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Photo NumberPH001_0698
Descriptive TitleThe boom days of Nome, Alaska
NotesA busy street scene in Nome, Alaska. A dirt road filled with people riding horses, walking, or in horsedrawn wagons. On either side of the street are wooden sidewalks attached to wooden buildings. Multiple business signs are hanging from these wooden buildings, as well as American flags on poles. A young man in the right hand corner of the photograph is selling American flags. A harnessed team of dogs is pulling an unidentifiable object in the foreground.
SubjectCity & town life
Horse teams
Business districts
Carts & wagons
Dog teams
Traffic congestion
PlaceNome, Alaska
Genrecandid portrait
Date of Photoca. 1900
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Collection TitleAndrews (Clarence L.) Photographs
Collection IdentifierPH001
Collection Guide
Source Dimensions9.5 X 7.5 inches
Source formatsilver gelatin print
Source Conditionslight yellowing at edges of print
Image (File) Size250,594 bytes
Image Width875 pixels
Image Height687 pixels
Color Space24 bit -- RGB -- sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture Date2003-10-03
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner B). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 13 - 1.00 - 208 prior to capture.
Resolution125 DPI
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop with negative polarity and have a reversed orientation. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profile from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
Additional Digital Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH001_0698.tif -- 43 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 5573 X 4376 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 146,344,320 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH001_0698td.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 5573 X 4376 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 146,672,696 bytes //

PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Historical Photographs.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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