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Photo NumberPH036_4218
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeJosephine's Daughters
Descriptive UO TitleJosephine You-mo-its, Cayuse Indian
TCI Title
General NotesA young Native American woman, identified as Josephine You-mo-its of the Cayuse tribe, sits on a blanket on a riverbank. Her hands are crossed and laying in her lap. She is wearing a dress that is belted at the waist and has dentalia shells decorating the bodice. She wears moccasins and leggings with a leaf pattern. She has a two-strand choker and a three-strand necklace that goes down to her lap. Her earrings are large round disks. Her hair is braided and also reaches to her lap.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a woman sitting in her regalia next to a river. She has been identified as Josephine You-mo-its. She is wearing a Dentallia Shell wool dress and beaded woman's legging. She is sitting on a blanket in front of some brush which is next to the riverbank.
TCI TermsWoman
Dress, Wool-Dentallia Shell
Belt, Leather-Beaded
Legging, Woman

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Water;
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Dress, Cloth
Belts (Clothing)
Leggings, Women's
Moccasins, Plain
Braids (Hairdressing)
Cayuse Indians

NamesJosephine You-mo-its
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives

Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions7.07 X 5.07 inches
Source Conditionscratching
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size328,536 bytes
Image Width875 pixels
Image Height614 pixels
Color Space24 bit - RGB - sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner. Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 8 - 1.00 - 145 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned images enter Photoshop with negative polarity and have a reversed orientation. Archival Tiffs are saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop images, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profie from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4218.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4276 X 3000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 38,509,476 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4218rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4276 X 3000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 75,281,252 bytes //

PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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