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Unique & Highly Important
Nome Alaska Police Badge
& Archive.


Collection of photographs, newspaper clippings, and, drum roll please, possibly the earliest known police badge from Nome,
owned by famous western lawman, six foot four inch Joel "Joe" Warren. Joe Warren was chief of police in Nome in the summer of 1900
when they arrested Wyatt Earp for being involved in a brawl in front of the Dexter saloon.
Wyatt Earp had hoped to become Nome’s deputy marshal, but was not given the job.

One of the sexiest pieces of old west memorabilia is the lawman's badge!
The problem with collecting them is that, because they are so desired, they have been faked for decades.
Rarely does an early Alaska lawman's badge come onto the market with impeccable provenance.


The badge measures about 2 5/8 inches across the points.

[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 

$16,500.00 plus $25.00 postage and insurance for this archive.
To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com  
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early Nome Alaska
              police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.
For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.




Here are some links for more info on Joe Warren.

JOE WARREN AT CAPE NOME
Spokane's Ex-Chief Is Hunting Nuggets in the North. HOPES TO GET THEM.
He Didn't Find Them in Sacks Waiting for Him.
http://preview.tinyurl.com/hsoqtkj



FIFTY YEARS A POLICEMAN
Is The Record Of Deputy Joel Warren
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nalakota/wotw/misc/fiftyyearsapoliceman_wotw033036.htm


For sale: very early
              Nome Alaska police badge and archive Joe Warren.



















At left is a RPPC "real photograph postcard" of Joe Warren and his wife, probably on their way to Alaska.
He certainly appears to be the center of attention!








Alaskan Bonanza Mining, Trading,
and Transportation Company
&
The Consolidated Alaskan Company
archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to about 1920


Large collection of documents sent to an investor over a period of a couple of decades.
The Alaskan Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company had a large number of gold mining claims in the Nome Alaska area.
About one pound and 11 ounces of Alaska gold rush documents!
An important archive for the study of how a gold mining company promoted the sale of its stocks and bonds one hundred+ years ago.
Also the Klondike Promotion Company.

[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Alaska Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company] 

$3250. plus $15.00 postage and insurance for this archive.
To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com  

For sale: Alaska
              Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company
              archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to
              about 1920, Nome Alaska.
For sale: Alaska
              Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company
              archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to
              about 1920, Nome Alaska.






For sale: Alaska Bonanza Mining, Trading, and
              Transportation Company archive of documents, prospectuses,
              etc, from 1900 to about 1920, Nome Alaska.
For sale: Alaska
              Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company
              archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to
              about 1920, Nome Alaska.
For sale: Alaska
              Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company
              archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to
              about 1920, Nome Alaska.
For sale: Alaska
              Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company
              archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to
              about 1920, Nome Alaska.
For sale: Alaska
              Bonanza Mining, Trading, and Transportation Company
              archive of documents, prospectuses, etc, from 1900 to
              about 1920, Nome Alaska.






A  Group of 5 Photos
from
Nome Alaska


A group of 5 photos of Maude Isobella Edman (a.k.a. Maud Isobella Echman, Maude Iedulla Edman),
the wife of Andrew Edman (a.k.a. Ednden Echman, Ednden Edman).
Some are cut-down postcards (see the backs).
 
Condition: cut-down and stains, as is.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 

$95 plus $2.00 postage (international orders extra) for these photos.
To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com    
For sale: a group of
              early Nome Alaska photographs.
For sale: a group of
              early Nome Alaska photographs. For sale: a group of
              early Nome Alaska photographs.














Souvenir of North Western Alaska


Illustrated by O. D. Goetze (Otto Daniel Goetze), 1904.
 Nome, Alaska. 96 pages of historical photographs.

Nome area gold mining, towns, mining claims, pioneers, street scenes, etc.
 
Condition: good,  worn but not abused.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 

$495 plus $5.00 priority mail postage (international orders extra) for this souvenir album.
To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com    

For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Eskimos in their Kiak [kayak], St. Michaels, Alaska.
              For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Waterfront , Nome, Alaska, 1900. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Street of Solomon, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimos of Northwestern Alaska, Nome. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.

Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Steam Shovel working on P. M. Company No. 5 Anvil.
              For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Red fox, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Rocking on Nome beach. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Richest placer gold mines on Seward Peninsula. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Ptarmigan. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Moonlight picture, July 28, 1904, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
St. Michael Native graves. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Freighting with reindeer, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Fort Davis, Alaska, 1903. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Freight on Nome beach, October 22, 1900. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Showing some of the mining ditches, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Winter scene dog team. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimos and their skin boats, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Interior of catholic church, Christmas tide, 1902,
              Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir
              of North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Front Street, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Congregation church, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Mail team from Cape Prince of Wales to Teller,
              Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of
              North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Reindeer, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
In winter 2 miles out on Behring Sea [Bering Sea].
              For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Horses in the mud in Nome street, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
The “Lavelle Young” landing at Fairbanks, Alaska,
              July 1st, 1904. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimos and their igloo, Koliutschit, Siberia. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Big Diomede, Little Diomede. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Whalen, Siberia. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Placer mining camp on Ophir Creek, Council City,
              Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir
              of North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Campbell hydraulic elevator for placer mining, Nome,
              Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of
              North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
3 photos of Golovin Bay Mission. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Eskimo Happy Jack and his bride, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Winter dumps, Solomon River, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Public school, June 4, 1902. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Front Street, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.

A. B. Hall [arctic brotherhood], April 13, 1903,
              Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir
              of North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Eskimo berry pickers, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
S.S. Senator in the ice. Old and new mission, Golovin
              Bay. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Walrus heads, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Walrus caught at Cape Yorke [Cape York], Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Deering, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Siberia huskies [Siberian huskies]. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Kelley pumping plant, Dexter Creek, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
New bridge across the Nome River, May 8, 1902. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Beach, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimos, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Unloading horses, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Steamer Portland, in the ice, on the way to Nome,
              Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of
              North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Street of
              Solomon, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Gambrinus claim (?), 1904. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Dutch Harbor, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimo graves, Teller, Alaska. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Council City, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Looking down Ophir from the divide. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Siberian Eskimo graves. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimos at Koliutschit, Siberia. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Siberian Eskimo
              graves. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of
              North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Front Street, Chenoa, Alaska [Chena, Alaska], August
              10th, 1904. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of
              North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Dawson City, looking up Yukon, showing mouth of the
              Klondyke [Klondike] River. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Mail carrier at Teller, Alaska. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
After the storm, September, 1900, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Arctic owls [snowy owls]. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimo canoe [umiak] in frame. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Interior of Congregation church, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Eskimos eating lunch, sand spit, Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Nome scenes. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Front Street, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Nome surf. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
$8,000 clean up on No. 8 Anvil, July 30, 1903, Nome,
              Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of
              North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Arrival in Nome of the overland mail, April 21, 1903.
              For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
The baby show of, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original
              view book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by
              O.D. Goetz.
Steamer Jeanie, first boat in Nome, Alaska, May 25,
              1901. For sale: original view book "Souvenir of North
              Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
The Yukon Eskimos. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
St. Michaels, Alaska. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Entrance to house through snow tunnel. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Front Street, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Eskimos of Northwestern Alaska, Nome. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Nome dairy. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Sluicing on Snow Flake Mine, May 1904. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Front Street in winter, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Pumping water from ice flow. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Front Street, Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Mining on Anvil Creek, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
One mile out on Behring Sea [Bering Sea]. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.

Steamers Corwin,
              Nome City, and Oregon, Nome Harbor, June 11, 1904. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
The [Inupiat Eskimo] beauty of Nome, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Four Eskimo priests, St. Michaels, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Sluicing tin ore on Buck Creek, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Eskimo berry pickers, Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
S.S. St. Paul in Nome harbor. For sale: original view
              book "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.
Wireless telegraph system, St. Michaels, Alaska. For
              sale: original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Tom cod fishers out on Behring Sea [Bering Sea],
              Nome, Alaska. For sale: original view book "Souvenir
              of North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
Collection of nuggets of Nome, Alaska. For sale:
              original view book "Souvenir of North Western
              Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.

Actual size of
              Alaska’s largest nugget. For sale: original view book
              "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D.
              Goetz.



Text of captions for "Souvenir of North Western Alaska" by O.D. Goetz.
   
Selected captions from the 96 plates of photographs:

Nome, Alaska, 1903.
Steamers Corwin, Nome City, and Oregon, Nome Harbor, June 11, 1904.
S.S. Oregon, Nome, 1904.
Court House of Nome, Alaska.
Second Street, Nome, Alaska.
One mile out on Behring Sea [Bering Sea].
Mining on Anvil Creek, Nome, Alaska.
Steam Shovel working on P. M. Company No. 5 Anvil.
Front Street, Nome, Alaska.
Pumping water from ice flow.
Landing passengers, Nome, Alaska.
Unalaska.
Tom cod fishers out on Behring Sea [Bering Sea], Nome, Alaska.
Rocking on Nome beach.
Richest placer gold mines on Seward Peninsula.
Collection of nuggets of Nome, Alaska.
Sluicing on Snow Flake Mine, May 1904.
Actual size of Alaska’s largest nugget.
Nome dairy.
Eskimos of Northwestern Alaska, Nome.
Moonlight picture, July 28, 1904, Nome, Alaska.
Entrance to house through snow tunnel.
Eskimos in their Kiak [kayak], St. Michaels, Alaska.
Wireless telegraph system, St. Michaels, Alaska.
St. Michael Native graves.
St. Michaels, Alaska.
The [Inupiat Eskimo] beauty of Nome, Alaska.
Four Eskimo priests, St. Michaels, Alaska.
The Yukon Eskimos.
Freighting with reindeer, Nome, Alaska.
Steamer Jeanie, first boat in Nome, Alaska, May 25, 1901.
U.S. [army] Post, St. Michael, Alaska.
Fort Davis, Alaska, 1903.
The baby show of, Nome, Alaska.
Freight on Nome beach, October 22, 1900.
Arrival in Nome of the overland mail, April 21, 1903.
Showing some of the mining ditches, Nome, Alaska.
$8,000 clean up on No. 8 Anvil, July 30, 1903, Nome, Alaska.
Waterfront , Nome, Alaska, 1900.
Eskimos and their skin boats, Nome, Alaska.
Interior of catholic church, Christmas tide, 1902, Nome, Alaska.
Interior of Congregation church, Nome, Alaska.
Congregation church, Nome, Alaska.
Eskimos getting ready to launch their whale boat.
Eskimo canoe [umiak] in frame.
Mail team from Cape Prince of Wales to Teller, Alaska.
Reindeer, Nome, Alaska.
Arctic owls [snowy owls].
After the storm, September, 1900, Nome, Alaska.
Horses in the mud in Nome street, Alaska.
Dawson City, looking up Yukon, showing mouth of the Klondyke [Klondike] River.
The “Lavelle Young” landing at Fairbanks, Alaska, July 1st, 1904.
Front Street, Chenoa, Alaska [Chena, Alaska], August 10th, 1904.
Eskimos and their igloo, Koliutschit, Siberia.
Eskimos eating lunch, sand spit, Nome, Alaska.
Siberian Eskimo graves.
Big Diomede, Little Diomede.
Eskimos at Koliutschit, Siberia.
Whalen, Siberia.
Looking down Ophir from the divide.
Placer mining camp on Ophir Creek, Council City, Nome, Alaska.
Campbell hydraulic elevator for placer mining, Nome, Alaska.
Council City.
Sluicing tin ore on Buck Creek, Alaska.
Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
3 photods of Golovin Bay Mission.
Eskimo Mission, Nome, Alaska.
Gambrinus claim (?), 1904.
Eskimo Happy Jack and his bride, Nome, Alaska.
Eskimo drying fish, Alaska.
Street of Solomon, Alaska.
Winter dumps, Solomon River, Nome, Alaska.
Steamer Portland, in the ice, on the way to Nome, Alaska.
Public school, June 4, 1902.
A. B. Hall [arctic brotherhood], April 13, 1903, Nome, Alaska.
Eskimo berry pickers, Nome, Alaska.
Unimak Pass.
New bridge across the Nome River, May 8, 1902.
Kelley pumping plant, Dexter Creek, Nome, Alaska.
S.S. Senator in the ice.
Old and new mission, Golovin Bay.
Siberia huskies [Siberian huskies].
S.S. St. Paul in Nome harbor.
S.S. Zelandia.
Deering, Alaska.
Walrus heads, Nome, Alaska.
Walrus caught at Cape Yorke [Cape York], Alaska.
Nome water delivery.





Original Real Photo Postcard,
Mary's Igloo, Alaska



Young Inupiat man in parka. Mailed from Nome, Alaska.
 
Condition: very good.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 
$65 plus $2.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra).
for info email dick@AlaskaWanted.com  
For sale: original real photo
              postcard from Mary’s Igloo, Alaska.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Mary's Igloo is an abandoned village located in Nome Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.

Mary's Igloo is located on the northwest bank of the Kuzitrin River, on the Seward Peninsula. It is northeast of Nome and 65 km (40 mi) southeast of Teller.

The Inupiat village of Kauwerak was located about 25 km (15 mi) downriver from Mary's Igloo. By 1900, Kauwerak was abandoned and most of its residents moved to Teller or Nome because of schools and employment opportunities. A few settled at the site of Mary's Igloo, which they called Aukvaunlook, meaning "black whale."
During the gold prospecting period of the early 1900s, non-Natives named the village "Mary's Igloo," after an Inupiat woman named Mary, who welcomed miners, trappers and others into her home for coffee. During that period, Mary's Igloo was a transfer point for supplies for the gold fields upriver on the Kuzitrin and Kougarok rivers. The supplies were offloaded from ocean boats onto barges, which were towed to their destinations. A post office and store were opened at Mary's Igloo in 1901. By 1910, Mary's Igloo was a large community of Inupiat and Anglo-Americans, who were miners, innkeepers, missionaries and support crews for the barges. It had schools, a post office and other services.
The flu epidemic of 1918 and 1919 and a tuberculosis epidemic, two years later, decimated the community's population. Catholic and Lutheran orphanages opened in the area to care for children left without parents.
The schools closed in 1948 and 1950 for lack of students and the post office and store also closed in 1952. Most of the residents moved to Nome or Teller.
The site of Mary's Igloo presently has no permanent population. It is used as a seasonal fish camp by some residents of Teller.





For sale: original real photo postcard from Mary’s
              Igloo, Alaska.

Original Real Photo Postcard,
Mary's Igloo, Alaska


Inupiat family. Mailed from Nome, Alaska.
 
Condition: very good.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 
$65 plus $2.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra).
for info email dick@AlaskaWanted.com





Original Real Photo Postcard,
Nome, Alaska
Two Dogs


Nome, Alaska to Lieutenant J. B. Wilson ("Willie Wilson"), Camp Jossman, Guimaras Island, Philippines.
Douglas MacArthur, then a First Lieutenant, was responsible for construction of the road from the wharf to Camp Jossman. Sent by A. W. Kab(?).

Mailed from Nome, Alaska, in 1906.
 
Condition: fair, with center crease.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 
$38 plus $2.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra).
for info email dick@AlaskaWanted.com


For sale: real
                photo postcard of two dogs in Nome, Alaska, in 1906.

"The old camp is booming, for the spring cleanup ammounted to over 4 million, of which I handled ~ 2 million for the M. & M. Bank. All the old stiffs are back except for you and me ---? I suppose you remember these two. I am worth as much as the two of them. No Paystreak yet."
For sale: real photo postcard of two dogs in Nome,
              Alaska, in 1906.

For sale: real photo postcard of two dogs in Nome,
              Alaska, in 1906.





For sale: real photo postcard of
              Eskimo Fishing Camp, Nome, Alaska.

Original Real Photo Postcard,
Nome, Alaska
"Eskimo Fishing Camp"


By Lomen Bros.
 
Condition: good, with wear to the corners.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 
$45 plus $2.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra).
for info email dick@AlaskaWanted.com





The Inupiat hunted for game on the west coast of Alaska from prehistoric times and there is recent archeological evidence to suggest that there was an Inupiat settlement at Nome, known in Inupiat as Sitnasuak, before the discovery of gold. (wiki)
For sale: real photo postcard of
              Eskimo Fishing Camp, Nome, Alaska.





Original Photograph of the
Cape Prince of Wales School,

Seward Peninsula, Alaska
Original photograph of the Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, Public School, by Frank Nowell.
Photo measures 7 3/4 inches x 9 3/4
inches
Condition: good, slight rippling.
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula] 
$125 plus $3.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra).
for info email dick@AlaskaWanted.com


For sale: Original
              photograph of the Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, Public
              School, by Frank Nowell.
For sale: Original
              photograph of the Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, Public
              School, by Frank Nowell.
For sale: Original
              photograph of the Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, Public
              School, by Frank Nowell.






Alaska Exhibit & Developement Company
     ca 1900 letterhead
   
    Taylor & Eaton, Nome Alaska Headquarters, Alaska Exibit & Development Co,
816 State St, Erie PA, 190-, Mutual Phone 1743; with vignettes "Asia [walrus] Bering Sea" and Eskimo child with husky dog; listed officers include Jas C C Patterson, President, WM G Kline, Vice President, Dr B W Sweet, Treasurer, J V Patterson, Secretary, and members of the Executive Committee including Frank H Guffey, Feo B McDonald and Chas C Barker; some edge damage and has been folded with some small separation at the folds.
Very unusual Alaska letterhead
[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula]
  $45 plus $5.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra) for this item.
To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com





Nome Alaska & Seattle Day
Souvenir Ribbon
Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition, Portland, 1905

 
August 29, 1905. Original souvenir from the fair.

Celebrating the link between the cities of Nome Alaska and Seattle

This ribbon is approx 4" in length, in good condition.

[shelf locator: Ephemera Notebook: Seward Peninsula]
  $40 plus $2.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra) for this item.
To order this item email dick@AlaskaWanted.com
For sale: Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition
              ribbon Nome Alaska.





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