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Atlin, BC in 1899

Photograph depicts the Atlin townsite, forest in foreground, hills in background. Town stands on edge of lake located in left midground. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Atlin City B.C., Sept. 3rd 1899. Copyrighted by S.A. Smythe Atlin, B.C."

The Atlin Nugget

This is the inaugural issue of the Atlin Nugget. It contains information regarding: a new campground for Atlin, a new restaurant, a new staff member to the Nugget, dog races, "bigfoot" tracks, and information about the Atlin Arts Society.

Chancellor's Tour - Iona Campagnolo stands with group on upper deck of the 'Theresa' houseboat in Atlin, BC

Left to right: Deborah Poff, Dennis Macknak, Charles Jago, an unidentified woman, Iona Campagnolo, an unidentified man, Ellen Facey, and an unidentified woman. Unknown man stands on lower deck in foreground. Mountains visible in background. Photograph taken during the Chancellor's 1996 regional tour through Atlin and Whitehorse; see also items 2009.6.1.578 - 2009.6.1.581.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "#3 Chancellor's Tour".

Chancellor's Tour - Iona Campagnolo stands with group on upper deck of the 'Theresa' houseboat in Atlin, BC

Left to right: Deborah Poff, Dennis Macknak, Charles Jago, an unidentified woman, Iona Campagnolo, Ellen Facey, Nick Petraryszak, an unidentified man, and an unidentified woman. Unknown man stands on lower deck in foreground. Mountains visible in background. Photograph taken during the Chancellor's 1996 regional tour through Atlin and Whitehorse; see also items 2009.6.1.578 - 2009.6.1.580.

Pearl Street in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts buildings and signage on either side of dirt road. Unidentified man stands on far left, Atlin Lake and mountains can be seen in background.

Hand inscribed annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Pearl St., Atlin, B.C. Aug. 1899. A.C. Hirschfeld, No.74”.

Pearl Avenue in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts tent buildings on either side of dirt road. Unidentified men are visible on left, Atlin Lake and mountains can be seen in background.

Hand inscribed annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Pearl Av. looking towards Atlin Lake, Atlin, B.C., A.C. Hirschfeld, No. 174”

Société Minière de BC, Atlin BC

Group of five miners stand in mining area on left. Woman, man, and young girl sit and stand on far right in more formal attire. Mining tools and equipment throughout.

Printed annotation on recto of photograph: "Société Minière de B.C., Atlin B.C. July 28th, 1901, A.C. Hirschfeld, No. 707".

Atlin - World War II Memorial

Image depicts a memorial plaque which reads: "In memory of the Atlin men who gave their lives for their country in World War II," and then proceeds to list several individuals.

Atlin Cemetery Sign

Image depicts a sign in the Atlin Cemetery, it reads: "In 1898, Fritz Miller and Kenny McLaren found gold on nearby Pine Creek, triggering British Columbia's last placer gold rush. The boom subsided by 1908, but gold has kept Atlin alive. Now Miller and McLaren lie here among hard-bitten prospectors, young miners, northern aviators, brave women and new-born infants, all part of Atlin's pioneer heritage R.I.P."

[Atlin Lake?]

Image depicts what is possibly Atlin Lake, with numerous mountains in the distance and Atlin Mountain visible on the right of the image.

[Atlin Road?]

Image depicts what is possibly Atlin Road. Numerous mountains are visible in the distance.

Atlin - Mural

Image depicts a mural of Atlin with information about the Globe Theatre and Edwin L. Pillman on it. It reads: "Talented businessman arrived in Atlin in 1899, and for nearly fifty years operated a variety of businesses ~ grocery and drug stores, undertaker, market gardens and the theatre. Assissted by his loyal wife Elizabeth." It also states that the Globe Theatre was built in 1917 and was used until the early 40's.

Atlin - the Garrett Store

Image depicts the Garrett Store in Atlin, B.C. A plaque on it reads: "John Garrett, a prominent English cricket player, came to Atlin in 1910 to mine gold. In 1917 he opened this grocery and dry goods store where he also sold his wife's fresh baked bread and sweets."

Atlin - the Tarahne

Image depicts a boat named "the Tarahne," which is located in Atlin, B.C. Atlin Lake and Mountain are visible in the background.

Atlin - A Dock

Image depicts a dock on the shore of Atlin Lake, as well as a building that may have once been a hospital. The slide is simply labelled "hospital."

Atlin - the Tarahne

Image depicts a boat named "the Tarahne," which is located in Atlin, B.C. Atlin Lake and Mountain are visible in the background.

Atlin - Nurses' Residence

Image depicts a building which once served as the residence for two nurses in Atlin, B.C. A sign in front of the house reads: "Grateful Atlinites built this house in 1902 for their first missionary nurses, Helen Bone and Elizabeth Mitchell, who came here in 1899 and lived in a crude shack while valiantly and humanely caring for sick and dying pioneers."

Atlin - Discovery Jail

Image depicts an old building which used to be the Discovery Jail. The plaque on it reads: "It cost $800 to build this two cell jail in 1902. The solid walls are 2"x6" laid flat one on top of the other. It was skidded to Atlin in the 1920s and used as a residence for many years."

Atlin Lake

Image depicts Atlin Lake as well as a small section of Atlin, B.C. The mountain is possibly Atlin Mountain.

Atlin Museum - Moose Hall

Image depicts the Moose Hall in the Atlin Museum. A sign above the door reads: "In 1905 this building was the new Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Discovery. Some years later it was hauled here in two parts by horses to become the Moose Lodge and Community Hall."

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