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    Thirty-Four Great Gold Rush Mining Photographs, Nome, Alaska, circa 1900. This album contains street, mining, and beach scenes of Nome, Alaska and was photographed around the time of the famous Dexter Saloon, co-owned by famous Wyatt Earp. Included are the following: (1) "Front Street" 1902; (2) "Reception of the New Golden Gate Hotel"; (3) "Indians"; (4) No caption- street scene with many business signs readable; (5) July 1900, many tents in foreground of harbor; (6) "View of Nome Beach 1900"; (7) No caption- Nome beach scene with buildings, etc.; (8) "Last of the old Skookum, Nome 1900"; (9) No caption- Nome beach scene with tents & miners on beach; (10) No caption- birds-eye view with lots of snow, Nome; (11) No caption- harbor view with boats, buildings, and wagons picking up supplies; (12) "After the storm, Nome, Alaska"; (13) "Geo. A. Carpenter Hearse 1902"; (14) "First fire in Nome 1901"; (15) "Panorama west of town 1900". (16) No caption- storm on Nome Beach with boats, buildings, etc.; (17) "View west of town Nome, Alaska"; (18) No caption- men on Nome beach after storm, boats aground, etc.; (19) "Circle City, Alaska"; (20) "Monarch of the nuggets, 108 ounces 1901"; (21) No caption- miners working claim; (22) "Rocking out gold Nome, Alaska"; (23) "No.1 Below on dry creek Nome, Alaska"; (24) No caption- four miners working long tom; (25) "No. 3 Below on dry creek Nome, Alaska"; (26) "No. 2 Below on dry Creek Nome, Alaska" (27-29) "Mining on Nome beach," three different scenes; (30) No caption- scene of newly made wooden long toms; (31) Mining on Nome beach; (32) "Snow gulch Nome, Alaska"; (33) "No. 5 on Rock Creek"; and (34) Photo of unknown man. Photographs measure approximately 8.50" x 6.50".

    Condition: Very good-fine.


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