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Gold Miners -- Klondike River Valley (Yukon)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joe Gabriel Yukon Gold Rush letters, 1897-1904

 File — Box 3, Folder: 20
Identifier: C-Misc 109
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters written by Joe Gabriel in Dawson City, Northwest Territory, Canada, to Nellie White in Chehalis, WA. The letters are dated December 1, 1897 and April 1898. Gabriel's letters express his enthusiasm and optimism regarding the Yukon Gold Rush. He writes to White about a business idea in which he would take photographs of the Gold Region and sell them to other prospectors to send home as souvenirs. Gabriel also asks White to send items on a lengthy list of supplies.

Nichols Alaska letter, May-November, 1903

 File — Box 3, Folder: 28
Identifier: C-Misc 117
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters dated May 19, 1903 and November 28, 1903, written by Mrs. Nichols in Nome, Alaska, to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Lockwood in Salem, OR. The letters describe Mrs. Nichols' experiences managing a roadhouse for prospectors near Council, Alaska.