Portrait - Lewis, Harriett
"Mrs. Harriett Lewis of Union, seamstress. She, together with Mrs. Harriett Hendershott [2010.15.00141] sewed the first American flag in Union County in 1863, for a 4th of July celebration. Instructions for hand-coloring of photograph: dress, blue
eyes, dark brown
bow, black velvet" [See: 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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