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Photo NumberPH036_2228
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeElephant rock, near Gibbon, Oregon.
Descriptive UO TitleElephant Rock, near Gibbon, Oregon.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American man, identified as Charley Whirlwind, Sr. (also known as Dr. Whirlwind), wearing a robe, or possibly a cape or cloak, stands near a rock formation identified as Elephant Rock near Gibbon, Oregon. The landscape is arid and rocky and the craggy, rock formation resembles an elephant.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a tribal man identified as Charley Whirlwind Sr. wrapped in a blanket standing below Elephant Rock. He is standing below Elephant Rock which is in the middle of the photograph facing to the East. This rock formation is significant in Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) oral history. The photograph is in stereo. The one on the right side is showing more of the rock formation.
TCI TermsMan
Elephant Rock

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Native American Folklore; Robe;
SubjectIndians of North America
Rock formations

NamesWhirlwind, Charley, Sr.
PlaceElephant Rock, Gibbon, Oregon
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 Dimensions6.70 X 5.15 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size154,972 bytes
Image Width838 pixels
Image Height644 pixels
Color Space8 bit -- Grayscale -- Gray Gamma 2.2
Capture MethodScanned in Twain 32 negative mode on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryAdobe Photoshop used to adjust levels from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 0 - 1.30 - 255. Images saved in greyscale. JPEG compressed from greyscale tiff at 125 dpi with quality setting at 6 of 12.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_2228.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC61966-2.1 -- 4020 X 3089 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 37,262,032 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_2228ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4020 X 3089 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 12,444,460 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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