• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1902
  • Description
  • While some women traveled to the gold fields with their husbands, others made the trip on their own. Women worked on mining claims, taught school, or set up businesses of their own. They did laundry, cooked meals, ran hotels and dance halls, and otherwise provided services to others in the community.This photo shows an African American woman at her laundry and mending business. It was taken at an unidentified location in Alaska or the Yukon so... more
    While some women traveled to the gold fields with their husbands, others made the trip on their own. Women worked on mining claims, taught school, or set up businesses of their own. They did laundry, cooked meals, ran hotels and dance halls, and otherwise provided services to others in the community.This photo shows an African American woman at her laundry and mending business. It was taken at an unidentified location in Alaska or the Yukon sometime between 1897 and 1906. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle