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Catalog Number 1959.004.0057
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white photo with white border of three Native Americans sitting near a tepee.

Note on back of photo: "Peaceful sunny afternoons around Wanapum Camp Listening to the whisperings of the moaning Columbia. Now water backs up here to form a white man's dam.

From Notes on Photographs:
"6 of Group No. 7: Primitive Camp of Wannapum (Priest Rapids)"
Photo: Group 7 No. 55: Listening to whisperings of Priest Rapids. Peaceful sunny afternoon around a Wannapum camp listening to the whispers of the moaning Columbia. Now water backs up here to form a white man's dam."

Virginia Beaverts noted the woman to the left in the photo is Ellen.
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.
People Wenzel, Grace C.