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Photographic views taken during the Alaska gold rush [graphic] /
BANC PIC 1973.054--LAN BOX 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographic views taken during the Alaska gold rush

Creator/Contributor:

Metcalf, Charles H., creator

Abstract:

Slides relating to the Alaska/Yukon gold rush at the end of the 19th century. Views include trails, town construction, mining, settlements, camps, dog sleds, etc. There are also photos of local Indian populations (Tarku, Malamute), their activities and homes. Several views of totem poles are also included. The following locations are frequently pictured: the Yukon River, Fort Wrangell, the Dyea trail, Lake Bennett, Dawson City, and others. Some Washington state locations, such as Tacoma and Seattle, are also included.

Date:

1896-1899 (issued)

Subject:

n-cn-yk -- n-us-ak -- n-us-wa
Gold mines and mining -- Alaska -- Photographs
Sled dogs -- Photographs
Totem poles -- Alaska -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Photographs
Tacoma (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Dawson (Yukon) -- Pictorial works
Alaska -- Pictorial works
Yukon Territory -- Pictorial works
Dyea (Alaska) -- Pictorial works

Note:

by Charles H. Metcalf.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Most slides copyrighted: "1897, by Chas H. Metcalf, Detroit."
Another set of these slides was given (presumably by the photographer) to the Alaska Territorial Museum, plus a partial set to the University of Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Finding aid available.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
slide
68 slides : lantern, some handcolored.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1973.054--LAN BOX 1

Origin:

Alaska

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.