Christmas Party-Heflin's, December 21, 1946, Navajo women in wagon

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Title Christmas Party-Heflin's, December 21, 1946, Navajo women in wagon
Subject Indians of North America; Photographs; Clothing and dress; Transportation; Wagons; Indian women--West (U.S.)--Photographs; Navajo Indians--Material culture--Photographs; Navajo women--Photographs; Wagons--Photographs
Spatial Coverage Navajo Indian Reservation; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah
Keywords Wooden-wheeled wagons; Horse-pulled wagons--Photographs; Navajo--Clothing
Tribe Navajo
Creator McGibbeny, Joseph Howard, 1891-1970
Description Color photograph of five Navajo women wrapped in colorful blankets riding in a large wagon with wooden wheels. Reuben Myer Heflin (1910-1967) was born and raised in Farmington, New Mexico. Reuben Heflin and his wife Mildred operated three trading posts, the Shonto Trading Post (Arizona), the Oljato Trading Post (Monument Valley, Utah), and the Kayenta Trading Post ( that served the Navajo during the 1930s to the 1960s. The Navajos from the area referred to Reuben as Bilagaana Tso (Fat Whiteman). The trading post in Monument Valley was sometimes referred to as Heflin's
Publisher Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1946
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
File Name P0092n02_15_355.tif
Collection Name P0092
Language eng
Conversion Specifications Digital image produced on Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner, RGB, at 2000 dpi. Archival file is uncompressed TIF
ARK ark:/87278/s6rj7fmz
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2012-05-29
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 387813
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