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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: Two men on ladder installing thatch.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1923-1923

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

4 x 5 in.

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_314168

Catalog Number:

P11570

Album Name:

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