Children of George Major Cook

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Title

Children of George Major Cook

Subject

Virginia Indians, Pamunkey

Description

The children of George Major Cook, all members of the Pamunkey tribe, pose for the photographer James Mooney in King William County sometime around 1899. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling information about American Indian tribes.

From left to right are Ottigney Pontiac Cook, George Theo Cook, Tecumseh Deerfoot Cook, and Captola Cook.

Creator

James Mooney

Source

National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Date

ca. 1899

Rights

This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. Unless otherwise noted, this image or its content may be protected by international copyright laws. Reproduction, exhibition and distribution of this image are strictly prohibited without prior written permission from the National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives.

Coverage

central Virginia
nineteenth century

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4" x 5" print mounted on 7" x 8" card

Files

01794900.jpg

Citation

James Mooney, “Children of George Major Cook,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed October 27, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/20.

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