1949 Sept. 14
Sweden - The shores of Lake Torneträsk in Swedish Lapland is pictured. This photograph was taken when Joel M. Halpern accompanied Lutheran Pastor Lennart Wallmark (principal of the Sami folk high school in Jokkmokk from 1942 to 1972) to Lapland (Sapmi) in September of 1949. Since Halpern's camera was damaged (as can be discerned by the light circle at the top of the photo), several shot... more
1950 July 1
Alaska - Joel M. Halpern inspecting artifacts from excavation. Archaeological excavation of men's ceremonial house from Ipiutak culture, 800 C.E. Tents of archaeological crew in the background. This was a joint excavation of the Universities of Alaska, Pennsylvania, and the Danish National Museum.