Portrait - Hendershott, Harriett
"Mrs. Harriett Hendershott, knitting. Wife of Hon. James Hendershott of Hendershott's Point near the Cove. She, together with Mrs. Harriett Lewis [2010.15.00113] sewed the first American flag in Union County in 1863, for a 4th of July celebration. Instructions for hand-coloring of photograph: hair, white
dress, blue & white check
bust pin, yellow gold leaf oak" [La Grande Evening Observer issues: July 13, 1934 (page 13) and Dec. 10, 1946. Also, article in "Manuscripts" by Dunham Wright.]
Helten, Paula (curator)
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