Utah State Historical Society Classified Photo Collection
Utah State Historical Society
Women in popular culture;
Powell, Emma Dean
Emma Dean, shown here as a young woman, was the wife of John Wesley Powell. 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.