• Creator
  • Newman, John
  • Created Date
  • 1928
  • Description
  • In this letter to writer, John Emmett Berns, John "Packer Jack" Newman describes life during the Klondike Gold Rush in Alaska in 1897. He mentions the lack of a post office when he first arrived and the terrifying sound of wolves at night. He stresses that Berns describe Mollie Walsh correctly in his work. He also mentions seeing pictures from the Gold Rush at an exhibition at the Masonic Hall.
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2007