Father Pierre-Jean De Smet (1801-1873) was a Jesuit missionary active in establishing missions to serve tribes of the Northwest. The collection consists of ten lantern slides with portraits of De Smet and locations where he worked, from the 1870s.
Wilmot C. Foster, born June 21, 1893 in Sheridan, Oregon, was an alumni of University of Oregon and University of Oregon Medical School (UOMS). He obtained his license to practice medicine in Oregon in 1920 and later went on to become the head of the UOMS Anatomy department. This collection consists of lantern slides used for teaching during his tenure at UOMS.