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Dave Bohn collection

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  • Collection
  • [ca. 1898-1907]

These photographs were collected by Dave Bohn, and were mostly created by Kinsey & Kinsey, photographers. Other photographs were created by Larss & Duclos, Goetzman and Adams & Larkin. The collection consists of 22 original prints and one stereocard. Images include Dawson City, Grand Forks, Eldorado, Hunker and Sulphur Creeks and depict leisure as well as the mining activity in these areas. Individuals represented in the photographs include George Archer, Clarence and Clarke Kinsey, Asa Thurston Hayden, Mary Kinsey, Otto Reinig, James Mason (Skookum Jim), George Carmack and Patsy Henderson. There are also images of dog teams. The stereo card was published by G. W. Griffith in 1900 and is titled "Prospectors at Claim 29, Klondike".

Bohn, Dave

Dawson City Museum and Historical Society collection

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  • Collection
  • Copied [ca. 1974], 1980, 1982 and 1988 (originally created [ca. 1899-1978])

This collection consists of photographs from the Dawson City Museum and Historical Society and is made up of several accessions, which have been arranged into series. The first three series are primarily images of Nome, Alaska, created by some of the most well-known gold rush photographers, including Joseph Duclos and Eric Hegg. Also included are images of Dawson City and Mayo, of which five were taken by William S. (Bill) Hare. Subjects include ships and shipping in Nome harbour, 1899-1909; camps, street scenes, the railroad and activity relating to the Nome gold rush. Photographs in series 1 were brought to the museum by Father Bobillier. Series 4 and 5 are primarily photographs of Dawson City and include commercial and institutional buildings, 1900-1909, mines and mining activity in the creeks around Dawson City; portraits of unidentified individuals and many of the Klondike "personalities". Other subjects include sports, the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) and the Yukon Field Force. Series 4 is from an album by H. A. Darms; series 5 consists of a selection of photographs of Dawson City and area, from a number of photographers. The textual material consists of two manuscripts written by Sally Robinson prepared for an exhibit on the Athapaskan people. The collection has been arranged into 6 series based on accession. Series 1: Nome Alaska Shipping (80/132) Series 2: Nome Alaska Gold Rush, Eric Hegg photographs (82/302). Series 3: Nome Alaska Gold Rush (87/67). Series 4: Dawson City Buildings, H. A. Darms Album (82/20, 82/23). Series 5: Dawson City (82/311). Series 6: Sally Robinson manuscript.

Dawson City Museum and Historical Society