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Alaska gold rush memorabilia, ca. 1900-1914

Identifier: MS 4-13-13
Scope and Contents

Includes postcards from Cordova and Susitna (?) and a letter from Nome, Alaska dated July 22, 1900 to Kate McGovern; handwriting of letter and Susitna postcard are the same but author is unknown.

Dates: ca. 1900-1914

Alaska Highway Construction, ca. 1942

Identifier: PCA 388
Scope and Contents

Alaska Highway construction possibly during World War II, including road building machinery construction workers and construction camps. The photographs are not identified; information supplied by staff is bracketed. Some of the photographs show Alaska Native families, moose and bear.

Dates: circa 1942

Alaska Highway Construction Photograph Collection, circa 1942-1943

Identifier: PCA 193
Scope and Contents

The collection includes 4 x 5 photos of the construction of the Alaska Highway (the ALCAN), the opening of the highway and dedication. Includes images of riverboats, rafts, railroads, military truck convoys, bridges, equipment, camp life, military personnel, businesses and views of Fairbanks, Dawson Creek, B.C., and Yukon Territory. The photographs are arranged in series: A: Road Construction, B: Opening and dedication, and C: Miscellaneous views. Photographs are individually numbered.

Dates: circa 1942-1943

Alaska Historical Society Photograph Collection, circa 1898

Identifier: PCA 9
Content Description Views in this collection include the church and graveyard at St. Michael, store and buildings at Nulato, Athapascan Indians, steamboats AURORA, JENNIE M, RESEARCH, SUNFLOWER; dog teams , groups of people, and interior views of cabins and their occupants, as well as fish camps and scenics along the river. We did not receive all of the images in this series. We do not have copies of any numbers not listed here. The full series of glass plate negatives is located at the Elmer E. Rasmuson...
Dates: circa summer of 1898

Alaska Inaugurations : Gubernatorial inaugural programs, invitations, and memorabilia, 1906-[ongoing]

Identifier: MS 103
Scope and Contents

The collection includes official programs and miscellaneous material regarding the inaugural of Alaska's Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Materials include invitations, programs, and lists of events. Items are arranged by date and name of Governor.

Dates: 1906-[ongoing]

Alaska Juneau Gold Mine strikers and riot, 1935

Identifier: PCA 391
Content Description

The eight Winter and Pond photographs show scenes from the Alaska Juneau Mine employees’ labor strike and subsequent riot, June 24, 1935. (The photographs may also be found in PCA 117, Nos. 146-155).

Dates: 1935

Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company Records, 1880-2000

Identifier: MS 999
Content Description The collection includes rather complete records from the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company (A.J.) which also includes mines cooperatively owned or purchased by A.J. These mines include Alaska Gastineau (Perseverance), Alaska Treadwell, Ebner, Silverbow (Nowell), Kensington, and Echo Bay. Various other smaller mining operations also gradually funneled into A.J. The A.J. properties, including company records, were eventually purchased by Alaska Electric Light and Power Company....
Dates: 1880-2000

Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company Records, 1897-1946

Identifier: MS 70
Content Description

Records, 1897 - 1946.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1897-1946

Alaska Labor Unions and Social Activism, Bulk 1980s

Identifier: MS 100
Scope and Contents Materials gathered on Alaska social activism, including original writings by various authors of mostly unpublished works. Collection materials include documents, periodicals, correspondence, photographs, and audio tapes. Specific examples of materials: file of photographs and a report of labor conditions for Asian workers aboard tour boats in Southeast Alaska in the early 1980s, along with proposals; a file on the Solidarity labor movement, as well as photographs; recordings of some of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980s

Alaska Language Translations, Translations of Russian Works, Vocabulary Studies of Alaska Native Languages, With Related Correspondence, 1903-1937

Identifier: MS 104
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Richard H. Geoghegan's translation of published works on Aleut and Athapascan language from Russian and German into English. Mr. Geoghegan also collected vocabularies from various Alaska natives in the early 1900's as part of his own linguistic studies. These studies have been bound together with a brief guide giving page references.

Dates: 1903-1937