Katharine Kilbourne photograph album of a Jicarilla boarding school in Dulce, New Mexico, 1931.

Kilbourne, Katharine Skinner, 1872-1968 [Browse]
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1 v. ; 14 x 23 cm.


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Contains 49 gelatin silver print photographs (8 x 13.5 cm.), many captioned, of a Jicarilla boarding school and sanitarium near Dulce, New Mexico. 31 prints show Native American children of varying ages (including orphans receiving care), a hospital, a sanitarium, and a church; 10 photographs are of the Harper Simms family and others, including a print labeled Christmas 1931; 4 prints feature local Native Americans and dwellings; and 4 feature landscapes and scenes from the immediate reservation environs in Dulce, New Mexico. A typed information sheet lists many of the people pictured from the mission, as well as their roles in the orphanage, hospital, sanitarium, etc. A number of hand-written captions are illegible.
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