Klondike Gold Rush photo albums, circa 1898-1920Stef Mss-277

Introduction to the Collection

Contains two photo albums and a folio of 5 loose photographs from an unknown compiler, probably haling from Washington State. The collection, containing approximately 173 photographs dating from circa 1898-1920, documents the Gold Rush centered along the lower Klondike River, particularly working claims on Bonanza Creek and nearby Dawson City, Yukon Territories. Additional images are of families posing informally, of prospectors in make-shift cabins and mining operations and conditions.

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