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in line for food rations at the Lower Brule Reservation
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • in line for food rations at the Lower Brule Reservation, 1914
  • Where object was made: Lower Brule, South Dakota, United States
  • cyanotype
  • Object Height/Width: 9 x 12.5 cm
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7619

The black and white image is of women lined up against a wall. They are wrapped in blankets that are striped or plaid mostly. There are a few women or girls seated in the foreground.