Community can mean so many different things. It may mean gathering for a ritual activity,
gathering to promote some aspect of community welfare, or just taking a moment to pose
together for no particular purpose at all.
Adak, ca. 1943-1945. Nurses march in a unit dress parade for the 179th
Station Hospital as a brass band plays.
[Otto K. Gralert World War II scrapbook, HMC-0550]
Southeast, ca. 1890-1900. Women pose in the traditional regalia of
a Southeast Native community.
[Julia Willma Weber papers, HMC-0344]
All photographs taken from the holdings of the UAA/APU Consortium
Library’s Archives and Special Collections Department.
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508.