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Unidentified album (#3) fonds

  • CA mac mac-61
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The fonds consists of photographs which illustrate traditional placer mining techniques, probably from Alaska. Pictures include water flumes, sluice boxes, water monitors, men with picks and shovels, and a winter scene on a trail with a fully loaded sledge near a campfire. Also included are four summer time scenes; a camp with a canoe and tent, and men cooking flapjacks and meat over open fires. Captions can be found on the backs of loose photographs in the album. People identified include Charlie Thompson and Tom Blais.

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Yukon education collection

  • CA mac mac-39
  • Collection
  • 1923, 1954-1968

The collection consists of letters from teachers around the world inquiring about Yukon job postings, Term Return for the Lambert Street School, teacher's monthly report for Whitehorse Elementary School, cost recovery sheets for children of federal employees, papers relating to official opening of Jack Hulland Elementary School and a Certificate of incorporation for the Yukon Teacher's Association.

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Yukon Order of Pioneers collection

  • CA mac mac-14
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1974]

The collection consists of photographs which depict members of the Yukon Order of Pioneers in a parade in Dawson City, group shots in front of a log building, and a ceremony in front of the Territorial Administration Building in Dawson City. Textual records include the YOOP constitution and ritual.

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Flora and fauna photograph collection

  • CA mac mac-53
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The collection consists of photographs of animals, plants and Ice Age bones. The photographs were part of unidentified collections and were organized under the title "Flora and Fauna" for research and exhibit purposes. They are of various sizes and formats and most were taken by amateurs although several were prints produced by well known photographers. Subject matter includes animals in natural settings - black bears and grizzlies, moose, caribou, mountain goats, Dall sheep, and a bison. There are numerous photographs of young animals, including bears, moose and rabbits, in captivity. The collection includes images of trophy game, water foul and game birds, sled dogs and huskies and a few images of flowers and gardens, and mammoth bones.

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Industry photograph collection

  • CA mac mac-52
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The collection consists of photographs that were part of unidentified collections and were organized under the title "Industry" for research and exhibit purposes. Photograph subjects include mining, boat building, agriculture, trapping and trading, fishing, and construction of the Alaska Highway. Many are images of mining in the Klondike Gold Fields: busy hand mining scenes with open cut mines, sluice boxes and flumes on Bonanza, Gold Hill, Sulpher Creek, Dominion Creek and Quartz Creek, rocking on Gold Hill and King Solomon?s Hill, hydraulicing on French Hill and Lovette Gulch, and underground mining on Eldorado #16. Klondike scenes also include dredges in Bonanza Basin, Canadian No. 1 at Bear Creek 1902, Dredge #3, a small dredge on Hyatt Creek, construction of a dredge, and a view of Canadian Klondike Mining Co. headquarters, in 1906 during the construction of the Klondike Syphon. There are a number of images of the open pit at Pueblo Mines, mining in the Atlin area with water wheels and placer mining in Alaska. Boat building includes a sternwheeler under construction at the Whitehorse shipyard, whipsawing boat lumber and boat building at Bennett. The agriculture photographs include a vegetable garden, a Northern Commercial Company (NCCo.) truck filled with cabbages, Acklen?s garden in Dawson City, the first load of hay harvested at Fairbanks, and images of apples, lettuce, cabbage, potatoes and a 10 foot high tomato plant in Dawson City. Other industry photographs in this collection include a trapper?s outfit in 1911, native men trading at Dawson City, a sled full of caribou in Fairbanks, a mule train alongside the Klondike River, the Northern Lumber Co. in the Klondike Valley, a portable sawmill used by engineers on the Alaska Highway, original bridge near Slims River during building of Alaska Highway, fish wheel on the Yukon River and interiors of Zaccarelli?s Bookstore and the Monte Carlo. Identified photographers are Larss and Duclos, Cantwell, Adams and Larkin, Darms, E.O. Ellingsen and E.A. Hegg.

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MacBride Museum map collection

  • CA mac mac-37
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

Collection includes hand drawn map of Chilkoot Trail, Northwestern Canada, GSC maps of Northwest Shakwak Valley and Yukon Territory, the latter showing many winter roads and communities which no longer exist, Hudson's Bay Company Peace River District, Teslin, Kluane Corridor Regional Study, an early map of the Yukon and a Rand McNally map of Canada.

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P. Burns and Co. Ltd. collection

  • CA mac mac-18
  • Collection
  • 1908-1910, 1928

The collection consists of 6 sales receipts of meat purchases for sternwheelers and a ledger which lists the cost and weight of different meats sold to individuals and businesses in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Site specific photograph collection

  • CA mac mac-51
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The photographs in this collection were part of unidentified collections and were organized under the title "Site Specific" for research and exhibit purposes. Included are a very diverse range of photographs of sites and subjects in the Yukon, Alaska, along the Yukon River and the Chilkoot and White Pass Trails, British Columbia, and other locations. Yukon sites include Carcross showing a sternwheeler, railway bridge, and the town site, Ben-My-Chree on the West Taku Arm, Mayo, a log cabin at Haggart Creek in the Keno area and Dawson City. Images of Alaska include: Skagway, Dyea, Valdez, Fairbanks, St. Michael, Haines, Beaver City, Fort Yukon, Point Barrow, Louden, Ruby City, Cordova, Foster Glacier, Muir Glacier and Holy Cross Mission on the Yukon River. Images of British Columbia include: a street scene in Bennett, showing Dawson Hotel, Bennett Lake and Klondike Navigation Co. Ltd. warehouses, the church at Bennett, and an Atlin street scene showing the Kendome and Kootenay Hotels. The collection also consists of images of a native cemetery showing Spirit Houses and a native village on the Chilkat River, Pleasant Camp on the Dalton Trail, White Pass Summit, and Chilkoot Trail, Miles Canyon, Five Finger Rapids, a view from the Dome in Dawson Cityshowing the sternwheeler graveyard and islands near Moosehide, the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) Post on Dalton Trail and Tagish, circa 1898, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) station at Haines Junction, a bridge at North Fork of the Klondike River, Pueblo Mine and Grafter Mine outside of Whitehorse, Department of Transport houses in Destruction Bay, Hotel Upper LeBarge [Laberge], a ward in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Dawson City, the tram line in Whitehorse and a series of images of the Inside Passage including Prince Rupert and Alert Bay.

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Unidentified album (#2) fonds

  • CA mac mac-60
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The fonds consists of photographs apparently documenting a trip to the Klondike Gold Fields though the order is not always sequential. The images are faded and locations and activities are difficult to identify. Subject matter includes a tent with a Union Jack flag, possibly a Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) tent, men posing in front of the tent, an exterior view of Billy's Mug, a pub in a city, an ocean going vessel, Skagway, a man standing on a rail line probably in Skagway, a group of men travelling in winter with loaded sleds, log cabins, the Yukon River and rapids, a large body of water, possibly Lake Laberge, men hunting, Niagara Falls, and many unidentified scenic views.

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Unidentified personalities photograph collection

  • CA mac mac-46
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The photographs were part of unidentified collections and were organized by "Personalities, Unidentified" for research and exhibit purposes. The scope of this collection is broad with a wide variation in format, size, subject matter, and dates. The images were taken by many different photographers, professional and amateur, in studios and natural settings, with people posing or candid. Some of the prints are professionally mounted and others extracted from an album, and many are loose prints. The subject matter portrayed includes people posing with big game trophies, riverboat crews, a work crew at the shipyard, life on the creeks, outings on frozen Lake Laberge, mine disaster survivors, individual and class photos, crowning of a school Queen, back stage of various amateur theatre productions, kids in a park, Rendezvous 1962, interiors of cabins or roadhouses, dance hall girls, prostitutes of Dawson City, young boys in uniform, a bridge party at Justice Macaulay's home, 1912 champion hockey team, reception for the Governor General Vincent Massey, men in fur coats, American service men in combat fatigues, first truck convoy from Whitehorse to Fairbanks November 20 1942, and the Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP). There are various photographs of prospectors en route to the Klondike, out of doors concerts of the 18th Engineers Corps at Silver City, a series of midnight sun spectator group photos on the Midnight Dome in Dawson City, mining engineer's banquet 1905 in Whitehorse, a dance hall scene in Dawson City, and the Whitehorse Band. There is a series of North West Mounted Police (NWMP) group pictures at various stations, and the lost McPherson Patrol and the search party. The collection includes many images of First Nation people including a woman dancing accompanied by a man drumming, an Eskimo woman at St. Michael, Alaska, women at Moosehide Creek, women with birch bark baskets, Whitehorse July 1st 1967 celebrations with a man in a dance shirt and bear claw hat, Chief of the Teslin Indians with several other people in traditional dress, and Skookum Jim and the Carcross potlatch dancers.

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