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This black and white photographic postcard features the Whiteford family archeological dig outside of Salina, Kansas. A skeleton labeled "Chief Joe" lies in the middle of the site with a piece of paper placed on the skull. There are more remains above and below. Printed text is at the middle and bottom of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Indigenous people, Mass burials, Graves, Archaeology--America--History--20th century, Saline County (Kan.)
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"Postcard: Whiteford's Indian Burial Pit, "Chief Joe" 86 Inches Long" (1936). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 344.
Whiteford’s Indian Burial Pit ‘Chief Joe’ 86 In. long.