|Title||Street scene in Nome, ca. 1899 |
|Photographer||Warner, Arthur Churchill, 1864-1943 |
|Date||ca. 1899 |
|Notes||Gold was discovered on the Nome beaches in the Summer of 1899. By Spring of 1900, thousands had arrived for the gold rush. |
Signs on buildings include The Reception, The Cabinet, S.F. Store, Dentist--Painless Extraction, The Grotto, and F.W. Mettler, Attorney at Law
Frank W. Mettler was born in 1867 in Illinois. Before moving to Alaska in 1899, he lived in Ft. Benton, Washington. In 1900 he was living in Nome and working as an attorney. He was married, but his family was not with him. By 1910, he was living in Helena, Montana, with his wife and three children, still working as an attorney.
Filed in Alaska series.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Streets--Alaska--Nome; Buildings--Alaska--Nome; Men--Alaska--Nome; Tents--Alaska--Nome; Cities & towns--Alaska; Business districts--Alaska--Nome |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Nome (Alaska) |
|Location Depicted||United States--Alaska--Nome |
|Digital Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photographs|
|Order Number||WAR0436 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photograph Collection. PH Coll 273 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||b&w |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004. |