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About the Cover Photographer: William Henry Jackson

By Mike Rosso

The cover photograph of Southern Ute Chief Ouray and Colorado railroad builder and entrepreneur Otto Mears was taken by famed American photographer William Henry Jackson sometime around 1878.

Printed on the board on which the photo is mounted is “Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, Prof. F.V. Hayden in Charge.”