OP 15362-1472

(Documentary Artifact): One b/w photographic print of Mesa Grande Indian men on a float in a Cabrillo Day parade. Four men wearing feather headdresses with bodies and faces painted in white sit or stand atop a float. The float has a raised platform and is decorated with branches or brush. A man (whose face is out of the frame) wears a shirt, overalls and shoes and stands at the front of the float.

Notes on verso of print: 86:15900-2188/ OP 15362-1472/ SEPT. 26/ 1913/ MESA GRANDE INDIANS ON FLOAT ENTERED/ IN CABRILLO DAY PARADE/ SAN DIEGO/ Cabrillo day/ Sept 26 + 27 1913/ IN REF BOOK

According to additional information provided on 12/2011 by a member of the E.H. Davis Project Scholar Advisory Committee: Tatahuila dancers, the one on the far right seated with the white mustache resembles Narcisso LaChappa from Mesa Grande.