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Camp on the tundra during the flu epidemic

The Native people of Naknek left their village and camped on the tundra during the flu epidemic. This image was made by Emery Clifford Colb, a member of the National Geographic Expedition en route to the Katmai area in 1919. University of Alaska Anchorage Archives and Manuscripts.

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