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    CROW CHILDREN AT ST. XAVIER SCHOOL. In the late 1800s, Catholic missionaries arrived in Montana and set about building a school to educate Indian children in the white man's ways. This undated image depicts four boys and four girls, all dressed in white man's clothing - the boys each stand next to their own bicycle, the girls are seated in buggy-like contraptions with pedals. In the background, we can see fences, trees, and several one-and two-story buildings. Image measures 7½" x 4½" and is affixed to larger backing board. Small crease at upper center does not detract from image, which is in fine condition.

    Provenance: The Chris Kortlander Collection


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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