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Historic Postcards of Juneau, Alaska


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The city as seen from Douglas Island prior to 1905, when this card was mailed from Juneau. Edward H. Michell of San Francisco published this postcard for J. F. Eicherly of Juneau.

The city as seen from a ship prior to 1908, when this postcard was mailed from Lost Creek, Alaska. The card was published by Lowman & Hanford of Seattle.

Juneau and the Gastineau Channel, with the gold mining community of Douglas in the distance. The photo is by Winter & Pond of Juneau, and the postcard was published by Johnson, Tranel & Houston of Seattle in about 1910.

Juneau as seen from Douglas Island in 1933. This photo is by Ordway Photo Service of Juneau, and is self-published.

Juneau as seen from a ship in 1934. This photo is by Ordway Photo Service of Juneau, and is self-published.

Juneau and the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mine as seen from a ship in about 1950. The postcard was published for the Northern Pacific Railway (for their Alaska cruises), by H. S. Crocker of Chicago.

An aerial photo of the city in the 1950s, when the population was about 9,000. This photo is by Howard Robinson, and the postcard, published by C. P. Johnston Company of Seattle, was posted from Juneau in 1959.


These historic postcards are in the collection of Murray Lundberg, and these digital images are © 2014 by Murray Lundberg.