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Dawson City Museum Early Klondike collection

  • CA dcm dcm-109
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1946]

These photographs were collected by the Dawson City Museum and arranged by subject. The images were taken by various professional photographers including Larss & Duclos, Goetzman, Adams & Co., E. A. Hegg, Duclos, and E. O. Ellingsen. Photographs include images of routes to the Klondike including the Chilkoot and Skagway; Dawson City, Yukon events including 4th of July, May 24th (Victoria Day), dog teams, the first car; streetscapes including Avery Groceries, Dawson Daily News, Jimmy's Place, Fairview Hotel, etc.; Transportation including Klondike Mines Railway (KMR) and sternwheelers, Gold Fields, North West Mounted Police (NWMP) and First Nations.

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Dawson City Museum Dawson buildings collection

  • CA dcm dcm-114
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900-1970]

This collection consists of photographs collected by the Dawson City Museum from various and unknown sources and arranged by subject. The images relate to Dawson City, Yukon, buildings, interiors and exteriors. Structures represented include blacksmith shop interior, St. Paul's interior, Gandolfo's Point, Manrico Wines and Cigars, Jimmy's Place, Front St. Fire Department, Public School and Commissioner's Residence.

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Dawson City Museum Dawson townsite and events collection

  • CA dcm dcm-115
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1946]

This collection consists of photographs of Dawson City, Yukon townsites, streetscapes and events such as the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) leaving to search for the lost patrol and spring break up. These images were gathered together by the Dawson City Museum based on subject from various and unknown sources.

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Dawson City Museum gold mining collection

  • CA dcm dcm-112
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1946]

This collection contains photographs relating to gold mining in the Klondike gathered, based on subject, by the Dawson City Museum, Yukon. Subject matter represented includes early mining camps, sluicing, panning, dredges and caterpillars.

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Dawson City Museum social groups and receptions collection

  • CA dcm dcm-113
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1946]

This collection consists of photographs from various and unknown sources, gathered together by the , Dawson City Musem, Yukon, relating to social groups and receptions in the Klondike. Social groups represented include Freemasons, Independant Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP), Shrine Ladies, Salvation Army, Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE) and Yukoners Association. Events represented include summer solstice of 1904, Orpheum Theatrical Co. banquet of 1906, Anglican Synod of 1915, Prince Philip's visit to Dawson City in 1959 as well as wedding and funeral procession.

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Dawson City Museum portraits collection

  • CA dcm dcm-116
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900-1970]

This collection consists of photographic portraits collected by the Dawson City Museum, Yukon from various and unknown sources, and arranged according to subject. The portraits have been divided into five separate categories which include; 20 amateur portraits with identification, 13 unidentified professional portraits, 11 card mounted studio portraits with photographers imprint all from studios outside the Yukon, 9 card mounted studio portraits all from Yukon studios, and 11 well known Yukon personalities (including Donald Purdy, Bishop Stringer, Robert Service, Geo. Johansson, Harry Leamon and Black Mike, Archie Black, Klondike Kate, George Dawson and Xhuzume (a.k.a. Madame Zoom).

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Dawson City Museum slide presentation collection

  • CA dcm dcm-86
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

This collection consists of 36 hand coloured lantern slides that make up four separate slide presentation stories. These slide presentations have 2 pages of sheet music with sing along chorus and music scores to accompany the slide presentation. The four slide presentations are titled, "Skipper Susie Green", "When the Autumn Leaves are Falling", "Neath the Old Corn Tree, Sweet Estelle", and "It's got to be some one I love". None of these slide presentation are complete. These presentations were shown at Dawson City, Yukon.

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Dawson City Museum transportation collection

  • CA dcm dcm-111
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1946]

This collection contains photographs collected by the Dawson City Museum, Yukon from various and unknown sources and arranged by the subject of transportation. Scenes represented include early aircraft (The Northern Light), and glider, Yukon River sternwheelers (Nasutlin, Lightning, Casca, Dawson, Clifford Sifton, Victorian), and barges, small dog sleds (including passengers Coutts, Kinsey), pack trains (Kennedy), horse teams (Rouse), bridges and floating of fire wood down Yukon River.

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Dawson City Museum sports and amusements collection

  • CA dcm dcm-110
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1946]

These photographs were collected by the Dawson City Museum, Yukon and arranged by subject. The images were taken by amateur and professional photographers including H.T. Misumi, E.O. Ellingsen, Adams & Duclos. They relate to sports and amusements in Dawson City. Activities represented include stage presentations, hunting, baseball, volleyball, Dawson Amateur Athletic Association, curling and hockey. Two shots of caribou herds crossing rivers and the first radio station broadcast by volunteers from the Old Territorial Administration Building (OTAB) in Dawson City in the late 1950s are included. There are 28 images and 2 copies.

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Dawson City walking tour collection

  • CA dcm dcm-122
  • Collection
  • 1978

This collection contains photographs of buildings and structures of historical interest in the downtown area of Dawson City, Yukon. These images were taken during a walking tour project by Joy Brown, an employee of Dawson City Museum, in 1978. Some of the buildings include the Occidental Hotel, Flora Dora Hotel, Red Feather Saloon, Ruby's Place, Old Territorial Administration Building, Jack London Square, S.S. Keno, St. Paul's Anglican church, St. Mary's Catholic church, Downtown Hotel, Caley's Store, Westminster Hotel, Harrington's Store, North West Mounted Police (NWMP) residence, Schrieber house, Pattallo and Jeckell house, and Treadgold house.

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