Mary MacKinnon photograph collection [graphic], 1898-1909.


Mary MacKinnon photograph collection [graphic], 1898-1909.

These black and white, predominantly studio-mounted photographs from Larss and Duclos, E.O. Ellingsen, show John MacKinnon and his collegues, the Bank of British North America, and scenes around Dawson and the Yukon.

24 photographs : b&w.


SNAC Resource ID: 7756105

Alaska State Library

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Doody, Jerry (Jeremiah) (person)

Larss, P. E. (Per Edward) (person)

Larss, who later became known as P.E. Larson, came to the U.S. from Sweden in 1881, aged 18. He worked as a professional photographer throughout the West. Larss died in 1941 in San Pedro, Calif. From the description of P.E. Larss papers [microform], 1898-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42065411 ...

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MacKinnon, Mary Margaret (person)

John MacKinnon, a native Scotsman, was in Dawson, Y.T., from 1901-1909, as a gold dust buyer for the British Bank of North America. When miners brought gold to the bank, he was to know what mine they came from and to distinguish the gold from ground brass. Although there was never a hold-up during his employment, a pistol was always on his desk and shooting practice was compulsory. The bank provided boxing, tennis, curling, skating and other sports to keep the employees in good health. John beca...