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Catalog Number 1959.004.0002
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description 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."
Photographer Bushnell of James and Bushnell
Collection Grace C. Wenzel Collection
Provenance From original Accession Record: "Early day photos. Some taken by Mrs. Wenzel, some are copies of early photographs. Taken over a period of years."
Source Wenzel, Grace C.
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People Moses, Chief
Christianson, James
Wenzel, Grace C.
Search Terms Moses Lake