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us national archives series photographs of the inhabitants of metlakatla british columbia and metlakatla alaska compiled ca 1856 1936

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Along White Pass and Yukon Railroad. - NARA - 297200
Five fingers, Yukon River, between White Horse and Dawson. Appears to be an island or a rock formation in the river. - NARA - 297221
Fox farmer, Dawson, Yukon Territory. Same source as ^966. - NARA - 297813

Fox farmer, Dawson, Yukon Territory. Same source as ^966. - NARA - 297...

Scope and content: On backing: "Presented to Mr. Wellcome by O.B. Kent, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington D.C. See Letter 10-7-16 O.B. Kent to H.S. Wellcome attached to descriptive memorandum accompan... More

Group of people on deck of steamer "White Horse." - NARA - 297188
Lake Bennet on W.P. and Y.R.R. Old Church on left, mountains in the background. - NARA - 297205
Upper Yukon-Dawson 1901. Vegetable garden-Dawson. - NARA - 297226
White Pass, Border Line. In Mountains, hut in foreground. - NARA - 297223
"Starsh" Thlinket Indian of Saxman, Alaska. Taken by B.A. Haldane, 1897." - NARA - 297529
"A Beauty spot in the woods of Dolomi, Alaska." - NARA - 297774

"A Beauty spot in the woods of Dolomi, Alaska." - NARA - 297774

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome. Printed notation on back of picture by Mrs. B.A. Eardley as follows: '... More

"A Queer Alaskan Totem Pole." - NARA - 298053
"Bastion at Met (lakahtla) B.C..." - NARA - 297301
"Clean-up at Placer Mine, about $2800.00." same source as ^966 - NARA - 297815

"Clean-up at Placer Mine, about $2800.00." same source as ^966 - NARA ...

Scope and content: On backing: "Presented to Mr. Wellcome by O.B. Kent, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington D.C. See Letter 10-7-16 O.B. Kent to H.S. Wellcome attached to descriptive memorandum accompan... More

"Dolomi Harbor, Alaska, at low tide." - NARA - 297775

"Dolomi Harbor, Alaska, at low tide." - NARA - 297775

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome. Printed notation on back of picture by Mrs. B.A. Eardley as follows: '... More

"Evening in Dolomi Harbor, Alaska." - NARA - 297771

"Evening in Dolomi Harbor, Alaska." - NARA - 297771

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome. Printed notation on back of picture by Mrs. B.A. Eardley as follows: '... More

"George C. Williams, wife and Family. Frank in center. - NARA - 297611
"Hah-lil-git. Medicine man at Nass River, B.C. Taken by B.A. Haldane, 1899." - NARA - 297526

"Hah-lil-git. Medicine man at Nass River, B.C. Taken by B.A. Haldane, ...

Scope and content: On Copy Backing: "Haldane lived one winter at Nass and in the same house with this man who sang his medicine songs about two or three a.m. causing Haldane to seek a residence elswhere."

"In the woods of Dolomi, Alaska." - NARA - 297773

"In the woods of Dolomi, Alaska." - NARA - 297773

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome. Printed notation on back of picture by Mrs. B.A. Eardley as follows: '... More

"Lawn party in an Indian garden." - NARA - 297644
"Leadville Mountain", "Snow-capped Tongass Mountain in the Distance." - NARA - 297368
"Mary Hudson and Sarah Dundas at the grave of William Duncan in the summer of 1919." Mary Hudson, with her husband... - NARA - 297290
"Metlakahtla Baseball nine." - NARA - 297658
"Mine railroad at Dolomi, Alaska." - NARA - 297776

"Mine railroad at Dolomi, Alaska." - NARA - 297776

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome. Printed notation on back of picture by Mrs. B.A. Eardley as follows: '... More

"Mr. Duncan with Dr. Claxton and Mr. Lopp. August 1913." - NARA - 297279
"Mr. Duncan's Cathedral at old Metlakahtla, (B.C.)" - NARA - 297298

"Mr. Duncan's Cathedral at old Metlakahtla, (B.C.)" - NARA - 297298

Scope and content: From page 231 of "The Apostle of Alaska."

"Native Young Folks" picnic in the early days of the settlement of Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297981
"New Eddystone Rock, Behen Canal, Alaska." - NARA - 297777

"New Eddystone Rock, Behen Canal, Alaska." - NARA - 297777

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome.

"Nome." The Golden Gate Hotel. - NARA - 297172
"North Bar (without) 3. Beverley." A street scene. - NARA - 297294

"North Bar (without) 3. Beverley." A street scene. - NARA - 297294

Scope and content: On backing : "This picture contained in small envelope marked in Mr. Wellcome's handwriting-'Beverly, Association' (meaning Beverly, England, associations of Wm. Duncan as a youth). Dr. Well... More

"Old Met (lakahtla mission) house." - NARA - 297305
"On Reverse side, in Mr. Wellcome's handwriting, is following, 'Kassan From Mrs. Eardley.' " - NARA - 297713
"Reflections U.S. cable ship "Burnside" in Wrights' Sound. Taken from the deck of L.Q.R.R. boat 'Princess May', both... - NARA - 297779

"Reflections U.S. cable ship "Burnside" in Wrights' Sound. Taken from ...

Scope and content: On Backing: "Picture contained in wrapper marked 'Taken and presented by Mrs. Eardley' in handwriting by H.S. Wellcome.

"Sam" a white man. A logger at Howkan, Alaska. Taken by B.A. Haldane, 1906 - NARA - 297530
"Skan-Doo A Kak-Von-Ton (Eagle Clan). Most notorious, crafty old medicine man of all Thlinget shaman." - NARA - 298056
"Starsh" Thlinket Indian of Saxman, Alaska. Taken by B.A. Haldane, 1897." - NARA - 297529
"Tal-tan Billy." Indian shaman of the North Pacific Coast in ceremonial dress. - NARA - 298059
"The Winners," Football Team, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297985

"The Winners," Football Team, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297985

Scope and content: First man on the left (in suit), back row: Thomas Hanbury.

"Typical" native residence, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297870

"Typical" native residence, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297870

Scope and content: Family sitting on front porch steps.

"View of classroom at Eton College, England, showing plainess of the furniture and names carved thereon by the... - NARA - 298013
"Visiters (to) Metlakahtla, B.C. - NARA - 297281

"Visiters (to) Metlakahtla, B.C. - NARA - 297281

Scope and content: Persons numbered in photograph: 1. Rev. Wm. Duncan. 2. Bishop Lukuk. 3. Daughters of Bishop Lukuk. 4. Rev. H.W. Michener, Ketchikan. 5. Rev. Blackwell, Juneau. 6. Mr. O. Williams, Ketchikan.... More

"Winter Scenery". View of Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297852

"Winter Scenery". View of Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297852

Scope and content: In Background: Town hall visible on the left, church on the right.

"Yow." Chinese cook to Bishop Ridley at Metlakahtla, B.C. Taken by Henry Haldane. - NARA - 297523
'Nearing Wrangell, I think.' - NARA - 297234

'Nearing Wrangell, I think.' - NARA - 297234

General notes: Foreground: man on deck; background: Wrangell.

. Possibly an arithmatic problem on blackboard in schoolroom. "BAH 1917" - NARA - 297408
1901. Calico Bluff-Yukon River. - NARA - 297229
1901. Rock formation, Yukon River. - NARA - 297228
1901. Showing rock formation-Northern Bank-Yukon River. - NARA - 297225
A Bashful little Indian girl at Sitka. - NARA - 297231
A bashful little Indian girl in Sitka. - NARA - 297237
A Fish. - NARA - 297816
A Fish. - NARA - 297817
A group in front of the Metlakahtla Christian Mission Church following a wedding ceremony. - NARA - 297991
A meeting room with religious and Indian slogans posted on the walls. - NARA - 297758

A meeting room with religious and Indian slogans posted on the walls. ...

Scope and content: On Backing: "British Colombia--an eccentric missionary who tried to combine the old Indian beliefs and Christianity.--HSW."

A portion of Metlakahtla Brass Band on wharf at Metlakahtla with William Duncan. - NARA - 297271

A portion of Metlakahtla Brass Band on wharf at Metlakahtla with Willi...

Scope and content: Paul Mather, Robert Ridley, Moses Hewson, ?, Ben?, Sam Eaton, Geo. Eaton, William Duncan, Olf. Gordon, ?, Ben Haldane. Signed by J. G. Booth.

A procession leaving the Metlakahtla Church after a wedding ceremony. - NARA - 297993
A river, forest in background. - NARA - 297194
A river. - NARA - 298018
Along the Yukon River, I think. - NARA - 297199
Along White Pass and Yukon Railroad. - NARA - 297200
Along Yukon. - NARA - 297187
Along Yukon. - NARA - 297203
Along Yukon. - NARA - 297214
Along Yukon. Buildings on a hillside in forest on riverbank. - NARA - 297227
Annette Island (^). - NARA - 298029
Annette Island. - NARA - 298030

Annette Island. - NARA - 298030

Scope and content: "The shore of Annette Island cleared as a landing place for William Duncan's Mission in 1887. It was at this very place that the first flagstaff was raised on the island and where the Honour... More

Another view of gymnasium in Duncan's School after Bureau of Education seizure, 1915. - NARA - 297404
Another view of gymnasium in Duncan's School after Bureau of Education seizure, 1915. - NARA - 297405
Another view of photo 717. - NARA - 297683
Another view of the burning of William Duncan's cannery. - NARA - 297893
Another view of the burning of William Duncan's cannery. - NARA - 297894
Another view of the sawmill. - NARA - 297883
Another view of Town Hall in deteriorating condition. - NARA - 297908
Another view showing beginning of wreckage of Town Hall. - NARA - 297922
Bandstand and rostrum erected soon after the landing 0f Metlakahtlans on Annette Island, Alaska. - NARA - 297978
Bandstand, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297344
Baseball team, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297987
Beaver Totem, Wrangell, Alaska. - NARA - 297737
Beecher resolution signatures. March 3. 1887. - NARA - 298100

Beecher resolution signatures. March 3. 1887. - NARA - 298100

Scope and content: Reverend Henry Ward Beecher, pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church, Brooklyn, N.Y., encouraged his congregation to adopt and forward resolutions to government authorities in Washington, D... More

Bishop and Mrs. Edward Cridge of Victoria, B.C. From page 46 of "The Apostle of Alaska." - NARA - 297686

Bishop and Mrs. Edward Cridge of Victoria, B.C. From page 46 of "The A...

Scope and content: William Duncan spent his first night in British Columbia at the home of Bishop Cridge, a lifelong supporter and friend to Duncan.

Bishop Cridge, Victoria, B.C. - NARA - 297688
Bishop William Ridley - NARA - 297307
Books and objects in Duncan's Mission School thrown over the floor in one of the schoolrooms by bureau of Education... - NARA - 297410
Boy and girl (unidentified) in field with view of Metlakahtla, B.C. in background. - NARA - 297304
Bridge with sign, 'Walk your horses'. - NARA - 297215
Building shown was the first erected on Annette Island and William Duncan's first residence. To the left, Methodist... - NARA - 298033
Buildings on a bluff. - NARA - 297191
Buonoparte River Indians, women on horseback, British Columbia. - NARA - 297579
Cabin of Rex Beach, Rampart, Alaska. Same source as photo ^966. - NARA - 297812

Cabin of Rex Beach, Rampart, Alaska. Same source as photo ^966. - NARA...

Scope and content: On backing: "Presented to Mr. Wellcome by O.B. Kent, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington D.C. See Letter 10-7-16 O.B. Kent to H.S. Wellcome attached to descriptive memorandum accompan... More

Cabins in Alaska during the Gold Rush. - NARA - 298078

Cabins in Alaska during the Gold Rush. - NARA - 298078

Scope and content: On back of photo: "Taken from the Gold Rush Group.."

Cannery and bunk house, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297416
Cannery at Metlakahtla, Alaska, April 5, 1918. From Dr. M. to HSW 4-8-18. Old Cannery (M.A.M., Feb. 1926.) - NARA - 297417
Cannery warehouse damaged, (view) showing boilers neglected. - NARA - 297437
Canoe building on the beach at Metlakahtla, B.C. - NARA - 297673
Canoes and dogs on a river bank. - NARA - 297217
Canoes on beach used to bring Metlakahtlans form British Columbia to Annette Island. See also ^127. - NARA - 298083

Canoes on beach used to bring Metlakahtlans form British Columbia to A...

Scope and content: On Back of photo: "No. 2 . The x in photo no. 1 is over the same tree that is marked with x in no. 2 and where the canoes are, is where Mr. Rod Davis has his boat building shop today. The ca... More

Celebration, Metlakahtla. Alaska. Church visible in background on left. - NARA - 297977
Ceremonial assemblage of Indian shamans of high rank. - NARA - 298054
Charles Boren - NARA - 297395
Cherch interior, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297846

Cherch interior, Metlakahtla, Alaska. - NARA - 297846

Scope and content: Greenery and decorations throughout.

Chester Falls. - NARA - 297874
Chester Falls. - NARA - 298019
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