Native American Photographs

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Ma-wa'-tan'-na-han'-ska, also known as Long Mandan and Tall Mandan, of the Two Kettle, Dakota Indians

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Albumen print. Included in W.H. Jackson's Descriptive catalogue of photographs of North American Indians, Department of the Interior, U.S.G.S., Washington, D.C., 1877, no. 187.Half length portrait of a Two-Kettle Dakota man wearing dark colored suit.

Omaha schoolchildren

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Included in W.H. Jackson's Descriptive catalogue of photographs of North American Indians, Department of the Interior, U.S.G.S., Washington, D.C., 1877, no. 474.Albumen print. Image of a young Omaha girl seen standing in a field carrying an infant on…

Group portrait of five men

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Albumen print, Group portrait of five Native American men in western dress, three seated, and two of the men wearing medals around their necks.

An Arizona belle

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Albumen print cabinet card. Half length portrait of a Native American woman. She is bare-chested and wears multiple necklaces and a plaid skirt. She leans on a carved pedestal and wears white face paint.

Family seated on ground outside of grass covered dwelling

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Albumen print. Image of four Native American adults sitting outside of a grass covered dwelling. One figure holds an infant on their lap. Baskets and bowls are strewn about.

"Our boys and girls at the Indian Training School, Carlisle, PA"

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Cabinet size albumen print. Collage with photographs of thirty four Native Americans who attended the Indian Training School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The sitters are named on verso.

Miss Irvine and class

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Albumen print mounted on card. Photograph of a Caucasian female teacher sitting with her nine Native American girl students sitting around her. She holds hands with one of the girls.

"Ta-ton-ka-i-yo-ton-ka, or Sitting Bull, The Sioux chief in command at the Custer Massacre"

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Cabinet size albumen print. Oval half length portrait of Sioux chief Ta-ton-ka-i-yo-ton-ka wearing a white shirt, holding a possible sword in his lap.

"Sitting Bull's camp; sectional view"

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Stereograph. Image of a Native American man in a patterned shirt with a blanket wrapped over his shoulder. Two young boys are seen wearing oversized shirts.