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Title
Coahuilla Indian funeral in the cemetery where Alesandro (of Ramona fame) is buried, ca.1896
Creator
James, George Wharton
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1896
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a Coahuilla Indian funeral in the cemetery where Alesandro (of Ramona fame) is buried, ca.1896. A group of about 30 men, women and children are gathered about a gravesite. Small picket fences surround some of the graves. Crosses mark many of the graves. A small grouping of large stones lay on the ground in the background. Scrub brush and grass grow in the foreground. Ramona was made famous in the novel of the same name by Helen Hunt Jackson.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : glass photonegative, photoprint, b&w
17 x 22 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m16411
USC-1-1-1-14072 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-3834
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m16411
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-3834.jpg
Subject
Indians--Ramona--Subjects
Indians of North America
Cahuilla Indians
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Ramona
Mission Indians
Indians--Mission--Cahuilla
Coahuilla Indians
Coahuilla, Mission Indians--Ramona
Cemeteries
Time Period
circa 1896
Place
California
USA
Source
1-172- [Microfiche number]
3834 [Accession number]
CHS-3834 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
chs-m265

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