Item 33: Totem on Shakes Island, circa 1938-39. Photo taken prior to restoration project.
Item 8: View of the Shakes House prior to the restoration, collected by L. A. Forrest. Photograph circa 1915.
Item 72: Whale Totem prior to restoration.
Item 5: Interior view of the Shakes House.
Exterior of Shakes House as worker begin the project, photo by L. A. Forrest, 1939.
Item 17: View of the bare framing work as the Shakes House project begins.
Item 16: Workers on the roof of the Shakes House.
Item 21: View of the Shakes House exterior part way through the construction project. Notice wooden walkway to haul goods and avoid the mud.
Item 6: Image of carver, collected by L. A. Forrest.
Item 60: Carving of the whale totem.
Item 59: Carver Joe Thomas carving one of the frogs for the Three Frogs Pole.
Item 7: Carver carving one of the frogs for the Three Frogs Pole.
Item 38: Transporting a pole across a elevated scaffolding.
Item 61: Two of the frogs for the Three Frogs Pole.
L to R: Joe Thomas, George Collins, Charlie Jones, and William Tamaree
Item 42: Photograph shows the bear totem in the process of being raised next to Chief Shakes House, photographer unknown, 1940. Image shows workers pulling the totem upright with ropes attached.
Item 69: Image showing the raising of a totem pole.
Item 37: Image showing recently raised totems.
Item 51: Community gathering in front of Chief Shakes’ community house, part of the House dedication ceremonies.
Item 55: Tlingit elders wearing regalia standing in front of Chief Shakes’ house, 8-3-1940
Item 56: Tlingit elders in front of Chief Shakes’ Community House
Item 50: Photograph of a Tlingit carved long boat full of paddlers with Charlie Jones (Shéiyksh, Kadaneik, Gushxheen) wearing the Killerwhale Flotilla Robe and standing in front, photographer unknown, 1940.
Item 60: Chief Shakes VII (Charley Jones).
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Item 81: Carver and elder Thomas Ukas (1879-1973) of Wrangell standing on the side of the Chief Shakes House.
Item 80: Carver and elder Thomas Ukas (1879-1973) of Wrangell standing on the side of the Chief Shakes House, showing his robe.
Reverse of photograph reads "Walter Obert of Kake."
Performance in ANB Hall, 1940.