• Creator
  • Willoughby, Sarah Cheney
  • Created Date
  • 1886
  • Description
  • This letter from Sarah Cheney Willoughby to her son Oliver L. Willoughby updates him on events on the Quinault Reservation. Sarah discusses the family's Thanksgiving, and mentions the erection of a simple bell tower for the reservation's school. She then describes at some length a recent potlatch held in a lodge belonging to the Mason family (perhaps a man she mentions named Thomas Mason, a member of the Steilacoom tribe): she notes the tribes... more
    This letter from Sarah Cheney Willoughby to her son Oliver L. Willoughby updates him on events on the Quinault Reservation. Sarah discusses the family's Thanksgiving, and mentions the erection of a simple bell tower for the reservation's school. She then describes at some length a recent potlatch held in a lodge belonging to the Mason family (perhaps a man she mentions named Thomas Mason, a member of the Steilacoom tribe): she notes the tribes represented at the event and offers some details about the dancing she witnessed. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2010