Umatilla County, Oregon - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Umatilla County, Oregon - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. Very Small Boy with Prosthetic Hand - Bowman

    A Very Small Boy, with a Prosthetic Hand - 1890s

    This early Bowman portrait features a very small Native American boy with a prosthetic hand, standing on a wicker chair. Learn More
  2. At Least We Have Beer!

    At Least We Have Beer! - circa 1900

    As the man on the right shows off his catch, the rest of the men raise their glasses to toast the occasion, somewhere in the woods near Pendleton. Learn More
  3. Edna Kash-kash, Cayuse tribe - Moorhouse

    Edna Kash-kash, Cayuse tribe - 1890s

    One of a large number of portraits taken by Major Lee Moorhouse at the Umatilla Reservation, this photo of Edna Kash-kash shows her in front of her reed-mat tepee. Learn More
  4. Fish Hawk, War Chief of the Cayuses - Moorhouse

    Fish Hawk, War Chief of the Cayuses - 1903

    Major Lee Moorhouse created a number of portraits of Chief Fish Hawk, including this striking closeup. Our reproduction is made from a large print - the original glass plate is in the University of Oregon collection. Learn More
  5. Harvey J. Meacham, Co-founder of Meacham, Oregon - Dalton

    Harvey J. Meacham, Co-founder of Meacham, Oregon - 1865

    Born in Indiana in 1828, Harvey John Meacham and his brother Alfred B. Meacham were early settlers in Eastern Oregon, who founded the town of Meacham in Umatilla County in 1863. Learn More
  6. Holt Side-hill Combined Harvester near Pendleton

    Holt Side-hill Combined Harvester near Pendleton - c. 1900

    Purchased with a photo identified as by photographer O. G. Allen, this image may be his work also. Learn More
  7. Hoo-sis-mox-mox (Yellow Hair), Chief of the Palouse - Moorhouse

    Hoo-sis-mox-mox (Yellow Hair), Chief of the Palouse - 1900

    Hoo-sis-mox-mox was selected by the Palouse people to become chief in 1886 after chief Big Thunder died. Learn More
  8. Innocence, a Umatilla Girl - Curtis

    Innocence, a Umatilla Girl - 1910

    The clothes worn by this young girl appear to be her own, as evidenced by their stains and her toe peeking through one moccasin. Learn More
  9. Montgomery Ward Employees, Pendleton - Crippen

    Montgomery Ward Employees, Pendleton - 1929

    Dudes! The employees line up in their best western wear for a group portrait - perhaps in anticipation of a big sale. Learn More
  10. Mother and Daughter at Pendleton - Bowman

    Mother and Daughter at Pendleton - c. 1895

    This touching studio portrait was created by Walter Bowman, who for many years operated a photo studio in Pendleton. He often took portraits of people from the nearby Umatilla Reservation. Learn More
  11. Pendleton Hose Team - Bowman

    Pendleton Hose Team - 1897

    The Pendleton Hose Team at the 1897 Eastern Oregon and Washington Firemen's Tournament at Baker City. Learn More
  12. Tule Mat Teepee, Umatilla Reservation - Moorhouse

    Tule Mat Teepee, Umatilla Reservation - c. 1895

    This teepee is covered by traditional tule mats, made from the tule or bulrush, a plant still widespread in wetlands and areas of seasonal flooding. Learn More
  13. Two Girls from Helix, Oregon - Bowman

    Two Girls from Helix, Oregon - c. 1892

    Short-cropped hair was actually quite common for girls in the 1890s, as is shown in this portrait by Pendleton photographer Walter Bowman. Learn More
  14. Two Women and a Dog - J. A. McIntire

    Two Women and a Dog - Circa 1890

    There are a lot of patterns present in this studio portrait of two women. While each wears traditional jewelry and the woman on the left has a beaded bag, the fabrics and blankets appear to all be factory made. Learn More
  15. Woman Shooting Competitor - Bowman

    Woman Shooting Competitor c. 1900

    This woman in turn-of-the-century athletic garb appears to be ready for a pistol shooting competition. Learn More
  16. Workmen from Umatilla Ordnance Depot - Lee

    Workmen from Umatilla Ordnance Depot - 1941

    Two workmen from the Umatilla Ordnance Depot pause for a chat and a smoke in front of The First National Bank in downtown Hermiston, perhaps after depositing their paychecks. Learn More

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