Two Native American (Navajo) boys and a young woman pose in front of an adobe building at old Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. The boys hold bows and arrows and wear moccasins. The woman wears a bil and a woven blanket.
"Expedition of 1873, 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps of Engineers, Commanding." printed on stereo card.; Descriptive information printed on label on verso reads: "Navajoe boys and squaw in front of the quarters at Old Fort Defiance, N.M., now unoccupied by troops. The agency for the Navajoes is located here."; Formerly F6659, X-33014; Stamp on verso shows eagle logo and reads: "War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian."; Title, attribution and numbers: "No. 23" and "F. 76." printed on label on verso.; Library owns additional iterations of this image in various formats: 1 photographic print ; 15 x 12 cm. (6 x 4 1/2 in.), 1 copy negative ; 18 x 13 cm. (7 x 5 in.); R7110073420
1 photographic print on stereo card : albumen, stereograph ; 10 x 18 cm. (4 x 7 in.)
Is Part Of
Geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, 1871-1874 (Wheeler).
Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Boys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Women--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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Type of Material
Albumen prints.; Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Stereographs.; Imaged.; Image