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Catalog Number 1959.004.0061
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description 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 Nespelem.
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.