Dawson City Museum

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Dawson City Museum
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Interviews recorded in 1978 and 1979, mostly concerning Dawson City. Interview conducted after the flood of 1979 by Sally Robinson of the Museum, with Agnes Shaw, Mac Munroe and Lil Munroe, who identify buildings and areas in Dawson City, and former residents of existing buildings. Interview conducted by Eleanor Millard, MLA for Ogilvie District in Dawson, with Yukon pioneer Hazel Esther Meloy, née Morgan. She discusses her family and her life in Idaho, Alaska (Juneau, McCarthy) and Yukon (Coffee Creek, Kirkman Creek, Dawson City), the postal service in Alaska, morals and anecdotes. Interview conducted by Kathy Jones with Dorothy Whyte, who describes her family and her life in Dawson City from 1900 to 1910. Interview conducted by Sally Robinson with Eric Larsen, a Dawson City resident. Sound quality is less than good on some of the recordings.
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