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An Elder Man and Woman Sit in Front of Temporary Housing Post Fire
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Children and Adults Looking Through Fire Remnants
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
The Greenwald family looks through the debris and remnants of the fire as a little girl gazes off.
Smoking Ground
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
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Plumes of smoke rise from where houses once stood post fire.
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
In 2005 Winnie Smith was interviewed on her memories of the Hoonah fire of June 14, 1944. She also shares some general Hoonah history. Interviewed by Frank O. Williams, Jr.
Post Fire Relief Workers with Food Supplies
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
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Members of the U.S. Navy sorting food for Hoonah residents after the fire of 1944.
Man Smiling Amongst Fire Remnants
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
A man is standing where a house once stood, amongst debris the fire didn't burn.
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
In a 2005 interview, Karl Greenwald, Sr recounts the Hoonah fire of 1944, interviewed by Frank O. Williams, Jr.
Hoonah Residents Eating Post Fire
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
The U.S. Navy provided meals for Hoonah residents after the 1944 fire.
Woman with Post Fire Relief in the Background
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
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A woman is half facing the camera and in the background post fire relief workers can be seen on Front Street.
A Young Man Receives Medical Attention Post Fire
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
A young man receives medical care from the Navy after the 1944 fire.
Barge with Truck Offloading Debris
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Hoonah Community Members
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Hoonah Fire of 1944
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A dump truck offloads debris from the Hoonah fire.
Elsie Wilson Gets Eye Drops Post Fire
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Hoonah Community Members
Category
Hoonah Fire of 1944
Summary
Hoonah residents were given eye drops because many were affected by the smoke and ashes from the 1944 fire. In these photographs Elsie Wilson gets eye drops while her husband Bill Wilson, Sr. overlooks and assists.