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Catalog Number 1959.004.0060
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white photo with white border of three women and one male child looking at ground.

Note on back of photo: "Under the stark oaks we dig the rock rose of the scab rocks- Pe-Ha-Hai, or Yakima name or Spel-Lein at Nespelem. I have the Latin names at home. I can send them over this fall of all these age old food roots."

From Notes on Photographs:
"Group 8: 10 Pictures: Yakima Thanksgiving Feast of First Roots"
Photo: Group 8 No. 58: "Under the stark oaks on cold House Heaven Platue were we found Pe-ha-hai, the 1st root or bitterroot. It took 3 days to gather enough Pe-ha-hai, Sakiwa Maumon, Puksla, Punco etc. (1st time samples have been collected for classification). Under the stark oaks we dig the Rock Rose of the Scab Rocks-Pe-ha-hai or Yakima name or Spel-lein at Nespelem. I have the latin names at home I can send them over this falll of all these age old food roots."
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.