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Games White Tail Picnic  "August 10, 1916"

Men playing a football (?) game at a picnic on the Whitetail portion of the Mescalero Apache Reservation. In background, people sit under trees.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1916-1916

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 5.5 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Apache, Chiricahua Apache, Mescalero Apache, Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Plains, Southern Plains

City:

Whitetail (White Tail), Mescalero Apache Reservation

County:

Otero County

State:

New Mexico

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Reverend James Osborne Arthur (1887-1971) and his wife Katherine Arthur (1883-1960) were missionaries for the Reformed Church of America, working on the Nebraska Winnebago Reservation in 1913 and among the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apaches in the Whitetail section of the Mescalero Apache Reservation in New Mexico from 1914 to 1919. Their collection of photographs was inherited by their granddaughter, Barbara Jane Arthur Jacobs; donated to NMAI by Barbara Jacobs and her son Dr. James A. (Jamie) Jacobs in 2007.

Source ID:

NMAI_382451

Catalog Number:

N53274

Album Name:

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