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Guide to Ruth and Louis Kirk Moving Image Collection 1967-1991

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Title Guide to Ruth and Louis Kirk Moving Image Collection 1967-1991
Subject Moving Image Collections (University of Washington); Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington); Dogsledding--Alaska; Eskimo women; Eskimos--Alaska; Eskimos--Alaska--Kobuk River Region; Eskimos--Alaska--Kubuk River; Eskimos--Alaska--Kotzebue--Social life and customs; Eskimos--Alaska--Social life and customs; Eskimos--Fishing--Alaska--Kotzebue Sound Region; Eskimos--Hunting--Alaska; Sled dogs--Training; Snowmobiles; Ice fishing--North America; Fishing--Washington (State); Fishing Villages; Transportation--Alaska; Transportation--Arctic regions; Hoko River Archaeological Project; Makah Indian Tribe of the Makah Indian Reservation, Washington; Native nations of North America; Fishing, Prehistoric; Archaeological finds; Totem poles; Canoes; Indian masks--Canada; University of British Columbia (Canada); Hesquiat Cultural Committee--Canada; Indians--History; Indians of North America--Canada; Canada--Civilization--Indian influences; Indians of North America--Social Conditions; Excavation (Archaeology)--Canada; Indians of North America--Washington (State); Anthropology--North America--History; ‘Ksan Historical Village (Hazelton, B.C.); Wood carvers; Yellowstone National Park; Hydrothermal vent ecology; Canoe camping; Shoshone Reservoir (Wyo.); Geysers; Hot springs; Pulsating spring; Trumpeter swan; Rare animals; Endangered species; Muskrat; Wildlife conservation; Wetlands; Old Faithful Geyser (Wyo.); American Bison; American Black Bear; Glaciers; Indians of North America--Boats; Olympic marmot; Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration; Archaeology--Washington (State); Historic preservation--Washington (State); Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah; Haida Indians; Tsimshian Indians; Humpback whale; Archeology; Architecture; Environmental Conditions; Fisheries and Wildlife; Logging; Media and Communication; Native Americans; Public Works; Railroads; Transportation; Water and Water Rights; Women; Alaska; California; British Columbia; Washington (State); Bellingham; Olympia; Seattle; Spokane; Tacoma; Moving Images; Sound Recordings; Fishing and Canning; Expeditions and Adventure
Description Documentary films and filmstrips produced by Ruth and Louis Kirk for public television and educational distribution many of them relating to the National Parks; Ruth and Louis Kirk were a husband and wife team of filmmakers who made numerous documentaries over a decades-long career across the American Northwest and West. Acclaimed Washington naturalist Ruth Kirk achieved lasting success, most notably as a writer, but also as a photographer and filmmaker working in...
Publisher Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries
Date 1967/1991
Rights The original films are not accessible due to preservation concerns.
Arrangements can be made to view the film by contacting the Visual Materials
Curator.; Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication.
Contact the Special Collections division of the University of Washington
Libraries for details.
Type Collection collection
Language eng
Format approximately 1,700 films and film elements
including film and soundtrack reels, cassette tapes, vinyl LP albums, 2 in. and
3/4 in. videotape, and 42 educational filmstrips.
Coverage 1967-1991

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