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Browsing Transcriptions by Author "Various"

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  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1952)
    "The history of the Colville was similar to that of the neighboring tribes except that Kettle Falls was early fixed upon as the site of an important post by the Hudson Bay Company and brought with it the usual advantages ...
  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1896)
    "This is the tribe which Smohalla is the chief and high priest. They are a small band numbering probably less than 200 souls and closely connected linguistically and politically with the Yakima, Palus and Nez Perces."
  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1896)
    "They are the Coospellar mentioned by Lewis and Clark in 1805. They formerly crossed the mountains annually to hunt buffalo on the Missouri. Since 1844 they and most of the other Salishan tribes of this region have been ...
  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1910)
    "Nez Perces (pierced noses) A term applied by the French to a number of tribes which practiced or were supposed to practice the custom of piercing the nose for the insertion of a piece of dentalium."
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1900)
    "As heretofore stated the Columbia River was densely populated. At Wallula for a mile was a solid camp with merely space enough between the lodges to allow a footman to pass. There must have been several thousand people, ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1888)
    "Had breakfast at 6:30. At 7:45 started for top of the mountain, my horse laid down, danced on side of hill, got to top at 10:15, got home at 12:30. Saw some lovely views. Saw two miles of cattle being driven. Had for ...
  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1876-11-08)
    Chief Joseph: "The country was made without demarcation and it is no man's business to divide it."
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1956-01-31)
    "In light of present plans, it is expected that the Dalles Reservoir area will be inundated by the spring of 1957, thereby making further archaeological excavation a practical impossibility. Therefore, it is essential that ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1928)
    "Father started the first saw mill in Klickitat county. This was on Spring Creek at the Blockhouse, five miles from the present site of Goldendale. He hauled his lumber by ox team down the bed of the canyon to Columbus on ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "Spier, Leslie, Tribal Distribution in Washington. George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, Wisc. 1936. 43 pps with map. General Series in Anthropology No. 3. (Gives tribal names and locations, including Northeastern Area ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "There are 11 tribes that comprise the Confederation. I am submitting this statement again H. R. 5925, termination of the Colville Reservation. I am opposed to termination. This bill or its intent has not been voted on by ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "Friday luncheon: With Ashley Howard Russel, Pd., book coming up with Dr. Taylor, Southern Ore. College of Education, Ashland, telling of No-bok-ov (sp) author of Lolito, who lived in his house while writing it; wrote for ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "Painted Rocks Septris Patahanum As for the rocks themselves, jutting from the sheer precipice away up in the blue sky above--cold and emotionless though they are, they sometimes weep for the very sadness of it. But they ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "I was born ten miles east of Ellensburg in March, 1876, which was at that time located in Yakima County. Yakima County extended from the mouth of the Yakima River to the Wenatchee River including what is now Benton, Yakima, ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "A. A. Bancroft, brother of the famous historian was appointed by Abraham Lincoln but was a dismal failure and was succeeded by Father Wilbur, who had been a teacher. He served until 1882. No other person in Washington and ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "Was attached to the 'Stonewall' Brigade serving under General Jackson in the Valley campaigns. At Gettysburg he became very ill, was lifted to his horse and on July 3, 1863, led his brigade, in the famous charge from which ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "'...Major Garnett goes home 12th of this month. His wife died a few days before our return to Simcoe and his son a few hours after his mother. Both were well when we left' (on Indian expedition to the north). 'October 27, ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "When you go to the fort to visit the commandant's home, if you will stand very still in the hall and face the door, suddenly, the people about you may vanish. Then, if you know how to look, you may see officers of a century ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "L. V. McWhorter, born West Virginia. Early interested in pioneer stories of the Trans-Allegheny region, and in archaeology and ethnology of that section. Did some important research and made finds of stone implements, ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "At the time of establishing Fort Simcoe, R. H. Lansdale was general superintendent located at The Dalles. A. A. Bancroft became the first resident agent, and that was in 1861. In 1861 James H. Wilbur became superintendent ...

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