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Collection Details


Collection Name: Spookum Jim Oral History Project
Repository Name: Yukon Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada
Local Identifier: SR 11 (1-12)
Dates Spanned: 1972-1972
Description: Interviews conducted in 1972 with Angela Sidney, Peter Johns, Johnny Johns, Anita Johns, Annie Ned, Patsy Henderson, Kitty Smith, Billy Johnson and Jenny Laberge. They describe the life and adventures of Skookum Jim, particularly his gold discovery on Bonanza Creek. They also talk about native legends, the Anglican Church and the influenza epidemic. English. Open. Inventory entry. Complete transcription, ca. 120 pages.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 9
Broad Subjects: Geography; History
ASP Subjects: Canada; Cities and towns--Yukon Territory; City and town life--Yukon Territory; Gold; Gold miners; Gold mines and mining; Oral history; Yukon Territory; Yukon Territory--History
Collection Code: OHC0003925