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Maynard-Columbus Hospital

Erin K. Crouch Fairbanks, Alaska, United States   Exterior of Maynard Columbus Hospital, Nome, 1913–1934. University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections. Finding gold in 1898 transformed a stretch of tundra just four degrees south of the Arctic Circle into a cabin city of tents, logs, and 20,000 prospectors, including claim jumpers, men of fortune, saloon […]