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Dave Bohn collection

  • CA yuk yuk-122
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1907]

These photographs were collected by Dave Bohn, and were mostly created by Kinsey & Kinsey, photographers. Other photographs were created by Larss & Duclos, Goetzman and Adams & Larkin. The collection consists of 22 original prints and one stereocard. Images include Dawson City, Grand Forks, Eldorado, Hunker and Sulphur Creeks and depict leisure as well as the mining activity in these areas. Individuals represented in the photographs include George Archer, Clarence and Clarke Kinsey, Asa Thurston Hayden, Mary Kinsey, Otto Reinig, James Mason (Skookum Jim), George Carmack and Patsy Henderson. There are also images of dog teams. The stereo card was published by G. W. Griffith in 1900 and is titled "Prospectors at Claim 29, Klondike".

Bohn, Dave

Vancouver Public Library collection

  • CA yuk yuk-887
  • Collection
  • Copied 1973 (originally created 1897-1965)

The collection consists of photographs that represent the work of a number of photographers, including Eric Hegg, E. E. Keir, Adams & Larkin, Case & Draper, H. J. Goetzman, Cantwell, Hamacher & Robertson. The majority of the photographs were taken between 1897 and 1900. Images of Dawson City and the settlements along the creeks constitute the bulk of the collection, which also includes images along routes to the Klondike. Specific locations include Bennett, Bonanza Creek, Dawson City, Dyea Trail, Eldorado Creek, French Hill, Grand Forks, Hunker Creek, Miles Canyon, King Solomon's Hill, Dominion Creek, White Pass Trail, Skagway and Whitehorse. Images are of mines and mining, agriculture, street scenes, boat building, sternwheelers, First Nations graves, miners, pack-trains and roadhouses. There are also images of the North American Trading Co., the North West Mounted Police, (NWMP) the Orpheum Theatre, the White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) and the Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) as well as a number of individuals.

Vancouver Public Library