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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Photo 1
Drawing 1
& Photo 3

Photo 4
Photo 5
Photo 6


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 2: Trail Street in Skagway, October 1897.
[Graphic] Photo 2 with link to higher quality photo.

(Special Collections Division, University of Washington Libraries, photo by E.A. Hegg, negative #36)

Questions for Photo 2

1. Describe the buildings in this photo. How do they help tell the story of Skagway's development? How were they constructed?

2. Describe the condition of the roads and "sidewalks."

3. What does the photo suggest about the town and its inhabitants?

* The image on the screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high resolution version of Photo 2, but be aware that it will take about 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.




Comments or Questions

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