|Title||Kate Carmack standing in a yard with a dog, Yukon Territory, Caribou Crossing, ca. 1898 |
|Date||ca. 1898 |
|Notes||Caption on image: Kate Carmack. Wife of Discoverer of the Klondike. |
Handwritten on image: Kate, first wife, discoverer.
Handwritten on verso: This photo of Kate was taken several years after the Klondike at Caribou Crossing. Carmack, Kate. 1st Mrs. George Carmack.
PH Coll 692.2
|Contextual Notes||Kate Carmack was the common law wife of George W. Carmack. Her brother Skookum Jim was George's mining partner. George and Kate had one daughter named Graphie, and lived together until 1900 when George left Kate for another women. Kate tried to win back George and prove their marriage was legal, but these attempts failed. She was left destitute and moved to Carcross, Alaska where she died in 1920. |
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Women--Yukon--Caribou Crossing; Dogs--Yukon--Caribou Crossing |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Carmack, Kate |
|Location Depicted||Canada-Yukon Territory--Caribou Crossing|
|Digital Collection||Portraits Collection|
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|Negative Number||UW2744 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Photographs of George W. Carmack. PH Coll 692 |
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|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100-150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2008 |