Madge Knobloch Collection
- These 307 images are snapshots that were originally contained in two photo
albums. A number of these photographs were removed and pasted into a manuscript
that was eventually published in 1988. The photographs are 18x13cm and smaller.
- Views Include:
- These photographic images specifically document Ms. Knobloch's daily life
living and teaching on the Havasupai Reservation 1931-1933. While she took
trips out of state during the summers, there were no vacation photographs
included in these albums. There are only a few images of a short trip to Tuba
City and Moenkopi and one image of her at the rim of the Grand Canyon; all
others were taken in Havasu Canyon.
- Biographical Note:
- Madge Foster Knobloch was born in Borgham, Minnesota in 1904 and was graduated
from the Normal Teachers College in Winona, Minnesota. Before coming to the
Havasupai Reservation in 1931, Ms. Foster had taught at the Cheyenne Agency
in North Dakota. She taught at the Havasupai Agency school from 1931 to 1933.
After leaving Arizona, she moved to Birney, Montana and spent the rest of
- Related Material:
- The original manuscript has been added to the Manuscript Collection. See also Madge Knobloch, Havasupai years (1988).
Special Collections and Archives Department
Northern Arizona University
All contents copyright ©1998. ABOR, NAU. All rights reserved.