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Murray Family Slides


Rev. Henry Murray, his wife Helen and their children Nancy and Harold (of Kansas) worked as  missionaries in Alaska from March to June of 1956.  He was also an avid photographer and took the following photographs which his son has generously shared with me. Thank you Murray family!!




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Leaving Seattle in March of 1956


 

Arriving in Anchorage March of 1956



 
Jesse Lee Children's Home in Seward, Alaska 1956


 
Seward Methodist Hospital 1956



 
Moose Pass School 1956



 
Fish Trap at Anchor Point  1956



 
Fish Trap at Anchor Point 1956


 
Grumman Goose  1956




 
Between Homer and Seldovia 1956

 
Yukon Island  across from Homer 1956


 
Bay View across from Homer  1956



 
Homer Area 1956



 
Homer Spit 1956


 
Early Businesses on Homer Spit 1956


 
Looking at Homer Spit from East Hill Road 1956



 
Homer Businesses 1956



 
Skyway Theater in Homer 1956


 
Ninilchik, Alaska 1956



 
 Ninilchik, Alaskaa 1956



   
Russian Orthodox Church at Ninilchik, Alaska 1956


   
Russian Orthodox Cemetery at Ninilchik, Alaska 1956


   
Augustine Volcano on Cook Inlet  1956


 


   
Anchorage, Alaska 1956
(notice only one tall building and no Lagoon yet)





   
Anchorage High School 1956
(later became West High School)



     

   
Future Home of Alaska Methodist University in Anchorage 1956



   
Brand new Subdivision called Nunaka Valley
Anchorage, Alaska 1956




   
Spirit Houses
Eklutna Cemetery 1956




Spirit Houses
Eklutna Cemetery 1956


   


   
Palmer, Alaska 1956




   
Gold Mining
Yard Dragline near Fairbanks, Alaska 1956




   
Endless-belt dirt conveyor near Fairbanks, Alaska 1956




Gold Dredge near Fairbanks, Alaska 1956




Gold Dredge near Fairbanks, Alaska 1956




University of Alaska in 1956
Fairbanks, Alaska





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A special thank you to the Murray Family



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