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settler family moving in on Sioux tribal lands
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • settler family moving in on Sioux tribal lands, 1896–1904
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 12.5 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7530
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Photograph of a family standing next to a wagon with a canvas cover and with two dark colored colored horses hitched to the front. Inside the wagon are two small children. In front of the wagon at the facing left is a young boy wearing overalls. Next to him is a woman in a light colored blouse and long skirt, wearing a long white apron. In the center of the photo is a man in dark clothing and a dark hat, standing with one hand on the back of one of the horses. In the background there are several small, wooden buildings.