Patsy Henderson, (a possible member of the party that discovered gold in the Klondike in 1896), entertained White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) train passengers for many years in Carcross. Depicted here in full fig holding masks of the indigenous peoples of the region. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Bonanza Hotel, on the south of the Klondike River, Alaska
The Bonanza Hotel, one of the most popular hotels for gold diggers on the trail to Dawson, Alaska. Dawson was a town that rose over night during the gold fever of 1896-1897, its population quickly swelling to 4000.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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