African-American soldiers stand at attention on the Klondike Company's wharf in Dyea. Note from Karl Gurcke: They were (in Dyea) for a brief period of time (July 1899) before they were burned out by a forest fire and had to move to Skagway.
Title from image. Verso: First landing of St. "Queen" at Skagway in Klondike Stampede of 1897 (given to C.L. Andrews by J.A. Armunt[?] of Portland, OR) afterward apptd [appointed?] Dep. Coll Customs at Wrangell, by J.W. Ivey, Coll. of Cust.