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Photo NumberPH036_4560
Title on ObjectMrs. Black and Stella Williams, Cayuse women
TCI TitleMrs. Black & Stella Williams Cayuse tribe
General NotesTwo Native American women, identified as Mrs. Black and Stella Williams of the Cayuse tribe, are posing outside in front of a cloth backdrop. The woman on the left is seated on a Pendleton blanket. She is wearing a scarf over her head and a blanket around her body. The hem of a Euro-American dress or skirt is visible underneath the blanket. The woman on the right is standing. She is wearing a necklace, a choker, earrings, a native dress, a belt, and moccasins. Her hair is tied into two braids. With both of her hands, she is holding a bag with a beaded, geometric design.
TCI NotesOutside photograph of two women in front of a cloth backdrop one is sitting down on a pendleton blanket and the other is standing, the one sitting down is blurred and has a scarf tied around her head and a fringed blanket draped around her, she has a pri
TCI TermsWomen
Belt, Leather--Beaded
Bag, Cornhusk
American Legion Dress Hat
Moccasins, Plain
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Regalia
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Cayuse Indians
Clothing and dress
Euro-American clothing
Belts (Clothing)
Bag, Beaded--Geometric
Blanket, Pendleton
Braids (Hairdressing)
NamesBlack, Mrs.
Williams, Stella
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 Conditionsilver mirroring
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size260,611 bytes
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner B). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 0 - 1.00 - 255 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned images enter Photoshop with negative polarity and have a reversed orientation. Archived 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 resoltuion to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
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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