Wagon Train Pioneers


Wagon Train Pioneers


Black and white image of a group of elderly people sitting in the back of a horse-drawn wagon. The wagon is decorated with bunting, drapes, and greenery. The women in the image mostly wear dark dresses with long sleeves and hats or bonnets, and a number wear dark capes. One woman wears a dark prayer veil. the men wear typical suits and hats of the era.
[Front] [blue pen] 1852 Wm. Adams, [black ink] Dan Phillips 1856, S. D. Powell, C. H. & C. J. Adams [blue ink] 1852 Calvin and Catherine Adams, [black ink] J. P. Butler 1845, Mrs. S. Holcomb, Mrs. Freeman 1845, [illegible] Butler, Mrs. Sam Wiilliams, Mike Moore. These early Pioneers came to Oregon in the 1840's and 1850's [sic]. Left to right. 1. Standing - Wm. Adams. 1852. 2 - Dan _ _ _ [sic] 3. S. D. Powell, 4 - Calvin Adams, 1852, and, [wife] Catherine Adams, 1852. 6. J. P. Butler, 1845. 7. Mrs. S. Holcomb. 8. ? 1845. 9. Mrs. Butler. 10. Mrs. Sam Williams. 11. standing Mike Moore.

Date Created

circa 1900


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