Fonds yuk-1016 - Art Johnson fonds

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Art Johnson fonds

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CA yuk yuk-1016

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  • 1942 (Creation)
    Johnson, Art, b. 1920?

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23 photographs : b&w prints

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Art Johnson lived in Watson Lake, Yukon, during the building of the airport runway in 1942.

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The photographs were brought to the Yukon Archives by Isaac Wood.

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The fonds consists of 23 original b&w photographs which deal primarily with the building of the airport runway in Watson Lake, Yukon in 1942. Images include the runway under construction, the radio shack, a U.S. Army road crew, a float plane on Watson Lake, and an Army camp on the shore of the lake.

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