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April 23, 2019

Daily Life of Alaska in the Late 19th Century Through Amazing Photos

The Alaska, photographs collection is a set of 33 photographic prints, depicting various scenes in Alaska in such areas as Devil's Lake, Skagway, Miles Canon, Chilcoot Pass, Lake Bennet, and Sitka by an unidentified amateur, taken between 1896 and 1899, and held by the DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

Man with a Bicycle

Miles Canyon

Miles Canyon

On Chilcoot Tram, Between Canyon City and Sheep Camp

On Sixty- mile River, one mile above the Canyon

On the Skagway Wagon Road

Part of Lake Bennett

Skagway from Outside Wharf - (Third Wharf)

Skagway, Alaska, 1898

Skagway, Alaska

Steamer Devils Lake

Steamer Queen at Seattle

Str Dora at P.C. Co's Wharf

Str Lady Lake - Skagway

Str Nora at Bennett

Str. Alert on Lindeman

Tagish Post, North West Mounted Police

Taking on Wood

Town at Head of Miles Canyon - four miles above White Horse Rapids. N.W.T. - 160 m. inland

Tram Around White Horse Rapids

Unloading Coal from Bark Shirley

View of shore from a boat

Wilson's Store at Bennett - Aug. 1898

Bennett, B.C., Aug. 1898

Bennett, Sept 15, 1898. First Snow of the Season on the Mountains

Court House at Sitka, Alaska

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

Deep Lake on Chilcoot Trail

Ho! For the Atlin Gold Fields

John F. Miller's Camp at Lindeman, April 1898

"Johnson's Steam Scow" on Lake Lindeman, B.C

Killing Cattle at Lake Bennett for Dawson

Landing at Dyea




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