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|Material Type:||Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Wilse & Kirk|
|Notes:||Seattle Photographs Wilse 568.
Probably one of the Sami reindeer herders of the Lapland-Yukon Relief Expedition, 1898 Caption on image: No. 568. "Samuel Johansen Balto" that walked across Greenland with Nansen. Medals in silver from King of Norway & Sweden, Denmark. Medals in gold from citizens of Norway. Wilse & Kirk Photo Written on verso: U.S. Government Expedition; first reindeer brought to Alaska by U.S. Gov't accompanied by Laplanders. Stamped on verso: Wilse Scenic Fotografer, McDonald Blk. 811 2nd Ave. Seattle, Wash. Wilse 568.