White men in suits pose for a group portrait, all sitting at desks. Behind them two large American flags are draped.

Every member of the First Territorial House of Representatives voted in favor of House Bill 2 except one: Charles Ingersoll of Ketchikan. The two women in this photo were clerks. It took until 1937 for a woman, Nell Scott, to join the Alaska Legislature.

Photo courtesy: Alaska State Library, Henry Roden Photo Collection, P461-26