Spokane people lined up to receive food in front of Loenberg's Store, Spokane, Washington, 1887


A long line of Spokane Indians line up waiting for food to be distributed. The men wear mainly Western clothing and the women have blankets around their shoulders and scarves on their heads. A large dog lies in the foreground. Caption on image: Distributing goods to the Spokane Indians at Loenberg's store, Southeast cor. of Howard St. and Front Ave., in the year 1887, by agent R. D. Gwydir