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May 21, 2017

45 Photographs Document Everyday Life of Alaska from between the 1880s and 1890s

A photo collection from SMU Central University Libraries depicting various scenes in Alaska in such areas as Devil's Lake, Skagway, Miles Canon, Chilcoot Pass, Lake Bennet, and Sitka in the late 1880s and 1890s.


A Study of Cattle at Sitka

By Indian River, near Sitka

Chilcoot

Court House at Sitka, Alaska

Custom House of U.S. at Mary Island, Alaska

Floating Ice, Takou Inlet

Floating Ice, Takou Inlet

Greek Church, Sitka

Ice Field in Glacier Bay

Indian Graves, Ft. Wrangel

Indian Graves, Ft. Wrangel

Indian Hut

Indian Mat-makers

Indian Village at Jeauno

Juneau City

Juneau City

Killisnoo

Landing at Dyea

Muir Glacier at 10 o'clock P.M

Muir Glacier

Nothing Grows in Alaska

On Burrows Bay

On Chilcoot Tram, Between Canyon City and Sheep Camp

On the Skagway Wagon Road

Peril Straits

Shore from a boat

Sitka Home Mission

Sitka

Sitka

Sitka

Sitka

Skagway from Outside Wharf - (Third Wharf)

Skagway, Alaska

Skagway, Alaska

Steamer Taking on Ice, in Taku Bay

Str Dora at P.C. Co's Wharf

Str Lady Lake - Skagway

Taku Glacier

The Great Muir Glacier

The Great Muir Glacier

The Thlinket Indian

The Thlinket Indian

Treadwell's Gold Mine

Treadwell's Gold Mine

Unloading Coal from Bark Shirley



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