USA two photos Native Americans Wood River Illinois, early 1900s

$25.00 CAD

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Two photos from the Wood River, Madison County area of Illinois, showing Native Americans at a movie night and a burial. Undated.

Native Americans sitting on floor of cinema

Large group of Native Americans, many with children, sitting on wooden floor of cinema. On person indicated with an “X”.

Written in French on lower border “Indians au cinema – Wood River”. On back stamped number ‘60’.

Creases UR/LR corners. ‘Dent’ in right border.

3” x 5 ¼”

Men lowering coffin (?) into a hole

Men gathered around freshly dug hole in ground. Small group of them holding ropes to lower something into the hole. I assume this is a burial.

Written on back “WOOD RIVER – USA ILLINOIS”. Also stamped number ‘9’.

3” x 5 ¼”

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photos for sale)