Title:Alaskan gold rush album
Creator/Contributor:Hegg, Eric A., 1867-1948
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)
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
Compiler and most photographers unknown. One photograph by E.A. Hegg.
Title suppled by cataloger.
1 album (177 photographic prints, 1 drawing) : b&w ; album 27 x 39 cm.
BANC PIC 2000.023--ffALB