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de Wynter, Mickey, 1916 -

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  • b. 1916

Nora Jean Isabel Camp was born in Calgary in 1916. She was also known as Mickey, and as Camp. She graduated from Crescent Heights High School in Calgary and from Calgary Normal School. She taught for five years in various districts of Alberta before resigning and moving to Dawson, Yukon in 1941. In Dawson, she worked as a waitress at the Bluebird Restaurant and wrote the social column for the Dawson newspaper. She taught school in Carcross from 1942 to 1944 and then in Whitehorse from 1945 to 1947. In 1947, she moved to Powell River, British Columbia, and was living there in 1996. In 1948, she married Lawrence "Scotty" de Wynter. They had five children.

Burr, Myron

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Myron Carlos Burr was born to Mrs. F.W. Burr in Monrovia, California. His sister was Gladys Burr. Myron married and had at least one daughter, Patricia Burr Edwards who married Jackson Edwards. He lived in Dawson City ca. 1908-1909, then moved to Vancouver. He later lived in Monrovia and Los Angeles, California. In Dawson City he may have worked for the Yukon Gold Company with hydro-electrical developments. At one point he worked as a grease monkey on one of the dredges. Some years later he had an office in Vancouver with a partner named Fergusson. Beginning in 1925 he owned Myron C. Burr Insurance Brokers in California.

New York Lynx Restoration Project

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The New York Lynx Restoration Project was sponsored by the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. The project was operating in the 1980s. Part of the project was the transfer of a Yukon lynx to New York state.

North Star Athletic Association

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No information available. Function: The North Star Athletic Association operated on a subscription basis in Whitehorse. It offered such activities as bowling, billiards and a bar.

McKay, Nan

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Nan McKay lived in Dawson City, Yukon from 1930 to 1946 with her family. She was married to George McKay and they had two children, Marjorie and Gordon.

Fahy, Neil, E., 19- -

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Neil E. Fahy conducted historical research about the people who participated in the Klondike Gold Rush from San Mateo County, California. His book "San Mateo County Sourdoughs in the Klondike and Nome Gold Rushes, 1897-1900" was published ca. 1988. He also edited and annotated the diary of Stewart L. Campbell, who traveled from Kalamazoo, Michigan, to the Klondike.

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