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Catalog Number D.XI.009
Caption Siwash Indian, Bellingham, WA
Description Photo postcard featuring a Native American man at Bellingham. He is seated against a dugout canoe, with a large basket and digging tools, perhaps for clamming. Postcard sent to Douglass Allmond, Anacortes. Message on back is hard to faint: "Mother and I are interested in shipping. What do you think of the boat?" signed Cora. Postmarked Sept. 12, 1913 in Bellingham. Wash. (Printed and sold at Owl Pharmacy, Bellingham) Cost for postage was one cent.

(Photo label calls him "Siwash," which was a Chinook Jargon term for Native American. The term is now offensive).

Date 1913 Sept 12
Subjects Native American
Guemes Island
Place Bellingham, WA
Object Name Print, Photographic