• Taku Glacier, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Taku Glacier, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    The original Tlingit name for Foster Glacier was Taku Glacier. It was also known as Schulze Glacier in the 1880s and Foster Glacier in the 1890s before reverting to its first name.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00099

    Date: 1899?

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  • Robe ranch

    Robe ranch

    Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998

    Guy Anderson was born in Edmonds, Washington in 1906. At a young age, he was exposed to Asian art and Northwest Indian art and studied portraiture under Eustace Ziegler who taught private art lessons in Seattle. He became friends with Morris Graves and the two worked on the Public Works of Art Project for Washington State during the Depression in the 1930’s. He developed his distinctive painting style while living in La Conner, Washington. He died there in 1998. He was one of the four painters LIFE magazine described as "Northwest Mystics". The others were Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves and Mark Tobey.

    Identifier: spl_art_An231Ro

    Date: 1960

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  • White Pass and Yukon Railroad at White Pass, ca. 1899

    White Pass and Yukon Railroad at White Pass, ca. 1899

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

    During the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass was one of the routes used by prospectors to travel from Skagway to the Yukon gold fields. In April 1898 the White Pass and Yukon Railroad Company was formed in an effort to establish an easier way through the pass. Construction on the railroad began the following month. Thousands of workers worked around the clock in treacherous conditions to complete the project. The railroad track was completed at White Pass on February 20, 1899 and reached Lake Bennett on July 6, 1899. The final spike on the railroad was placed on July 29, 1900 in Carcross, B.C.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00040

    Date: 1899?

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  • Aerial view of Dawson City across the Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Aerial view of Dawson City across the Yukon River, ca. 1899

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

    Dawson City was originally home to members of the Han Tribe. It became the epicenter of the gold rush in Yukon Territory - established in 1899?and swelling to a population of 40,000 the following year as prospectors flooded the area. The city served as the capitol of the Yukon until 1952.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00027

    Date: 1899?

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  • Unknown girl, ca. 1865

    Unknown girl, ca. 1865

    Tintype portrait of unidentified girl.

    Identifier: spl_lj_017

    Date: 1865?

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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_00134

    Date: 1899?

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  • Man on bicycle pulling sled near summit of White Pass Trail, ca. 1899

    Man on bicycle pulling sled near summit of White Pass Trail, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    During the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass was one of the routes used by prospectors to travel from Skagway to the Yukon gold fields.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00115

    Date: 1899?

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  • Pioneer Courthouse on 700 block of SW 5th Ave. in Portland, ca. 1900

    Pioneer Courthouse on 700 block of SW 5th Ave. in Portland, ca. 1900

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    View of buildings on 700 block of SW 5th Ave. in Portland between SW Yamhill St. and SW Morrison St. The Portland Hotel is at the left, followed by the Pioneer Courthouse in the center (listed as the Post Office in the photograph) and the Goodnough Block at the right. The Oregonian Building can be seen in the background to the left of the courthouse.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00057

    Date: 1900?

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  • Group outside North American Transportation & Trading Company in Circle City, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Group outside North American Transportation & Trading Company in Circle City, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    The United States Marshal office appears on the left and the North American Transportation & Trading Company warehouse appears in the center of the photograph. A sign reading "Forest Fires! Warning!" is posted on the outside of the Marshal's building. A group including four men and one woman stands outside of the warehouse and a sign at the doorway advertises fresh potatoes for sale.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00185

    Date: 1899?

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  • Aerial view of Skagway, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Aerial view of Skagway, Alaska, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    View of Skagway, Alaska looking SW towards the Chilkoot Inlet. The White Pass and Yukon Railway roundhouse can be seen at the lower right and many tents and other homes can be seen in the distance. During the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass was one of the routes used by prospectors to travel from Skagway to the Yukon gold fields. In April 1898 the White Pass and Yukon Railroad Company was formed in an effort to establish an easier way through the pass. Construction on the railroad began the following month. Thousands of workers worked around the clock in treacherous conditions to complete the project. The railroad track was completed at White Pass on February 20, 1899 and reached Lake Bennett on July 6, 1899. The final spike on the railroad was placed on July 29, 1900 in Carcross, B.C.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00133

    Date: 1899?

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