Young Man Near Wood Fence in Military Uniform? 1900


Young Man Near Wood Fence in Military Uniform? 1900


A Chickahominy man in what appears to be a military uniform poses while sitting in a chair. James Mooney took this photograph somewhere in Virginia in 1900. Mooney (1861–1921) was an Indiana native who worked for the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology compiling information about American Indian tribes.


James Mooney

Date Created



National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution


Glass negative

Physical Dimension

9" x 7"


twentieth century, Virginia, Tidewater region, Charles City County

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