Spokane woman named Alice Garry, the first Princess America, stands by a monument to the battle of Spokane Plains, Spokane, Washington, 1925


Alice Garry, the first Princess America, poses beside a monument, newly unvieled, commemorating the Coeur d'Alene War. She wears a beaded headband and a decorated shawl around her shoulders. Possibly photographed by Frank Guilbert. A plaque is mounted on a large rock. It reads: The battle of Spokane Plains was fought near this spot on September 5, 1858 ? U.S. troops under command of Col. George Wright ? the Allied Coeur d'Alene Palouse and Spokane Indians ??

Alice Garry