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Scott Gordon photograph collection, circa 1913

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Gordon, Scott
Title
Scott Gordon photograph collection
Dates
circa 1913 (inclusive)
Quantity
72 photographic prints (1 box) ; 5"x7"
Collection Number
PH0775
Summary
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
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


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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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Container(s) Description Dates
Seattle
item
1
View of Seattle from 9th Ave. looking toward the Puget Sound  
circa 1913
2
Seattle Yacht Club building and boats on the water  
circa 1913
3
St. James Cathedral  
circa 1913
4
View over Seattle toward the Puget Sound  
On verso: "View from my window. Magnolia Bluff in the distance."
circa 1913
5
Man standing near fir tree in Ravenna Park with sign identifying it as "Roosevelt"  
On verso: "15 foot in diameter."
circa 1913
6
Wooden bridge in Woodland Park  
circa 1913
7
Fir tree fallen across walkway in Woodland Park  
On verso: "A fallen monarch."
circa 1913
8
Tree lined path in Woodland Park
On verso: "Where the shadows grow long. A walk in Woodland park."
circa 1913
9
Tree lined pathway leading to a gazebo in Madrona Park  
circa 1913
Mount Rainier National Park
item
10
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."
circa 1913
11
View of Paradise River facing the Upper Cascades
circa 1913
12
Flowers growing on the side of Eagle Peak  
circa 1913
13
Christine Falls on road to Paradise Park
On verso: "Elevation above sea level 3.668."
circa 1913
14
View of the Tatoosh Range from Paradise Valley
circa 1913
15
Mount Rainier
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."
circa 1913
16
Nisqually Glacier viewed from bridge  
circa 1913
17
Nisqually Glacier a few rods from bridge crossing Nisqually River on Government Road  
circa 1913
18
Nisqually River and canyon
circa 1913
19
Nisqually River and Eagle Peak near the end of Tatoosh Range
circa 1913
20
Mount Rainier and bridge crossing the Nisqually River  
circa 1913
21
Government Road winding through a dense forest of fir and cedar trees
circa 1913
22
Mount Rainier and Government Road viewed from above Longmire Springs
circa 1913
23
Narada Falls
On verso: "Principal falls on Paradise River with sheer drop of 150 feet. Elevation above seal level."
circa 1913
24
Narada Bridge above Narada Falls  
circa 1913
25
Mount Rainier viewed from Van Trump Park  
July 27, 1913
26
Forest
On verso: "The trail through Van Trump Park to Mount Rainier. 6000 feet abv. sea level. Ten mile jaunt."
July 27, 1913
27
Giant fir trees and dirt road on the way to the Inn  
circa 1913
28
National Park Inn at Longmire Springs  
circa 1913
29
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."
circa 1913
30
Club houses adjoining the Inn  
circa 1913
31
Tent annex to Longmire's Hotel  
circa 1913
32
Mount Rainier viewed from Indian Henry's Hunting Ground  
circa 1913
Yakama Indians
item
33
Imtech (illegible) Tom in feathered headdress  
circa 1913
34
Yakama woman in feathered headdress  
On verso: "Sunbeam"
circa 1913
35
Two Yakama men in front of teepee  
circa 1913
36
Man on a horse holding a top break, single action revolver in front of a teepee in a city  
On verso: "Indian Warrior."
circa 1913
Container(s) Description Dates
Along the Inland Passage
item
37
Sea and mountains along the Inland Passage  
circa 1913
38
Ketchikan, Alaska at 6:30 am  
On verso: "The Home of the Salmon."
circa 1913
39
Tea roses in Wrangell  
Hand colored photograph.
circa 1913
40
Salmon cannery in Wrangell  
circa 1913
41
Seymour Narrows
circa 1913
42
Indian village on Admiralty Island, Gambier Bay  
circa 1913
43
Boat landing on Gambier Bay  
circa 1913
44
Gambier Bay
On verso: "It was in these waters that the S. S. City of California went down in 30 fathoms of water."
circa 1913
45
Wooden walkway along Gambier Bay, Admiralty Island  
circa 1913
46
Piers and buildings (possibly a fertilizer plant) along the pier of Killisnoo, Admiralty Island  
On verso: "Fertilizer."
circa 1913
47
Taku Glacier viewed from the water
circa 1913
48
Soldiers on pier and view of Fort William H. Seward  
circa 1913
49
Boat landing at Fort William H. Seward  
circa 1913
50
Sunset over Lynn Canal, near Fort Seward
circa 1913
51
Eldred Rock Light viewed from Lynn Canal  
circa 1913
52
Davidson Glacier viewed from Lynn Canal
circa 1913
Sitka
item
53
Front view of St. Michael's Cathedral
On verso: "Greek Russian. Reverend Sergius Leo Kostrometinoff Pastor in charge."
circa 1913
54
Side view of St. Michael's Cathedral  
circa 1913
55
Reverend Sergius Leo Kostrometinoff  
On verso: "Pastor of St. Michael's Cathedral. He has won the respect and love of all who know him."
circa 1913
56
View of islands and water
On verso: "Just as the sun went down. 9:45 p.m. Taken from the Russian Cemetery."
circa 1913
57
Main Street, including St. Michael's Cathedral, with Mount Verstovia in the background  
circa 1913
58
Old trading post  
On verso: "Here is where ex- Gov. Brady's sow was born."
circa 1913
59
Anna Hootz, Head Chief of the Sitka Tribe, standing outside three story house with native carving on the front  
Hand colored.
circa 1913
60
The Episcopal church which Bishop Rowe built parsonage just in rear.  
circa 1913
61
A woman standing next to a an old Indian war canoe with the bay in the background  
circa 1913
62
Spruce trees lining a walk way  
On verso: "Lovers Lane."
circa 1913
63
Saw Tooth Mountain and Sitka Bay
circa 1913
64
Indian River
On verso: "Ye who drink once of its waters shall return to drink again."
circa 1913
65
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."
circa 1913
66
Richard Allen Memorial building, Industrial School  
On verso: "Gymnasium and cooking school. Built by Richard Allen, New Jersey."
circa 1913
67
Three buildings of the Industrial School  
On verso: "Boys dormitories and laundry. Also engine room furnishes their own electric light."
circa 1913
68
A group of Indian girls in uniforms.  
circa 1913
White Pass and Yukon Railroad Route
item
69
Inspiration Point  
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."
circa 1913
70
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."
circa 1913
71
Pitchfork Falls  
circa 1913

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Container(s) Description Dates
item
72
Basket of sweet potatoes
circa 1913