[Photograph of the Comanche Tribe at Centennial Celebration]

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Photograph of members of the Comanche Indian tribe at the centennial celebration on May 8, 1946. There are eighteen men, women, and children in the photograph. Most are wearing traditional or ceremonial dress, and there is a teepee behind them to the left. The following names and information are written on the back: "Chief Baldwin Parker, Liberal Kansas, Norma Jean Parker with Little Harold Lee Parker, Peggy Jean Parker - Rt. 1, Cynthia Ann Parker - Cache, Okla., Pat Pohrog - Cache, Okla., Roy Wockmetooah - Box 170." The MacDonald Studio's stamp is also on the back.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm.

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MacDonald Studio & Camera Shop May 8, 1946.

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Gillespie County Historical Society

The Gillespie County Historical Society exists to preserve and make accessible the history of Gillespie County. Many of the materials collected by the society come from the county seat of Fredericksburg, which has a deep connection with its German roots. The society is located within the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg.

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Photograph of members of the Comanche Indian tribe at the centennial celebration on May 8, 1946. There are eighteen men, women, and children in the photograph. Most are wearing traditional or ceremonial dress, and there is a teepee behind them to the left. The following names and information are written on the back: "Chief Baldwin Parker, Liberal Kansas, Norma Jean Parker with Little Harold Lee Parker, Peggy Jean Parker - Rt. 1, Cynthia Ann Parker - Cache, Okla., Pat Pohrog - Cache, Okla., Roy Wockmetooah - Box 170." The MacDonald Studio's stamp is also on the back.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • May 8, 1946

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MacDonald Studio & Camera Shop. [Photograph of the Comanche Tribe at Centennial Celebration], photograph, May 8, 1946; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth246456/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gillespie County Historical Society.