Yorktown Centennial, 1881

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Title

Yorktown Centennial, 1881

Subject

Virginia Indians, Pamunkey

Description

Pamunkey Indians pose for an unknown photographer at the Yorktown Centennial, celebrating George Washington's victory at the Battle of Yorktown. Festivities were held from October 18 until October 21, 1881.

Standing from left to right are an unidentified man, an unidentified man, Theodora O. Dennis Cook (wife of George Major Cook), Theophilis Dennis, Paul Miles, Dick Allmond, an unidentified man, George Major Cook, and an unidentified man. Seated from left to right are Chief George Major Cook, Howard Lee Allmond, Albert Page, John Dennis, and Herbert Bradby.

Creator

Unknown

Source

W. Palmer Gray Collection, Valentine Richmond History Center

Date

October 1881

Contributor

Special thanks to Ken Bradby for correcting some of the identifications in this photograph and sharing more family photos.

Coverage

late nineteenth century
central Virginia
Yorktown

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Files

CC_Pamunkey.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Yorktown Centennial, 1881,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 3, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/43.

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