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Seaside, Oregon: Clatsop ancestry photos

Photo ID: 1194-00S

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Category: Seaside, Native American 

 
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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Pioneers, Smith

Description: Formal studio portrait of Silas B. & Charlotte Smith, son and daughter of Oregon Pioneer Solomon H. & Clatsop Indian Celiast Smith.

Photo ID: 1193-00S

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Pioneers, Smith

Description: Photo of a photo taken by Genevieve Butterfield Young in August 1958. Photo shows studio portrait of Josephine Smith, daughter of Solomon H. & Celiast Smith.

Photo ID: 1192-00S

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Pioneers, Smith

Description: Formal studio portrait of Solomon H. Smith (1809-1874), who came to Oregon in 1832 with Wyeth party. Married one of Chief Coboway's daughters. Hew was the first school teacher of Oregon, voted with American Party at Champoeg on May 2, 1842, built the first white pioneer cabin on Clatsop Plains, and was a farmer, store keeper, school cleerk, county commissioner and state senator.

Photo ID: 1191-00S

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Pioneers, Smith

Description: Photo of a page in a book, taken by Genevieve Butterfield Young (in 1958), showing Solomon H. Smith, Celiast (Helen) Smith, Silias B. Smith, Mrs. S.B. Smith

Photo ID: 1184-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Lane

Description: Formal studio portrait of the Joe Lane family of Seaside, Oregon.

Photo ID: 1183-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Lane

Description: Seaside Native American residents Jennie & Louisa Lane. Handwritten on reverse says Princess Jennie of the Clatsop Tribe of Indians and her daughter Louisa, taken at Seaside, Oregon.

Photo ID: 1182-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Lane

Description: Interior photo of unidentified woman holding a baby, from the Lane family file at SMHS.

Photo ID: 1177-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Williams

Description: Informal portrait of Jennie Williams (Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, OR) standing outside. Photo of a photo.

Photo ID: 1173-005

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Category: Seaside, Native American 

 
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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Lane

Description: Lane family in dugout canoe. Joe Lane at stern, Jennie Williams Lane in front of him. Photo of a photo.

Photo ID: 1172-005

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Category: Seaside, Native American 

 
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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Lane, Katata

Description: Joe Lane & Filly Katata, Clatsop Indian residents of Seaside, Oregon. Photo of a photo.

Photo ID: 1176-005

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Category: Seaside, Native American 

 
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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Wyaleta

Description: Louise Wyaleta, Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, Oregon, seen here in 1884.

Photo ID: 1190-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Williams

Description: Bill Williams and Jennie Lane Williams, Clatsop Indian residents of Seaside, Oregon. Photo of a photo.

Photo ID: 1189-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian

Description: Informal portrait of Jennie Michelle, Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, Oregon, seated on the ground with natural fibers for making baskets. Same day & setting as 1186-005.

Photo ID: 1188-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Michelle, basket

Description: Informal portrait of Jennie Michelle, Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, OR, seated in a doorway with basketry fibers on her lap.

Photo ID: 1187-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Smith

Description: Formal studio portrait. Slip of paper with photo says " Josephine Smith, daughter of Solomon and Celiast Smith of the Clatsop Indians. She married Ketchum and raised a fine family".

Photo ID: 1186-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Michelle

Description: Informal portrait of Jennie Michelle, Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, Oregon, standing with natural fibers for making baskets. Same day & setting as 1189-005.

Photo ID: 1185-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian

Description: Formal studio portrait. Slip of paper with photo says "Kate Tostem, daughter of canoe builder of Clatsop Indians; had slightly flattened head, married Juhrs and raised a fine family".

Photo ID: 1181-005

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Description: Informal portrait of Nancy Gervais, Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, Oregon. Photo of a photo.

Photo ID: 1180-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Katata

Description: Photo of a photo depicting Grace Katata standing outside. Original photo dated 1904, duplicate photo taken April 1957. Handwritten on reverse says "1904. Grace Catata Indian at Indian Village. Daughter of Chief Katata last chief of Clatsop Tribe".

Photo ID: 1179-005

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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Katata, basket

Description: Informal portrait of Filly (or Philly?) Katata, Clatsop Indian resident of Seaside, OR, seated with a partially woven basket on her lap. Over her left shoulder appears to be an under-costruction longhouse. Inside, just above ground level, there may be a man's head barely visible. Photo of a photo.

Photo ID: 1178-005

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Category: Seaside, Native American 

 
Photo Date : Photographer : Weister
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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Michelle

Description: Formal portrait of Jennie Michelle, photo of a photo, possibly in a book. Caption below it says "Photo by George M. Weister, Portland. Remnant of the Clatsop Indians".

Photo ID: 1175-005

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Photo Date : Photographer : Bratt
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Keywords: Seaside, Native American, Clatsop, Indian, Michelle, Katata

Description: Clatsop Indian women at Seaside, Oregon are Jennie Michelle Merchino and De-Oso, wife of Chief Katana. Handwritten on reverse: "Standing: Jennie Watatcum or Jennie Maechell. Indian name Jennie S__um of the Clatsop tribe. Married to a half breed indian and later to a French Canadian named Machell. She is known as the last of the Clatsops. Seated: Mrs. Katata is of the Nestucka tribe Indian name Da-o-sa. She was the widow of Indian chief Katata and the last of his 17 wives" [source unkown].

Photo ID: 1174-005

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Description: Elderly Clatsop Indian woman carrying wood in a basket on her head & back

Photo ID: 1171-005

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Description: Interior photo snapshot depicting Clatsop Indian woman demonstrating basket weaving. Handwritten on reverse: "This is a very old Indian that we got some baskets from. We have one just like the one she is working on. The only way we could get her picture was for Arthur to talk to her about her baskets" .