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Chief of the White Mountain Apache. A well-known character, having been a scout with General Crook. Colonel Cooley, who was chief of scouts under Crook, says a braver man than Alchise never lived. He was about twenty two years of age when Fort Apache, then Camp Ord, was established in 1870, making the year of his birth about 1848. This portrait was made at Alchlise's camp on White river in the spring of 1903.
Alchesay, Apache Chief, approximately 1853-1928 Apache Indians Clothing and dress Men's clothing Native Americans Photogravure Portraits Portrait photography Indians - Kings and rulers Whiteriver (Ariz.) Arizona
Photogravure, 18.25 x 22.25 inches: The North American Indian: being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol. 1 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library