Scott Gordon photograph collection, approximately 1913 PDF
- Gordon, Scott
- Scott Gordon photograph collection
- approximately 1913 (inclusive)19131913
- 72 photographic prints (1 box) ; 5 x 7 inches
- Collection Number
- Photographs of Seattle, Mt. Rainier National Park, Yakama Indians, and places along the Inside Passage of Alaska and along the White Pass and Yukon Railroad
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.
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Photographs of Seattle, Mt. Rainier National Park, Yakama Indians, and places along the Inside Passage in Southeast Alaska and along the White Pass and Yukon Railroad. They were taken by a visitor from the east coast who took a trip through Washington and Alaska.
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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
WashingtonReturn to Top
View over Seattle toward the Puget Sound
On verso: "View from my window. Magnolia Bluff in the distance."
Man standing near fir tree in Ravenna Park with sign identifying it as "Roosevelt"
On verso: "15 foot in diameter."
Fir tree fallen across walkway in Woodland Park
On verso: "A fallen monarch."
Tree lined path in Woodland Park
On verso: "Where the shadows grow long. A walk in Woodland park."
Mount Rainier National Park
Entrance to Mount Rainier National Park
On verso: "This road winds through a dense forest of fir and cedar. 14 miles from the gate to Longmire Springs."
Christine Falls on road to Paradise Park
On verso: "Elevation above sea level 3.668."
On verso: "As seen from Paradise Valley. It is from Paradise Park 6000 feet above sea level that the start is made for the summit of the mountain, usually one or two a.m. when the ice fields are frozen."
On verso: "Principal falls on Paradise River with sheer drop of 150 feet. Elevation above seal level."
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On verso: "The trail through Van Trump Park to Mount Rainier. 6000 feet abv. sea level. Ten mile jaunt."
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National Park Inn
On verso: "Still accommodates hundreds of guests. The fore ground is simply perforated with mineral springs. Sulphur, iron, soda, shasta, etc. Mount Rainier in the distance."
Yakama woman in feathered headdress
On verso: "Sunbeam"
Man on a horse holding a top break, single action revolver in front of a teepee in a city
On verso: "Indian Warrior."
AlaskaReturn to Top
Along the Inland Passage
Ketchikan, Alaska at 6:30 am
On verso: "The Home of the Salmon."
Tea roses in Wrangell
Hand colored photograph.
On verso: "It was in these waters that the S. S. City of California went down in 30 fathoms of water."
Piers and buildings (possibly a fertilizer plant) along the pier of Killisnoo, Admiralty Island
On verso: "Fertilizer."
Front view of St. Michael's Cathedral
On verso: "Greek Russian. Reverend Sergius Leo Kostrometinoff Pastor in charge."
Reverend Sergius Leo Kostrometinoff
On verso: "Pastor of St. Michael's Cathedral. He has won the respect and love of all who know him."
View of islands and water
On verso: "Just as the sun went down. 9:45 p.m. Taken from the Russian Cemetery."
Old trading post
On verso: "Here is where ex- Gov. Brady's sow was born."
Spruce trees lining a walk way in Sitka National Historical Park
On verso: "Lovers Lane."
On verso: "Ye who drink once of its waters shall return to drink again."
Two buildings of the Industrial School for Nations of Alaska
On verso: "Built by Presbyterian Home Mission Association. These are the girls buildings. Dormitories, etc."
Richard Allen Memorial building, Industrial School
On verso: "Gymnasium and cooking school. Built by Richard Allen, New Jersey."
Three buildings of the Industrial School
On verso: "Boys dormitories and laundry. Also engine room furnishes their own electric light."
White Pass and Yukon Railroad Route
On verso: "Taken from the car window. Over the 'White Pass and Yukon Route' along the trail of '97. The bones of the horses which fell by the wayside are still bleaching in the sun. Above Skagway, Alaska. About 95 miles by rail we behold the rivers of White Pass City in this canyon some 215 feet below."
Summit Lake and train along edge of lake
On verso: "A tiny sapphire shot among the great bare hills. And from this bit of brilliance, the mighty Yukon takes its rise. This is where the Stars and Stripes and the Union Jack of England waves. For some reason Old Glory was absent."
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Indians of North America--Washington (State)--Photographs
- National parks and reserves|zWashington (State) |vPhotographs
- National parks and reserves--Alaska--Photographs
- Yakama Indians--Photographs
- Geographical Names :
- Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)--Photographs
- Rainier, Mount (Wash.)--Photographs
- Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs
- Sitka (Alaska)--Photographs