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Photo NumberPH036_4336
Title on EnvelopeBillie Joshua, Cayuse Indian
Descriptive UO Title
TCI TitleBillie Joshua Cayuse Tribe
General NotesAn interior photograph of a Native American man posing in front of an unadorned backdrop that may be a Pendleton blanket. The man has been identified as Billie Joshua. He is wearing a flat-brimmed cowboy hat. His hair is braided, with the braid ends unraveling. He is attired in a Euro-American style suit, complete with shirt, button-down vest and jacket, and knotted tie. His head is turned so that he is looking to his right.
TCI NotesAn interior photograph of a man in a suit looking to his right identified as Billie Joshua. His hair is in braids but the bottoms of the braids are falling out. He is wearing a cowboy hat. It looks like they used a Pendleton Blanket for a backdrop. The writing on the photograph is "Billie Joshua Cayuse Tribe Major Moorhouse" and in the bottom left corner is the numbers "4336".
TCI TermsMan
Back Drop
TCI ClassesInterior Photograph; Person; Clothing
Indians of North America
Cayuse Indians
Blanket, Pendleton
Studio props
Cowboy hats
Braids (Hairdressing)
Euro-American clothing
NamesJoshua, Billy
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 Dimensions
Source Conditiondiscoloration
surface contamination
Sub TypeInterior Photograph
Image (File) Size203.284 kb
Capture Method10-0-191
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryB
Additional Formats Held by UO
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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