This is my great grandmother, Ekaterina Kvasnikoff, taken in Skagway, Alaska in the 1920s. My grandmother said she was a good-natured, strong, outgoing person and a great storyteller. She was Aleut, born in Ninilchik, Alaska. For generations, she and her people were baptized into the Russian Orthodox faith, hence the Russian name. I think she’s wearing a Russian style hat that was popular at the time.
Submitted by R.T.B. (Western Washington State)