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Name Wenzel, Grace C.
Othernames Grace Christianson
Grace Christianson Gardner
Places of residence Wenatchee, WA
Moses Coulee, WA
Father James Christianson
Relationships Brothers: Willard and Dwight
Grandfather: J.E. Fetch

Associated Records

Image of 1959.004.0007 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0007 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a graveyard. Image of wooden crosses and stone headstones in field with vegetation. Fences, trees, and hills in background. Photo appears to be cropped. Note on back of photo written in black ink: "8. Chief Moses grave 1898, at Nespelem in / the beautiful peaceful hills." Written in pencil above other writing: "Josephs?" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 9: "Chief Moses Grave 1899."

Image of 1959.004.0022 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0022 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Snake River Kamiakin. From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 22: "Snake River Kamiakin (see note on back of picture, you may want all 3 brothers together). Brother of Cleveland."

Image of 1959.004.0001 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mary Moses. Image of probable Native American woman with braids in long sleeve dress holding a tightly bound baby on a cradle board; young probable Native American male child cut off on proper lower right hand side. Women and child sitting on blanket. Structure with poles in background. Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "No 3- Group 1 / Mary Moses in middle age-." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 3: "His wife Mary was called fine looki

Image of 1959.004.0002 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Chief Moses. Image of probable Native American man from his shoulders up wearing a hat and a mixture of traditional and non traditional clothing. Printed on front of photo: "PHOTO BY BUSHNELL OF JAMES & BUSHNELL / CHIEF MOSES, THE FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEF, AFTER WHOM / THE VALLEY WAS NAMED." Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "No 2- Group I / Chief Moses." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 2: "Chief Moses."

Image of 1959.004.0003 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mary Moses and Nellie Frielander. Image of two probable Native American women standing in front of a tepee, one in middle age with braids on proper right hand side and elderly woman on proper left hand side. Both women are dressed in long sleeve floral print dresses and are wearing beaded necklaces. Younger woman has a bracelet on each wrist and a modern belt around her waist. Older woman has woven belt around her waist, rings on both hands, and using a cane. Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "4 Group I / Old Mary Moses & sister / Nellie Frielauder." (This statement has a pencil line drawn through it). Written in pencil below crossed

Image of 1959.004.0004 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a landscape view of farm land with two horse drawn wagons with people in fields. Sagebrush with fence in foreground and trees and hillside in background. Note on back of photo in blue ink: "5 Group I / Home of James Christianson / 1884-1906. / Looking North up the Coulee." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 5: "Pioneer Jim's Ranch under Peak where little boys won their names - promitory called kee-man-no Mook-kau. Home of James Christenson 1884-1906

Image of 1959.004.0005 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0005 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border is looking south from the James Christianson home. Image of landscape scene of sagebrush and vegetation in foreground with trees, basalt formations and hills in background. Note on back of photo in blue ink: "6 Group I / Looking South. (Their place was called by / the State Horticulturist 'Prettiest place in the State') Mother went in for roses - etc father for ornamental trees & stalk!" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 6: "Moses Coulee's cliffs an

Image of 1959.004.0006 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0006 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of the Christianson Family. Image of six probable Caucasian people. From proper right to left: standing male child dressed in pants, shirt with suspenders and hat, young man seated on twig bench dressed in pants, shirt with suspenders and hat, middle aged man seated in rocking chair dressed in pants and jacket, elderly man seated in rocking chair dressed in pants, shirt and tie, longer coat, and hat, young woman standing behind elderly man in rocking chair dressed in ankle length long sleeve dress and apron, and older woman is seated in rocking chair dressed in ankle length long sleeve high colored dress with dog at her feet. Trees and vegetation in

Image of 1959.004.0023 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0023 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Chief Jobe Charley in a happy mood. Note on back of photo: "Chief Jobe Charley (died this Spring 1959). Grand Old Chief of the Yakima Tribes. (One of Uncles Sam's early day fine govt. scouts also)." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 23: "Chief Jobe Charlie in jovial mood (Yakima), during spring of 1959. Grand old chief of the Yakima tribes, one of Uncle Sams' early day fine gov. scouts."

Image of 1959.004.0008 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0008 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Grace Christianson posing for photograph in a Native American outfit, 1939. Image of a probable young Caucasian woman dressed in fringed hide dress with beaded moccasins holding stone club sitting on bench draped with what appears to be a woven blanket with Native American designs. Dress is decorated with hide fringe, beaded designs and leather ties. Woman appears to have beaded belt around waist and beaded pouch on her lap. Club is decorated with fringe, feathers, hide and bead work. Woman is wearing several strands of bead necklaces around neck and strand of shells or teeth around forehead. Object in woman's hair. Sitting next to woman on bl

Image of 1959.004.0009 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0009 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of six Native American Chiefs on horses. Image of six probable Native American men with braids on horseback dressed in full regalia/traditional Native American dress. Dress includes feather headdresses, moccasins, hair pipe breast plates, ermine tails, bead necklaces, and beaded clothing. Buildings, telephone pole, other horses and people, and hills in background. "(cutoff)-WASH. LADD-" printed in white in proper lower right corner. Note on back of photo written in blue ink and pencil: "9 Group 2- / Chiefs after Chief Moses. No 1st Joe Moses / 3rd Quil-ten-enock / 4th Billie Curlew / 2d is Jim Howos / 5th Under light Squintkiman / 6th Last in ro

Image of 1959.004.0010 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0010 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a group of Native Americans on horseback including Chief Joseph. Image of at least twelve probable Native Americans dressed in regalia/traditional Native American dress and blankets riding on horseback in field with hills in background. Dress includes feather headdresses. Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "10- Chief Joseph going to the Wilbur Fair / taken by Thos. McGee, Wilbur 1905." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 2: 6 Pictures" Photo: Group 2 No. 2: "Chief Joseph going to Wilber fair 1905." Chief Joseph was the Chief of the Nez Perce from 1871 until his death in 1904.

Image of 1959.004.0011 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0011 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of two tepees with wooden poles with a wooden wagon in foreground. Background of image includes large group of men and women (some on horseback), additional tepees, tree, and hills. Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "11 Nespelem Teepee Circle abt 1907 / cayuses and wagons." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 2: 6 Pictures" Photo: Group 2 No. 3: "Nespelm Tepee Circle about 1907 note cayuses and wagons." Nespelem at one time was an sub-agency for the Colville Reservation.

Image of 1959.004.0012 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0012 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of three Native American men, from left to right, unknown Native American man, Charles Simpson and Willie Andrews. Image of three probable middle aged Native American men dressed in full regalia/traditional Native American dress with tepee in background. First man wearing beaded moccasins, blanket robe, fur, beaded clothing with leggings with beaded design, several necklaces of beads, necklace of hairpipes, and holding feather fan. Second man wearing beaded moccasins, beaded loin cloth with leggings with beaded design, vest with beaded flowers over buttoned long sleaved shirt, belt around waist with decorated pouch, feather headdress with possible er

Image of 1959.004.0024 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0024 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of (left to right) Watson Totus and Chief Johnie Tellikish. Note on back of photo: "Johnie Tellikish and status Chief Yakima Watson Totus on left." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 24: "Chief Johnie Tellikish long braids denote Dreamer Religion. Status Chief of Yakima."

Image of 1959.004.0013 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0013 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Lewis Wapato wrapped in blanket standing next to his horse. Image of probable Native American man with two braids, wearing wide brimmed hat, and holding reins to horse. Man dressed in beaded moccasins, buttoned long sleeve shirt with buttoned vest, and holding stripped blanket around waist and over proper left shoulder. Horse has blanket, saddle, stirrups, and reins. Man and horse standing in field with vegetation with wooden and possible barb wire fence in background. Note on back of photo written in pencil: "14 - Lewis Wapato (1st and only Indian lawyer / in Wash. 1906). A fine old Blanket Man / nephew of Matilda Wapato, Manson Wn." From

Image of 1959.004.0015 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0015 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of large tepee with seven people to the left of it. Note on back of photo: "Long Jim Hunting Camp, I am indebted for these camp scenes to wife Mrs. Caldwell. Wife of 1st postmaster of Twisp. 1907" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 3: 6 Pictures: Old Indian Camps" Photo: Group 3 No. 15: "Methow Hunting Camp of Long Jim, son of Chief Ene-mo-ce-che of Chelan tribe about 1907. (Note back turned to camera - feared that her spirit would become trapped in camera) Got pictures from Mrs. Caldwell wife of 1st post master of Twisp."

Image of 1959.004.0016 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0016 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with black border of a view of the Methow River with a group of horses and old campsite in background. Note on back of photo: "Twisp and Methow Rivers. Camp of Ancient Times. (Taken about 1907)" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 3: 6 Pictures: Old Indian Camps" Photo: Group 3 No. 16: "Ancient camp site junction Twisp and Methow Rivers. Note tepees left standing ready for use on return trip. Noted as group 3. Taken about 1907."

Image of 1959.004.0017 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0017 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of four Native Americans standing in front of a tepee at their camp. Note on back of photo: "Camp of Chilwhist Charlie near Paterose. (About 1907)" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 3: 6 Pictures: Old Indian Camps" Photo: Group 3 No. 17: "Camp of Chief Chilwhist Charlie near Paterose, about 1907. Noted as group 4."

Image of 1959.004.0018 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0018 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Sam Miller standing in the middle of a woman and Nancy Miller and two children beside a tepee, two miles above Pateros, WA. Note on back of photo: "Five people near Paterose." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 3: 6 Pictures: Old Indian Camps" Photo: Group 3 No. 18: "Old Nancy" Miller right. First husband was Sam Miller. Early trader at present site of Wenatchee. She lived with her son (also Sam Miller) 2 miles above Paterose. In center her second husband after sam died."