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School #9 laundry
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • School #9 laundry, 1901–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 12 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7565
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Photograph of a boy and two girls handwashing laundry. The boy on the facing left is using a handcrank to wring clothes while the girls scrub on washboards.