Photo caption reads "Gus Owen and Roy Lynch weighing a sponge to be sent to Anchorage. About $14,000." View of two men working the scales used to weigh the gold removed from the Independence Mine, Alaska. 1939.
Slavery was an accepted custom in many Native tribes. On May 8, 1886, District Judge Layfayette Dawson in Sitka decided that the Thirteenth Amendment and the 1866 Civil Rights Act abolishing slavery applied to the "uncivilized tribes" of Alaska. ...
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Naticcha. S. J., Cleveland, Ohio
Janousek, R. C., Omaha, Neb.
Madsen, C. E., Karstad, Minn.
Chavez, L. R., Lompac, Calif.
Karselsky, A., Dothan, Ala.
Lt (jg) R. C. Viets, Vincennes, Ind.
Sign in image reads: American Forest Week, April 22-28, 1928, A Week to Think and Talk of Forest Benefits, Timber - Water - Health. Cross section of a Sitka Spruce tree, with rings marked to indicate the dates of notable historical events: The...
Title supplied by cataloger. Creek running down roadbed. Slide taken near Independence Mine. Slide labeled, 'Independence Mine.' Slide carousel labeled, 'Homesteading #2.' Original format: 35mm color slide
Title supplied by cataloger. Possibly driving to Joe Redington Sr.'s mine. Hatcher Pass Road. Slide labeled, 'Independence Mine.' Slide carousel labeled, 'Homesteading #1.' Original format: 35mm color slide
View of B.A. "Tony" Wickstrom and his rebuilt "old" mill on the site of the earlier Martin mill at Independence Mine near Hatcher Pass in southcentral Alaska. The mill burned to the ground early in 1941. Fall 1940.