This collection contains the photographs, personal writings, correspondence, and ephemera that George Frizzell retained following his participation in the Byrd Antarctic Expedition II (1933-1935). This collection contains items from the expedition and Frizzell's personal life. Thumbnails in this section will lead you to digitized content related to George Frizzell's life and experiences. If you would like to browse all materials related to George Frizzell, click the Browse All button below.
The photographs in this collection include scenes of and from ships, mostly of the expedition's lead ship, Bear of Oakland, Little America, the base camp on the Ross Ice Shelf, and Antarctica. Individuals and groups of people (some of whom are identified), the dog sled teams, wildlife, and the hunting of wildlife are all heavily featured in the photographs. Also included are scenes photographed in Panama and New Zealand, en route to and from Antarctica. A sampling of this content can be viewed here.