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Negative  "September-October 1923"

Chumash grass lodge or house in course of construction at Ventura County Fair, made by six Chumash men under the direction of John P. Harrington: George Gustav Heye posed beside grass lodge.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1923-1923

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Cultures:

American Indians, California, Chumash, Native Americans, North America, Southern California

Site Name:

Ventura County Fair

City:

Ventura

County:

Ventura County

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

John P. Harrington worked closely with Native groups, largely in southern California, including documenting traditional lifeways and languages in private and public spaces such as this scene from the Ventura, California, County Fair in 1923; George Heye also purchased Indian objects from Harrington and either purchased this photo or received it along with his object purchases.

Source ID:

NMAI_358022

Catalog Number:

N08762

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