Interpreters of the Western Experience
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"Press representatives accompanying excursion party to a point on 100th meridian--275 miles west
of Omaha, Nebraska [Terr.]." By John Crbutt for the Union Pacific Railroad, October 24, 1866.
Staff of the Daily Reporter in front of their office. Corinne, Boxelder Co., Utah Terr. By William H.
"Fred W. Loring, in his campaign costume, with his mule `Evil Merodach.' Taken about 48 hours
before he was brutally murdered by Apache--Mohaves, while en route from Prescott, A. T. [Ariz. Terr.]
to San Bernadino, Cal., by stage. Loring had been with the [Wheeler] expedition as general assisstant
and correspondent, and was returning to the East with a mind stored with rare adventure and scenic
wonders." By Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1871.
"McKay, the San Francisco Bulletin correspondent taking notes on the battlefield near Gen. Gillem's
camp. At the left are two Warm Springs scouts, on the lookout for Modocs." Modoc Indian War, in
California and Oregon lava beds, 1872--73.
"Distant view of Ancient Ruins in lower part of Canon de Chelle [Ariz. Terr.] ... Showing their position
in the walls and elevation above bed of canon." A member of the Wheeler Expedition is sketching the
ruins from the foreground of the photograph. By O'Sullivan, 1873.
John K. Hillers at work with his negatives. In camp, Aquarius Plateau, Utah Terr. Hillers was a
photographer with the John Wesley Powell Geological Survey. By Hillers, ca. 1872.
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