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Alaskan gold rush album [graphic]
BANC PIC 2000.023--fALB
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Title:

Alaskan gold rush album

Creator/Contributor:

Hegg, Eric A., 1867-1948

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots recording sites related to the Alaska gold rush. Locations include Kotzebue Sound, the Kobuk River, Reilly Camp (or "Reillyville"), and Nome. Includes views of miners and ship's passengers and crew, eskimos and their elevated burial platforms, river steamers, mining camps, numerous cabins, street scenes in Nome, and mining activities. A cartoon drawing caricatures "skipper L.T. Ward of the U.S.S. West Elasco". Several pages of later images are found at the end of the album, including snapshots in the American Southwest in 1947, people aboard ships, ca. 1910-1920, and two views of European cathedrals damaged in World War I.

Date:

1898-ca. 1945, bulk 1898-1899 (issued)

Subject:

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Gold mines and mining -- Alaska -- Photographs
Mining districts -- Alaska -- Photographs
Gold miners -- Alaska -- Photographs
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Photographs
Alaska -- Pictorial works
Nome (Alaska) -- Pictorial works
Kotzebue Sound Region (Alaska) -- Pictorial works
Kobuk River (Alaska) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Compiler and most photographers unknown. One photograph by E.A. Hegg.
Title suppled by cataloger.
Manuscript captions.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (177 photographic prints, 1 drawing) : b&w ; album 27 x 39 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2000.023--fALB

Origin:

Alaska