The United States seal of The District of Alaska.

Alaska

The United States seal of The District of Alaska.

The state banner of Alaska.

Alaska

The state banner of Alaska.

Seal of the state of Alaska, 1904

Alaska seal

Seal of the state of Alaska, 1904

Also known as Salix alaxensis. The branch of an Alaska Willow tree, a species of willow.

Branch of Alaska Willow

Also known as Salix alaxensis. The branch of an Alaska Willow tree, a species of willow.

Prow of an Alaskan war canoe sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Alaskan War Canoe

Prow of an Alaskan war canoe sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Stern of an Alaskan war canoe sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Alaskan War Canoe

Stern of an Alaskan war canoe sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

The branch of a Betula alaskana, a species of birch tree.

Branch of Betula Alaskana

The branch of a Betula alaskana, a species of birch tree.

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States Army who served in the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Modoc War.

Jefferson C. Davis

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States…

"Eskimo is the name of the inhabitants of the N. coast of the American continent down to lat. 60 degrees N. on the W., and 55 degrees on the E., and of the Arctic Islands, Greenland, and about 400 miles of the nearest Asiatic coast."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Eskimo Man

"Eskimo is the name of the inhabitants of the N. coast of the American continent down to lat. 60 degrees…

Moraine covered border of Malaspina Glacier from Blossom Island.

Malaspina Glacier

Moraine covered border of Malaspina Glacier from Blossom Island.

Surface of Seward Glacier, Alaska. The summit of Mt. St. Elias is seen in the distance beyond the hills bordering the glacier.

Seward Glacier

Surface of Seward Glacier, Alaska. The summit of Mt. St. Elias is seen in the distance beyond the hills…

Three of the largest ice tongues of the Swiss Alps superposed on the same scale over Hubbard Glacier, Alaska.

Ice Tongues

Three of the largest ice tongues of the Swiss Alps superposed on the same scale over Hubbard Glacier,…

"Hanging lamp from Nushagak in Southern Alaska. It is suspended from the framework of the tent by cords. Oils and fats from northern animals give a clear and steady light, and Eskimo lamps are frequently praised by travelers." -Bodmer, 1917

Eskimo Lamp

"Hanging lamp from Nushagak in Southern Alaska. It is suspended from the framework of the tent by cords.…

A large pea plant.

Alaska peas

A large pea plant.

Commissioner of Alaska District

Lovell Harrison Rousseau

Commissioner of Alaska District

The species found in Alaska and the Commander Islands in the Bering Sea is the fur seal.

Fur Seal

The species found in Alaska and the Commander Islands in the Bering Sea is the fur seal.

The inside and outside of a snow house.

Snow House

The inside and outside of a snow house.