• Boat in front of Le Conte Glacier, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Boat in front of Le Conte Glacier, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Identifier: spl_ap_00083

    Date: 1899?

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  • Three carved Tlingit figures under tree, Klukwan, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Three carved Tlingit figures under tree, Klukwan, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Klukwan is a Tlingit village that was located on the Dalton Trail, a route used by prospectors during the gold rush.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00102

    Date: 1899?

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  • Chilkat Indians watching Klukwan Potlatch ceremony, Alaska, October 11, 1898

    Chilkat Indians watching Klukwan Potlatch ceremony, Alaska, October 11, 1898

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Identifier: spl_ap_00107

    Date: 1898-10-11

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  • Men on Homan River rapids, ca. 1899

    Men on Homan River rapids, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Although the caption for the photo identifies it as "Homer River" it is likely Homan River which flows between Homan Lake and Bennett Lake in British Columbia. One man stands on a log on the lower left and a second stands further upriver.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00132

    Date: 1899?

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  • Skagway, Alaska and Chilkoot Inlet looking south, ca. 1899

    Skagway, Alaska and Chilkoot Inlet looking south, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Identifier: spl_ap_00135

    Date: 1899?

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  • Totem pole at Alert Bay, ca. 1899

    Totem pole at Alert Bay, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Identifier: spl_ap_00095

    Date: 1899?

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  • Man at waterfront and glaciers in Alaska, ca. 1899

    Man at waterfront and glaciers in Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence); Pillsbury and Cleveland

    Uncaptioned photograph showing Alaskan glaciers, blocks of ice and waterway at an unknown location. A man with a walking stick stands at the left of the photo at the water's edge.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00060

    Date: 1899?

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  • Two men in small boat on Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Two men in small boat on Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Exact location of the photograph is unknown. Camp equipment and supplies are set up on the waterfront near the boat.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00150

    Date: 1899?

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  • Hootalinqua on the Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Hootalinqua on the Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Hootalinqua was a small outpost located at the convergence of the Yukon and Teslin Rivers. It served as a stopping point for prospectors making their way to the gold fields.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00148

    Date: 1899?

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  • Gold nugget from near Anvil Creek, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Gold nugget from near Anvil Creek, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Gold was first discovered at Anvil Creek in 1898 leading to a large rush in prospectors who traveled through nearby Nome, Alaska to reach the gold fields. The value for the gold, provided at $320 in 1899?would be worth $9,891.89 in 2019 dollars.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00168

    Date: 1899?

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