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Skagway newsboys, 1898

Group of newsboys gathered on porch of building, Skagway, Alaska, with man with black bear at far right. From verso: "L to R. 1- ; 2. Abe Stein; 3. Brick Top?; 4. Orthmez; 5. Cotton Top Jenson; 6. Hawksworth or Al Hofhurst; 7. W.C. Wright; 8. Sam Stein; 9. Latimer; 10. Bill Forest; 11. Jim Berry - also identified as Mark Urban; 12. Othmer; 13. Moorehouse; 14. Wright; 15. Pat Renwick & bear." 1898. Original photograph size: 4 1/2" x 6 1/2". Anchorage Museum of History and Art - Library and Archives.

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