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[Portrait of Comanche Boy, Sherman Poco]


Photograph of Comanche boy, Sherman Poco, in native dress.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm.

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[Snearly, Alice] & [Kelley, Lon] 1890~.


This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by the Clay County Historical Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1474 times, with 16 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.


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Photograph of Comanche boy, Sherman Poco, in native dress.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm.


Alice Snearly and Lon Kelley were photographers from Henrietta, Texas. They traveled often in the Oklahoma Indian territory photographing Native Americans at or near Ft. Sill. It is not possible to tell whether Alice Snearly or Lon Kelley took a particular photograph.


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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1890~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 18, 2006, 3:55 p.m.

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  • June 30, 2017, 9:37 a.m.

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[Snearly, Alice] & [Kelley, Lon]. [Portrait of Comanche Boy, Sherman Poco], photograph, 1890~; ( accessed July 3, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Clay County Historical Society.

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