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This is a view of a fossilized fish at a school in Oakley, Kansas. The photograph is a reverse image and includes the hands and a leg of a man engaged in cleaning an area beneath the fossil's lower jaw. The man in the photo may be George F. Sternberg. The label on the fossil reads Portheus Molossus.
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Item Number: 607
Call Number: QE.7 , *23
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 607
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Archaeologists
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - The Kansas Journey - Chapter 1: Home on the Range
Date - 1920s - 1920
Environment - Wildlife - Fish
People - Notable Kansans - Sternberg, George Fryer, 1883-1969
Places - Cities and towns - Oakley
Places - Counties - Logan
Thematic Time Period - Early Peoples, 10,000 BCE - 1820 CE
Type of Material - Photographs