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Totem Bight Community House, Mud Bight Village, North Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK



B&W Photos

HB45


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Item Title


Location
North Tongass Highway, Ketchikan vicinity, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-3
Building/structure dates: 1800 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1938 subsequent work
Significance: This is one of three early aboriginal community houses built in the early 19th century by the Tlingit Indians and other area tribes. It was an innovative and historic attempt to define the value of Alaskan aboriginal culture.

Subjects
City & Town Halls
Post-and-beam Structures
Civilian Conservation Corps


Related Names
Tlingit Indians
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Brown, Charles


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST SIDE AND FRONT 4x5' neg.


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