Shaw Family

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1308. Shaw Family. About 1904. Scott Shaw. He made the first mineral discovery at the Whale mines and served as a guide for wagon trains during the mining boom. He later became a U. S. Army scout. He was born in Louisiana and lost his leg during the Civil War. His father was the son of a French settler and a Spanish girl. His mother was the daughter of an Indian and a Black American woman. This picture was taken during a visit to the Whale mines. Source: Claude Cyrus Street