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Geo. & Ed. Manderfield' s Studio "Chickasaw Orphanage at Lebanon, Indian Territory."

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05475.14 Author/Creator: Geo. & Ed. Manderfield' s Studio Place Written: Gainesville, Tx. Type: Photographs Date: 1890 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Large 4-story frame building. With imprint of 'Geo. & Ed. Manderfield' s Studio, Gainesville, Texas." Notation on verso: "Chickasaw Orphanage at Lebanon, Indian Territory. Aunt Nett Marshall taught here." 1890s ca. [Glossy collodian or gelatin print with neutral/brown hues.]


Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Westward Expansion, Frontiers and Exploration, Immigration and Migration, American West, American Indian History, Education, Children and Family

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