Utah State Historical Society Classified Photo Collection
Utah State Historical Society
Date of photograph
Dinners and dining; Government officials; Explorers; Scientific expeditions; Soldiers; Agricultural conservation
Powell, John Wesley
John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) was a soldier who lost his arm in the Civil War, a geology professor, American Indian expert, western conservation advocate, and an explorer who's most famous expedition was a 900-mile journey on the Green and Colorado Rivers. Powell (front) is shown here at a U.S. Geological Survey Dinner Party in Washington D. C.