J.H. Horner photographs, circa 1900-1930  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Horner, J.H., 1870-1953
J.H. Horner photographs
circa 1900-1930 (inclusive)
0.01 linear feet, (1 container (1 photo box))
Collection Number
John Harland Horner (1870-1953) moved to Enterprise, Oregon in 1911 and served as an assessor. He was an amateur historian, active for more than thirty years, documenting the history of Wallowa County. The collection consists primarily of copy prints of photographs related to the history of Eastern Oregon, particularly relating to the Nez Perce, Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Wars.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
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Collection is open to the public.

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The J.H. Horner collection consists primarily of copy prints of photographs related to the history of Eastern Oregon, particularly relating to the Nez Perce, Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Wars. The collection centers around the reburial and memorial ceremony for Chief Joseph, Native American participation in the 1923 Wallowa County fair, the funeral of Philip McFarland, and also features a number of portraits of prominent Nez Perce chiefs and warriors including Chief Joseph, Otis Halfmoon, Heyumparkatimria of Halfmoon, Chief Kalkalshuatash, Chief Albert Waters, Jesse Stevens or Yumyekalimpt, Tamason, Ahlakat or Ollicut, Wastawana, Chief D.W. Scott. Subjects also include Umatilla Native Americans and Bannock Native Americans, family portrait of Webb and Halfmoon, Martha Dougherty and Enterprise Oregon. Photographers noted include Hugh Davis and Frank Reavis.

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Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], J.H. Horner photographs, PH200_039_[item number], Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Alternative Forms Available

oregondigital.org tribal legacies (1 image)

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Description Dates
PH200_039_04283: Digging Old Joseph's remains to be re interred near Wallowa Lake where a monument was erected to him 1926
PH200_039_04285: "At the dedication of monument". Francis McFarland at extreme right 1926 September 26
PH200_039_04286: Barbecue at dedication of monument. Indian with feather in hat is Joe Albert who was in Nez Perce War with Chief Joseph 1926 September 26
PH200_039_04287: "Funeral procession to monument with remains of Old Chief Joseph on square cart or yah-kosh." Francis McFarland in lead with remains second from left following remains is Ah-la-kat 1926 September 26
PH200_039_04288: Joe Albert at extreme right who was with Chief J. in Nez Perce War. Dressed for parade at Wallowa Co. Fair. Taken by request of Joe Albert 1923 October 5
PH200_039_04289: "Joe Albert repairing his saddle" circa 1920-1930
PH200_039_04290: "Making a speech in front of grandstand" Joe Albert, fair week 1921
PH200_039_04295: Wastawana. Bannock Indian, who is alleged to have been an active adherent of the Nez Perces circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04297: Jason, or Kal-kal-shu-a-tash, Nez Perce Chief circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04298: "Burial of Philip McFarland" 1921 October 8
PH200_039_04284: J.H. Horner, Mrs. & Mr. Francis McFarland. Taken Sept. 20, 1926 at completion. Monument to Chief Joseph 1926 September 20
PH200_039_04291: Chief Albert Waters, Nez Perce circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04292: Jesse Stevens, Yumyekalimpt, Nez Perce circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04293: Ta-ma-son, Timothy, Nez Perce warrior circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04294: Ah-la-kat, Nez Perce, nephew of Chief Joseph, son of the celebrated Ah-la-kat (Ollicut) who served Chief Joseph circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04296: Chief D.W. Scott, Lenore Idaho, official chief of Nez Perce Indians circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04299: "Funeral Chief Philip McFarland of Nez Perce" 1921 October 8
PH200_039_04300: The Webb and Halfmoon Family, 1 of 2 copies circa 1900-1915
PH200_039_04301: The Webb and Halfmoon Family, 2 of 2 copies circa 1900-1915
PH200_039_04302: "Halfmoon or He-yum-parka-timria, died at age of 95 years in 1915" circa 1910-1915
PH200_039_04308: "Grandma Dougherty and her spinning wheel". Martha W.F. Dougherty (?-1936) 1927
PH200_039_04309: "Grandma Dougherty and her spinning wheel". Martha W.F. Dougherty (?-1936) 1927
PH200_039_04311: Mary Ellenwood at Wallowa County fair 1923
PH200_039_04312: Jack Johnson, scout for Gen. O.O. Howard in 1878 circa 1923
PH200_039_04303: "Old Halfmoon riding over his cattle range" circa 1900-1910
PH200_039_04304: Otis Halfmoon, Nez Perce. He and Chief No-Shirt were delegates to Washington D.C. 1915 circa 1915
PH200_039_04305: Native American man with headdress circa 1900-1920
PH200_039_04307: Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce. Called In-me-tuy-a-iatk (Echoing Thunder) circa 1928
PH200_039_04306: Chief Joseph and A.C. Smith 1902
PH200_039_04310: Poker Jim - Umatilla Chief. Wallowa County fair circa 1923
PH200_039_04313: Group of scouts from the Nez Perce and Bannock wars: Andrew McQuaid, George Banks, Carl Morton, Jack Campbell, Charles Adams, Rube Robins, Henry Pierce circa 1900
PH200_039_04426: Stagecoach before leaving circa 1920
PH200_039_09082: First airplane in Enterprise 1914

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Native Americans (Nez Perce)
  • Geographical Names :
  • United States--Oregon--Wallowa County (Or.)
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  • Photographic prints