- yuk yuk-8
- Copied 1980, 1987 and 1998 (originally created [ca. 1905]-1971, 1987)
The fonds consists of copy negatives of a wide variety of Yukon localities and activities of the Ryder family. Images include the Ryder home at the corner of Fourth and Wood in Whitehorse, automobiles, the Ryders' water wagon, a Caterpillar pulling cords of wood, the Takhini River ferry, an early snowmobile, mail service, ski jumping and cross country skiing, and buildings in Whitehorse. There are also many views of aircraft, including the PAA (Pan American Airway System) Lodestar and Eastman Flying Boat. Identified individuals include Roland, George, Edith, Howard, and Lloyd Ryder, Gordon Cameron, Audrey (Ryder) Roth and her husband Dr. Burns Roth, Gudrun Erickson (Gudrun Sparling), E.J. Hamacher, Don and Betty Murray, Happy Lepage, and members of the Cyr family. The textual record is a term paper titled, "Ryder Wood Camps, 1907-1965, Whitehorse Area", written by Marny Ryder in 1987. She writes about the family history and their involvement in the wood business and the eleven wood camps they had in the Whitehorse area.