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Four-month-old moose calf

William Munson feeds a four-month-old moose calf. Munson, who died in 1913, was the proprietor of Munson's Roadhouse at the mouth of the Salchaket River, some 40 miles from Fairbanks. Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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