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Molalla Buckeroo: 1936

Molalla Buckeroo: 1936

July 4, 1936. "Warm Springs Indian at Molalla Buckeroo," the Fourth of July rodeo in Molalla, Oregon. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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The classic features of this Native American call to mind the profile on the buffalo nickel (1913-1938) by sculptor James Earle Fraser.

[The resemblance is rather striking, although according to Fraser the depiction is a composite rather than a specific individual. - tterrace]

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