Item 2006.20.9.4 - Tent Village at Teslin Lake, YT

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Tent Village at Teslin Lake, YT

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  • November 1942 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14.5 cm

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Photo description on accompanying photo album page: " 'Yonge Street' at Teslin Lake, Yukon. The centre tent was used by the radio men. Teslin, 130 miles south of Whitehorse, is the site of one of the aircraft radio stations on the new Edmonton-Whitehorse circuit, paralleling the Alaska Highway."

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  • English

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    Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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    Tiff & Jpeg

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    Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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    tem is one of two photographs purchased from Bjarne Tokerund Booksellers Inc. featuring the construction of the Alaska Highway. The other photograph is 2006.10.9.3

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    Handwritten annotation on verso in brown ink: "Alaska Highway, Nov./42"

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    Photographs were removed from photo corners glued to a photo album page. Between these two photographs glued onto this album page is a typed description of each photographs as well as the title "Scenes along the ALCAN HIGHWAY (name derived from Alaska-Canada), or ALASKA MILITARY HIGHWAY, as it's properly called. November 1942.”

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