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    • 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...
    • Wagon Train destruction at Cow Creek

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    • Looking at Cow Creek where, according the writing in the back of the picture, was the ""scene of wagon train destruction"". It is here on September 23, 1877 the Nez Perce attacked an army entrenchment and broke into the freight storage and took...
    • Chief Joseph

    • ca. 1870's
    • Studio portrait of Chief Joseph, who is wearing a long sleeve shirt, necklace, and traditional Nez Perce hairstyle. The background appears to be a neutral canvas. On verso of photograph: “Father liked this picture" (unidentified source) and an...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Nez Perce camp across Clearwater River

    • 1930
    • This picture shows the battle ridge on the right and the Nez Perce camp across the river. On verso of the photograph: " Foot of the hill where Nez Perce come down in their retreat, Clearwater Battle , 11-12-1877. River is not shown. South last of...
    • 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...
    • Wallowa Lake

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    • Wallowa Lake, Oregon, sits in a valley in the Blue Mountains in northeast Oregon. It is the ancestral home of the Nez Perce and from the note with the picture, burial place of Old Chief Joseph.

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