• Created Date
  • 1905
  • Description
  • The Igorrote people inhabit the mountainous country of Luzon, the largest island of the Philippines. In 1899, they served as guides for U.S. allies in the war against Philippine independence fighters. The exposition promoted the superiority of American culture by depicting the Igorrotes as savages who indulged in dog-eating and head-hunting. The Lewis and Clark Exposition was hosted by the city of Portland from June 1 to October 15, 1905. Cove... more
    The Igorrote people inhabit the mountainous country of Luzon, the largest island of the Philippines. In 1899, they served as guides for U.S. allies in the war against Philippine independence fighters. The exposition promoted the superiority of American culture by depicting the Igorrotes as savages who indulged in dog-eating and head-hunting. The Lewis and Clark Exposition was hosted by the city of Portland from June 1 to October 15, 1905. Covering over 400 acres, the fair showcased exhibits from various nations and states, and it promoted the economic potential of the Pacific Northwest region. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
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    8 x 10 in.
    Scanned from an original photograph using a ScanMaker 6800 at 72 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007