From Bellingham Bay to the Klondike, 1897-1899

by E. Rosamonde Ellis Van Miert

Publisher: The author, Publisher: Applied Digital Imaging in Bellingham, WA

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Gold mines and mining -- Yukon Territory -- Klondike River Valley,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Yukon Territory,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom County,
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries,
  • Dawson (Yukon) -- History

Edition Notes

Other titlesNorthwest Collection.
StatementE. Rosamonde Ellis Van Miert.
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13635536M
OCLC/WorldCa61372561

  From Bellingham Bay to the Klondike, - Friday, February 7, PM Jacques Maritain - Wednesday, Febru AM Sixteen Authors to One - Saturday, Febru PM.   At first, the reader might think that the celebration of the setting is the most important part of the book, that this is to be a hymn to the peculiar frontier passages, enthusiasms and griefs of. The, first gold strike was made in on the Klondike, River, a tributary of the Yukon in Canada, but in rushing to get to the irresistible riches, thousands of Americans crossed and recrossed the sparsely settled territory Seward had purchased twenty-nine years earlier (see “Seward’s Wise Folly” in the December, , AMERICAN HERITAGE). Reprint of edition. This thrilling story of the Klondike Gold Rush is at once first-rate history and first-rate entertainment. Some of the anecdotes of the last great gold rush have been told by others, but Pierre Berton is the first to distill the Klondike experience into a single, complete, coherent and immensely dramatic narrative.

After moving in to New Whatcom on Bellingham Bay, Washington (present day Bellingham), he established additional studios. During this time, Hegg photographed the Lummi Indians and the local industries of fishing and logging. At news of the Klondike gold strike in , he headed for Alaska. At first, the reader might think that the celebration of the setting is the most important part of the book, that this is to be a hymn to the peculiar frontier passages, enthusiasms and griefs of the community of Whatcom on Bellingham Bay. Ms. Dillard so frankly cherishes her material that we are willing to forgive what, at first, seems a. - Railroad History of Bellingham Bay, Washington: A Research Manuscript providing a unique view of this era based on newspaper articles of the time: Neill D. Mullen, Karl Kleeman, William Rink: : Books. In her book, Settlers, Structures & Ships of Bellingham Bay, Roamonde Van Miert explained that the building to the north (left) of the Northern Hotel was Alsop's General Store, with a sign advertising refrigerated meats and eggs. She also noted that Chinese workers were housed in three hotels, the Northern and the nearby St. Louis and the.

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Medill, Robert B. Klondike Diary: True Account of the Klondike Rush of Portland, OR: Beattie and Company, [Described by the author as "a homely narrative of a gigantic undertaking," this book provides general context for events in the Yukon, and it includes lively descriptions of Seattle during the stampede.] Morgan, Murray.

From Bellingham Bay to the Klondike, 1st ed. This edition published in by The author, Applied Digital Imaging in Bellingham, :   The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay, (Boston Mills Press, $) January 1, Robert Ray This book is a beautifully done photo history of the Klondike Gold Rush—what the author refers to as one of the strangest mass movements in history.

Pictorial history of the Klondike Gold Rush This book was recommended on a bus tour of the Klondike. The book is packed with historical photos and commentary of the stages of the stampede.

It is well laid out with an interesting text. I recommend it to history fans and gold exploring by: 1. Buy the Paperback Book The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay by Pierre Berton atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Author of Settlers, structures & ships on Bellingham Bay,From Bellingham Bay to the Klondike,Remembering the old settlers of Whatcom County, Isla de Eliza, Old hotels of the Bellingham Bay cities, The Fairhaven Hotel journal, The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay by Pierre Berton starting at $ The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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This magnificent book celebrates the famous Klondike gold rush, and includes rare period photographs. Written by author and social historian Pierre Berton, the pages brim with the life-and-death struggles, hopes, delusions, and astonishing courage of the men and women who left the comforts of civilization to brave the elements and each other in their quest for s: 1897-1899 book documenting the Klondike and Alaska gold rushes from - Images include depictions of frontier life in Dawson City, the Yukon 1897-1899 book, and Skagway and Nome, Alaska.

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Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. The Klondike quest: a photographic essay, [Pierre Berton; Frank Newfeld; Barbara Sears] -- The Klondike Quest brings to life the panoramic drama of the great stampede for gold as seen by the ordinary gold-seeker.

The photographs are beautifully reproduced and informatively and colorfully. The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay, January/February Robert Ray This book is a beautifully done photo history of the Klondike Gold Rush—what the author refers to as one of the strangest mass movements in history.

This classic book is a truly great photographic essay of an historic event that made millionaires of an anonymous few but crushed thousands more in a hostile climate and unforgiving terrain anticipated by none.

We are nearing the th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush and no one has told the story as vividly as Yukon-born Pierre Berton. If you want to know about the Klondike Gold Rush, this is the book to read. While I have read several books about the Klondike, none are as broad in scope as this one.

It has been on my to-read list for a long time, and I had planned to read it in preparation for an Alaska cruise and ride on the Yukon While Pass Railway which did not happen due /5(50).

The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay Description Author Bio Excerpt Table of Contents Reviews (6) Now in paperback: A special edition celebrates the th anniversary of the Klondike gold rush -- written by Canada's leading popular historian and illustrated with.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 32 cm: Contents: 1. Gold Fever [] The Shimmering Sands [Lynn Canal, Skagway, Dyea] The Trail of Dead Horses [Porcupine Hill, White Pass trail] Up the Golden Stairs [Skagway trail, Chilkoot, Dyea valley, Sheep camp] The Armada [Lindemann Lake, Lake Bennett, Tagish Lake] Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay, by Pierre Berton (, Hardcover) at.

: The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay () by Berton, Pierre and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Bellingham Bay Public Library opened to the public, in R 12, and 17 of the Lighthouse Block, (old First National Bank Bldg.

later torn down and replaced by present SeaFirst National Bank Bldg.), Holly at Dock Street (now Cornwall). It was a subscription library which cost $ plus $ monthly for the privilege of borrowing one book at. The town of Dawson sprouted almost overnight at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike rivers.

One year later — on J — the steamship Portland arrived in Seattle with 68 lucky miners and two tons of nuggets and gold dust.

More thanpeople headed for the Klondike gold fields during the next two years. 94 Joseph LaDue, Klondyke Facts: Being a Complete Guide Book to the Great Gold Regions of the Yukon and Klondyke in the North West Territories (Montreal: John Lovell and Son, c), p.

21; "All Canadian Route Worthless," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Map. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Very Good ++ in hardcover in Very Good + dustjacket.

33 by 29 cm. pages. Oversize, coffee table style book filled with black and white illustrations from photographs showing the history of the gold rush in the Klondike from   The Klondike Quest: A Photographic Essay Berton, Pierre: Books - ews: Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, Berton, Pierre: Books - ews: Archival material including photographs, books, and manuscripts on many topics and periods.

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A rich source of primary materials for teachers, students, genealogists, and professional researchers. : Railroad History of Bellingham Bay, Washington: A Research Manuscript providing a unique view of this era based on newspaper articles of the time (): Mullen, Neill D., Kleeman, Karl, Rink, William: BooksReviews: 4.

The Klondike quest: a photographic essay, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. MLA Citation. Berton, Pierre. The Klondike quest: a photographic essay, / written and edited by Pierre Berton ; design by Frank Newfeld ; photographic research by Barbara Sears McClelland and Stewart Toronto Australian/Harvard Citation.

The town of Dawson sprouted almost overnight at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike rivers. One year later -- on J -- the steamship Portland arrived in Seattle with 68 lucky miners and two tons of nuggets and gold dust. More thanpeople headed for the Klondike. Newspaper or Magazine Articles.

Unknown, In a British Domain, and Governed Accordingly, New York Times, J Unknown, Must Go Well Prepared, Bellingham Bay Reveille, J Unknown, Canada Wants a Share, Bellingham Bay Reveille, J Unknown, Miners Pay Duty.

Bellingham Bay Reveille J EVERETT, July Captain Fairbairn of this city left Dawson City on the Klondyke just one month ago today and gives a thoroughly practical account of the situation.The population expanded slowly until the s and s, when fortune seekers hoping for a railroad terminus descended on the little towns around the bay, becoming workers for the mills, shipyards, and fish canneries.

The four towns that had sprung up around Bellingham Bay included Whatcom, Sehome, Bellingham, and Fairhaven.The discovery of gold in the Klondike brought a stampede of hopefuls to Alaska, trying to travel over the Chilkoot Pass and onwards to make their fortunes.

Swedish-born Eric A. Hegg, a photographer since the age of 15, left the two studios he had already set up in Bellingham Bay, Washington, to photograph the Gold Rush.