Wagon Train Pioneers

Title

Wagon Train Pioneers

Description

Black and white image of a group of elderly people sitting in the back of a horse-drawn wagon. The wagon is decorated with bunting, drapes, and greenery. The women in the image mostly wear dark dresses with long sleeves and hats or bonnets, and a number wear dark capes. One woman wears a white apron and neck scarf, and her bonnet supports a dark prayer veil. The men wear typical suits and hats of the era. Three of the women have ribbons attached to their capes and dresses.
[Front] [blue ink on label] Mrs. C B Reynolds [sic], Mary R. Woods, Mrs. Stewart, Thos. Otchins, S. J. Brown, Mary Moore, Mrs. R. K. Ennis [pencil] Walters [ink] Thos. Tucker, Kmalli [scribbled out with pencil, followed by, still in pencil] Kimberly. [Back] Pioneer's [sic] who crossed the plains in covered wagons in the 1840's and 1850's [sic] to Oregon.

Date Created

circa 1900

Medium

card photographs

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_001063

Rights

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Collection