Native American Photographs

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"The arrow maker and his daughter"

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Stereograph. Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Image of a Kai-Vav-It man and his daughter seen outside of a straw and mud hut. The man sits on the ground and his daughter stands…

"Won-si-vu, or Young Antelope"

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Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Full length portrait of Won-si-vu, or Young Antelope, an adolescent Kai-Vav-It girl. She wears fringed clothing and stands on a rock formation.

"Won-si-vu and Ku-ra-tu"

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Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Portrait of Kai-Vav-It girls Won-si-vu and Ku-ra-tu sitting together on a rock. Ku-ra-tu has her arm around Won-si-vu.

"Ku-ra-tu at rest."

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Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Full length portrait of Kai-Vav-It girl Ku-ra-tu seen lounging on a rock. She wears a fringed hide dress and a beaded necklace.

"The necklace"

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Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Image of a Kai-Vav-It girl seen showing three other girls and two men a beaded necklace that she holds in her hand. The two men wear feathered…

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…

Kiowa women

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Cabinet size albumen print. Portrait of two young Kiowa women. One women sits at left, with a blanket or cape over her shoulders. The second woman stands, resting her proper right arm on the seated woman's proper left shoulder.

"Mo-kwi-uk and his daughter. No. 46"

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Stereograph. Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Portrait of U-ai-nu-int man Mo-kwi-uk and his young daughter. She touches his fringed shirt with her proper right hand. A feathered…

"Mon-su and Su-vu-it. #48"

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Stereograph. Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Image of two young Paiute children wearing buckskin clothing and sitting on the ground.

"The little hunter and his sweetheart. #49" [Mon-su and Su-vu-it]

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Stereograph Photographed by Jack Hillers for the US Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado Valley, 1874. Image of a Paiute boy and girl standing outdoors together, both wearing buckskin clothing. The boy carries a quiver on his back.