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House of Alice Cross.  "January 20, 1919"

View overlooking the house of Alice Cross. This Pima house is round with a flat roof and covered with adobe and straw. Scattered in the yard are various items, including pottery vessels, a mortar and pestle, a lantern, and metal buckets.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1919-1919

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 5.5 in.

Cultures:

Akimel O'odham (Pima), American Indians, Native Americans, North America, O'odham, Southwest

City:

Casa Blanca, Gila River Reservation

County:

Pinal County

State:

Arizona

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Edward H. Davis owned a ranch outside San Diego, California, and became fascinated with local Indian people. The collection of Native objects he developed attracted the attention of George Heye, who purchased many items from Davis and hired him as a field collector in 1916. Photographs by Davis from southern California and northern Mexico probably accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_325543

Catalog Number:

P00380

Album Name:

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