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Negative  "1901"

Outdoor portrait of Silas Smith, a student at Seneca Training School, posing in the school yard in front of a building. He wears a striped shirt with buttons and a vest.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1901-1901

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Great Lakes, Native Americans, North America, Wendat (Huron), Woodlands, Wyandot, Wyandotte [Oklahoma]

Site Name:

Seneca Training School

County:

Ottawa County

State:

Oklahoma

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Colonel Frank Churchill supported the assimilation of Native people in the U.S. to Christian ways of life; acting as an inspector of Indian schools and agencies from 1899 through 1909, he and his wife Clara visited and documented Native lives on dozens of reservations.

Source ID:

NMAI_340283

Catalog Number:

N27357

Album Name:

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