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SHS Collection, 1997.15.20: Negative of elderly Native American man in white shirt standing with a building in the background. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.15.21: Negative of young Native American woman in light dress, supporting a papoose carrier resting on the ground and holding a baby in it. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.15.14: Negative of a Native American woman in a white dress and hat with long dark hair, buildings in the background. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.15.15: Negative of man in knee-deep water fishing with a large net, with ocean waves and a cliffside in the background. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.015.0016: Negative of two people in a canoe carrying a bundle, with cliffs in the background. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.015.0018: Negative of seven small children sitting on a large rock, leftmost child wearing a white cap. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.15.19: Negative of a wooden building with uneven vertical board walls and a singular horizontal pole across the wall, reaching from each roof edge on the sides. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.015.0008: Negative of four children seated against a building with three large baskets in front of them, tipped on their sides. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.15.9: Negative of wooden roof of underground shelter, with a window propped open. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.15.10: Negative of a profile of an older Native American woman carrying a basket on her back, wearing a long-sleeved dress and cap. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.15.11: Negative of a group of dancers in ceremonial costume, around seven trees in the background. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”



SHS Collection, 1997.15.12: Negative of an old Native American man holding a large net, with a stream and slope in the background. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.15.3: Negative of a wooden frame building on a level spot on a hillside, part of wall missing on the left. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”



SHS Collection, 1997.15.4: Negative of elderly Native American woman seated and holding a bundle of dry grass. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown, photographed at Prairie Creek Redwoods. Titled “People, Native American, Misc., Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1997.15.5: Negative of wooden frame building on hillside at Prairie Creeks Redwood. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “People, Native American, Misc., Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.15.6: Negative of toddler in a light dress holding the hand of an older child, standing by a building. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”



SHS Collection, 1997.15.7: Negative of a large group of Native Americans, with people wearing decorated caps in the foreground. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1989.8.42: Negative of unnamed WIntu woman seated on a rock wall and holding a walking stick. Blandin Collection loaned to copy. Photo taken 1900 in Baird, Ca. Titled “Native American, Wintu.”



SHS Collection, 1994.01.01: Photograph of Wintu Chief Qolchululi seated and holding an arrow in his mouth, wearing fur hat and fur clothes. Date unknown. Untitled.




SHS Collection, 1995.009.0001: Photograph of three Wintu baskets. Usage: Wintu Trails. Date unknown. Titled “Artifact, Basket, Wintun.”





SHS Collection, 1997.15.1: Negative of Native American woman in ceremonial dress. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”


SHS Collection, 1997.15.2: Negative of small Native American child seated by a building, wearing a dress and small cap. Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown. Titled “Yurok.”

SHS Collection, 1988.46.1: Photograph of seated Native American woman in a calico dress and three large baskets in the foreground. Back side of photo identifies her as a Round Mountain Indian. Photo taken circa 1900 at Round Mountain. Titled “People, Native American, Round Mountain Indian.”

SHS Collection, 1988.46.2: Photograph of head and shoulders of Native American man, back side of photo identifies him as Sam Williams, “one of the Hat Creek Indian Doctors.” Photo taken circa 1900 in Hat Creek. Titled “People, Native American, Williams, Sam.”

SHS Collection, 1988.46.3: Photograph of upper torso of elderly Native American man, back side of the photo identifies him as a hunter of the Hat Creek Indian tribe that is dead. Photo taken circa 1900. Titled “People, Native American, Hunter.”


SHS Collection, 1988.46.4: Photograph of upper torso of elderly Native American man, back side of photo identifies him as an old gunsmith. Photo taken circa 1900 in Burney. Titled “People, Native American, ‘Old Gunsmith.’”


SHS Collection, 1988.46.5: Photograph of seated Native American woman in long-sleeved, long-skirted dress, back side of photo identifies her as Mrs. Henry-Chipp, a full-blooded Modoc woman. Photo taken circa 1900. Titled “People, Native American, Chipp, Mrs. Henry.”

SHS Collection, 1984.50.1: Negative of Native American man named Joe Bender, standing at a workbench with tubs and an iron kettle hanging from a tripod in the back. Joe worked at Vollmer’s Ranch: (Irene Van Matre Vollmers). Photo taken circa 1920 in the Sacramento Canyon near the Delta. Titled “People, Native American, Wintu, Indian Joe.”

SHS Collection, 1986.42.43.A: Slide photo of many Wintu Indians dressed in ceremonial attire on Diestelhorst Ranch. Dance on Diestelhorst flat-northwest Redding, opposite Reids Ferry building. Photo taken circa 1886-1892. Titled “Wintu Indians on Diestelhorst Ranch.”



SHS Collection, 1987.15.16: Photograph of Native American man, woman and child seated in front of a cabin, next to an open doorway. Photo taken circa 1900. Family identified as the Butway Family. Titled “Butway, Sam, Ann and Lilly.”




SHS Collection, 1987.67.2: Negative of Native Americans riding horses and walking down a street single-file during a parade in Redding, likely Market Street, Native Americans wearing dress of plains Indians. XR Native Americans, Indians. Photo taken in 1913. Titled “Native American Parade.”


SHS Collection, 1988.16.1: Photograph of Native American woman named Selena La Marr, seated on furs, and demonstrating basket making. Copied from a postcard. Photo taken in the 1950s at Mt. Lassen Park. Titled “People, Native American, Woman, La Marr, Selena.”



SHS Collection, 1984.17.2: Photograph of Native American woman named Mrs. Markusson weaving a basket on a porch, with a small child watching her. People, Hupa, Weitahpec tribal culture. B&I crafts, basket weaving, activity. Date unknown. Titled “People, Native American, Hupa.”

SHS Collection, 1984.17.3: Photograph of Native American woman sitting on a stool in open yard with a dog in her lap. Two dogs in background and a sawhorse. Trees in far background. Trees in background. Hoopa/ Jerry, Grandma. Date unknown. Titled “Hoopa, Jerry Grandma.”

SHS Collection, 1984.17.4: Photograph of Native American man named Johnny Chester holding a small baby, his granddaughter, Charlene, seated at a picnic table bench. Date unknown. Titled “Hoopa, Chester, Johnny.”



SHS Collection, 1984.17.5: Photograph of Indian woman standing in front of heavy shrubbery, underneath a peppermint tree. Backside of photo identifies her as Grandma Jack. Date unknown. Titled “Indian, Grandma Jack.”



SHS Collection, 1984.44.1: Negative of Native American man standing next to his home of boards, tree limbs and brush leaned against a tree, backside of the photo identifies him as “Bob Shavehead.” Buildings, Home, Indian. Date unknown. Titled “People, Race, Native American, Shavehead.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.54: Photograph of a group of rocks with a rail fence in the background. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Place, Landscape, Native American, Homesite.”




SHS Collection, 1983.90.55: Photograph of “Chalet”-type structure made of slabs of bark and supported by a wooden pole. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Building, Cabin, Native American, Plank House.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.56: Photograph of a jumble of rocks on a brushy hillside, branch of a dead tree in the foreground, center-left. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Place, Landscape, Native American, Homesite.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.57: Negative of Native American man dressed in armor with two feathers dangling, back of original photo identifies him as Samson Grant, Hat Creek. Redding Museum Occasional Paper #3, Sept. 1986. (970.3 Park) Used in 2007 Covered Wagon pg 55. Photo taken in 1930. Titled “Samson Grant.”

SHS Collection, 1984.17.1: Photograph of elderly Native American woman named Grandma Nix, picking willow sticks. People, Hupa/Weitchpec tribal culture. B&I crafts, basket weaving, material. Date unknown. Titled “People, Native American, Hupa, Grandma Nix.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.49: Photograph of slabs of bark and plants stacked and formed into a teepee-like structure, man standing on right side of photo. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Building, Cabin, Native American, Pinto Hoosh’s House.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.50: Photograph of slabs of bark laid up against central pole to form a teepee-like structure, writing on photo states “Indian Sweat House.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Building, Native American, Sweat house.”




SHS Collection, 1983.90.51: Photograph of branches stuck in ground and bent towards the top of the structure, forming the framework of a house, writing on photo denotes “old style Hat Creek Indian home near Cassel, Ca.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Building, Native American, Hat Creek Indian Home.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.52: Photograph of upper torso of unnamed elderly Native American woman. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Unknown.”






SHS Collection, 1983.90.53: Photograph of dugout canoe on the bank of Rising River Lake, may be the one in the Redding Museum, writing on photo denotes “a real Indian canoe.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Transportation, Water, Dugout Canoe, Native American.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.42: Second photograph of the Hat Creek Fish Trap, this time a lengthwise shot of the basket. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken in 1926. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Fish Trap.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.43: Photograph of four baskets stacked on each other with flint design and branch goose patterns. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Shasta County.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.44: Photograph of huge stack of varied Indian baskets, numbers on baskets denoting the pattern style. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Shasta County.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.47: Photograph of very large basket with matching lid in flint design. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken in 1914. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Design.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.48: Photograph of bark girdle and neck band. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken in 1904. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Bark girdle & Neck band, Shasta County.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.37: Photograph of willow weaved baby basket, writing on photo denotes “old style of Hat Creek Indian Papoose Baskets.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Baby carrier.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.38: Photograph of woven baby carrier made from fork of wood and leather. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Baby carrier.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.39: Photograph of large basket with lid turned up, “rib, root, flint design.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Storage Basket.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.40: Photograph of Native American man named Tom holding a large basket. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Shasta County.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.41: Photograph of large loose weave basket, writing on photo states “Old Style Hat Creek Indian Fish Trap.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken in 1926. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Fish Trap.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.32: Photograph of unnamed Native American man dressed in buckskins, moccasins, and a feathered headdress. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Unknown.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.33: Photograph of a group of eight Indian baskets and a cup in the foreground, pine burr and flint design. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Shasta County.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.34: Photograph of a Maidu basket stacked on top of a Digger basket. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Maidu-Digger Indians.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.35: Photograph of a stack of ten Indian baskets with various pattern designs, writing on the photo denotes they were made by Hat Creek Indians. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Indians.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.36: Photograph of a group of five baby carriers and one gathering basket, made from willows and pine root woof. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “Artifacts, Baskets, Native American, Hat Creek Indians.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.27: Photograph of upper torso of Native American man named Buckskin Jack, who was chief of the Hat Creek Indians until his death at around 100 years old around March 1921. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1921. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Buckskin Jack.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.28: Face photograph of Native American man named Captain Jack. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1921. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Captain Jack.”




SHS Collection, 1983.90.29: Photograph of seated Native American man in a suit named Louis Thomas, backside of photograph states “a doctor who was murdered for poisoning people and then boasted of it.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Louis Thomas.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.30: Photograph of upper torso of Native American man named L.W. Bone. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, L.W. Bone.”




SHS Collection, 1983.90.31: Photograph of Native American man named Jack Harding, wearing a cloth drape around his legs and holding a bow and arrow at the ready. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1902. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Jack Harding.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.22: Photograph of upper torso of shirtless Native American man named Round Mountain Charly, back side of photo states “15 years dead.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Round Mountain Charly.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.23: Photograph of upper torso of Native American man wearing a buttoned-up shirt named H. (K)ayes Buckskin. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, H. (K)ayes Buckskin.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.24: Photograph of two Native American men, William Taylor and Gomas Mullen, standing next to each other with a barn in the background. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. XR: Mullen, Gomas. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American. Wm. Taylor, Gomas Mullen.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.25: Photograph of upper torso of elderly Native American man named John Walker, back of photograph states “Doctor- dead 25 years.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1906. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, John Walker.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.26: Photograph of upper torso of Native American man named Billie Buckskin. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Billie Buckskin.”





SHS Collection, 1983.90.17: Photograph of a shirtless Native American man named Charley Phillips. Back side of the photograph denotes “dead.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken in 1922. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Charley Phillips.” .

SHS Collection, 1983.90.18: Second photograph of Charley Phillips, this time facing forward. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Charley Phillips.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.19: Photograph of unnamed Shavehead Tribe Indian wearing hat, suit coat, trousers, and moccasins. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Shavehead.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.20: Photograph of Native American man seated in a chair. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Stated “Identified as Shavehead elsewhere.” Photo taken in 1908. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Shavehead.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.21: Photograph of upper torso of Native American man named Short Charlie, wearing a checkered suit and a top hat. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Short Charlie.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.11: Photograph of Native American man named Pinto Hoosh, with “dead 15 years-doctor” written on the back of the photograph. Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1916. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Pinto Hoosh.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.12: Photograph of Native American man named Sipes Taylor, a Medicine Man and member of “the Old Shavehead Tribe of Hat Creek.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Indians of Shasta County, Calif. On reverse side of photograph: “dead, Doctor” Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Sipes Taylor.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.13: Photograph of Native American man wearing a hat and wrinkled vest, his left hand on his chest. Back side of photograph denotes him as “Long Tom Shavehead’s brother.” Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1908. Untitled.



SHS Collection, 1983.90.14: Photograph of head and shoulder profile of Sam Williams, a Hat Creek Indian. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1922 by H.E. Williams. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Sam Williams.”




SHS Collection, 1983.90.15: Photograph of a man named Dave Brown, from Hat Creek and was a member of the Shavehead Tribe. Museum Occasional Paper #3. by Susan Park. Photo taken circa 1922. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Dave Brown.”




SHS Collection, 1983.90.5: Photograph of an unnamed young Native woman wearing a light blouse, dark skirt, and elaborate hat. Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Unknown.”



SHS Collection, 1983.90.6: Photograph of an unnamed Native woman in a printed dress standing outside with a tree in the background. Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Unknown.”




SHS Collection, 1983.090.0007: Photograph of two young Native American children against a wall, one propped up in a “papoose” carrier. Identified as on the photo as “Hat Creek Indian children at Cassel, Ca.” Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.9: Photograph of elderly Native American man with a distinctly wrinkled face and grasping the lapel of his coat with his left hand. “Old Gunsmith, 1908" written at bottom of photo. Pit River Group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, ‘Old Gunsmith.’”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.10: Photograph of a seated Native American man holding a rifle across his lap, with a bandolier of cartridges. Writing at the bottom of the photo states “Doctor, Burney Valley Pete, dead.” Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, ‘Burney Valley Pete.’”

SHS Collection, 1983.40.1: Photograph of Native American woman identified as Mrs. Nellie Cooper standing alongside another woman named Aunt Lena. Photo taken in 1945 in Weitchpec, Ca. Titled “People, Races, Indian, Mrs. Nellie Cooper.



SHS Collection, 1983.90.1: Photograph of Native American woman in profile, holding dried grass, named Kate as denoted by the title of the photograph. Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Park. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Indian Kate.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.2: Photograph of Native American woman named Mrs. Susie Buckskin, writing on the bottom reveals she was the wife of a recently deceased chief at the time. Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Mrs. Susie Buckskin.”

SHS Collection, 1983.90.3: Photograph of Native American woman named Clara Grant Standing beside a clapboard-sided house. Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Coll. 1931. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Clara Grant.”


SHS Collection, 1983.90.4: Photograph of two Native American girls who are the daughters of a man named Dave Brown. Pit River group, Museum Occasional Paper #3 by Susan Parker. Photo taken in 1905. Titled “People, Ethnic, Native American, Brown, Dave’s daughters.”



SHS Collection, 1981.67.12: Photograph of a large collection of baskets of many sizes and shapes. California Indian baskets on three tiers, 40 in all. Original card missing. Inv. 1988. Buckingham gift. Some are in museums Buckingham Collection. Date unknown. Located in several states. Titled “Artifacts; Indian baskets.”

SHS Collection, 1981.67.13: Photograph of large serving tray with what appears to be acorns cut in half. Original card missing. Inv. 1988. Date unknown. Located in California. Titled “Artifacts; Indian; Baskets.”





SHS Collection, 1981.67.14: Photograph of a large selection of many sizes and varieties of baskets. Buckingham gift. Original card missing. Inv. 1988. Mexico, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, Indian territory, Nevada, Georgia. Date unknown. Titled “Artifacts; Indian; Baskets & Misc.”


SHS Collection, 1982.18.30: Photograph of woman named Willard Rhoades with a group of children at the Wintu Church Rock site. Photo taken May 7, 1982.







SHS Collection, 1982.86.1: Photograph of woman with baby in cradle basket on her back. Associated with Occasional Paper #2. People, McGowan, Sadie. Photo taken by Boyson in 1900-1902. Titled “Native American, Race, Mono Lake, Pauite.”



SHS Collection, 1981.12.3: Closeup photograph of elderly Wintu woman named Orieal Radcliff. See occupational papers of the Redding Museum, pg 35, 1981. Photo taken by Likeness Studio at an unknown date. Titled “Radcliff, Orieal.”


SHS Collection, 1981.41.1: Slide of an Ute man on horseback next to a mother with her child and a baby basket in a yard with a white picket fence. Date photo was taken is unknown, but the original photo had a Keystone View Company Factories, Meadville, PA copyright before World War I.

SHS Collection, 1981.67.9: Photograph of basketry and weaving displayed on an animal skin with floral arrangement. Inv. 1988. One on right of T-bar is in Musuem’s Buckingham Collection. Date unknown. Titled “Artifacts, Indian, Baskets.”


SHS Collection, 1981.67.10: Photograph of large group of baskets and carrying devices displayed on stepped up counters. Five baskets marked with Xs. Inv. 1988. Buckingham gift. Some are in museum's Buckingham Collection. Date unknown. Titled “Artifacts; Indian baskets; Alaska."

SHS Collection, 1981.67.11: Photograph of a large group of various sized Indian baskets and carrying equipment. Inv. 1988. Buckingham gift. Some are in museums Buckingham Collection. Date unknown. Titled “Artifacts; Indian baskets; British Columbia.”


SHS Collection, 1980.82.23: Negative of two women sitting beside a tent or covered structure. Loaned to copy by Al Thomas. Mother and grandmother of Henry Thomas in the picture. Taken near Trinity Center, by Jackass Creel circa 1900.



SHS Collection, 1980.82.25: Negative of a Native American woman with curled hair, a white dress and a shawl named Kate Luckie. Photo taken by unnamed Englishman at Old Shasta around 1851-52. Titled “People; Native American; Luckie, Kate.”


SHS Collection, 1982.82.29: Negative of a seated Native American man named Cleveland Hunt, wearing a hat and dark suit. His medals were awards for apprehending a train robber. Loaned to copy by Al Thomas. Photo taken circa 1900. Titled “People; Native American; Man; Hunt, Cleveland.”

SHS Collection, 1980.121.7A: Negative of Indians in sit-down protest of occupation by PG&E of what they consider tribal lands. XR: Willard Rhodes. Photos loaned by Marc Beauchamp. Photo taken in 1972 at Big Bend. Titled “Occupation.”



SHS Collection, 1980.121.7B: Negative of Indians in sit-down protest of occupation by PG&E of what they consider tribal lands. XR: Willard Rhodes. Photos loaned by Marc Beauchamp. Photo taken in 1972 at Big Bend. Titled “Occupation.”



SHS Collection, 1980.69.44: Negative of elderly Wintu man named Bear Tom sitting down near a fence. Taken care of by a woman named Martha Gregory. Date unknown. Titled “People, Native American, Wintu, Tom.”



SHS Collection, 1980.69.60: Negative of Bear Tom, this time with a woman named Eva Gregory sitting besides him. Photo taken in 1890. Titled “People, Eva Gregory and Old Tom.”





SHS Collection, 1980.82.7: Negative of a studio portrait of two young girls in long, wasp-waisted dresses, standing with a pedestal between them. Taken circa 1900 and titled “Two Wintu girls; Ellen Morton Dix and Mary Dix.” Loaned to copy by Ellen Morton before her marriage.

SHS Collection, 1980.82.9: Negative of an elderly man named Wm. E. Anderson seated in front of a split cedar slap wickiup, who had come to visit Al Thomas. Photo taken by Al Thomas on March 13, 1942. Loaned to copy by Al Thomas, should be filed under “ethnic, or Wintu.” Titled “People, Anderson, Wm. E.”.

SHS Collection, 1980.82.21: Negative of two young girls sitting. Last two known Yana girls. Loaned to copy by Al Thomas. The Robert Juneors Family. Taken circa 1904. Titled “Two Yana Girls; Robert, Kate and Lizzie B.”




SHS Collection, 1979.67.1: Photograph of seated Indian woman holding twined basket, woman has been identified as Pearl Hursey. Photo was taken by Jean Beauchamp at Flatwoods toward Big Bend from Hillcrest in 1933. Titled “basket.”


SHS Collection, 1980.2.528: Negative of a Native American family called the Baker Family in a full-body portrait. Bill and Daisy Baker are seated with their son, Bill, and Daisy’s sister, Rose Meadows, stands in the background. Taken in 1920 in Genessee Valley, Taylorsville, in California. Titled “Baker Family.”

SHS Collection, 1980.11.56: Photograph of a young Indian named Thunder-in-Face, wearing tribal dress. Date unknown. Taken in Boston-Durango, Colorado. Untitled.





SHS Collection, 1980.16.2: Photograph of elderly Native woman weaving open twine. Back of photo denotes her name as Millie. Date unknown. Titled “Indian basket weaver.”





SHS Collection, 1980.23.1: Group photograph of the Grant Family, Joseph and Sally Grant with their children, Rosie, Frank, and Mary. Date unknown. Titled “Grant Family.”





SHS Collection, 1979.50.6: Photograph of approximately 14 teepees, brush, trees, and a stream half a mile from the site of Custer’s Massacre. Photo taken at Crow Agency by Robert Lee Reading in 1896. Titled “Indian Teepees.”

SHS Collection, 1979.50.7: Photograph of ten Indian scouts on horseback in front of a large tent or meeting house. Taken at Crow Agency by Robert Lee Reading in 1896. Titled “Indian Crow.”

SHS Collection, 1979.50.9: Photograph of Indians in feathers and dress doing “War Dance.” Tent with American flag and teepees in the background. Taken at Crow Agency by Robert Lee Reading in 1896. Titled “Indian Crow.”

SHS Collection, 1979.50.11: From left to right, a photograph of Spotted Elk, Jr., Training Bear and Rain in the Face, Jr. Taken at Crow Agency by Robert Lee Reading in 1896. Titled “Indian Crow.”

SHS Collection, 1979.50.12: Photograph of an overview of an Indian camp, with wagons, buggies, and horses besides the teepees. Photo taken at Crow Agency by Robert Lee reading in 1896. Titled “Indian Teepees.”

SHS Collection, 1979.1.6: Photograph of Ik-ya-wan, Chief Suwhrom and Ah-sic-ta-wan dressed in mixture of costumes. Date unknown, but photographed by Bob Clearwater from Eureka, California. Location is Hoopa.


SHS Collection, 1979.1.9: Photograph of rebuilt village on the Trinity River, sweathouse surrounded by river rock patio. Photot taken on January 16, 1989. Titled “Hoopa Village.”




SHS Collection, 1979.33.12: Collection of Northwestern Indian Baskets. Dated December 3rd, 1907. Titled “Indian baskets.”






SHS Collection, 1979.49.378: Photograph of old lady in long dress and sunbonnet standing beside a doghouse. Photo was taken at Indian rancheria at foot of Butte St. in Redding. Old woman is an Indian named Old Kate, a laundress for Mrs. J. F. Scamman. Taken circa 1900. Titled “Old Kate.”

SHS Collection, 1979.50.4: Group photograph of Sioux women standing in the foreground of two teepees. Photo taken at Crow Agency by Robert Lee Reading in 1896. Titled “Indian Sioux.”




SHS Collection, 1978.4.54: Photograph of Native American men fishing at My-kee-arra using long pole nets. Date unknown. Titled “Native American Karok, Indian Fishery.”



SHS Collection, 1978.4.56: Photo of Native American dancers dressed in white deerskins. Probably for Hupa dance, “Sof-san-juck-va-vish.” Photo taken by Ericson Photo at an unknown date. Titled “Native American Karok, White Deerskin Dancers.”

SHS Collection, 1978.17.4: Photograph of Native woman with baskets in front of bark house. Jim King Planning Department. Date unknown. Titled “Maidy.”




SHS Collection, 1978.96.1: Photograph of an elderly Native man nicknamed Samson standing next to his lean-to home in the Slate Creek area, north of Lake Shasta. Photo taken circa 1910. Titled “Old Samson.”


SHS Collection, 1978.147.1: Photograph of Clara Silverthorne and Katie Gilbert (wife of Ned Shurtleff), one woman standing and the other sitting. Native woman is of Wintu affiliation. Taken in the 1870s.

SHS Collection, 1978.4.50O: Photograph of Native woman Mrs. Freddie kneeling on the ground and washing a meal out of a bowl. Besides her is a basket with a diamond design (likely Pit River Indian). Titled “Hupa, Mrs. Freddie.” Photo likely taken by P.E. Goddard in 1901. Used with permission of Lowie Museum.

SHS Collection, 1978.4.51: Photograph of Native woman Mrs. Freddie pouring water on to acorn meal. Taken by P.E. Goddard in 1901. Originally from Lowie Museum files and used with permission from Lowie Museum. Titled “Hupa.”




SHS Collection, 1978.4.51 B: Duplicated photograph of Mrs. Freddie pouring water on to acorn meal.









SHS Collection, 1978.4.52: Photograph of house interior, showing salmon drying on a rack above a pit. Taken in 1901. From Lowie Museum, used with permission from Lowie Museum. Titled “Indian House-Yurok.”




SHS Collection, 1978.4.53: Photo of Native Americans fishing on some rocks at the banks of the Klamath River, using a long pole with a net in the river. Cah-Tee Main Falls, one of the men is named Old Ichirie. Tribe affiliation identified as Karok Tribe. Date unknown. Titled “Native American Karok, Indian Fishery.”

SHS Collection, 1978.4.46: Photograph of Native woman named Mrs. Ira Henry, wearing a basket hat and calico dress. Photo taken by C.H. Merriam in 1910, titled “Yurok, Reque Mrs. Ira Henry.” Used with permission of Lowie Museum.

SHS Collection, 1978.4.47: Photograph of Native American in a striped sweater and corduroy apron splitting spruce roots. Photo affiliated with Horiz Pres., original photo. Date unknown. Used with permission of Lowie Museum.

SHS Collection, 1978.4.8: Photograph of seated Native American woman named Mrs. Freddie with a partially woven basket on her lap. Likely taken in 1901 by P.E. Goddard. Used with permission from Lowie Museum. Titled “Hupa, Mrs. Freddie.”

SHS Collection, 1978.4.49 B: Photograph of Native American woman named Mrs. Freddie, placing hot stones in a cooking basket using stick tongs. Leeching bowl next to basket. Original taken in 1901 by P.E. Goddard. Credit to Lowie Museum. Photo titled “Hupa.”

SHS Collection, 1978.4.49: Original version of Mrs. Freddie cooking photo. Titled “Hupa, Mrs. Freddie.” Likely taken by P.E. Goddard in 1901. Used with permission of Lowie Museum.



SHS Collection, 1977.021.0021: Photograph of man seated in the ruins of Reading Adobe. Man might be named Old Tom. Photo taken in a series by J.W. Harrington in the 1930s-40s. Photo taken through Smithsonian. Titled “Reading Adobe.”


SHS Collection, 1977.021.0022: 2nd photograph in J.W. Harrington series. Old Tom, this time with a group of several other Indians at the gravesite of Major Reading. Photo taken through Smithsonian, dated 1930s-40s. Titled “Reading Gravesite.”

SHS Collection, 1977.021.0024: 3rd photograph in J.W. Harrington series. Picture of unknown, seated Indian man. Smithsonian stamp, taken during 1930s-Photo taken in Reading Adobe. Photo titled "Reading Adobe."

SHS Collection, 1977.021.0025: 4th photograph in J.W. Harrington series. Picture of Indian family standing at the boarded end of the Reading Adobe. Smithsonian stamp, photo taken during 1930s-40s. Photo taken in Reading Adobe. Photo titled "Reading Adobe."

SHS Collection, 1978.4.44: Photograph of white “deerskin” dance with five skins and six dancers, with a man seated in the foreground, facing away from the camera. Photo taken in 1906.



SHS Collection, 1975.29.1: Photograph of snake dance at Oraibi. Adult dancing behind boy with a snake. Title of photo denotes tribe affiliation as Hopi. Photo taken in 1905.



SHS Collection, 1976.1.46: Photograph of Indian “Mansion” near Baird. Photo taken by Eastman View Company. Titled “Indian Mansion.” Date unknown.




SHS Collection, 1976.1.322: Group photograph of school children and an adult woman, several of the children being Native American. Back of photo denotes they are first school students at Cove School, alongside the name Bertha Bass Johnstone, 1914.

SHS Collection, 1976.51.1AB: Photograph of Native in white buckskin dress and holding an unfinished basket named Selena LaMar talking to an unidentified ranger. Photo, titled “LaMar, Selena,” taken by David Blond in Lassen Park, date unknown.

SHS Collection, 1977.015.0017: Negative of three people in a canoe on a body of water with a bundle in the middle of the canoe. Photo titled “Yurok.” Loaned to copy by David Pitts from exhibit Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park through Alice Hoveman. Date unknown.

SHS Collection, 1974.3.65A: Photograph of a man named Harvey Griffin kneeling by a rose bush. Griffin is an Indian, but tribe affiliation is unknown. Photograph taken in 1959.


SHS Collection, 1974.19.9: Photograph of Indian man in chief’s eagle feather headdress costume, standing by a tepee. Date unknown.




SHS Collection, 1974.19.10: Photograph of Indian girl in a native costume standing in front of a teepee, with long, braided hair. Back of photograph says, “Louise M. Libethy, Pendleton, Or., c/o Unatilla Agency.” Date unknown.

SHS Collection, 1974.19.13: Photograph of Indian girl in costume showing blanket and pouch. Dated 1905-1910.





SHS Collection, 1974.57.180: Photograph of group of five young girls with tall trees in the background. Two leftmost girls are Native American. Courtesy of Irene Volmers, identified the girls by first name (check School Book). Photo taken in 1932.

SHS Collection, 1965.6.18: Photograph of diamond beadwork baskets. Previously stated that the baskets were Wintu and Modoc, but the patterns of the baskets are indicative of the Pit River tribe. Date unknown. Titled “Pit River baskets.”

SHS Collection, 1968.6.2: Photo of elderly man and woman by a table with Indian baskets and house in the background. Photograph taken by Helen Hogue, dated 1968. Taken from Wintu Trails, page 34. Titled “Lillie and Grant Towendolly.”

SHS Collection, 1969.42.2: Photograph of two Hat Creek Indians, showing a man with a rifle and a woman standing outside. Taken in Deer Flat in 1870, titled “Brown and his wife.”



SHS Collection, 1972.21.4: Photograph of Al Hailstone and Betty Marshall in Yurok Jumping Dance costumes and regalia. Located in Klamath River area. Date unknown.



SHS Collection, 1973.36.10: Photograph of four women and three children at Fall River Mills, Ca, making baskets. Photographed by Gates and Hogle. Date unknown



SHS Collection, 1960.480.0001: Photo of Mr. Ed Davis standing in front of a white canvas, hand on a wooden chair. Photographed in 1902 in Baird, California. Title of the photograph denotes that Mr. Davis is a Wintu Indian.




SHS Collection, 1963.001.0006: Photograph of an elderly Indian woman in a long dress standing next to a house. Date unknown. Titled “Grandma McKay.” Jim Dotta says that her tribe affiliation is Trinity Wintu.





SHS Collection, 1963.005.0005: Photograph of Indian woman carrying her baby in a basket cradle on her back in Klamath River. Date unknown. Title of photograph denotes tribe affiliation as Yurok Indian. Writing on back of photograph states Johnson and Ella Hustler, information on the baby provided for by Vivian Hailstone.

SHS Collection, 1965.6.15: Photograph of pottery, pestles, bowls, and blankets up the stairs of a house. Date unknown. Titled “Orleans Pottery.”







SHS Collection, 1965.6.17: Photograph of displayed Native American baskets. “Klamath” is penciled at the top of the photo, “pomo” is penciled at the bottom of the photo. Date unknown, titled “Native American Baskets.”




SHS Collection, 1950.154.0029: Photo, taken circa 1910, of a seated Native American man and two standing Native women. Photo titled “Pit River Indians.”




SHS Collection, 1950.184.0001: Negative photo view of Gray Rock, where the Shasta Caverns are located, across the McCloud River, north of Baird Fish Hatchery, taken from Chalk Cliffs, Baird, CA. Pre-Shasta Dam photograph. Titled “Chalk Cliffs.”.

SHS Collection, 1958.017.0022: Formal portrait photo of Native American man in full native dress. Taken in 1886. Name on the card mentions Geronimo, War Chief of the Chiracohua. Titled “Indian Man.”


SHS Collection, 1958.017.0023: Formal portrait of Native woman in full native dress. No name or tribe affiliation mentioned. Taken in 1888. Titled “Indian Woman.”




SHS Collection, 1960.477.0001: Photograph of Wintu Indians in ceremonial attire on the Diestelhorst Ranch. Dance took place on Diestelhorst in northwest Redding, opposite of Reids Ferry Building. Photograph taken sometime around 1886-1892. Titled as “Last Dance of the Wintu.”

SHS Collection, 1945.023.0034K: Photograph of twins Richard and Robert Reading sitting in lap of Native American woman, photographed in the 1860s. No listed tribe affiliations. Titled “Reading Twins, Richard and Robert, with Indian nurse.”


SHS Collection, 1948.006.0060: Native American woman seated on wooden steps and wearing a shawl. Woman is listed as Wintu on the back of the photograph print. No date listed. Titled “Wintu Indian.”




SHS Collection, 1950.040.0001: Large group photograph, taken in 1909, of students and a teacher standing in front of a shiplap building, teacher’s name is Josie Mullen. School’s name is Cedar Creek School. No listed tribe affiliations for Native American girl in the photograph. Titled “Cedar Creek.”