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Tribal Dance Square, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1975.006.4.Alabama-Coushatta.005

Scope and Contents

A man identified as Jack Battise wearing red and a feather headdress stands on the left of the entrance to a open area surrounded by a wooden palisade. A woman idnetified as Leona Sylestine, 1934-2011, in traditional dress stands on the right of the entrance.


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Physical Description

Color lithograph on postcard.


Title supplied by cataloguer.

Photographer: T.A. Wright Photography, Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Printed on verso, top left: "Texas' Only Indian Reservation. Home of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribes. 17 Miles East of Livingston on U.S. 190. Standing at the entrance to the Tribal Dance Square are drummer-singer Jack Battise and Leona Sylestine, members of the "Na-Ski-La Bit-Le-Ha" (Dogwood Dancers). You may see a page of history relived through colorful Indian dances performed daily in the restful secluded forest of the Indian Reservation."

Printed on verso, top right: "Place Stamp Here. Post Card Address."

Printed on verso, center: "T.A. Wright Photography, Sulphur Springs, Texas."

Printed on verso, bottom center: "88220."


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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