Mrs. Pakonen with Bear Paws | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Mrs. Pakonen with Bear Paws

Mrs. Pakonen with Bear Paws | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Caption with negative: "Mrs. Pakonen holding the font[sic] paw of the bear, which weighed about 400 pounds. Pakonen said its hide was nice[sic]. It's against the law to shoot black bear in Alaska at this time, but Pakonen and Nichols claimed self defense." A cottage is in the background.
DESCRIPTION
Caption with negative: "Mrs. Pakonen holding the font[sic] paw of the bear, which weighed about 400 pounds. Pakonen said its hide was nice[sic]. It's against the law to shoot black bear in Alaska at this time, but Pakonen and Nichols claimed self defense." A cottage is in the background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:143155
Creation Date: 08 02 1935
Creator Name:Schaleben, Arville
City:Palmer
County:
State:Alaska
Collection Name:Arville Schaleben papers, 1929-1996
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:M2010-082, Box 2, Folder 5
Original Dimensions:2.375 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
See also Image ID: 143151. Caption on back of print: "Mrs. Pakonen had great luck with potatoes."
SUBJECTS
Bears
Clothing and dress
Cottages
Log cabins
Outdoor photography
Pioneers
Portrait photography
Women

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