Utah State Historical Society Classified Photo Collection
Utah State Historical Society
Date of photograph
Explorers; Scientific expeditions; Soldiers; Agricultural conservation; Family; Women in popular culture
Powell, John Wesley
John Wesley Powell, with his his wife Emma Dean Powell, 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.