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Harry Gabriel fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1043
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1943

The fonds consists of one hundred original black and white photographs which depict construction of the Alaska Highway from Dawson Creek, B.C. to Whitehorse, Yukon in 1942 and 1943. The majority of photographs capture the area between Fort Nelson to Watson Lake. The original caption list accompanies the photographs.

Gabriel, Harry, d. 1963

Josephine Jacquot-Sias fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1044
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of four original photographs of the Jacquot family of Burwash Landing, Yukon, taken in France and Vancouver, British Columbia. Identified individuals include Jos

Jacquot-Sias, Josephine

Elzeard Sansterre fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1045
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1908

This fonds consists of letters and postcards received by Mr. Sansterre from his relatives and friends in the United States. It also includes photographs of Mr. Sansterre and others and Mr. Sansterre's dental records from Dr. A. Varicle in Dawson City.

Sansterre, Elzeard, (18-?-1908)

Frank Black fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1046
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1948

The fonds consists of original photographs of the donor's childhood in the Granville and Dawson City area, 1946-1948. Subject matter includes dredges and mining activity, family and friends, boats, creeks, houses, sternwheelers, dog teams, and views of both communities. Also included is an original photograph of Klondike Kate with her autograph, postcards with Yukon images, and two greeting cards.

Black, Frank, b. 1944

Earl L. Schwindt fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1047
  • Fonds
  • Copied 2006 (originally created [ca. 1952-1954])

The fonds consists of 20 copy negatives with reference prints which depict images of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) headquarters in Whitehorse, Yukon, RCMP personnel on parade and buildings in Whitehorse.

Schwindt, Earl L., b. 1932

Yukon Orienteering Association fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1048
  • Fonds
  • 1984-2005

This fonds consists of orienteering and recreation maps created by the Yukon Orienteering Association including: Yukon Waterfront, Yukon College, Grey Mountain-Magnusson, Chadburn Lake, Carcross Desert, Long Lake, Golden Horn West, Hidden Lake, Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Trails, and Ear Lake.

Yukon Orienteering Association

Pat Swainson fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1049
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1965

The fonds consists of 285 original coloured slides and two 8 mm films. The slides predominantly capture life in Old Crow and the surrounding area. Many people are identified including Philippe Dicquemare, Bishop Marsh, Rev. J. Simon, Deacon Joe Kykiainchuk, Martha Kendi, Clara Frost, Joe Netro, Edith Josie, Neil McDonald, Johnnie Moses, Eliza Steamboat and the Frost family. Subject matter includes log cabins of Old Crow residents, the nursing station, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) building, and Anglican Church. The photographs also capture activities of swimming, berry picking, dog races, snowshoe races, setting a muskrat trap and rabbit snare, stretching beaver skins, preparing a caribou skin, and travel on the barge, the "Brainstorm". Images of Rampart House, Fort Yukon, Dawson City and Whitehorse are also included. The films capture a variety of scenes and show the nursing station, the "Brainstorm", a First Nation woman scraping a moosehide, men butchering a caribou, a log boom, the Porcupine River freezing up, people cutting ice blocks, three airplanes on the frozen river, the first snow machines in Old Crow, ice fishing, the river breakup, and a celebration on the river bank. People in the films include Effie Linklater, Margaret Marsh, Sarah Abel, Stephen Frost, and Philippe Dicquemare.

Swainson, Pat

Berry family fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-105
  • Fonds
  • Copied [ca. 1979] (originally created 1897-1900)

The fonds consists of copies of photographs taken on the Berry brothers' mining claims in the Klondike, and a group of men in front of the Klondyke Hotel and Delmonico Restaurant, Dawson City, Yukon.

Berry family

Ford Colyer collection

  • CA yuk yuk-1050
  • Collection
  • 1969

The collection consists of 39 original colour photographs of Faro, Yukon after the June 13, 1969 lightning fire which destroyed much of the town. Images depict fire damage and the construction of new houses. The photographs were taken by Bob Studds of Whitehorse.

Colyer, Ford, b. 1945

A.C. (Nick) Nixon fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1051
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1945

The scrapbook (which includes 150 photographs and newspaper clippings) and individual photographs depicts images along the Alaska Highway during its construction and completion, as well as scenes of Yukon and Alaska. There are also interesting shots of Major Nixon and his friends at social events and in their Whitehorse barracks. The textual records include newspaper clippings collected by Nixon; Northwest Service Command (NWSC) correspondence, minutes, notes, memos and reports; and a description of the Alaska Highway, possibly a news release.

Nixon, A.C.

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