Postcard of Yukon steamers at winter quarters near Dawson

Much of northern history can be found on old postcards such as on the one above, which is on this Japanese Bazaar Shop card, a Dawson City publisher of postcards. Also, the Zaccarelli Store in Dawson City published 48 cards, or more.

Much of northern history can be found on old postcards such as on the one above, which is on this Japanese Bazaar Shop card, a Dawson City publisher of postcards. Also, the Zaccarelli Store in Dawson City published 48 cards, or more.

These were high-quality cards. An old friend of mine, the renowned collector John Grainger of Ketchikan, Alaska, published an interesting book about Alaska-Yukon postcards and, in it, mentioned I was the first and probably only person to put out a postcard printed on moosehide.

Items like stereo-view cards and magic lantern slides also recorded much of our Yukon and northern history.

Antique postcard from Jim Robb collection.

Anyone with information about this subject, please write Jim Robb: The Colourful Five Per Cent Scrapbook—Can You Identify? c/o the Yukon News, 211 Wood Street, Whitehorse, Yukon,

Y1A 2E4, or e-mail through the News website, www.yukon-news.com.

Just Posted

Whitehorse piano project aims to tickle the ivory this summer

‘Basically this happened as a good accident’

Wildlife, education top agenda at Yukon Forum

‘All these measures need to be discussed at a higher level’

Yukon soccer teams battle for supremacy at Yukon Championships

Spread over six divisions, 25 teams took part in the outdoor cross-field tournament.

UPDATED: Volunteer firefighter dead after ambulance rolls into highway ditch near Haines Junction

The Yukon Coroner’s Service has identified the deceased as 19-year-old Elizabeth Boyd.

Neighbours slam proposed Copper Ridge townhouses

Property values, parking cited as cause for concern

Mosquito Enduro-X kickstarts racing season

‘It’s fun, family-type racing and it gets the kids out and riding’

U Kon Echelon hosts Tour de Whitehorse

The Tour de Whitehorse cycling stage race hosted by the U Kon… Continue reading

Whitehorse man sentenced to house arrest after threatening coworker with axe

Ram Naresh Prasad pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon and uttering death threats

Former Goody’s employee drops sexual harassment lawsuit

The Yukon Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit against a Whitehorse gas… Continue reading

Reflecting on 25 years of the struggle for queer rights in the Yukon

Helen Fallding | Special to the News I keep hearing through the… Continue reading

Chefs showcase Indigenous cuisine in B.C.

On top of leading a kitchen in the province, owner travels around Canada to introduce his cuisine

Polarettes set to debut new equipment at Midnight Sun Invitational

‘We’ve really never had an opportunity to compete on home soil before with other clubs’

Most Read