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Anna Martin and Mary Andre, taken ca 1937 in Suntrana AK
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

Fred Martin, Madalena Martin, Genevieve Andre, and others, taken in Suntrana, AK. Lady w/turban and buckets is Sarah Sandell.
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

1930s View of Suntrana from across the river
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage
Suntrana one room school - K thru 8:
L to R: Front ?, Anita Andre, Marla ?, 2nd Row: Jackie Chase, Joy Joy Chase, Anna Martin, Mary Andre, (Teacher: Miss Irma Fitz a/k/a Mrs. Adcock)
Back Row: Billy Corey, John Gorc *
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage
Suntrana, Ak
Last Day of School
19 May 1944
Photo Courtesy: Mary Andre-Peltier
#1 Gloria Carroll
#2 Toddy Sandford
#3 Baby-Ronnie Sandford (Todd's Brother)
#4 Joy Chase
#5 Paula Jorgensen
#6 Marla Jorgensen
#7 Jackie Chase
#8 Barbara Brinkman
#9 Joey Usibelli
#10 Doris Brinkman
#11 Rosalie Usibelli
#12 Jean Carroll
Teacher: Mrs. Bessie Rowe
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

Suntrana Sewing Circle and Tea Party
Circa: 1935-1937 (?)
Start with lady holding baby:
Genevieve Andre holding Anita Andre
Mary Andre (in front of Genevieve)
#A Sarah Sandell
#B Mrs. Horn
#C Molly Yurkovich
#D Eugene Yurkovich
#E. Mrs. Bannister
#F Rosie Usibelli#G Madalena Martin (white dress)
#H Anna Martin (in front of Madalena Martin)
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

Sewing Bee and Tea Party Suntrana Village
Circa 1935
Photo Back Row
#E Madalena Martin (Woman in black coat w/fur collar)
#A Mrs. Horn
#B Sarah Sandell
#F Genevieve Andre (woman in white dress)
#C Molly Yurkovich
#D Rosie Usibelli

front row children:
#G Anna Marin (front of #B)
#H Anita Andre
#I Mary Andre (In front of #C)
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

(I am guessing this may have been a photo of part of the "school students"
Back row
#A - Genevieve Andre holding baby, Anita Andre (#E)
#B - Madalena Martin
#C - ? Cannot seem to get this name from anyone
#D - Alfred Martin (boy in front)

Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

Healy Territorial School-Alaska
12/25/1932
Mrs. Sue L. Ausley, Teacher
School Board
Peder Nilsen - Director
Harry Hill - Treasurer
Mrs. A. Werner - Clerk
Pupils:
Robert William Ausley
Genevieve Andre
Billy Corey
Edward Corey
Dorothy Kelly
Alfred Martin
Madeline Martin
Harry Wilson
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage

Suntrana Birthday Party
(late-1930s)

#A Eugene Yurkovich
#B Marla Jorgensen
#C Anna Martin (large Baloon)
#D Mary Andre (small Baloon)
#E Anita Andre
Courtesy of Anne Martin Carmen, Anchorage
Suntrana Territorial School Teacher
Mrs. Sue L. Ausley
December 25, 1932
(Photo courtesy of Mary Andre-Peltier and Wm. (Bill) Corey)
A Frequent Afternoon Tea Party
Circa 1930
Left to Right: Mrs. Wilson, Molly Yurkovich
G. Andre (lady with elbow sticking out)
(Photo courtesy Mary Andre-Peltier)
Early Classmates
Circa 1931
front row: Left to Right> Bill Corey, Dorothy Kelly (child turned around)
Back Row: Left to Right>
Ed Corey (?), William Ausley,
Harry Wilson, Alfred Martin,
Madalena Martin, Genevieve Andre, Mary Andre (child)
Photo courtesy of Mary Andre-Peltier
Photo #2
We Have Our Books
Ready for School
Circa 1932

Left to Right: Genevieve Andre,
Robert Wm. Ausley, Ed Corey,
Madalena Martin, Alfred Martin,
(I would be guessing who last person is.
See class list.)
Photo #
Suntrana Territorial School
One Room School with
Living accommodations for
the teacher at the back
of the building.
Circa Late 1930's

Back Row: L 2 RT> Bill Corey
John Gorc

2nd Row: L 2 RT> # 1?
Mary Andre

Front Row: L 2 RT> Joy Chace
#2 ?
Jackie Chace
(Photo Courtesy of Wm. "Bill" Corey)
Photo #4
#1 Thor Jorgenson
#2 Erma Corey
#3 Martha Rutledge
#4 Molly Yurkovich
Circa 1930 +
Photo courtesy of Mary Andre-Peltier
       
* Ann Martin Carmen tells us that a territorial Alaskan school had to have 8 students to receive funding. Madalena Martin and Genevieve Andre, both adults who spoke Italian, were attending the same school, both to learn English and also to boost enrollment.

 

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