OP 12550-49

(Documentary Artifact): One b/w photographic print of Candle lights 1907, Mesa Grande. Shot at night, in a cemetery. Lit candles are spread throughout on the ground and are lined up on top of a large cross. The photo is blurry, however it appears that people are standing in the cemetery with their backs to the camera. A structure is in the background.

Inscription on lower left corner of image: 16

Notes on verso: #OP 12550-49/ MN 86:15752-49/ Candle lights 1907/ Mesa Grande/ 16′

According to additional information provided on 12/2011 by a member of the E.H. Davis Project Scholar Advisory Committee: Candlelighting is celebrated on November 2nd. Honoring the deceased, graves and the cemetery are cleaned and decorated.