The Quest to Save Alaskan Artist Vic Sparks’ Legacy

An irreplaceable viewpoint of twentieth century Alaska hangs in the balance.

Vic Sparks posing for ads to promote Skagway tourism
Arctic Brotherhood Hall housed Sparks’ art shop.
Alaska scene painted by Vic Sparks.
Old Fire Hall and Soapy Smith’s Saloon, Skagway by Vic Sparks.
Salmon Curing Outside Native Alaskan Cabin by Vic Sparks
Sheila Ralph holds one of her grandfather’s paintings.
Booklet — Vic Sparks, Skagway’s Sourdough Artist.
Native Alaskan totem carvings by Vic Sparks

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