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Photo Album. “Klondike Fever, 1898.” 32 photos depicting scenes of miners preparing to leave Seattle for the Klondike Mining district. Street Scence Troops marching outside Galbraith Grain. Co. Troops marching in formation with backpacks and rifles Steamship Clara Nevada at dock Barge at dock Sailing schooner at dock. Sailing schooner Rams pulling boy on sled in downtown Seattle Rams pulling boy on sled in downtown Seattle Ships in port Ships in port Ship loading at dock Ship loading at dock Ships being built Ships being built Steamship Australia at dock Steamship Australia at dock Elk herd in trees Elk herd in trees Two miners posing in front of building Miner smoking pipe Burros Burros Men preparing to load dog team on to ship Ship at dock Ships being built Dog team in downtown Seattle Schooner Lizzie Colby at dock at Copper River Ship at dock Men and young child standing next to ship at dock Three miners pose in front of building Group of men with dogs gathered outside Puget Sound National Bank, 1898

 Item — Box: Photo P-34e, Item: A)          3518

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of settlement of Anadarko, Oklahoma is well documented by photographs in this collection.

Dates

  • 1898

Restrictions on Access

Open for public research.

Extent

From the Collection: 2758 items (2758 items)

Language of Materials

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States