
Incoming correspondence; n.d., 1943, 1947-1949.
2. Flower cards from their funeral services; 1949, 1951 (130 cards).
3. David and Jenny Strandberg Scholarship, University of Alaska: Report to Scholarship Donor; July 23, 1962.

Series 4. William Strandberg Papers (full name: John William Strandberg); n.d., 1919-1929, 1931, 1933, 1942, 1951, 1958-1961, 1963, 1964. .15 cu. ft.
1.
School and university records; n.d., 1919-1929, 1931, 1942.
-Report cards: Otter and Anchorage; 1919-1929.
-Certificate of First-Aid Training, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Mines; 1931.
-Diploma, Bachelor of Science in Commercial Engineering, University of Washington; 1942.
2. Notebook and yearbook diaries; n.d., 1931, 1933, 1959, 1961.
-Notebook; n.d., 1931, 1933.
-Yearbook diaries; 1959, 161.
3. Death certificate and estate, life insurance, loan records; n.d. 1951,1958-1961, 1963, 1964.
-Death certificate, Manley Hot Springs; Aug. 30, 1963.
4. Funeral records; 1963.
-Funeral service program, Anchorage Funeral Chapel; Aug. 16, 1963.
-Funeral register; Aug. 22, 1963.
-Funeral expenses, Anchorage Funeral Chapel; Aug. 30, 1963.
-Flower cards; 1963 (79 cards).
5. Miscellaneous papers; 1959-1961.
-Letter from Sandor Szabo; Feb. 27, 1959.
-Vehicle registration application; Feb. 28, 1959.
-Territory of Alaska, temporary driving permit; Nov. 23, 1960.
-Certificate of appreciation for service as president, Greater Anchorage, Inc.; 1960 and 1961.

Series 5. Theodore R. Strandberg Papers; 1956-1958, 1960. .1 cu. ft.
1.
Theodore R. Strandberg papers; 1956-1958, 1960.
-Christmas and wedding anniversary cards; 1956, 1957 (3 cards).
-Letter from wife Peggy in Bellevue, Washington; Apr. 10, 1960.
-Life insurance account statement; 1958.
-University of Alaska Alumni Association membership card; 1957.
-Alaska Alumnus, University of Alaska Alumni Association newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1; July 1956.

Series 6. Odin Strandberg Papers (full name: Edward Odin Strandberg); n.d., 1927, 1932, 1957, 1958, 1968. .1 cu. ft.
1.
Odin Strandberg papers; 1927, 1932, 1957, 1958, 1968.
-Certificate of Improvement, Palmer Method of Business Writing; June 8, 1927.
-Grade report, University of Washington; Oct. 3, 1932.
-Life insurance account statements; 1957, 1958.
-Wedding invitation, E. Odin Strandberg, Jr. and Karon Kirk wedding reception; Oct.12, 1968.
-Sig Strandberg, Republican Candidate for House District 12 Primary: statement of personal history, work experience, special interests, activities, and platform; n.d. (3 copies).

Series 7. Genevieve Strandberg Papers (full name: Linnea Genevieve Strandberg); n.d., 1924, 1926, 1934, 1936. .1 cu. ft.
1.
Genevieve Strandberg Papers; n.d., 1924, 1926, 1934, 1936.
-Mid-Quarter Freshman Grade Report for Parents, University of Washington; 1936.
-Grade report, University of Washington; Oct. 1, 1936.
-Post card correspondence; n.d., 1926, 1934 (7 cards).
Includes b&w photo post cards of : "Taku Iceberg," T. Davis photo, No. 316; and Columbia Glacier, Alaska," Guy F. Cameron photo, No. 345.
Also includes photo of Genevieve Strandberg with Fay Stoddard and friends; ca. 1926.
-Photo card from sorority national convention, Estes Park, Colorado, Compliments Clatworthy Studio, 1924.

Box 3 (Flat)

Series 8. Strandberg Family Memorabilia; n.d., 1886, 1909. .5 cu. ft.
1.
Delegate badge, Grand Igloo, Pioneers of Alaska (blue with gold lettering and fringe, in
original packet); n.d.
2. Inspirational booklets; n.d., 1909 (most with inscriptions to Mrs. J.E. Moody, 1913-1919).
-The Lord is My Shepherd; Cupples & Leon Company, New York; n.d. (poem).
-My Dearest Wish; Cupples & Leon Company, New York; n.d. (poem).
-Heartsease from Phillips Brooks; Cupples & Leon Company, New York; n.d. (prayer book).
-I Wish You Joy; By Edwin Osgood Grover; P.F. Volland & Company, Chicago; 1909 (poem).
-The Spirit of Christmas; By Rev. J.H. Jowett, M.A.; E.P. Dutton & Co., New York; n.d. (prayer book).
-Sweetbriar: A Scripture Text Book; Designs by Lydia J. Price & F. Corbyn Price; Castle Brothers, London; n.d.
-Bells Across the Snow by Frances Ridley Havergal and ideal thoughts by Stevenson - Lincoln - Brooks - Rutherford - Babcock - Whitman; Dodge Publishing Company, New York; n.d.
-Crossing the Bar by Alfred, Lord Tennyson and other ideal thoughts by Longfellow. Lubbock . Lowell . Maeterlinck . Morgan . Drummond; Dodge Publishing Company, New York; n.d.
3. New Testament (Swedish Language); 1886 (Inscribed to David Johansson, 1890).
4. An Evening with Shakespere; Sherwin Cody School of English, Rochester, New York; 1930.

Box 4 (Flat)

5. Little Leather Library Corporation, New York; n.d. (3.25 X 4 inch books, green covers, 29 volumes).
-Browning, Robert. Poems and Plays.
-Burns, Robert. The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns.
-Coleridge, Samuel T. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Poems.
-Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur. Tales of Sherlock Holmes.
-De Maupassant, Guy. Short Stories.
-Drummond, Henry. The Greatest Thing in the World.
-Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Essays.
-Fitzgerald, Edward. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, with an Essay on Omar Khayyam.
-Gilbert, W.S. The "Bab" Ballads.
-Hale, Edward Everett. The Man Without a Country.
-Kipling, Rudyard. Barrack-Room Ballads.
-Lincoln, Abraham. Speeches and Address of Abraham Lincoln.
-Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. The Courtship of Miles Standish.
-Macaulay, Thomas Babington. Lays of Ancient Rome.
-Poe, Edgar Allan. The Gold-Bug.
-Schreiner, Olive. Dreams.
-Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream.
-Shakespeare, William. The Tempest.
-Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
-Stevenson, Robert Louis. Will O' the Mill and Markheim.
-Tennyson, Alfred. The Coming of Arthur.
-Tennyson, Alfred Lord. Enoch Arden and Other Essays.
-Thoreau, Henry David. Friendships and Other Essays.
-Washington, George. Speeches & Letters of George Washington.
-Wilde, Oscar. The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems.
-Wilde, Oscar. The Happy Prince and Other Tales.
-Wilde, Oscar. Salome: A Tragedy in One Act.
-Fifty Best Poems of America.
-Fifty Best Poems of England.
6. Robert K. Haas Inc. Publishers, New York books (formerly Little Leather Library Corporation); n.d. (3¼ X 4 inch books, red covers, 26 volumes).
-Browning, Robert. Poems and Plays.
-Burns, Robert. The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns.
-Coleridge, Samuel T. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Poems.
-Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur. Tales of Sherlock Holmes.
-De Maupassant, Guy. Short Stories.
-Drummond, Henry. The Greatest Thing in the World.
-Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Essays.
-Fitzgerald, Edward. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, with an Essay on Omar Khayyam.
-Gilbert, W.S. The "Bab" Ballads.
-Hale, Edward Everett. The Man Without a Country.
-Kipling, Rudyard. Barrack-Room Ballads.
-Poe, Edgar Allan. The Gold-Bug.
-Schreiner, Olive. Dreams.
-Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream.
-Shakespeare, William. The Tempest.
-Stevenson, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses.
-Stevenson, Robert Louis. Will O' the Mill and Markheim.
-Tennyson, Alfred. The Coming of Arthur.
-Tennyson, Alfred Lord. Enoch Arden and Other Essays.
-Thoreau, Henry David. Friendships and Other Essays.
-Washington, George. Speeches & Letters of George Washington.
-Wilde, Oscar. The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems.
-Wilde, Oscar. The Happy Prince and Other Tales.
-Wilde, Oscar. Salome: A Tragedy in One Act.
-Fifty Best Poems of America.
-Fifty Best Poems of England.
7. "President Coolidge Welcomes Colonel Lindberg at Washington, D.C., June 11, 1927."; National Broadcasting Co., Inc. recording; Victor Talking Machine Co., Camden, N.J. (78 speed audiodisc, 2 sides); 1927 (located in Part 2, Box 6).

PART 2. STRANDBERG FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS AND SLIDES; ca. 1899-1970 (814 b&w prints; 35 color prints; 256 color slides; 115 b&w negatives). 1.6 cu. ft.

Note: For other photographs of the David and Jenny Strandberg family, see the photographic parts of the Doheny Family Collection and the Johanson-Erickson Family Collection.

Box 1

Series 1. Strandberg Family Albums: Xerographic Copies and Prints from Orginal Albums; n.d., ca. 1905-1935 (96 b&w prints). .2 cu. ft.
Note: Prints were removed from the original albums to reassemble original photo lots and sets, to place them in more descriptive groupings in other photograph series within the collection, and to make the prints (front and back) more accessible. Some of the original prints were transferred to the Johanson-Erickson Family Collection, since it is beleived that Josephine Johanson Erickson and Arne Erickson took the photographs, especially in the case of the early Flat Creek area photos on post card stock, and those of Crow Creek Mine near Girdwood. A large portion of those photos are of the Strandberg family. Some of the original prints remain with this series, as indicated below.

1. "Photographs" Strandberg Family album from Ester and Flat Creek areas; ca. 1905-1914 (6 pages, 11 photos).
Those pictured include Harold and Olga Strandberg.
2. "Photographs" William Strandberg's family album; n.d., 1924, 1925, 1927 (35 pages, 92 photos).
3. "Photographs" William Strandberg's family album: Original prints not separated from the album; n.d., 1924, 1925, 1927 (32 b&w prints, located in Box 2, Album 1).
Those pictured include: Jenny, Harold, Olga, William, and Genevieve Strandberg. Others identified are Pete Shedura, Rose Rivers, Myrtle Fleckenstrom, George Veleer, Tom Eck, Rolly Snodgrass, Scotty Adam, and Joe Bell. Locations of the photos include: Flat, Anchorage, and the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.
4. "Photographs" Gevevieve Strandberg's family album; ca. 1920s and 1930s (59 pages, 114 photos).
5. "Photographs" Gevevieve Strandberg's family album: Original prints not separated from the album; ca. 1920s and 1930s: (64 b&w prints, located in Box 2, Album 1).
Those pictured include: Jenny, William, Ted, and Odin Strandberg, Hans and John Erickson, Frank Bear, and Glen Barrett. Locations of the photos include: Anchorage, Volunteer Park, Seward Park, and Crow Creek Mine.
6. Goodnews Bay and the Clara Creek Mining Co. album: William Strandberg's album; ca.
late 1930s (6 pages, 17 photos, See Series 2, Number 12).

Box 2 (Album 1)

Series 2. Photo Groups from Mining Areas (Arranged chronologically); n.d., ca. 1899-1940 (327 b&w prints; 90 b&w negatives). .35 cu. ft.
1.
Mining photos from Dawson area, Yukon Territory, Klondike Gold Rush; n.d. (12 b&w prints, 8 different; 6 copy negatives, 4 X 5 inch).
  1. "L.½. 9 Below Last Chance." 7 men working placer sluice; Cantwell photo; n.d. (3 prints, 5 X 7 inch).
  2. Five men beside placer sluice. Tent in background; n.d. (2 prints, 5 X 7 inch, severely faded).
  3. Six men and one woman near drift placer mine and sluice; n.d. (1 print, 5 X 7 inch).
  4. "Off 5 Below Upper Dominion." Five men, two women, and one dog next to ore car on placer claim. Taken from pit level; Kinsey & Kinsey Photo; n.d. (2 prints, 6.5 X 8.5 inch).
  5. "Off 5 Below Upper Dominion." Five men, two women, and one dog next to ore car on placer claim. Taken from above pit; Kinsey & Kinsey Photo; n.d. (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch).
  6. "Off 5 Below Upper Dominion." Five men, two women, and one dog in ground pit with ore car. One man panning from tub; Kinsey & Kinsey Photo; n.d. (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch).
  7. Two women on dog sled with seven dog team; n.d. (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch).
  8. Woman and child on dog sled with two dogs on city street; n.d. (1 mounted print, 5.5 X 6.5 inch)
2. Mining photos from Ester Creek: Drift mining and hydraulic sluicing operations; ca. 1905-1910 (20 b&w prints, 15 different; 5 copy negatives, 4 X 5 inch).
  1. "Strandberg Bros. No. 3-B-Ester-." Drift mining operations: ore pile, power plant, trestle, and wood piles; Huey Photo; n.d. (3 prints, 6.5 X 8.5 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  2. "No. 2 B. Ester Creek." Drift mining operations and houses; Johnston Photo (1 print, 7.5 X 10 inch, mounted on board; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  3. "No. Four men next to sluice in foreground. Long water flume in background; n.d. (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  4. Five men working ore pile being washed by hydraulic hose; n.d. (2 print, 5 X 7 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  5. Drift mine and hydraulic washing operations; n.d. (13 prints, 2.5 X 4 inch, 9 different; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
3. City and social photos from Flat and Iditarod; n.d., 1911-1914, 1918 (16 b&w prints, 14 different; 11 copy negatives: 10-4 X 5 inch, 1-120 size; 14 different images).
  1. "Ruby, Alaska.- The One-Year-Old Metropolis of the Yukon. June 26, 1912"; Clemons Photo; 1912 (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch).
  2. "Gold St. Flat City, Alaska. Nov. 18, 1912." Street scene with people; Clemons Photo; 1912 (l print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  3. "The Grand Hotel - Mrs. Selma Swanson. Flat City, Alaska. Nov. 1912." Hotel with people and outhouses on boardwalk; Clemons Photo; 1912 (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  4. "Grand Thanks-Giving Ball. Given By The Arctic Brotherhood. Camp No. 26. In A.B. Hall. Flat City, Alaska. 1913." Group photo from opposite end of hall with David Strandberg, Jenny Strandberg, Josephine Johanson, and Arne Erickson standing at far left; Clemons & Koon Photo; 1913 (2 print, 8 X 10 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  5. "The Flat Creek Social Club. Iditarod, Alaska, 1914." Group photo including David Strandberg, Jenny Strandberg, Arne Erickson, and Josephine Erickson; Clemons Photo; 1914 (2 b&w prints, 8 X 10 inch, portions missing; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  6. "The Public School. Flat, Alaska. Miss Grant: Teacher. 1918." Classroom with children and teacher. Stove in foreground. Olga Strandberg at far left rear of classroom with ribbon in hair; Basil Clemons Photo; 1918 (1 print, 8 X 10 inch).
  7. "Before the Fire Iditarod Alaska." Winter view from across main street; probably Tjernstrom photo; n.d. (1 print, 4.5 X 6.5 inch, split in two pieces; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  8. "Before the Fire Iditarod Alaska." Winter street scene with dog team and sled advertising cigars in front of the Pioneer Rooming House, Iditarod; Tjernstrom photo; n.d. (1 print, 3.5 X 5 inch, post card stock; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  9. "Baseball Game July 4th 1911. Iditarod City."; Tjernstrom photo; 1911 (1 copy negative from original post card, 4 X 5 inch).
  10. Portrait of five member Flat women's basketball team with ball in center of street; 1912 (1 print, 2 X 4.5 inch); 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  11. Harold Strandberg in front of wagon full of other children on street in Flat; n.d. (1 print, 5 X 7 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  12. Two children playing with wheel barrow; n.d. (1 print, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
  13. Six children playing outside fence near play sluice; n.d. (1 print, 5 X 5.5 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  14. Portrait of woman in feild in dark bloomers; Lomen photo, Iditarod; n.d. (1 print, 3.5 X 5.6 inch).
4. Flat Creek mining photos; n.d., 1912, 1914, 1916 (11 b&w prints, 10 different; 5 copy negatives: 4-4 X 5 inch, 1-120 size).
  1. "Strandberg-Johnson Mining Co. Flat Creek, Alaska. 1912." View of operation looking uphill from creek bed. Two men with poles in foreground; Clemons; 1912 (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch, portions missing; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  2. "View Down Flat Creek, Iditarod Mining Dist., Alaska. 1912. For the Yukon Gold Co." Dredging operation in foreground; Clemons Photo; 1912 (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch, portion missing; 1 copy print, 8 X 10 inch; 1 copy negative, 120mm).
  3. "Looking Down Flat Creek From the Forks." Cabins, tents, houses, and mining operations; Huey Foto; ca. 1914 (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch, mounted on album page; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  4. "Strandberg and Johnson Flat Creek." Dragline operation in creek bed; Huey Foto; ca. 1914 (1 prints, 6.5 X 8.5 inch, mounted on album page).
  5. "Strandberg and Johnson Flat Creek." Dragline operation with wood pile and power plant in foreground right and elevated water flume in background; Huey Foto; ca. 1914 (1 print, 6.5 X 8.5 inch, mounted on album page; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  6. Winter scene of trestle ramp, dump box, and tram line, Flat Creek (1 print, 3.5 X 5.5 inch, mounted on album page).
  7. David Strandberg (left) and other miners at building on upgrade from Flat Creek; ca. 1916 (1 print, 3.5 X 5.5 inch, mounted on album page).
  8. Placer operation on Flat Creek. Man standing at end of sluice; n.d. (1 print, 4.5 X 6.5 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  9. Flat Creek from above with wildcat claims in foreground and upgrade claims in
5. Strandberg Family photos from Flat Creek and next to biplane; ca. mid 1920s (14 prints, 2 X 2.75 inch; 2 negatives, 46mm).
Those pictured include: David, Jenny, Harold, William, Ted, and Odin Strandberg.
6. Pass Creek prospecting photos; 1924 (8 prints, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).
Those pictured include: David, Harold, and William Strandberg.
7. Flat Creek mining photos. Includes Northland Development Co. crane, tractor, steam engine, and trestle sluice; ca. 1932 (9 prints, 2 X 3.75 inch).
Those pictured include: Harold and William Strandberg.
8. Ester Creek, Dredge #3; n.d., 1933 (11 prints: 10-3.5 X 5.75 inch, 1-5 X 7 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  1. "Showing new steel work on stern gantry and compression and tension struts at Winch room."; Feb. 3, 1933.
  2. "Ladder and bucket line strung out ahead from Upper tumbler."; Feb. 9, 1933.
  3. "Stern gantry and new stacker hoist line reaved in blocks but not in place."; Feb. 9, 1933.
  4. "New gang plank welded and riveted but not in place"; Feb. 9, 1933.
  5. "Showing stern gantry stacker hoist line and high line with blocks for hoisting out stacker drive motor."; Feb. 9, 1933.
  6. "Bucket line stung out ahead of dredge."; Feb. 9, 1933.
  7. "Glacier on Stbd. side of pond from camp. Sewer and spring."; Feb. 9, 1933.
  8. "Bucket line strung out ahead of ladder."; Feb. 10, 1933.
  9. "New gang plank welded and riveted but not in place from Stbd."; Feb. 10, 1933.
  10. "Showing stern gantry and stacker hoist blocks reaved."; Feb. 10, 1933.
  11. Ester dredge, pond, and tailings from above; n.d. (5 X 7 inch; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).

Box 3 (Album 2)

9. Cripple Creek Mining Co. Steam dragline operations, trestle sluice, sawmill, cabins, wood fuel freighting with tractors and sleds, and aircraft; 1933-1935 (108 prints: 100-2.75 X 4.5 inch, 6-2.5 X 3.5 inch; 39 b&w negatives, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).
Those pictured include: David, Harold, William, Ted, and Odin Strandberg.
10. Colorado Creek, wood fuel freighting, Folger, McGrath, Anchorage train station, and flying plane to mining area; ca. 1934 (29 prints, 2.75 X 4.5 inch; 21 negatives, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).
Those pictured include: William, Ted, and Odin Strandberg, Elmer Hedburg, and Leo Erickson.
11. Northwest Development Co.: Crane dragline operation and machinery damaged in fall off hillside; ca. 1930s (4 prints, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).
12. Goodnews Bay: Clara Creek Mining Co.: Dragline operation, camp, town, and people; ca. late 1930s (14 b&w prints).
Includes photos of William Strandberg in front of crane, and Olson Co. platinum dredge.
13. Miscellaneous mining photos (locations unknown); n.d., 1932, 1937, 1940 (75 prints; 1 negative, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).

Series 3. Miscellaneous Family Photos (Arranged by family member); ca. 1885-1970 (342 b&w prints; 34 color prints; 25 b&w negatives). 1 cu. ft.
1.
Strandberg and Erickson Families: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1916, 1948 (7 b&w prints; 1 color print; 2 b&w negatives, 120 size; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch; 1 oversize b&w print of Arne and Josephine Erickson in their garden, located in Box 6).
Those pictured include: David, Jenny, Harold, Olga, and William Strandberg, and Josephine and Arne Erickson. Some were taken in Jenny Strandberg's garden.
2. David and Jenny Strandberg and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1937, 1947 (16 b&w prints; 11 color prints; 1 b&w negative, 120 size; 1 oversize b&w print located in Box 6; 5 smaller mounted b&w prints located in Box 1).
Includes wedding photos.
Those pictured include: David, Jenny, Harold and wife Barbara, and Ted and wife Peggy Strandberg.

Box 4 (Album 3)

3. David Strandberg and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1930, 1937, 1938 (28 b&w prints; 4 oversize b&w prints located in Box 6; 6 smaller mounted b&w prints located in Box 1; 1 copy negative, 120 size).
Those pictured include: David Strandberg along with his mother, father, two sisters, brother Charles J. Strandberg and family, Nels Strandberg and family, and his friends.
4. Jenny S. Johanson Strandberg and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1928, 1948, 1950 (13 b&w prints; 2 color prints, Kodacolor; 2 b&w negatives, 2.75 X 4.5 inch; 3 oversize prints located in Box 6; 4 smaller mounted b&w prints located in Box 1).
Those pictured include: Jenny Johanson Strandberg and children Olga, William, and Ted, her mother, and her sisters Josephine and Hilma.
5. Harold Strandberg and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d. (16 different b&w prints).
Those pictured include: Harold, wife Barbara, daughter Elizabeth, and son David.
6. William Strandberg: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1937, 1953, 1958, 1959 (27 b&w prints; 4 color prints; 1 b&w proof sheet, 8 X 10 inch).
Those pictured include: William Strandberg and father David, Edward Allenbaugh, Eva Allenbaugh, Nosie Jones, and Marv Henricksen.
Many photos concern his work with Greater Anchorage Inc. and the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous.
7. Ted Strandberg and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1928, 1938, 1946 (50 b&w prints; 1 color print).
Those pictured include: Ted Strandberg, wife Peggy, and daughter Gail.
8. Odin Strandberg and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d. (9b&w prints; 1 color print).
Those pictured include: Odin Strandberg, wife Marie, and sons Odin, Jr. and Sig.
9. Genevieve Strandberg: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d. (21 b&w prints).
Those pictured include: Genevieve Strandberg, Ike Kuntz, and John Erickson.

Box 5 (Album 4)

10. Genevieve Strandberg Kuntz and family: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d., 1943, 1945-1949, 1955, 1956 (113 b&w prints; 6 color prints; 2 smaller mounted prints located in Box 1).
Those pictured include: Genevieve Strandberg Kuntz, husband Ike Kuntz, daughters Christine and Mary, sons William, Joseph, and Leo, sister-in-law Peggy Strandberg, and niece Gail Strandberg.
11. Strandberg Children: Miscellaneous photos and portraits; n.d. (6 b&w prints; 1 oversize color tinted oval print located in Box 6).
Those pictured include: Harold, Olga, William, Ted, Odin, Genevieve Strandberg; Olga's husband Larry Doheny; Harold's wife Barbara and sons David and Doug; and Odin's wife Marie and sons Odin, Jr. and Sig John.
12. Jenny Strandberg's garden in Anchorage: Miscellaneous photos; n.d. (29 b&w prints; 8 color prints; 18 b&w negatives, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).

Series 4. Miscellaneous Photographs (Arranged by type and subject); n.d., 1899-1930s (49 b&w prints; 1 color print). .1 cu. ft.
1.
Hewitt Photo Shop, Anchorage photo post cards; ca. mid 1930s (5 cards, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
  1-3. A10 military bombers and people at airshow on dirt airstrip.
  4. "Green Lake" Lily pads on lake and cabins in background.
  5. "Loop Road."
2. Carter and Weimer Photos, Anchorage; ca. 1930s (6 b&w prints, 3.5 X 5.75 inch).
  1 & 2. Crack in ground near Cook Inlet where topsoil and turf are separating.
  3-6. Ice breaking up on mud flats on Cook Inlet.
3. Miscellaneous Yukon and Alaska photo post cards; n.d. (26 cards: 25 b&w, 1 color, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
  1. "A Load of Caribou Arriving at Dawson"; Landahl's Emporium, Dawson; n.d.
  2. "In the Foot Hills of the Rockies."; Landahl's Emporium, Dawson, Y.T.; n.d.
  3. "Whipsawing." Four men whipsawing lumber; Landahl's Emporium, Dawson, Y.T.; n.d.
  4. "Construction of Main Flume Near the Intake on Tombstone River--The Tombstone Mountain in the Background"; Landahl's Emporium, Dawson, Y.T.; n.d. (color tinted).
  5. "Mail Team Leaving Circle City for Fort Gibbon, Alaska."; Lowman & Hanford Co., Seattle, No. 2063; n.d.
  6. "The Wonderful Miles Canyon, Alaska." Barge floating down river; Lowman & Hanford Co., Seattle, No. 2038.
  7. "Bonanza Park Mineral Springs, Bonanza Yukon."; Portland Post Card Co.; n.d.(color tinted).
  8. "An Exhausted Stampeder. Dawson."; B.N.Co., No. 50; n.d.
  9. "Eagle, Alaska." Ice on Yukon River near city; C.L. Andrews photo; n.d. (color tinted).
  10. "‘Sarah' at Eagle, Alaska."; No. 1904.
  11. "Mt. McKinley, Alaska. 20300 Feet High. Highest Mountain in North America."; Loman and Hanford Co. Pub. Seattle, No. 1079; n.d. (color tinted).
  12. "Indian Village. Queen Charlotte Island"; Adolfe Selige, Pub. Co., St. Louis; Northwest Indian Series, No. 3602; n.d. (color tinted).
  13. "Reindeer along The McKinley Park Route"; n.d.
  14. "In the Land of the Midnight Sun." Sunset; n.d.
  15. "Fishing for Salmon, Alaska." Salmon being unloaded from net to boat; n.d.
  16. "Bear Cub at Chitna Alaska" Two cubs at play; n.d.
  17. "Famous Alaska Dog Team; No. P-589; n.d.
  18. "Alaskan Sourdough . . This hardy ‘oldtimer' walked the ‘Trail of ‘98'. He is still active panning gold." Man panning gold in stream; Alaska Color Card Co., Anchorage, Alaska, No. A-31; n.d. (color card).
  19. "‘Mushing' Alaska." Man with dogsled and team crossing lead in river ice; n.d.
  20. Loyal Order of Moose, Chapter 1534 airplane float on automobile in parade; n.d.
  21 & 22. Families with their sleds and dog teams; n.d.
  23. Sun breaking through clouds in Inland Passage; n.d.
  24-26. Woman feeding chained black bear in rural town; n.d.
4. Miscellaneous Alaska photos; n.d., 1911, 1912 (6 b&w prints; 1 copy negative, 4 X 5 inch).
  1. "Scow Chena Sinking Eighteen Miles Below Dikeman, May 27-1911."
  2. "Parade March 9th 1912" Winter scene with eight horse team pulling large sleigh with brass band (city unknown).
  3. "Chief Shakes Totem, Wrangell Alaska"; J.E. Worden photo; n.d.
  4. Men and women on steamboat (location unknown); n.d.
  5. Woman near log platform in forest; n.d.
  6. Small snow-covered cabin; n.d.
5. Portraits of unknown friends and relatives; n.d., 1909 (6 b&w prints, 3.5 X 5.5 inch, post card stock).

Box 1 (continued)

Series 5. Color Slides (William Strandberg's); n.d., 1947-1949, 1957 (256 slides, 35mm). .15 cu. ft.
1.
Jenny Strandberg's Garden, and grave with flowers in Anchorage cemetery; ca. 1947-1949 (18 slides).
Those pictured on single slide include: David and Jenny Strandberg, and Josephine Erickson.
2. William Strandberg's and friends at party; ca. 1958 (10 slides).
Those pictured include: William Strandberg and Olga Doheny.
3. Kathleen Doheny and Calvert Cross at their high school graduation, Anchorage; n.d. (5 slides).
Those pictured include: Kathleen Doheny, Calvert Cross, and William Strandberg.
4. Public show of military hardware in downtown Fairbanks; n.d. (7 slides).
5. Atlin, British Columbia and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; n.d. (10 slides).
6. Kotzebue street scenes and Anchorage including dogsled races; n.d. (18 slides).
Those pictured include: John Erickson's children Arne, Marjorie, and Joan.
7. Seward Highway along Cook Inlet in winter including road clearing near Indian; n.d. (14 slides).
Lou Liston pictured.
8. Manley Hot Springs and nearby mining area; n.d. (42 slides).
Those pictured include: William Strandberg and Barbara Strandberg and her sons David and Doug.
9. Mining at Indian River Area near Hughes on the Koyukuk River; n.d., 1957 (132 slides).
Those pictured include: William Strandberg, nephew David Strandberg, and the camp cook, his wife, and their infant son.