|Title||Diana Tobin Smithers, Renton pioneer, ca. 1887 |
|Photographer||McClaire & Quirk |
|Date||ca. 1887 |
|Caption||In 1853, Diana and Henry Tobin homesteaded in the Black River area, now Renton. After Henry died in 1857, she married Erasmus Smithers, another early settler in the area. Diana Smithers protested the removal of local Native Americans to reservations in the 1870s and allowed many to remain on her land. This photo of Diana Smithers was probably taken in the 1880s. |
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Mrs. Smithers.|
Caption on mount: McClaire, 719 1/2 Front Street [...].
Handwritten on verso: McClaire & Quirk Photo.
Typed on verso: Smithers, Mrs Erasmus M.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Pioneers--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Personal Names||Smithers, Diana Tobin |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||SHS1554 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Historical Society Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print mounted on cardboard: gelatin, b&w; 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original print as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |