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MORE images from the recently-cataloged Grace Nicholson Photograph Collection!!!!!!!

Read a bit about Grace Nicholson and this amazing collection over on Verso.

See the first set of images here.

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Nicholson with the Karok man that she called Camp Creek George (at Klamath River). Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

“Nellie Ruben, Karok,” ca. 1913. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Studio portrait of four generations of Pomo Indians by unidentified photographer. On the back of the photo, in Nicholson’s handwriting: “Old Capallen, Capallen Dr. Bill—nee Makojahi, Capallen Pete—Oo’e’be’dim. Guidiville, Mushtown.” Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Grace Nicholson, far right, enjoying a day at the beach with friends, 1914. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Kirby Thompson, Yurok. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Pomo Indians paddle on Clear Lake in a dugout canoe, 1906 (Lake County, in north central California). Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Karok basket weaver Phoebe Maddux and her daughters, 1911 (Klamath River area). Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Baskets for sale in Grace Nicholson’s store at 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, 1906. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

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Retired army general wants Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery demolished

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A retired army general says he has filed a court case pushing for Egypt’s historic Saint Catherine’s Monastery to be demolished and its Greek monks deported on the grounds that they pose a threat to national security.

In May 2012, Ahmed Ragai Attiya obtained 71 administrative orders regarding…

I’m not even religiously minded but REALLY dude? You feel this is the best use of your time? What would this even accomplish? If you could just remove yourself from society that would be great, thanks. 

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