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Name George, Jennie Methow

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Image of 1959.004.0028 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0028 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of very elderly couple, Methow George and his wife Jennie. Note on back of photo: "Methow George and Wife Jennie. Famous and well like, drowned in Methow River when he was 104 yrs. old. Taken during 1920s." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 28: "Methow George, age 104, and wife Jennie. He perished in Methow River in the 1930's. Known by 1st Tradder and Trapper to this North West Country. He is one of 2 bearded Indians I have known other was Whiskey Dick (Coulee Canyon Bears his name). Jennie once said 'long time age many children, many di