This is a 1976 Bicentennial Commission Monument. On 13 September 1776 Fray Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Fray Silvestre de Escalante crossed the Green River at about the location of this marker in Jensen, Utah. See also Historical Markers and Monuments: www.uintahbasintah.org.
American Indians pose for a photo; (3) stand, another sits; One man wears braids, mid-tone round, wide-brimmed cowboy hat with beaded hatband, striped Anglo tie, dark shirt and trousers, polished leather shoes, light colored, early 20th century armbands (left); Doubled-up braids, slightly under-sized, mid-tone round-brimmed, cowboy hat with beaded hatband, mid-tone bandana around his neck, metal hoop earrings, black vest with white button on the right lapel, light shirt with small polka dots, light-colored, beaded armbands, dark trousers, shoes obscured by man sitting in foreground (center); Dark toned, wide-brimmed cowboy hat with multi-toned beaded hatband, mid-tone angle-style tie, white shirt with thin armbands, thick hand-tooled leather bracers on wrists, matching knee-high boots with long, dog-eared bootstraps, pale trousers (bottom center); Thick braids, metal hoop earrings with light-toned embellishments, light-toned, wide-brimmed cowboy hat with bandana/cloth hatband tied on, plaid trousers and matching plaid vest with unidentified object protruding from left breast pocket, white shirt with wrinkled sleeves, rumpled Anglo-style tie, leather belt with metal buckle worn slightly off center, well-worn leather shoes with metal grommet eyelets; Anglo-style buildings, telephone pole, male figure sitting on wooden walkway outside of first building in background (left center); A frilly covered buckboard, a white horse (facing camera) and mid-tone horse (away from camera) are visible in background (right center); lower right corner of the photo torn away.
Department of the Interior General Land Office; William A Richards, Commissioner Part of Uinta Indian Reservation Utah to be disposed of under Act of March 3, 1905. The President Proclamation dated July 14, 1905.
Ute Indians pose in an open field; an old woman (far left) sits with her head covered with a kerchief , wraps herself in a dark-toned blanket with tangled tassels and wears a checkered garment beneath the blanket; female child (left)wears her hair down, over the shoulders of a dark top with light-toned teardrop-shaped embellishments mid-toned, floral print blanket wrapped around her waist, partially obscured by woman in foreground; man standing (center) wears detailed headdress, spotted bandana, traditional hand-crafted chest armor, white, long-sleeved shirt with dotted print and an American flag, flying atop a flagpole, stitched into both shoulders; wears an ornately woven blanket around his waist and holds a lever-action rifle in his hands; a dog can be seen almost entirely obscured, sitting in the grass behind him; woman standing (right) wears her hair down; light-toned, beaded bib, dark dress with striped sleeves and lower hem; wrapped in mid-toned blanket that features an ornate pattern and tassels; a coil of rope is visible in the ground behind her; small, canvas-covered wagon is also visible in the background (right); horses grazing in the extreme background (upper left third), (center right); hide drying rack at right margin; upper left corners and lower right corners torn away; picture shows some finger-print damage.