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Catalog Number GRP1896.41
Object Name Transparency, Slide
Description Black and white photographic slide, turn of the 20th century image of a Seminole woman with her arms crossed, standing in front of a banana tree and a chickee. This image appears is a copy of a historic image, and is found in "The Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes of Southern Florida", by Patsy West. pg 11. It has the associated number "109", and this seems to be the number assigned to it in West's collection, The Seminole/Miccosukee Photographic Archive.

The description in the book is, "Moff-ci-huf-tie, Lucy Fewell, (Mrs. Cufney Tiger) (Panther clan) poses near her mother's banana patch, c. 1905. Around her neck are strands of necklace beads topped with necklaces made of pierced coins. On the bodice-ruffle are four beaten silver bangles (three made from a silver dollar and one from a quarter); she also wears a gingham skirt with two ruffles."


Date circa 1905
Collection General Reference Photography Collection