• Created Date
  • 1892~
  • Description
  • By the late 19th century, most Native Americans in the Seattle area had been moved to reservations. Many of these people made regular visits to Seattle to sell shellfish and souvenirs, or to look for odd jobs in the city. Each fall, many traveled through Seattle on their way to and from harvesting hops. They usually camped on Ballast Island or elsewhere along the waterfront. In this photo, a number of Native American canoes line the Seattle wa... more
    By the late 19th century, most Native Americans in the Seattle area had been moved to reservations. Many of these people made regular visits to Seattle to sell shellfish and souvenirs, or to look for odd jobs in the city. Each fall, many traveled through Seattle on their way to and from harvesting hops. They usually camped on Ballast Island or elsewhere along the waterfront. In this photo, a number of Native American canoes line the Seattle waterfront south of Yesler Street.Caption on image: "Indian canoes"Photographers William F. Boyd and George H. Braas were business partners in Seattle from 1890 to 1893. Boyd had come to Seattle in 1888. They operated separate studios in Seattle after the partnership ended. (Charles T. Hommel, A Guide to Historical Photograph Collections in Seattle, pp. 8-9.). less
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    photograph
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