BALTO'S TRUE STORY

History of the 1925 Nome Serum Run

Citizens of Nome (and other Alaskans)

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This fellow, a native of the Inupiat people, was apparently a rather famous ivory carver in and around Nome, with a catchy Anglicized name - "Happy Jack" (his Inupiat name was "Angokwazhuk"). This image, undated, is of Happy Jack with his "latest wife" (the photographer printed that information on the bottom of this photograph).
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