Chief Geronimo in Summer Camp


Apache Chief Geronimo seated under a brush arbor at a summer camp in Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.

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[Snearly, Alice] & [Kelley, Lon] 1899.


This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Clay County Historical Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 4880 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.


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Clay County Historical Society

The Clay County Historical Society presents a rich collection of photographs that include early images of Henrietta and surrounding Clay County. Also featured are images of Native Americans taken by photographers Alice Snearly, Lon Kelley, and William E. Irwin. They have contributed to several collections, including Rescuing Texas History, University of North Texas Archives, and the German Immigration to Texas collection.

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Apache Chief Geronimo seated under a brush arbor at a summer camp in Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

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1 photographic print : b&w ; 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.


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



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This photograph is part of the following collection of related materials.

Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps, 2006, presents local history materials from eleven partners: the Clay County Historical Society, Genevieve Miller Public Library, the Palestine Public Library, the Laredo Public Library, the Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University, the Moore Memorial Public Library, UT Pan-American, the Clark Hotel Museum, the Austin Public Library, and Concordia University at Austin. Funding is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1899

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  • Aug. 18, 2006, 3:41 p.m.

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  • March 29, 2007, 3:57 p.m.

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[Snearly, Alice] & [Kelley, Lon]. Chief Geronimo in Summer Camp, photograph, 1899; ( accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Clay County Historical Society.