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DAUGHTERS OF THE GOLDEN NORTH. Alaska Trip Photograph Album; 1929. .2 cu. ft.

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The Daughters of the Golden North was a women's organization in the northwest United States in 1918. Representatives from the organization were invited by the Seattle Camp of the Alaska-Yukon Pioneers to travel to Alaska to promote the Seattle Sourdough Stampede, a thirty-third anniversary celebration of the discovery of gold in the Klondike area. The leader of the excursion was Mrs. Dorothy O'Keefe, who was head of the Alaska-Yukon bureau of the Frederick and Nelson Store. Accompanying her were Miss May Nyberg, Miss Bernice Rovig, Miss Telina Mecer, and Miss Earl Bentley. The women traveled through the Inside Passage and visited ports and towns in Southeast Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, including Dawson, BC, Altin, BC, Whitehorse, BC, and Skagway, AK. The trip took place in June of 1929. The women traveled on the steamship Adelaide and the White Pass & Yukon Railroad.

This collection consists of a single album of photographs and manuscript items relating to the Daughters of the Golden North's trip to Alaska and Western Canada. The album contains 135 black and white prints of Alaskan and Canadian scenes, four telegrams, two typed poems, one card, and one newspaper clipping. The majority of the black and white prints are identified with handwritten captions. The collection includes the original album, a xerographic copy, and selected conservation negatives.

The album was acquired by the archives in 1999.

hmc-0483
KRH 9/99

List:

Note: All items are black and white prints, and all measurements are in inches unless otherwise noted.

Page 1:
1-1. "The Princess Adelaide". Boat that the women traveled on during their voyage. Photo newspaper clipping (6.5 X 9.5).

Page 3: "Our First Day - Vancouver B. C."
3-1. "Earl, May, Telina, Jessie, Bernice, Irene, Dorothy on the Adelaide's gangplank." (3.25 X 5.5).
3-2. "Taken on the steps of the Canadian Memorial Church with Col. Fallis." (3.5 X 5.5).

Page 4: "Prince Rupert."
4-1. "Dave, Dorothy, Jessie, Mary, Carl, Bernice, Grandma, Lucille, John, Irene. 'The Gang - all except Charlie." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 5:
5-1. "The Oil Dock - Prince Rupert." (4.5 X 2.75).
5-2. "The Gang." Group of 11 people on deck of ship with 'Sourdough Stampede' drum. (3.25 X 2.5).
5-3. "'Carl' our driver at Prince Rupert helps us advertise." "Carl" holding "Sourdough Stampede" advertising sign. (2.5 x 3.5).

Page 6:
6-1. "Seymour Narrows." (4.25 X 3.25).
6-2. "Along the Inside Passage." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 7:
7-1. "The Inside Passage, small iceberg in foreground." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 8:
8-1. "More scenes taken along the 'Inside Passage.'" Scenic view of waterway. (4.25 X 3.25).
8-2. "There are mountains all along the way - rising right from the water's edge." Scenic view of mountains along Inside Passage. (4.5 X 3.5).

Page 9: "Taku Glacier."
9-1. "'Taku, 'Dead' glacier on the left, 'Live' glacier on the right." (4.25 X 3.5).
9-2. "The most gorgeous blue imaginable." Tidewater glacier taken from boat. (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 10:
10-1. "Sea, mountains, seagulls - a perfect picture framed by the smoke from the Adelaide." B&W print (5.75 X 3.5).

Page 11: "On the Adelaide."
11-1. "Crossing the Queen Charlotte Sound. Charlie has Lucille and me 'tied to the mast.'" (3.5 X 2.5).
11-2. "Irene and her 'malamute' on the upper deck." (4.5 X 2.5).
11-3. "Lucille and Irene feeding the First Officer candy." (2.5 X 3.5).

Page 12:
12-1. "The 5 from Frederick & Nelson, Dorthory, Earle, May, Bernice, Telina." (5.5 X 3.5).
12-2. "Bernice, Earle, Telina, May." (2.75 X 4.5).

Page 13:
13-1. "Another picture of the F & Nrs." (3.5 X 5.75).
13-2. "Tommy Brown, Chief Steward on the Adelaide." (2.5 X 3.25).
13-3. "Tommy and his assistant, Mr. Brock." (2.25 X 3.5).

Page 14:
14-1. "Bernice." (4.5 X 3.5).
14-2. "Irene." (4.5 X 3.5).

Page 15:
15-1. "Telina, Lucille, Bernice, Earle, May." (4.5 X 2.75).
15-2. "Telina, Dorothy, Bernice, May and Earle." (4.5 X 2.5).
15-3. "Mr. Barker, the Purser, otherwise known as 'the Sphinx" poses with some of the 'Gang.'" (4.5 X 2.75).

Page 16:
16-1. "Bernice and Irene." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 17:
17-1. "Here I am again." (4.5 X 2.75).
17-2. "Bernice and Gay Hughes, 2nd Officer on the Adelaide." (2,25 X 3.5).

Page 18:
18-1. "Alert Bay, a small Indian village." (5.75 X 3.5).
18-2. "Totem Pole at Alert Bay." (2.25 X 4.25).

Page 19:
19-1. "Another view of Alert Bay." (5.5 X 3.5).
19-2. "The Gang doing a little advertising." (2.25 X 3.25).

Page 20:
20-1. "One of the Totem Poles in the cemetery at Alert Bay." (4.25 X 3.5).
20-2. "John takes a picture of The Gang." (4.25 X 2.5).
20-3. "Baby seal at Alert Bay." (3.25 X 2.5).

Page 21:
21-1. "A picture of a brave man." A lone man stands with 8 women from the trip. (4.5 X 2.75).
21-2. "Here we go again." (4.5 X 2.75).
21-3. "And again F & N poses." (3.25 X 2.25).
21-4. "Dorothy and Captain Sainty of the Adelaide." (2.5 X 3.25).

Page 22: "Skagway."
22-1. "Reid Falls near Skagway." (3.75 X 4.5).
22-2. "Itchum tells us about 'Soapy Smith.' Taken in cemetery where 'Soapy' is buried." (3.5 X 2.5).
22-3. "Jessie poses with the bear at the front of Skagway's 'street car.'" (4.5 X 2.75).

Page 23: "Along the White Pass - Yukon Railroad."
23-1. "Up from Skagway, Lynn Canal and mountains in the distance." (3.75 X 5.5).
23-2. "A little farther along the way." (3.75 X 5.75).

Page 24:
24-1. "'Inspiration Point' on the White Pass - Yukon Railroad." (5 ¾ x 3 d).

Page 25: "Two views of 'Dead Horse' gulch from the White Pass - Yukon Railroad."
25-1. "Along the Trail of '98." (3.5 X 5.5).
25-2. "Where hundreds of horses lost their lives during the goldrush." (3.5 X 5.5).

Page 26:
26-1. "Another picture taken from the train." (3.5 X 5.5).
26-2. "Pitchfork Falls from the White Pass - Yukon Railroad." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 27:
27-1. Photo of valley taken from railroad. (4.25 X 3.5).
27-2. "Mr. Wheeler, President of the Whit Pass - Yukon R.R." (3.25 X 2.25).
27-3. "Dorothy at the boundary between Alaska and Canada." (2.75 X 4.5).

Page 28:
28-1. "'A Mountie.' Bernice and Constable Wilson taken at Lake Bennett." (3.25 X 5.75).
28-2. "Lake Bennett." (5.5 X 3.25).

Page 29:
29-1. "Lake Bennett." (5.5 X 3.5).
29-2. "The old church at Lake Bennett." (4.5 X 2.5).
29-3. "A 'Redcoat' is always in demand. Constable Wilson, Mr. Barker on the left, Earle and I on the run at the right." (2.5 X 3.5).

Page 30:
30-1. "Constable Wilson once again." (4.5 X 3.5)
30-2. Another picture of Constable Wilson. (2.25 X 3.25).

Page 31:
31-1. "'Golden Gate' taken from the pilot house on the Tutshi." (4.25 X 3.25).
31-2. "Dorothy and Bernice on the Tutshi." (4.25 X 3.25).

Page 32:
32-1. "'Atlin - the Beautiful' from the Tarahne." (5.75 X 3.5).
32-2. "Captain Janes of the Tarahne." (2.25 X 3.25).

Page 33: "Atlin, B. C."
33-1. "Telina - Bernice." (5.5 X 3.5).
33-2. "Bernice, Earle, Time exposures taken in the lobby of the Atlin Inn." (5.5 X 3.75).

Page 34:
34-1. "John, Bernice, Grandma, Telina. Another time exposure, Atlin Inn." (5.5 X 3.5).
34-2. "May and the malamute pup." (2.5 X 4.25).

Page 35:
35-1. "Earle's Picture of the Gang at Atlin." (5.5 X 3.5).
35-2. "John, Bernice, and the malamute pup." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 36:
36-1. "Earle." (5.75 X 3.5).
36-2. "Father Allard in front of his church in the Indian village, Atlin, B.C." (2.25 X 3.5).
36-3. "John." (4.5 X 2.75).

Page 37:
37-1. "Lucille, John, grandma, at the Mineral Springs." (4.5 X 2.75).
37-2. "Lucille, Bernice, May, at Mrs. Hartshorn's cabin." (3.5 X 2.5 inch).
37-3. "One of the hundreds of dogs at Atlin, B.C." (3.5 X 2.5).

Page 38:
38-1. "Bernice with some more dogs - the Atlin Mountains in the background." (4.5 X 3.5).
38-2. "Hydroplane landing on Lake Atlin." (3.25 X 2.5).
38-3. "Another picture of 'The Gang.'" (4.5 X 3.25).

Page 39:
39-1. "At Jack Brown's mine on Spruce Creek." (3.25 X 2.25).
39-2. "Hydraulicing on Pine Creek." (4.5 X 3.5).
39-3. "Dorothy, 'Baldo', Jack Brown." (4.5 X 3.5).
39-4. "Jack Brown helps Irene pan some gold." (4.5 X 2.75).

Page 40: "Atlin - the Beautiful."
40-1. "Taken from the Tarahne as we started our trip around Goat Island." (4.25 X 3.5).
40-2. "Goat Island on the left, Cathedral Mountain can be seen in the distance." (4.5 X 3.5).

Page 41:
41-1. "'Cathedral Mountain' Lake Atlin." (4.25 X 3.5).
41-2. "Mountains completely surround Lake Atlin." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 42:
42-1. "Another Range of Mountains - Lake Atlin." (4.25 X 3.5).
42-2. "A narrow channel thru which we had to pass." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 43:
43-1. "Dorothy." (4.25 X 3.5).
43-2. "Silver Fox at the fox farm in Carcross." (2.25 X 3.25).

Page 44:
44-1. "Pay station on the Trail of '98 - near the Rapids." (3.25 X 2.5).
44-2. "White Horse Rapids." (4.25 X 3.5).
44-3. "A 'close up' of the Rapids." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 45:
45-1. "Whitehorse Rapids taken from 'The Robert Service Camp.'" (4.25 X 3.5).
45-2. "The Yukon. Old tramway used in '98 can be seen on the left. Boy Scout tent in distance." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 46:
46-1. "Another view of the Yukon." (3 d x 5 d).
46-2. "Miles Canyon - A picture of the only bridge across the Yukon." (4.25 X 3.25).

Page 47: "Miles Canyon."
47-1. "Two pictures from the Robert Lowe bridge across Miles Canyon. Looking 'upriver.'" (4.25 X 3.25).
47-2. "Looking 'down river' from the bridge. The 'Devil's Punch Bowl' directly ahead." (4.25 X 3.5).

Page 48: "Whitehorse."
48-1. "The little log church in Whitehorse that Robert W. Service attended." (4.5 X 3.5).
48-2. "Sam McGee's Cabin." (4.5 X 3.5).

Page 49: "More pictures taken in and around Whitehorse."
49-1. "Mrs. Scott." (2.5 X 3.5).
49-2. "Earle and Bernice on the Robert Lowe Bridge." (2.25 X 3.25).
49-3. "'Cam' Smith." (3.5 X 2.5).
49-4. "A view of Whitehorse from the Whitehorse." (3.5 X 2.25).

Page 50:
50-1. "The Whitehorse." (2.75 X 4.25).
50-2. "Gold dredging near Dawson." (4.5 X 2.5).

Page 51:
51-1. "Dorothy on the Whitehorse." (2.5 X 3.5).
51-2. "May and Irene on the Whitehorse." (2.75 X 4.5).

Page 52:
52-1. "Taken at midnight at Stewart." (2.75 X 4.5).
52-2. "On the way home, taken from the stern of the Marguerite." (4.5 X 2.75).

Page 53:
53-1. "Whitehorse Rapids - a splendid picture of the Rapids taken by Earle from the road to Miles Canyon." (5.75 X 3.25).

Page 54:
54-1. "Taku Glacier." (5.5 X 3.25).

Page 55:
55-1. "Mrs. Scott, Grandma, Bernice, Telina, in front of Mrs. Scott's home in Whitehorse." (3.75 X 5.25).
55-2. "Jimmy, 3rd Officer on the Adelaide." (2.5 X 4.25).

Page 56:
56-1. "The Whitehorse and the Casca tied up for winter." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 57:
57-1. "The Yukon and the Klondike tied up for winter." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 58:
58-1. "A view of the Yukon just above Whitehorse Rapids." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 59:
59-1. "The old Canadian." (3 d x 5 ½).
59-2. Men working with piles of lumber (possibly for use as fuel for the ship). (4.5 X 2.75).
59-3. Another view of men working with limber piles. (4.5 X 2.75).

Page 60:
60-1. "The aviation field at Whitehorse." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 61:
61-1. "The plane 'Northern Light' on the ice at Whitehorse." (4.25 X 3.25).
61-2. "White Pass form the air." (4.25 X 3.25).

Page 62:
62-1. "The Tutshi at Carcross." (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 63:
63-1. Skagway and Lynn Canal. Postcard (5.5 X 4.5 inch).

Page 64:
64-1. "The Atlin Inn." Postcard (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 65:
65-1. "Atlin - Mt. Reflection." Postcard (5.5 X 3.25).

Page 66:
66-1. "Looking Southwest from the Atlin Inn." Postcard (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 67:
67-1. "West Bay and the Narrows." Postcard (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 68:
68-1. "Cathedral Mountain - Atlin Lake." Postcard (5.5 X 3.5).

Page 69:
69-1. "Boots and Prince, At the pupmobile." Postcard (5.5 X 3.5).