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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 1959.004.0019 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0019 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Okanogan camp. Note on back of photo: "Okanogan Indian camp life around 1907." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 3: 6 Pictures: Old Indian Camps" Photo: Group 3 No. 19: Okanogan camp life around 1907. Noted as group 4 on pictures."

Image of 1959.004.0020 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0020 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Long Jim's family which consists of four women not including Jim and one of them is holding rifle. Note on back of photo: "Long Jim Family all dressed up in finery for a picture, getting civilized losing fear of camera! 2nd from right is Cecilia. Elsewhere in 8x6 group, are 2 pictures of Cecilia one young and beautiful, and one old woman 5 yrs. later." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 3: 6 Pictures: Old Indian Camps" Photo: Group 3 No. 20: "Long Jim family all dressed up in finery for a picture, getting civilized, losing fear of camera! From right is Cecilia. Elsewhere in 8x6 group, are 2 pictures of Cecilia one young & Beautiful & one

Image of 1959.004.0021 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0021 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Chief Cleveland Kamiaken, sitting in chair. Note on back of photo: "Chief Cleveland Kamiaken, living on Colville Reservation (?) son of Chief - led Yakima Nation War of 1855. Yakima Nation." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 21: "Chief Cleveland Kamiaken. Living on Colville Reservation last son of chief. Led Yakima Nation war of 1855." Chief Cleveland Kamiakin was the last living son of Chief Kamiakin of the Yakimas. Cleveland Kamiakin's father signed the Yakima Treaty of 1855 in Walla Walla with Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens.

Image of 1959.004.0025 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0025 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of (left to right) Thomas Yallup and Alex Saluskin. Note on back of photo: "Thomas Yallup and Alex Saluskin, have done much for Red Race. (Yakima)." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 25: "Thomas Yallup and Alec Saluskin. Have done much for the Red Race (Yakima)."

Image of 1959.004.0026 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0026 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Chief Jim James. Note on back of photo: "Chief Jim James of Colville reservation- Grand Old Man, as are so many of these splendid people." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 26: "Chief Jim James present Chief of Colville Tribes at Nespelem (1959). Chief Jim James of the Colville Reservation-Grand old man, as are so many of these splendid people."

Image of 1959.004.0027 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0027 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Thomas Yallup and his aunt (?). Note on back of photo: "Thomas Yallup and Aunt? (Yakima)" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 27: "Thomas Yallup and his once rich aunt who had many buffalo robes and baskets and traveled pony back to Cal. and Dakotas. Returned on trip to find her home had burned down but some of the stolen articles turned up at shops. Yakimas."

Image of 1959.004.0071 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0071 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of an elderly woman sitting and holding a cane. Photo: Group 8 No. 69. Note on back of photo: "Mary Ann Quel-Ten-E-Nock. Age 90. Of the famous Family of Moses. (Fluid, but kinkly and still smiling). July 4, 1959"

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

Image of 1959.004.0061 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0061 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of four people sitting inside tent. Note on back of photo: "Our 1st cold night in April camping on Hi House Heaven Hills. Snow around." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 8: 10 Pictures: Yakima Thanksgiving Feast of First Roots" Photo: Group 8 No. 59: "Elk and deer hunters took tepees, we root diggers had tarps but digging roots and wood chopping kept us warm-until the ax handle broke then our sheath knives pried out pitch-snow patches lay on the gound. Helen prayed or chanted prayfully the while. Our 1st cold night in April camping on hi Horse Heaven Hills snow around." Virginia Beaverts noted the location in the photo was a summer camp at

Image of 1959.004.0029 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0029 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of two elderly men, Swakan Jack and Old Felic Cashmere. Note on back of photo: "Swakan Jack and Old Felic Cashmere. Swakan Jack (left), married a Freer Girl 1/2 white (a first trader at Wenatchee). She still is alive in Okanogan Country." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 29: "Swakan Jack and Old Felic Cashmere. Swakan Jack, left, married a Freer girl, 1\2 white, a first trader at Wenatchee. She is still alive in okanagan county."

Image of 1959.004.0030 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0030 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Charley McCoy, his wife, and his granddaughter. Note on back of photo: "Charley McCoy and Wife. Drum beater at Yakima Frontier Day (1940). From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 30: "Charley McCoy and wife and granddaughter, fine old couple, Yakima. Charlie McCoy & Wife drum beater at Yakima Frontier day about 1940. According to Virginia Beavert the man in photo is Alec McCoy. Virginia noted left to right in photo is Alec McCoy (wounded at Souix uprising), Sally McCoy (sister to Virginia's Great Grandmother Xaxish Sawalil).

Image of 1959.004.0031 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0031 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Charley Simpson older. Note on back of photo: "In No. 12 Group 2 is a picture of Charley Simpson when young taken about 1907. Unknowingly, showed him several pictures he grabbed one saying, This is me! So I took another and gave him both. He was a Nez Perce Chief in the early snap." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 31: "Charley Simpson when young taken about 1907. Unknowenly I showed him several pictures he grabbed on saying 'this is me!', so I took another and gave him both. he was a Nez Perce Chief in the early snap."

Image of 1959.004.0032 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0032 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a large man named Watermelon Jim and his wife. Note on back of photo: "Watermelon Jim and Wife (1940). From Notes on Photographs: "Group 4: ?? # Photographs: True Nobility: 12 Men (Blanket Men of Our Day in Moses Coulee)" Photo: Group 4 No. 32: "Watermelon Jim and wife (Yakima). about 1940." According to Virginia Beavert, the man in photo is Watermelon George.

Image of 1959.004.0033 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0033 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mrs. Yellow Wolf dressed very nice. Note on back of photo: "Mrs. Yellow Wolf / Last of Chief Joseph's Famous Flights(?) (Wife of a good scout who went on ahead to warn whites he was coming and some scouts would kill.) I tried after 1945 to get a picture of Yellow Wolf. He reached under his pillow and pulled out McWharters about him showing me the full page picture! He had enuf." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 33: "Mrs. Yellow Wolf (Her son Harry is shown elsewhere--last in No. 6 group)."

Image of 1959.004.0034 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0034 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of two women on horses wrapped up in blankets. Note on back of photo: "Women we feel we know." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 34: "I would like to say these were our old wash women. They could be Nellie and Lucy, otherwise typical or our day, blanketed and on five cayuses. Women we feel we know."

Image of 1959.004.0035 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0035 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Sofia Kamiakin dressed nice. Note on back of photo: "Sofia Kamiakin. About 1907, Nespelm. Today I'm Suke." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 35: "Sofia Kamiakin about 1907, Nesplem today I'm sure."

Image of 1959.004.0073 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0073 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of an elderly Native American woman wrapped in blanket. Photo: Group 8 No. 71. Note on back of photo: "Mary Moses."

Image of 1959.004.0036 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0036 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mrs. Long Jim in her late 60's . Note on back of photo: "Mrs. Long Jim may still be in Lower Okanogan." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 36: "Mrs. Long Jim as recent as 1948, Mrs. Long Jim may still be in lower Okanogan."

Image of 1959.004.0037 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0037 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mrs. Swakane Jack, standing in front of a camp. Note on back of photo: "Mrs. Swakane Jack- daughter of Fred Freer of early day Wenatchee, about 1948." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 37: "Mrs. Swakane Jack (see note)- daughter of Fred Freer of Early Day Wenatchee about 1948."

Image of 1959.004.0038 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0038 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Cecilia Stowhy in her late 60's and granddaughter. Note on back of photo: "Cecilia Stowhy. May 1935- wife of famous Redman they were both noble and well known. $5.00 worth of dimes on her dress fringe. Beside her stands Catherine Cushingway, granddaughter, whom she raised. Toppenish, Wash." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 5: 12 Pictures: Women Who Moved Camps" Photo: Group 5 No. 38: "Cecilia Stowhy May 1935- wife of famous Redman they were both noble and well known. $5.00 worth of dimes on her dress fringe. Beside her stands Catherine Cushingway, grand daughter, whom she raised. Toppenish Wa."