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  • Author: L.V
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    • Bolon Monument

    • 1918
    • Photograph of the Bolon Monument erected by Washington State Historical Society in 1918. On verso of photograph: "Granite marker where A.J. Bolon was killed by the Yakimas, Sept. 1855, courtesy of L.V. McWhorter."
    • Tom Waters

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Tom Waters, an interpreter sitting in front of a Tipi in a natural setting. This photograph was accompanied by a letter stating that " This was Thomas Waters, Interpreter. Photo is from a very indiffirent kodac picture; showing him...
    • Eagle Roaring

    • 1908
    • 1908Photograph of Eagle Roaring, a Nez Perce warrior who fought in the Nez Perce Wars in 1877. Known to white people as George Comedown, Eagle Roaring belonged to the group of Nez Perce traditionalists who actively shared their cultural knowledge...
    • Yakama woman and child

    • 1925-08-17
    • Photograph of Ni-Yah-Tut, wife of William Charley sitting on a blanket with her baby. From the back of the photograph, "Mrs. William Charley and baby photo. Aug 25-1917, by: L.V. McWhorter. Typical Indian mother and baby-She looks an Indian baby...
    • Thomas Lindsey

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    • Studio portrait of Thomas Lindsey who is holding a rifle. A number of rocks are placed at his feet. Known to L.V. McWhorter as Thomas Lindsey, or Wat Yu Tsa Kaun,McWhorter contacted his interpreter Williams and asked him to translate Thomas...
    • Two Moons

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Two Moons, a Nez Perce Warrior, who fought in the Nez Perce Wars of 1877. "Two Moons", or " Lepeet Hessemdooks," described many of his stories about tribal warfare to McWhorter. Although, he had a small stature, "Two Moons" battled...
    • Irrigation Flume

    • 1915
    • Photograph of Louis Mann standing by his flume that was used to irrigate his land in 1915. It is now dried-up because the government diverted the water. Louis Mann was a full-blooded Yakama Indian. He was educated at a Catholic school and became...
    • Irrigation system

    • 1917-05
    • A Yakama Indian named Louis Mann sitting on a log pumping water into his garden that was once fertile but now is barren. Louis Mann was a full-blooded Yakama Indian, he was well educated at a Catholic school and became the Corresponding Secretary...
    • Mounted Yakama Indian horseback

    • 1925-05
    • Yakama Hunter mounted on horseback. The hunt was for the ""Feast of New Food"" this Feast is an annual ceremony of invocation and thanksgiving to Me-yáy'-wah, the Supreme being. Notes on the back of photograph: " this hunt is for the annual "Feast...
    • Yakama Warrior

    • 1911
    • Astoria Centennial celebrating the founding of the city of Astoria, Oregon. Yakama warrior in Astoria for celebration. Astoria Centennial 1911 celebrating the centennial. Yakama warrior standing strong.
    • Old Indian Weapons

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Indian Weapons hanging on a wooden door. Several of the weapons are feathered and long. Also, they are sharp. The weapons primarily consist of bows, arrows, and knives.

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