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Only top-level descriptions Yukon Archives Keenan, Pearl, ca. 1918-
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Pearl Keenan fonds

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  • Fonds
  • Copied 1990, 1992, 1998, 2004 (originally created [ca. 1905-1954])

The fonds consists of six accessions with a total of 260 copy negs with reference prints. The photographs were taken predominantly in the Teslin, Yukon area and include many images of Geddes and Keenan family members, friends and neighbours at work and play. Thirty-nine photographs, 1942-1943, depict the construction of the Alaska Highway around Teslin and include images of the Nisutlin Bridge, Brook's Brook, Johnsons Crossing, Teslin airport and camps (90/29). Nine photographs (ca. 1924-1942) are of the Keenan-Geddes family at their home at 12-Mile near Teslin, scenes of the Johnsons Crossing and Nisutlin Bay bridges, July 1 celebrations at Teslin, and U.S. Army Major Austin at the Keenan homestead (92/37). Six photographs (5 from postcards), ca. 1917-1930, depict the first Roman Catholic Church in Atlin, the Caribou Hotel, Constable Teale, Chooutla School, Susie Taylor and sternwheelers Tutshi and Gleaner (98/66). Ninety-four photographs, ca. 1905-1954, depict the Geddes family in Teslin and Livingstone Creek, First Nations people in Teslin and Ross River, images of Atlin, Iron Creek, Teslin built boats, sternwheelers, a mink ranch at 12-Mile, Hootalinqua River and Teslin Lake (2002/132). One hundred and seven photographs, ca. 1918-1937, depict the Geddes family at their 12-Mile Homestead, First Nations people in Teslin and Carcross, and images of Iron Creek and Livingstone Creek (2004/7). Five photographs capture a view of the Whitehorse waterfront, scenic views and a dog team on a frozen lake (2004/80).

Keenan, Pearl, ca. 1918-