Native American Photographs

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  • Tags: Prisoners of war

"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.

"Sitting Bull's camp with officer of the day, who counts them morning and evening"

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Stereograph. Image of a Caucasian soldier, two men and a woman standing in the middle of a Native American camp. Native American men and women are seen sitting in front of their tipis.

"Bogus Charley"

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Albumen print. Half length portrait of captured Modoc man known as Bogus Charley, wearing a light colored shirt and scarf tied around his neck.

"Boston Charley."

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Albumen print. Half length portrait of captured Modoc man known as Boston Charley. He wears a light colored shirt and jacket.

"Burgess and Boston Charley"

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Albumen print. Portrait of Boston Charley standing with John C. Burgess of Yreka, California. Charley holds a rifle in his hands.

"Hooka Jim" (i.e., Hooker Jim)

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Albumen print. Oval half-length portrait of Modoc man Hooker Jim wearing a cotton shirt and a patterned choker.