Agnes Whitaker and Mertie West eat at a table at Rock Creek. Mrs. Whitaker wears a flat hat and an apron. Mrs. West has one arm in the air and in the other hand she holds a fork or spoon. The table is covered with jars, bowls, cups, and plates. There is a large box of Wheaties on the table. At the right, there is another table with more supplies on it. There are other supplies in the background, including a Scotch Soap box. There are trees in the background.
Photograph of Mertie West standing beside the grave of Kermit Roosevelt in Fort Richardson National Cemetery. Mertie West stands in the foreground at left. She faces towards the left and looks back and down at a grave marker to the right. The cross extends up from the ground and across it, it reads, "ROOSEVELT, KERMIT MAJ." Directly behind Mertie and the cross, a gravel drive stretches across the image. On the far side of the drive, crosses standing in rows extend through the cemetery grounds and into the distance.
Photograph of Mertie West walking along a road in Whittier, Alaska towards the Whittier depot. A dirt road stretches through the middle of the image on an upward angle from the lower left corner towards the right. Its shoulder runs alongside it at right. In the shoulder at right, Mertie West walks away from camera in the near distance. A ditch runs alongside the shoulder at far right. Ahead of Mertie, a couple of people also walk away from the camera and down the road. Along the left side of the road, elevated train tracks run parallel to the road. A train is visible sitting on the far end of the tracks, right-of-center. To the right of the train, a structure stands at the end of the road. Snow-covered mountains rise across the background.
Photograph of Mertie West posing in the middle of a cabbage patch in Circle Hot Springs, Alaska. A clump of large cabbages grows in the foreground at center and extends back on an angle to the right. Further back in the patch, Mertie West stands in the near distance. She faces towards the camera as she rests a hand to her hip and casts her gaze down to the ground at left. The rest of the garden stretches behind her and into the distance.
Photograph of Mertie West posing in front of an announcement board outside of the First Methodist Church in Boston. A brick-paved sidewalk stretches across the foreground, on an incline up to the left. At the back edge of the sidewalk, Mertie West stands, left-of-center, in front of the stone facade of First Methodist Church and looks to camera. The building is viewed close-up. Immediately behind Mertie, a wrought iron fence stretches from center to right. Behind it, a small patio leads back to lattice-pane double window inset into the stone building. Centered on the exterior of the window is an announcement board which reads, "FIRST METHODIST CHURCH FOU[NDED] 1792 SUNDAY SERVICES 9:30 a.m. Italian Sermon by Rev. Giuseppe Merlino Sept. 28th 10:45 a.m. Oct. 5th Rally Day Service World-Wide Holy Communion 'Methodism on the March' National Groups Joining 2:30 p.m. Ukranian Sermon by Rev. Conrad Kosak September 28th 7:30 p.m. October 5th Evening Worship Services with Rev. V.L. Taylor 'A Day at Camp Co-No-Mo' Sermon by Dr. Stroud." The brick exterior of a neighboring building is visible in the background along the left edge.
H. H. West's second wife, Mertie, poses with the Cliff House and Seal Rocks in the distance. She wears a coat and hat and holds a purse. There is a stone wall at her right and the beach beyond that. People sit on the beach and a bird flies above. There are cars driving down the road in the distance.