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    • Wetatonmi wife of Ollokot

    • unknown
    • Wetatonmi was married to Ollokot, a warrior in the Nez Perce war of 1877 and brother of Chief Joseph. Wetatonmi delivered a horse to Ollokot in the midst of battle when she heard from a warrior that her husband's horse had been killed. Without a...
    • Pole Bridge

    • 1937
    • Photograph of Pole Bridge used to cross the Bighole River. On verso of photograph: "The old ""Pole"" bridge, Big hole battlefield. The old trail crosses the river at the ""x"" on margin of the photograph and it was only a few yards from the rivers...
    • Valley of the Bighole

    • 1930-10-24
    • Scenic view of the valley in which the Bighole Battle took place. On September 9th, Chief Joseph led his warraior agains General Gibbon's army, who attacked the indians and drove them from their village. However, Joseph rallied his men and in turn...
    • Unveiling the A.J. Bolon Monument

    • 1918-11-06
    • Spectators gather around as General Hazard A. Stevens speaking at the unveiling of the A.J. Bolon monument. This monument was dedicated on November 6, 1918 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the death of A. J. Bolen, an Indian agent killed by...
    • White Feather

    • 1878
    • Sitting Nez Perce woman; This Nez Perce Girl represents the tragic side of war as well as the tradition to have different successive names within the Nez Perce tribe. She lost her family during the Battle of the Whole in 1877. Severely wounded by a...
    • Bighole camp

    • 1933
    • Nez Perce camp ground at the Big Hole Battlefield. On verso of photograph: "Looking into the valley of the Big Hole where Chief Joseph's Nez Perces was encamped on Sept 9th when he was attacked by the command of General Gibbons who drove the...
    • 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."
    • Flanking Canyon of White bird

    • circa 1930s
    • Canyon flanking south extremity of White bird Battlefield. Butte on the skyline is the one that Chief Ollicot was seen to ride from behind by Yellow Wolf, and gallop slowly to the right. The bugler was killed at the base of dark line of rocks...
    • Highest Point At White Bird

    • 4/19/1905
    • As Capt. Perry's forces descended into this draw 6 Nez Perce approached Lieutenant Edward Theller with a white flag. The Lieutenant then had his accompanying bugler inform Capt. Perry of the sighting. Theller's scout, Ad Chapman, fired twice at...
    • Lieutenant Rains Last Stand

    • 4/15/1905
    • Where Indians say Lieutenant Rains and companions made last stand, Nez Perce War, 1877. This picture was identified as the spot where the last of the Lieutenant Rains company was annihilated as stated in Bennet's narrative. The rock formation was...
    • Looking Down into White Bird (1932)

    • 1932-11-17
    • Image of White Bird canyon as it approaches the Salmon River. After Gen. Howard "showed the rifle" and several settlers had been killed. The Nez Perce and their allies sought refuge at White Bird canyon, the ancient Nez Perce stronghold...
    • White Bird Battlefield Marker [1932]

    • 4/15/1905
    • Marker commemorates the White Bird Battle, where the Nez Perce won a victory on 16th June 1877 against Capt. Perry of the U.S. Army leading 111 men- 11 volunteers stationed to the Rock hills on his left, 40 men from Co. F on the Front ""line"", 40...
    • White Bird Battlefield

    • ca. 1930s
    • Scenic view of the White Bird Battlefield. Following the Charge of Two Moons and the flight of the line, the Nez Perce trapped 19 men, including Lieutenant Theller, against the butte and killed all of them.

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