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Episode 17 - Klondike Kate

Klondike Kate was the most famous of the women who graced the stages of Dawson's dance halls. Her fascinating life story is layers of popular myths, hard realities and enduring mysteries. Join us to find out why the New York Sun said "Klondike Kate is a legend, and legends, unlike old soldiers, neither die nor fade away."

Photo: Klondike Kate, around 1900 or 1901


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Photo above in the public domain from Wikipedia Commons.