Portrait of Josephine, Christina and Joseph Allard, Snohomish children

Title

Portrait of Josephine, Christina and Joseph Allard, Snohomish children

Description

Portrait of three students who attended the Forest Grove Indian Training School and/or Chemawa Indian School in Salem: Josephine Allard, Christina (or Christine) Allard, and Joseph Allard. Josephine and Christina entered the Indian School in August, 1884, according to its roster. Joseph's name is not recorded in the roster for Forest Grove; he may have been admitted after the school moved to Salem. The Allard children were members of the Snohomish tribe. This photograph was probably dates from around 1889-1891, based on the ages of the children and the active dates of the photographer, who was a woman named Myra E. Sperry (Robinson, Oregon Photographers, 1993, p. 611).

Creator

Sperry the Artist, photographer, Salem, Oregon

Subject

Off-reservation boarding schools
Native American Studies
Chemawa Indian School

Identifier

PUApic_008311.jpg

Source

Forest Grove Indian School Collection, Pacific University Archives

Other Media

[typed] Sperry The Artist Commercial Street Cor. Court., Salem, Oregon. [handwritten] Josephine Allard, Christina Allard, Joseph Allard