• Creator
  • La Roche, Frank
  • Created Date
  • 1905~
  • Description
  • After the Treadwell Mines opened in 1881, women came from nearby villages to sell baskets, beaded clothing, and other wares to the gold miners and tourists. The baskets for sale in this photograph are Tlingit in style. The Treadwell Mines were located on Douglas Island, across the channel from Juneau.Caption on image: "Indian merchants at Treadwell Mines"After photographing many parts of the United States, Frank La Roche arrived in Seattle in ... more
    After the Treadwell Mines opened in 1881, women came from nearby villages to sell baskets, beaded clothing, and other wares to the gold miners and tourists. The baskets for sale in this photograph are Tlingit in style. The Treadwell Mines were located on Douglas Island, across the channel from Juneau.Caption on image: "Indian merchants at Treadwell Mines"After photographing many parts of the United States, Frank La Roche arrived in Seattle in 1889. He was active in Seattle and beginning in 1898, made around 100 trips to Alaska and the Yukon. La Roche retired in 1912 and died in Sedro-Wooley, Washington in the 1930s. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Oct. 4, 1906; Carl Mautz, Biographies of Western Photographers, p. 500.). less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
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