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campsite near the Pierre Indian Training School
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • campsite near the Pierre Indian Training School, 1895
  • Where object was made: Pierre, South Dakota, United States
  • albumen print
  • Object Height/Width: 9 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7639
Description

The black and white image is of camp life. There are two tipis and a child on facing left of the image, a small group of people are at one tipi and there are horses between the tipis and two men. The man on the facing right is aiming a rifle.