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This photograph is of the village at Kahnawake (Caughnawaga), Quebec, Canada, which is where Eunice (Kanenstenhawi) Williams (1696-1786) was taken after the 1704 Raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, and subsequently settled with her Kanien'kehaka (Mohawk) husband and children. The photographs Emma Lewis Coleman (1853-1942) took of French documents and buildings when she accompanied C. Alice Baker on research trips to Canada in the 1880s, mark the beginning of her interest in the history of 1704.

 

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"Indian Village, Caughnawaga"

photographer   Emma Lewis Coleman [Attributed to] (1853-1942)
date   c. 1899
location   Kahnawake [Caughnawaga], Quebec, Canada
width   7.75"
height   4.62"
width (mount)   9.12"
height (mount)   5.62"
process/materials   albumen print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1957.07


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Emma Lewis Coleman (1853-1942)

"New England Captives Carried to Canada Between 1677 and 1760 During French and Indian Wars"- Vol. II

"Ruins of the French Fort at Chambly built 1711"


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