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LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

COMMENTS

PAGE NO.

Alaska Gold Mining Company

88

Allan

Scotty

Dog musher

127

Anable

Fr. Edmund

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Nome

174

Anderson

P.H.

Mission teacher

19, 24

Bagge

Jno.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

Baldwin

E.J. “Lucky”

From San Francisco, owned Baldwin saloon in Nome in 1900

66

Beach

Rex

24

Beach

Rex

79

Beach

Rex

Photo

90

Berry

Sam

Crook and gambler

73

Bertrand

Frank

Baritone singer  in Nome

109

Blake

H.L.

Mining engineer, found gold Dec. 1897 on Anvil Creek

14, 19, 20, 24,

Brady

Gov. John G.

Alaska Governor in 1900

95

Brooks

Alfred H.

Geologist visiting Nome in 1899

36, 74, 99

Brooks

Mabel McGilvery

Photo

78

Brown

J.C.

Discovered gold in Nome

99

Brynteson

John

One of the “Three Lucky Swedes”, a Swedish coal miner from northern Michigan, disc gold in Sep 1898, returned to Stockholm

19, 21, 22, 23, 138

Buckner

Gen. Simon Bolivar

Led Alaska Defense Command in WWII

165

Bulive

Frank

Crook and gambler

73

Burkhardt

Nick

Crook from New York

73

Burley

Nick

Boxer in Nome

103

Burmeister

Edna

Actress in Nome

109

Burns

Tommy

103

Campbell

J.W.

Orchestra leader, played in Nome

109

Carmack

George

Discovered gold in the Klondike

11

Carr

Curley

Boxer in Nome

103

Carr

Ezra

Died in Nome of exposure in 1899

30

Carr

H.M. “Curley”

Criminal, prize fighter

73

Carter

Sen. Thomas

From MT, owner in Alaska Gold Mining Company – a claim jumping company run by Alexander McKenzie

83

Case

Dick

Boxer in Nome

103

Cashel

Thomas D.

First mayor of Nome

41

Clanton

Billy

Killed by Wyatt Earp at OK corral

75

Clum

John

Nome postal inspector in 1900, Founder of Tombstone Epitaph, photo in Nome in 1900 with Wyatt Earp

65, 75

Cobb

Charles

Owned Horseshoe saloon in Nome in 1900

66

Compton

D.

Barnstormer and wingwalker

146

Cosgrove

J.T.

Architect in Nome in 1900

69

Curley Bill

Killed by Wyatt Earp

74

Dawson

Dick

Owned Second Class Saloon in Nome

67

Deering

Sammy

Nome criminal

73

Dempsey

Jack

103

Dewey

Adm. George

100

Dexter

John A.

Prospector and whaler, had a trading post

14, 21, 23

Dimond

Tony

157

Doherty

Bill

General tough, killed man in Boise ID and 2 men in Butte MT

73

Donnenbaum

Sam

Had a cigar store in Nome

76

Donohue

H.F.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, transcription was printed “Dohohue” which was probably incorrect

117

Doolittle

Lt. Col. James “Jimmy”

School photo in Nome, led raid on Tokyo in WWII

115, 164

Draper

Charles

From NY

59

Dufresne

Frank

Dog musher

127

Dugan

Professor

Ran Nome philharmonic orchestra

122

Dunham

Sam

1900 poet and census agent in Nome

36

Earp

Morgan

Brother of Wyatt

75

Earp

Virgil

Brother of Wyatt

75

Earp

Warren

Brother of Wyatt, killed in Wilcox AZ

75, 76

Earp

Wyatt

Owned Dexter saloon in Nome in 1900, photo

66, 74, 75

Eilson

Carl Ben

Aviator

149

Evans

E.D.

Superintendent of Bureau of Education

135

Ferguson

Gertrude

Nome nurse in 1925

142

Fisk

Tom

Crook, member of Soapy Smith’s gang

73

Freize

Hank

Crook and gambler

73

Frost

C.S.A.

Investigator from US Attorney General’s office - went to Nome in 1900

64, 74, 78, 88,

Frost

J.G.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

Gaffney

J.C.

Nome clothier

118

Galen

James

Went to Nome on ship Tacoma in 1900, son in law of Sen. Thomas H. Carter of MT

55

Garfield

Brian

WWII historian, specializing in Alaska’s role

165

Gatty

Harold

Aviator

161

Geiger

William

Nome city council member, built tollbridge

112

Gibson

A.

in Nome 1 June 1907, recognized arrival of the Corwin ship

117

Gilbert and Sullivan

Put on Mikado play in Nome

109

Glandon

Newens and

Nome Grocery store

39

Greely

Gen. A.W.

Photo in Nome

111

Griggs

John W.

Attorney General in 1900

74

Gruening

Gov. Ernest

170

Hadley

Miss

Actress in Nome

109

Hagen

Harry

Played on Nome’s indoor baseball team, photo

125

Hammon Consolidated Gold Mining Company

Nome mining company. Bought out Pioneer Mining Company

138-139

Hanak

Louis

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

Handleman

Howard

Newspaper correspondent

163

Hansborough

Sen. Henry C.

From ND, owner in Alaska Gold Mining Company – a claim jumping company run by Alexander McKenzie

83

Harrington

J.J.

Newspaper editor on Daniel Libby’s telegraph crew

12

Harris

Kid

Boxer in Nome

103

Heath

C.B.

Crook

73

Holliday

Doc

75

Hoxsie

C.W.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

Hoxsie

Charlie E.

Owned Dexter saloon in Nome with partner, Wyatt Earp,

74, 101

Hrdlicka

Ales

Anthropologist

155

Hubbard, Beeman & Hume

Nome law firm specializing in claim jumping

82, 83, 84,

Hultberg

Rev. Nels O.

Swedish missionary at Cheenik

19, 20, 21, 24,

Indian Charlie

Killed by Wyatt Earp

74

Jackson

Grant R.

President of Miners and Merchants Bank in Nome in 1946

171, 174

Jackson

Sheldon

147

Jarvis

Capt. David H.

57, 71

Jesson

Edward

Traveled from Dawson City to Nome by bicycle on the Yukon river  in 1900

43, 44

Johnson

Charles

Alaska District judge visited Nome in Aug 1899

41

Johnson

Iron Man

Dog musher

127

Jones

Brig. Gen. Edwin

Oversaw building on Nome garrison in WWII.

168

Jones

Charlie

Father of Dan, Nome resident

174

Jones

Dan

Son of Charlie, Nome resident

174

Kaasen

Gunnar

Dog musher in Iditarod diphtheria run in 1925

142

Kearns

Doc

103

Kelly

Ed

Boxer in Nome

103

Kersten

Rep. Charles

From Wisconsin, visited Nome during the Cold War and said stupid things

175

Kerwin

Jack

Criminal and gambler

73

Kittilsen

Dr. A.N.

Govt physician at Port Clarence

19, 22, 23, 24,

Lacey Barber Shop

102

Lafortune

Father Bellarmine

Arrived Nome 1903, King Island Eskimo missionary

169-170

Lajotte

Charles A.

Nome barnstormer

146

Lane

Charles D.

Weathy miner from San Francisco

23, 24, 33, 82, 83, 88, 118

Lane

Louis L.

Nome Baseball pitcher

118

Libby

Daniel B.

Civil War Vet from Maine, namesake of Libbeysville AK. Head of crew running telegraph wire across Alaska in 1866-67.  Discovered gold in Fish River Valley on Seward Peninsula

11, 12, 14, 19, 20, 24,

Lillo

W.E.

Historian

90

Lindbergh

Charles

Aviator

161

Lindblom

Eric

One of the “Three Lucky Swedes”, disc gold in Sep 1898, bn Sweden in 1857, tailor, died 1928

19, 20, 23

Lindeberg

Jafet

One of the “Three Lucky Swedes”, disc gold in Sep 1898, he was really from Norway, died 1962

19, 20, 22, 23, 88, 138, 148, 153

Lindsay

Mr. A.J.

Mugged in Nome

76

Lockley

Fred

Oregon mailman sent to Nome in 1900

65, 67

Lomen

Alfred

From Minnesota, in reindeer business

147, 153

Lomen

Carl J.

Son of Gudbrand J. Lomen, from Minnesota

52, 153, 154, 157, 171, 174

Lomen

George

From Minnesota

153

Lomen

Gudbrand J.

Went to Nome in 1900, from Minnesota

52, 153, 154

Lomen

Harry

From Minnesota

153

Lomen

Ralph

From Minnesota

153, 157

Lomen Company

Alaska reindeer meat packing company

151

London

Jack

90

MacDonald

Paddy

Crook

73

Marcus

N.

In brawl in Wyatt Earp’s Nome saloon

76

Marks

Maj. Jack S.

Namesake of Nome military base, he was shot down and killed over Kiska Island in WWII

174

Marston

Marvin “Muktuk

Alaska Territorial Guard organizer

166

Maynard

George

Nome mayor during diphtheria crisis

142

McCarthy

W.B.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

McDonald

Ed

Sneak thief

73

McKenzie

Alexander

Schemer to steal mining claims, from ND

79, 82, 83, 88

McKinley

President William

Pardoned Alexander McKenzie

79

McLaury brothers

Killed by Wyatt Earp at OK corral

75

McNichols

Steve

Crook in Nome and in Butte MT

73

Melsing

Louis

Brother in law of Daniel B. Libby

14, 19, 24,

Metson

William H

Attorney for Pioneer Mining Company

88

Mitchell

Gen. Billy

146

Moore

Judge Alfred

106

Mordaunt

A.P.

14, 19, 24,

Morrow

88

Nelson

John

Dawson City hotel proprietor

43

Nestor

T.J.

Owned Nome hotel

65

Newens and Glandon

Nome grocery store

39

Noyes

Arthur H.

Crooked District judge from MN, arrived Nome 1900

71, 82, 84, 88,

Page

Bastow

Crook, sent out of Dawson

73

Pearse

Arthur L.

English mining engineer

59, 90

Peterson

Prof. Henry

Nome music teacher, built flying machine

144-146

Pioneer Mining Company

88, 138

Pittman

Key

First Nome City Attorney

41

Post

Wiley

Aviator

161

Pounce

James

Thief, served time in Dawson

73

Price

Gabe W.

From California, agent  of Charles D. Lane, organized Cape Nome Mining District in 1898, photo on page 24,

23, 24

Ramsey

Ed

Crook

73

Randall

Gen. George

Arrived Nome in June 1900

71

Reid

Ed

Pickpocket

73

Rickard

George Lewis “Tex”

Ran Northern Saloon in Nome, also started Madison Square Gardens in NY

100, 101, 103,

Rickard

Tex

Owned Northern saloon in Nome in 1900

66

Ringo

John

Killed by Wyatt Earp

74

Rivers

Harry

Stage director, played in Nome

109

Robertson

William

Owned Eldorado saloon in Nome in 1900

66

Ross

Ed

Sneak thief

73

Ross

Miss

Actress in Nome

109

Samson

Sam

Discovered gold in Nome

99

Schenck

Miss Alberta

In altercation in Nome regarding segregation of natives and whites

170, 171

Schrader

F.C.

Geologist visiting Nome in 1899

36, 99

Seppala

Asle

Brother of Leonhard

127

Seppala

Leonhard

Photo, dog musher

127

Seppala

Sigurd

Brother of Leonhard

127

Service

Robert

90

Shannon

Wild Bill

First dog musher in Iditarod diphtheria run in 1925

142

Smith

Denver Ed

95

Smith

Harry

Dawson City hotel proprietor

43

Smithson & Co.

H.C.

Photo of his Nome shop

31

Spaulding

Lt. O.L.

US Army

27

Stackhouse

Paul

Aka Reardon Bros, ran with O’Leary gang of Skagway

73

Stackhouse

W.H.

Aka Reardon Bros, ran with O’Leary gang of Skagway

73

Staple

Miss

Nome schoolteacher in 1904

115

Staws

Daisy

Woman of ill repute

76

Steadman Avenue

In Nome

106

Stillwell

Frank

Killed by Wyatt Earp

74

Strong

John Franklin Alexander

Editor of Nome News, and other Alaska newspapers in Skagway, Juneau and Dawson, photo, Gov 1913-1918, fired because he was a Canadian and not eligible to be governor

44, 116,

Suter

Charlie

Owned Second Class Saloon in Nome

67

Sutherland

Dan

Arrived Nome in 1900

55

Sutherland

Jas.

Had a Nome Machine shop, photo

107

Swan

G.D.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

Taylor

Ben

Oregon mailman sent to Nome in 1900

65

Tornanses

J.S.

Lapp reindeer herder

23

Trevitt

Mrs. M.W.

Burglarized in Nome

76

Triggs

Tom

General tough, traveled with Bill Doherty

73

Triplet

G.

Arrived Nome 1 June 1907 on the Corwin, the 1st ship to arrive Nome in 1908

117

Trout

Peter L.

Nome gold miner in 1899

33

United States Smelting, Refining and Mining Company

Bought Hammon Consolidated Gold Mining Company

140

Von Bendeleben

Baron Otto

On Daniel Libby’s telegraph crew

14

Walby & Meehan

Nome building contractors, photo

107

Walker

Alice

Photo

78

Welch

Dr. Curtis

Nome physician during diphtheria crisis

140-142

Welsh

Fred

Criminal, ran with Soapy Smith gange

73

West

Capt.

Capt of the ship Corwin in 1907.  The Corwin was the first 1907 ship to arrive in Nome on 1 June 1907.

117

West

Doc

Crook and pickpocket

73

Whaley

Frank

Alaska bush pilot

175

Wickersham

Judge James

99

Wien

Noel

Alaska bush pilot

144, 146-149

Wien

Ralph

Aviator

147

Wines

Arthur F.

US Census agent in Nome in Sept 1899

38

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