Archival Documents

Hazel McIntyre fonds [graphic material]

Creation Date(s): [ca. 1901-1926, 1944]

Physical Description:
65 photographs : b&w prints. - 1 booklet

Bio Sketch / Admin History:
Hazel McIntyre was born in Dawson City, Yukon, to Angus and Ida McIntyre. Her mother was a Swedish immigrant and her father was an Ontarian who made his living in the Yukon working as a freighter. Hazel had one brother, Gordon, and a sister, Edna.

Hazel lived in Dawson City, ca. 1903 to 1920. In 1920 Hazel's father move to Mayo to work for Greenfield and Pickering, hauling ore from Keno Hill. Hazel moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, with her mother and two siblings. She later married R.F. Cruikshank and settled in Kelowna, B.C.

Scope and Content:
This fonds consists of one panoramic photograph of Dawson City, a disassembled photograph album, loose photographic prints, and a commercially published souvenir booklet, titled "Scenes from the Land of the Midnight Sun," published by Landahl's Emporium, ca. 1910. The items in this fonds were compiled and collected by Hazel McIntyre of Dawson City, between 1901 and 1930.

Photographs include images of social life around Dawson, local buildings and businesses, the 1926 flood, the Yukon Ditch and other Yukon Gold Company operations, the sinking of the Princess Sophia, and World War One recruits.

Accession Number(s): 1983.182; 1990.67 ( TD 38)

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