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    • Panning out the gold in the Klondyke [i.e. Klondike], Alaska

    • Gold miners use a pan and churn for hydraulic placer mining, in the Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska), Alaska. A man has a knife on his belt; a woman wears a bow.
    • Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)--1890-1900.; Gold mining--Alaska--Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)--1890-1900.; Hydraulic mining--Alaska--Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)--1890-1900.; Mining equipment--Alaska--Yukon River Valley...
    • 1899
    • Str. Ancon in Yes Bay, Alaska

    • Men pose in a row boat at the edge of Yes Bay (Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area), Alaska. Shows canoes nearby and the paddle wheel steamboat "Ancon" in the bay. Shows dense trees on mountains in the distance.
    • Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Yes Bay (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Bays (Bodies of water)--Alaska--Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area--1880-1890.; Rowboats--Alaska--Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census...
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Muir Glacier

    • View of the paddle wheeler steamboat "Ancon" and Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay (later Glacier Bay National Monument), Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska. Shows a canoe near the paddle wheel, and people on observation decks. People are in a...
    • Glacier Bay (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Muir Glacier (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Bays (Bodies of water)--Alaska--Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area--1880-1890.; Glaciers--Alaska--Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon...
    • 1887
    • Kiska Island, Alaska unloading supplies at the Southern Sector Command Post.

    • United States Army soldiers, members of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment , camp on the shore of a cove on Kiska Island, Alaska, after it was retaken by allied troops near the end of the Aleutian Islands Campaign. Tracked amphibious landing...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations--Alaska--Kiska Island.; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns & battles--Alaska--Kiska Island.; Kiska Island (Alaska)--1940-1950.; Camping--Alaska--Kiska Island--1940-1950.; Cliffs--Alaska--Kiska...
    • 1945 August 16
    • Muir Glacier

    • View of Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay (later Glacier Bay National Monument), Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska. Shows rocks and ice on the shore beside the water.
    • Glacier Bay (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Muir Glacier (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Bays (Bodies of water)--Alaska--Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area--1880-1890.; Glaciers--Alaska--Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon...
    • 1887
    • Top of Muir Glacier

    • View of jagged ice on top of Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay (later Glacier Bay National Monument), Alaska. Shows snow on mountains in the distance.
    • Glacier Bay (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Muir Glacier (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Bays (Bodies of water)--Alaska--Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area--1880-1890.; Glaciers--Alaska--Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon...
    • 1887
    • By Indian River, near Sitka

    • A calf stands on a narrow dirt road near Indian River in Sitka County, Alaska. Shows dense fir trees on the sides of the road.
    • Calves--Alaska--Sitka County--1880-1890.; Sitka County (Alaska)--1880-1890.; Cattle--Alaska--Sitka County--1880-1890.; Dirt roads--Alaska--Sitka County--1880-1890.; Forests--Alaska--Sitka County--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Alaska, Juneau mill

    • View of the Juneau Gold Mining Company mill in Juneau, Alaska shows: mill buildings, dock, water.
    • Mine buildings--Alaska--Juneau--1920-1930.; Juneau (Alaska)--1920-1930.; Mills--Alaska--Juneau--1920-1930.; Mining--Alaska--Juneau--1920-1930.
    • 1921
    • Black wolf taken at Fool's Inlet, Wrangell Island, Alaska

    • A man in a cap and coat stands in snow and holds the frozen snowy carcass of a wolf near Fool's Inlet on Wrangell Island, Alaska. The wolf's front paw is caught in a trap.
    • Wolves--Control--Wrangell Island--1930-1950.; Wrangell Island (Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska)--1930-1950.; Animal traps--1930-1950.; Dead animals--Alaska--Wrangell Island--1930-1950.; Wolf hunting--Alaska--Wrangell Island--1930-1950.
    • [between 1939 and 1944?]
    • Alaska, U. S., Indian mat-makers

    • Three Native American women and a baby pose near a tent somewhere in Alaska. The eldest woman is outside, working on a mat she is making. The two younger women and the baby are under the shelter of the tent. A log cabin and a second tent flank the...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--Alaska--1880-1890.; Children--Alaska--1880-1890.; Tents--Alaska--1880-1890.; Weaving--Alaska--1880-1890.; Women--Alaska--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Our party en route to the Klondike, Sheep Camp, Alaska

    • View of a pack train entering Sheep Camp, Alaska, heavily laden with supplies. Miners stand in the muddy street near the "Grand Pacific Hotel."
    • Sheep Camp (Alaska)--1890-1900.; Horseback riding--Alaska--Sheep Camp--1890-1900.; Miners--Alaska--Sheep Camp--1890-1900.; Mining--Alaska--Sheep Camp--1890-1900.; Packtrains--Alaska--Sheep Camp--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Prince of Wales Island Alaska four of six wolves poisoned at one station.

    • Four wolf carcasses lie on snowy ground on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.
    • Wolves--Control--Alaska--Prince of Wales Island--1920-1930.; Prince of Wales Island (Alaska)--1920-1930.; Dead animals--Alaska--Prince of Wales Island--1920-1930.; Wolf hunting--Alaska--Prince of Wales Island--1920-1930.; Wolves--Alaska--Prince of...
    • 1929
    • Hanging wolf carcasses

    • Wolf carcasses hang by the back legs from a wide beam between two poles in Nome, Alaska. Two men stand between the carcasses. One wears an overcoat and slouch felt hat, the other a hunter's cap, work pants and lace-up boots. Shows a wood plank...
    • Wolves--Control--Alaska--Nome--1940-1950.; Nome (Alaska)--1940-1950.; Dead animals--Alaska--Nome--1940-1950.; Wolf hunting--Alaska--Nome--1940-1950.; Wolves--Alaska--Nome--1940-1950.
    • 1944
    • Wolf carcass

    • A wolf with front and hind legs trussed with wire hangs from two poles at the end of a sled near Eureka Mountain in Sitka County, Alaska. Carcasses and pelts lie on the sled bed. A rifle sits on the pelts. Another sled sits on the snow.
    • Wolves--Control--Alaska--Sitka County--1920-1930.; Sitka County (Alaska)--1920-1930.; Hides & skins--Alaska--Sitka County--1920-1930.; Sleds & sleighs--Alaska--Sitka County--1920-1930.; Wolf hunting--Alaska--Sitka County--1920-1930.
    • 1924
    • No. 6 Canadian Klondike Mining Co. dredge

    • A group of men pose next to a Klondike Mining Company hydraulic placer gold dredge, Alaska.
    • Canadian Klondike Mining Company--1900-1910.; Dredges--Alaska--1900-1910.; Gold dredging--Alaska--1900-1910.; Alaska--1900-1910.; Hydraulic mining--Alaska--1900-1910.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1910.
    • November 7, 1909
    • Tlingit women

    • View of four Native American (Tlingit) women sitting on a stone sidewalk with their backs resting against the side of a clapboard building, probably Alaska. They are engaged in basket weaving and have some of their wares on display in front of...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--Alaska--1880-1900.; Tlingit baskets--Alaska--1880-1900.; Tlingit Indians--Arts & crafts--Alaska--1880-1900.; Basket making--Alaska--1880-1900.; Women--Alaska--1880-1900.
    • [between 1884 and 1895]
    • "Soapy Smith's" saloon, Skagway, Alaska

    • Jefferson Randolph (Soapy) Smith poses with a bartender and unidentified men at his saloon in Skagway (Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Borough), Alaska. A United States flag with a portrait on the front, a mirror, and a flag with a single star and six...
    • Smith, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1898--Death & burial.; Gamblers--1890-1900.; Skagway (Alaska)--1890-1900.; Barrooms--Alaska--Skagway--1890-1900.; Bars (Furniture)--Alaska--Skagway--1890-1900.; Interiors--Alaska--Skagway--1890-1900.; Swindlers &...
    • [1898]
    • Bound for the Klondike gold fields, Chilkoot Pass, Alaska

    • View of miners making the infamous trek over Chilkoot Pass (the "Golden Stair" trail), Alaska, and the staging area at the bottom of the pass. Signs read: "Gasoline Tramway," and, "Restaurant."
    • Chilkoot Pass--1890-1900.; Aerial tramways--Alaska--1890-1900.; Hiking--Alaska--1890-1900.; Miners--Alaska--1890-1900.; Mining--Alaska--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Chilkat Indian Group Alaska

    • Native American (Chilkat) women and girls sit and stand outdoors around antlers near a cabin in Alaska. They wear blankets and scarves over their heads.
    • Chilkat Indians--Alaska--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Alaska--1890-1900.; Girls--Alaska--1890-1900.; Women--Alaska--1890-1900.
    • [1890]
    • Wyoming Jim Penton

    • Jim "Wyoming" Penton, a member of the 10th Mountain Division 87th Regiment Service Company (SVC), stands on a bluff over Broad Beach on Kiska Island in Alaska; U.S. and British flags are nearby. The 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment was in the...
    • World War, 1939-1945--Military personnel--Alaska--1940-1950.; Kiska Island (Alaska)--1940-1950.; Amphibious vehicles--Alaska--1940-1950.; Infantry--American--Alaska--1940-1950.; Military personnel--Alaska--1940-1950.; Ships--Alaska--1940-1950.;...
    • 1943 August
    • Alaska Railway train

    • View of an Alaska Railway train in Alaska. Shows a river near the railroad tracks, a boat, and a railroad bridge. Industrial buildings and a mountain range are in the distance.
    • Railroads--1960-1970.
    • [between 1960 and 1979?]
    • Paying with gold dust

    • View of miners in a general store paying for their goods with gold dust, Yukon, Alaska. The proprietor uses a scale on the counter to weigh the dust.
    • Gold--Alaska--1890-1900.; Interiors--Alaska--1890-1900.; Miners--Alaska--1890-1900.; Mining--Alaska--1890-1900.; Paying bills--1890-1900.
    • Fall, 1899
    • Receiving mail at Tagish Post

    • View of a group of miners awaiting mail distribution, Tagish Post Office (?), Alaska.
    • Correspondence--Alaska--1890-1900.; Miners--Alaska--1890-1900.; Mining--Alaska--1890-1900.; Postal service--Alaska--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Alaska

    • View of a mostly barren landscape in Alaska. A stream flows through an area of glacial till and boulder fields. Forest is in the distance.
    • Glacial landforms--Alaska--1910-1920.; Boulders--Alaska--1910-1920.; Streams--Alaska--1910-1920.
    • [between 1910 and 1920?]
    • Indian voyagers "packing" over long portage, each packet containing from 50 to 100 lbs.

    • Six heavily laden men carry their packs to the end of a portage along a river somewhere in Alaska. Two other men await the packers on a small spit of land that projects into the river where other supplies have already been dropped off. Snow is on...
    • Backpacking--Alaska--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Alaska--1890-1900.; Portages--Alaska--1890-1900.; Rivers--Alaska--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Underground on No. 16 Eldorado

    • Two miners shovel ore into wheelbarrows, underground on No. 16 Eldorado, in possibly Alaska.
    • Interiors--Alaska--1900-1920.; Miners--Alaska--1900-1920.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1920.; Wheelbarrows--Alaska--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • A claim on the Klondyke

    • A man and a woman pose near their tent where they have staked a claim, Klondike, Alaska. Both wear heavy clothing and hats.
    • Klondike River Valley (Yukon)--1890-1900.; Miners--Alaska--1890-1900.; Mining--Alaska--1890-1900.; Tents--Alaska--1890-1900.; Women--Alaska--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • South Broadway yards at Alaska Pl

    • View of the Denver Tramway Corporation South Broadway maintenance facility at Broadway and Alaska Place in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Street cars 848, 825, 129, 305, and 310 are at the shops. An electric sign reads: "Goodheart Cash...
    • Denver Tramway Corporation (Denver, Colo.)--Facilities--1940-1950.; Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Street railroad facilities--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Street railroads--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.
    • between 1948 and 1950
    • Mary's Hotel

    • Miners pose with a woman near an earthen cabin in Alaska. A sign reads: "Doughnuts & Coffee 25 [cents] Coffee & Pie 25 [cents] Pork & Beans 25 [cents]".
    • Hotels--Alaska--1890-1900.; Miners--Alaska--1890-1900.; Mining--Alaska--1890-1900.
    • [between 1902 and 1910]
    • View of Kiska, Alaska

    • View of Kiska, Alaska showing mountains and a cove. The 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment went to the Aleutian Islands as part of Amphibious Task Force 9.
    • Military camps--Alaska--Kiska Island--1940-1950.; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th.; Kiska Island (Alaska)--1940-1950.
    • 1943
    • Gold mining dredge, Cripple Creek Alaska

    • Hydraulic placer gold mining dredge, known as Dredge #10. Built by the Fairbanks Exploration Company (a subsidiary of the U.S. Smelting, Refining & Mining Co.) in 1940.
    • Dredges--Alaska--Fairbanks North Star Borough--1950-1960.; Gold dredging--Alaska--Fairbanks North Star Borough--1950-1960.; Fairbanks North Star Borough (Alaska)--1950-1960.; Hydraulic mining--Alaska--Fairbanks North Star Borough--1950-1960.;...
    • June 22, 1950
    • Broadway, Skagway

    • View down Broadway in Skagway, Alaska. Wood frame buildings and horse-drawn wagons line the street. Railroad tracks are in the center of the street. Signs read: "Beer," "The Idah[o]," "Waterloo Cigar," "Canadian Pacific Railway Ticket Office,"...
    • Skagway (Alaska)--1890-1900.; Business districts--Alaska--Skagway--1890-1900.; Streets--Alaska--Skagway--1890-1900.
    • 1898
    • Chinese emigration to America

    • Chinese emigrants with queues (braids), in robes and hats or caps, are gathered in the hold of the steamship "Alaska" en route to the United States. The men use chopsticks and eat rice from bowls. Some read or stand near windows. A white man...
    • Chinese--1870-1880.; Eating & drinking--1870-1880.; Emigration & immigration--Chinese--1870-1880.; Interiors--1870-1880.; Ships--1870-1880.
    • 1876 May 20
    • Treadwell mines, Douglas Island, Alaska

    • View of the Treadwell Mines on Douglas Island, Alaska shows: mine and mill buildings, houses.
    • Mine buildings--Alaska--1900-1910.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1910.
    • [1900?]
    • Panning at the junction of the Eldorado and Bonanza Creeks, Klondike

    • Men and women pan for gold at the junction of Eldorado and Bonanza Creek, Klondike, Alaska. A log cabin settlement shows in the background.
    • Klondike (Alaska)--1890-1900.; Gold miners--Alaska--Klondike--1890-1900.; Gold mining equipment--Alaska--Klondike--1890-1900.
    • [between 1897 and 1900?]
    • No. 17 Eldorado, looking up French Gulch

    • View of the No. 17 Eldorado mining operation in French Gulch, Alaska shows: sluices, tailings, cabins.
    • Mine buildings--Alaska--1900-1910.; Mining--Alaska--1900-1910.
    • 1899

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