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Little Big Man drawings of Lakota battles with Crow Indians

Creator:
Little Big Man  Search this
Correspondent:
Johnson, Willard D.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
4 Drawings (graphite and crayon, 21 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Lakota -- Oglala  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
before 1885
Scope and Contents:
Four drawings on four leaves of ruled paper. Drawings depict scenes of warfare with Crow enemies. Two page letter of transmittal from Willard D. Johnson, April 13, 1885 included in manuscript.
Biographical / Historical:
According to the collector, Little Big Man was a sub chief under Red Cloud on the Rosebud Reservation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Place:
United States -- South Dakota -- Rosebud Agency.
United States -- South Dakota -- Rosebud Indian Reservation.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 LBM-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Dakota
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Facsimiles of Bloody Knife drawings

Creator:
Bloody Knife, d. 1876  Search this
Norris, Philetus W. (Philetus Walter), 1821-1885. (copyist)  Search this
Collector:
Norris, Philetus W. (Philetus Walter), 1821-1885  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
26 Sheets (ink, colored pencil, and watercolor on tracing cloth, 36 x 44 cm.-36 x 72 cm.)
Culture:
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sheets
Ledger drawings
Date:
1875
Scope and Contents:
Copy of scenes originally painted on a buffalo robe, now drawn in ink and watercolor on a series of 26 sheets of architect's linen.
Biographical / Historical:
Bloody Knife was an Arikara warrior who served as a scout for the US Army. He was killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.

Philetus W. Norris was superintendent of Yellowstone National Park 1878-82. He was subsequently employed by the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology to assist with archeological field studies until his death in 1885.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372
Album Information:
MS 2372 BK-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.4: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by artifact or Winter Count / Bloody Knife's War Robe
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Hidatsa drawings

Artist:
Lean Wolf.  Search this
Collector:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
12 Leaves (various media, 20 x 25 cm.-20 x 26 cm.)
Culture:
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Leaves
Ledger drawings
Date:
bulk 1880-1881
Scope and Contents:
Scenes of hunting, warfare, and camp life. Loose drawings on various types of paper, originally filed together in Mallery's papers under the heading Hidatsa. Several but not all are by Lean Wolf.
Biographical / Historical:
Lean Wolf, also known as Poor Wolf. Name transcribed as Tce-caq-a-daq-a-qic by Mallery, who identified him as a chief of the Hidatsa. He was reportedly born in 1820, and was part of a delegation photographed in Washington in 1880.

Walter J. Hoffman, 1846-1899, was a BAE employee who assisted Garrick Mallery with his study of sign language. He visited Fort Berthold, Dakota in 1881 to collect data.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Local Note:
These drawings were intermixed with other Hidatsa drawings, but appear to have been created on a different occasion.
Place:
United States -- Dakota Territory -- Fort Berthold Agency.
United States -- North Dakota -- Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
United States -- District of Columbia -- Washington.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 HDLW-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Hidatsa / Manuscript 2372: Box 11: Hidatsa
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National Anthropological Archives
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Lean Wolf drawings

Creator:
Lean Wolf.  Search this
Collector:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
13 Drawings (graphite, colored pencil, and ink on cardboard and paper, 12 x 16 cm.)
Culture:
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1881
Scope and Contents:
Scenes of hunting, warfare, and village life representing events in the life of the artist, as identified in captions on verso of many images. Drawn on blank backs of ruled, printed index cards.
Biographical / Historical:
Lean Wolf, also known as Poor Wolf. Name transcribed as Tce-caq-a-daq-a-qic by Mallery, who identified him as a chief of the Hidatsa. He was reportedly born in 1820, and was part of a delegation photographed in Washington in 1880.

Walter J. Hoffman, 1846-1899, was a BAE employee who assisted Garrick Mallery with his study of sign language. He visited Fort Berthold, Dakota in 1881 to collect data.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Local Note:
These drawings were intermixed with other Hidatsa drawings, but appear to have been created on a different occasion.
Place:
United States -- Dakota Territory -- Fort Berthold Agency.
United States -- North Dakota -- Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 LW-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Hidatsa / Manuscript 2372: Box 11: Hidatsa
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Lakota drawings of Red Dog and others

Artist:
Red Dog, Oglala chief  Search this
Two Strikes  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (bound volume of 9 drawings, graphite and colored pencil, 26 x 19 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Lakota -- Oglala  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Ledger drawings
Date:
1880
Scope and Contents:
Nine drawings, two unfinished, depict scenes of warfare and men on horseback and include identifying captions in an unknown hand. Five drawings include a name glyph for Red Dog; one has a glyph for Black Crow; another is identified in an inscription as Two Strikes. The drawings are by multiple artists. Bound volume with board covers and pencil loop containing 8 leaves of unruled paper. Drawings on verso of seven leaves and inside covers. Inside front cover stamped with name and address of an art supply dealer in Washington, DC. All completed images include captions written by an unidentified source. Note: The drawings had separated from the binding when inventory numbers were assigned and have been rebound in a different order believed to represent the original location (see records in conservation files.)
Biographical / Historical:
Red Dog (Shun-ka Lu-ta) was an Oglala chief from the Red Cloud Agency.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS.2372, Box 11
Local Note:
The drawings are by two or three artists. NAA INV 08742601 is identified by Mallery as Two Strikes; 08742609 and part of 08742603 are assumed to be by Red Dog; the third artist is unidentified, and is assumed to have drawn the rest of 08742603.
Place:
United States -- Nebraska -- Red Cloud Agency.
United States -- Nebraska -- Red Cloud.
Album Information:
MS 2372-11 LRD-000
Collection Restrictions:
Manuscript 2372 is open for research.

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Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2372, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography
MS 2372 Garrick Mallery Collection on Sign Language and Pictography / Series 3: Materials on Pictographs and Petroglyphs / 3.3: Correspondence, drawings, and photographs filed by Native American tribe or subject / Dakota / Record of exploits by Red Dog
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Scaffold Burials

Creator:
Mc Ilhenny, Sarah Aven?  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (008 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04415700
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:Burials 04415700, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / North America / United States / Burials
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Object

Creator:
Smith-Hassell Co.  Search this
Names:
NMNH/Catlin Collection in Europe  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (007 in x 003 in)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1899
Scope and Contents:
Headdress, 3, Buffalo: Feather: Unknown Animal Cradleboard, 2 Wood: Infant Mannequin Cradleboard, Quillwork Dress, 2, Elk-Tooth Doll, 4, Buckskin Dress Drum, Skin: Paint Container Collection Weapon Collection
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04416000
Topic:
Sioux  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:Cradleboards 04416000, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / North America / United States / Cradleboards
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref4625
Online Media:

George Eastman House copies of photographs of Native Americans

Collector:
George Eastman House  Search this
Photographer:
Alvord, Kellogg, & Campbell  Search this
Bell & Bro. (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Boorne & May  Search this
Boyd and Braas  Search this
Caswell & Davy  Search this
Central Pacific Railroad Company  Search this
Continent Stereoscopic Company  Search this
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)  Search this
Henry L. Shepard & Co.  Search this
Ingersoll View Company (St. Paul, Minnesota)  Search this
Keystone View Company  Search this
Kilburn Brothers  Search this
Liberty Brand Stereo Views  Search this
Littleton View Co.  Search this
Lovejoy & Foster  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Whitney & Zimmerman  Search this
Wilson & Havens  Search this
Woodward Stereoscopic Co. (Rochester, N.Y.)  Search this
Barker, George, 1844-1894  Search this
Beaman, Edward O.  Search this
Bennett, G. C., 1846-1915  Search this
Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908  Search this
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903  Search this
Bonine, Elias A., 1843-1916  Search this
Brown, William Henry, 1844-1886  Search this
Brubaker, Christian B. (of Marquette, Michigan)  Search this
Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912  Search this
Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison)  Search this
Chase, D. B. (Dana B.)  Search this
Childs, B. F. (Brainard F.), ca. 1841-1921  Search this
Conklin, E (Enoch)  Search this
Cross, W. R. (William R.)  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Harris, George H.  Search this
Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921  Search this
Ingersoll, T. W. (Truman Ward), 1862-1922  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Jacoby, W. H. (William H.), 1841-1905  Search this
Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), b. 1850  Search this
Jones, James  Search this
Kent, J. H.  Search this
Lingley, B. L.  Search this
Morrow, Stanley J.  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Pratt, D. C.  Search this
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)  Search this
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909  Search this
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917  Search this
Upton, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin)  Search this
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916  Search this
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909  Search this
Depicted:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886  Search this
Names:
Barnard, George N., 1819-1902  Search this
Publisher:
Forsyth, N. A. (Norman A.), 1869-1949  Search this
Extent:
248 Negatives (circa, 35mm)
248 Copy prints (circa)
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Tuscarora  Search this
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Taos Pueblo  Search this
Duwamish (Dwamish)  Search this
Kickapoo  Search this
Modoc  Search this
Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Ute  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Sihasapa Lakota (Blackfoot Sioux)  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Copy prints
Place:
Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Washington (D.C.)
Florida
Yellowstone National Park
Colorado
Date:
mid-19th - early 20th century
Scope and Contents note:
Copies of photogaphs selected from the George Eastman House collection by Bureau of American Ethnology archivist Margaret Blaker in 1962. Many of the photographs are individual or group portraits of American Indians and some highlight pottery, baskets, and cradleboards. There are also images of American Indian dwellings, including tipis and hogans; pueblos; dances; and an encampment during the Modoc War and Plains Indian prisoners at Fort Marion, Florida (1870s).

Expedition photos in the collection were made on T. O. Selfridgeʹs Darien Expedition (1870-1871), the Wheeler surveys (1871-1874), and the Hayden Geological Survey (1871). The collection also includes portraits of Frederick Douglass, Sitting Bull, and John A. Logan; and images from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; Company F of New York's 140th Volunteer Infantry; and the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R79
Reproduction Note:
Copy negatives made by George Eastman House, 1962.
Copy prints made by the Smithsonian, 1962-1963.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds vintage prints for many of the photographs copied in this collection, including in Photo lot 4501, Photo Lot 4605, and Photo Lot 90-1.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
The images were acquired for reference purposes and cannot be reproduced. Copies may be obtained from George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Soldiers -- depicted  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Dance  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot R79, George Eastman House copies of photographs of Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.R79
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier

Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Names:
Albuquerque Indian School  Search this
Castillo de San Marcos (Saint Augustine, Fla.)  Search this
Chilocco Indian School  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Haskell Indian Nations University  Search this
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)  Search this
Yankton Mission (Yankton Indian Reservation, S.D.)  Search this
American Horse, 1840-1908  Search this
Big Bow Chief  Search this
Bogy, Lewis V. (Lewis Vital), 1813-1877  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Iron Bull (Crow Indian chief)  Search this
Kelly, Luther S. (Luther Sage), 1849-1928  Search this
Mató-Tópe, Mandan chief, d. 1837  Search this
Mix, Charles E.  Search this
Monroe, Mark, 1930-  Search this
Moran, John, 1831-1903  Search this
Ouray  Search this
Red Cloud, 1822-1909  Search this
Red Dog, Oglala chief  Search this
Red Shirt, 1845?-1925  Search this
Reilly, John James, 1838-1894  Search this
Reynolds, Joseph Jones, 1822-1899  Search this
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890  Search this
Spotted Tail, 1823-1881  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Two Guns White Calf, 1872-1934 (Piegan)  Search this
Photographer:
Alvord, Kellogg, & Campbell  Search this
Bailey & Whitesides  Search this
Bailey, Dix, & Mead  Search this
Bennett & Brown  Search this
Black Hills View Company  Search this
Brooks Photo  Search this
Brubaker and Whitesides  Search this
C. Duhem & Bro.  Search this
Calfee & Catlin  Search this
Caswell & Davy  Search this
Copelin & Son  Search this
Cosand & Mosser  Search this
Cunningham & Co. (1880-1889)  Search this
D.D. Merrill, Randall & Co.  Search this
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)  Search this
Eaton, of Ralston, Oklahoma  Search this
Griffith & Griffith  Search this
Gurnsey & Illingworth  Search this
Hamilton and Hoyt  Search this
Hamilton and Kodylek  Search this
Hansard & Carden  Search this
Henry L. Shepard & Co.  Search this
Ingersoll View Company (St. Paul, Minnesota)  Search this
J.J. Reilly & Co.  Search this
Judd and McLeish  Search this
Keystone View Company  Search this
Kilburn Brothers  Search this
Lawrence & Houseworth  Search this
Leonard & Martin  Search this
M.S. Mepham & Bro.  Search this
Martin's Gallery  Search this
Montgomery Ward  Search this
Ramsour & Pennel  Search this
Reed & McKenney  Search this
Rodocker & Blanchard  Search this
Savage & Ottinger  Search this
Thomas Houseworth & Co  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Universal Photo Art Co  Search this
Whitney & Zimmerman  Search this
Wittick & Bliss  Search this
Wittick & Russell  Search this
Young & Chase  Search this
Barker, George, 1844-1894  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Batchelder, B. P. (Benjamin Pierce), 1826-1891  Search this
Bates, Edw. (Edward)  Search this
Beaman, Edward O.  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Bell, William, 1830-1910  Search this
Benecke, Robert  Search this
Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908  Search this
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903  Search this
Blessing, S. T.  Search this
Blosser, J. A.  Search this
Bonine, Elias A., 1843-1916  Search this
Brockham, William (of Morris, Minnesota)  Search this
Brown, William Henry, 1844-1886  Search this
Brubaker, C. B.  Search this
Buehman, Henry, 1851-1912  Search this
Calfee, H. B. (Henry Bird), 1848-1912  Search this
Carbutt, John, 1832-1905  Search this
Carter, C. W., 1832-1918  Search this
Chamberlain, W. G. (William Gunnison)  Search this
Chase, D. B. (Dana B.)  Search this
Childs, B. F. (Brainard F.), ca. 1841-1921  Search this
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902  Search this
Clark, George A. (George Alfred), 1936-  Search this
Climo, John Saunders  Search this
Cobb, William Henry, 1859-1909  Search this
Conklin, E (Enoch)  Search this
Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth, 1834-1878  Search this
Croft, Thomas  Search this
Cross, W. R. (William R.)  Search this
Currier, Frank, fl. 1890-1909  Search this
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952  Search this
Curtis, George E., 1830-1910  Search this
Cushing, W. H., fl. 1870-1889  Search this
Davis, S., fl. 1860-1880  Search this
Doremus, John P., 1827-1890  Search this
Eaton, E. L. (Edric L.), b. ca. 1836  Search this
Ebell, Adrian J. (Adrian John), 1840-1877  Search this
Eisenmann, Charles, b. 1850  Search this
Flanders, Dudley P.  Search this
Forsyth, N. A. (Norman A.), 1869-1949  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Godkin, William R.  Search this
Goodell, Abner Cheney, 1831-1914  Search this
Graves, C. H. (Carleton H.), -1943  Search this
Gurnsey, B. H. (Byron H.), 1833-1880  Search this
Hamilton, J. H. (James H.)  Search this
Hart, Alfred A., 1816-1908  Search this
Hawkins, B.A.  Search this
Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921  Search this
Hazeltine, M. M. (Martin Mason), 1827-1903  Search this
Heister, H. T., (Henry T.), -1895  Search this
Heller, Louis Herman, ca. 1839-1929  Search this
Heston, Wat  Search this
Hillers, John K., 1843-1925  Search this
Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908  Search this
Huffman, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931  Search this
Illingworth, W. H. (William H.), 1842-1893  Search this
Immke, Henry W.  Search this
Ingalls, George W., 1838-1920  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Jacoby, W. H. (William H.), 1841-1905  Search this
Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), b. 1850  Search this
Johnson, W.S.  Search this
Kirkland, Geo. W. (George W.)  Search this
Knight, J. Lee  Search this
Landon, S. C. (Seth C.), b. 1825  Search this
Line, A. A.  Search this
Little, H.N.  Search this
Marshall, William I. (William Isaac), 1840-1906  Search this
Martin, Alex (Alexander), 1841-1929  Search this
Maude, F. H. (Frederic Hamer)  Search this
Maynard, Hannah, 1834-1918  Search this
Maynard, Richard, 1832-1907  Search this
McIntyre, A. C. (Alexander Carson)  Search this
Meddaugh, J. E.  Search this
Mellen, Geo. E. (George Egbert), b. 1854  Search this
Mepham, Michael S.  Search this
Mitchell, Daniel S.  Search this
Morrow, Stanley J.  Search this
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904  Search this
Newcomb, C. H.  Search this
Nims, F.A.  Search this
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882  Search this
Palmer, A. A.  Search this
Parker, Joseph C.  Search this
Pierron, Geo. (George), b. 1816  Search this
Pollock, Charles, 1832-1910  Search this
Powers, F. F.  Search this
Raitt, T.G.  Search this
Randall, A. Frank  Search this
Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920  Search this
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)  Search this
Rodocker, D. (David)  Search this
Rothrock, George H.  Search this
Rudy, W. Ira  Search this
Russell, Andrew J.  Search this
Rutter, Thomas H., 1837-1925  Search this
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909  Search this
Seaver, C. (Charles)  Search this
Sedgwick, S. J. (Stephen James)  Search this
Shipler, James William, 1849-1937  Search this
Soule, John P.  Search this
Stoddard, Seneca Ray, 1844-1917  Search this
Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912  Search this
Thorne, G.W.  Search this
Thurlow, J., 1831-1878  Search this
Towne, Bertram C.  Search this
Trager, George E.  Search this
Upton, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin)  Search this
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916  Search this
Weitfle, Charles, 1836-1921  Search this
Wendt, Julius M.  Search this
Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886  Search this
Williscraft, W.H.  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Woodburn, J. R.  Search this
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909  Search this
Publisher:
Beal's Gallery  Search this
Continent Stereoscopic Company  Search this
Florida Club (Cooperative)  Search this
Union View Company  Search this
Webster & Albee (Rochester, N.Y.)  Search this
Smith, O. C.  Search this
Extent:
67 Lantern slides
26 Negatives (glass)
10 Negatives (nitrate)
6 Autochromes (photographs)
50 Stereographs (circa 50 printed stereographs, halftone and color halftone)
1,000 Stereographs (circa, albumen and silver gelatin (some tinted))
239 Prints (circa 239 mounted and unmounted prints, albumen (including cartes de visite, imperial cards, cabinet cards, and one tinted print) and silver gelatin (some modern copies))
96 Prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
21 Postcards (silver gelatin, collotype, color halftone, and halftone)
Culture:
Puyallup  Search this
Kumeyaay (Diegueño)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Tohono O'odham (Papago)  Search this
Kalispel (Pend d'Oreilles)  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)  Search this
Kickapoo  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Havasupai (Coconino)  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Isleta Pueblo  Search this
Mojave (Mohave)  Search this
Mewuk (Miwok)  Search this
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Piipaash (Maricopa)  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Modoc  Search this
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Tonkawa  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Ute  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Bannock  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Cochiti Pueblo  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Northwest Coast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Tlingit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Haida  Search this
Cree  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Osage  Search this
Apache  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Umatilla  Search this
Shawnee  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Negatives
Autochromes (photographs)
Stereographs
Prints
Postcards
Place:
Custer Battlefield (Montana)
Date:
circa 1860-1935
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs relating to Native Americans or frontier themes, including portraits, expedition photographs, landscapes, and other images of dwellings, transportation, totem poles, ceremonies, infants and children in cradleboards, camps and towns, hunting and fishing, wild west shows, food preparation, funeral customs, the US Army and army posts, cliff dwellings, and grave mounds and excavations. The collection also includes images of prisoners at Fort Marion in 1875, Sioux Indians involved in the Great Sioux Uprising in Minnesota, the Fort Laramie Peace Commission of 1868, Sitting Bull and his followers after the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and the aftermath of the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890.

There are studio portraits of well-known Native Americans, including American Horse, Big Bow, Four Bears, Iron Bull, Ouray, Red Cloud, Red Dog, Red Shirt, Sitting Bull, Spotted Tail, Three Bears, and Two Guns White Calf. Depicted delegations include a Sauk and Fox meeting in Washington, DC, with Lewis V. Bogy and Charles E. Mix in 1867; Kiowas and Cheyennes at the White House in 1863; and Dakotas and Crows who visited President Warren G. Harding in 1921. Images of schools show Worcester Academy in Vinita, Oklahoma; Chilocco Indian School; Carlisle Indian Industrial School; Haskell Instittue, and Albuquerque Indian School.

Some photographs relate to the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, 1876; World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893; Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, 1903; and Centennial Exposition of the Baltimore and Ohio Railraod, 1876. Expedition photographs show the Crook expedition of 1876, the Sanderson expedition to the Custer Battlefield in 1877, the Wheeler Survey of the 1870s, Powell's surveys of the Rocky Mountain region during the 1860s and 1870s, and the Hayden Surveys.

Outstanding single views include the party of Zuni group led to the sea by Frank Hamilton Cushing; Episcopal Church Rectory and School Building, Yankton Agency; Matilda Coxe Stevenson and a companion taking a photographs of a Zuni ceremony; John Moran sketching at Acoma; Ben H. Gurnsey's studio with Indian patrons; Quapaw Mission; baptism of a group of Paiutes at Coeur d'Alene Mission; court-martial commission involved in the trial of Colonel Joseph J. Reynolds, 1877; President Harding at Sitka, Alaska; Walter Hough at Hopi in 1902; and Mrs. Jesse Walter Fewkes at Hopi in 1897.
Biographical/Historical note:
George V. Allen was an attorney in Lawrence, Kansas and an early member of the National Stereoscope Association. Between the 1950s and 1980s, Allen made an extensive collection of photographs of the American West, mostly in stereographs, but also including cartes-de-visite and other styles of mounted prints, photogravures, lantern slides, autochromes, and glass negatives.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-1
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Camps  Search this
Child care  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Cookery  Search this
Wild west shows  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-1
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Crow Indians on the reservation

Creator:
Cross, W.R., of Hot Springs, South Dakota  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (gelatin print, 8 x 10 in.)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Several Crow children are in the foreground. Behind them are two adults on horses. Tipis are in the background. The item is unnumbered but is part of the series Views of the Black Hills and in Montana.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09950000
Other Title:
Views of the Black Hills and in Montana
"Crow Indians, Crow Agency, Montana"
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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"Harry Door, Crow Indian, farming"

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Names:
Door, Harry, Crow  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (8.5 x 6.5 in.)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Scope and Contents:
Door is riding behind on a horse-drawn reaping machine.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09950100
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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Crow Indians farming

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Names:
Door, Harry, Crow  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (8.5 x 6.5 in.)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Scope and Contents:
Three men are plowing a field while riding on a tractor.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09950200
Other Title:
"Squaw man"
"Harry, Scott, and engineer"
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Wolf Voice and a Cheyenne woman

Creator:
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Names:
Wolf Voice, Hidatsa  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 4 in.)
Culture:
Hidatsa -- Gros Ventre  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
Studio portrait. The item is number 6 of the series Stereoscopic Views of the Yellowstone Country. The number 118(?) is etched in the negative.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09950700
Other Title:
"Wolf Voice and a Cheyenne squaw"
Stereoscopic Views of Yellowstone Country
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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Horse Roads

Creator:
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Names:
Horse Roads (?), Dakota  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 4 in.)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
Studio portrait. The item is number 7 of the series Stereoscopic Views of the Yellowstone Country. The man cradles a pipe.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09950800
Other Title:
"Horse Roads, Sioux chief"
Stereoscopic Views of Yellowstone Country
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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"Iron Bull, chief of the Crow"

Creator:
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Names:
Iron Bull, Crow  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 4 in.)
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
This is a photograph of a studio portrait. The item is number 3 of the series Stereoscopic Views of the Yellowstone Country.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09951200
Other Title:
Stereoscopic Views of Yellowstone Country
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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"Two Moons, a Cheyenne chief"

Creator:
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Names:
Two Moons (Cheyenne)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 4 in.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
Studio portrait. The item is number 2 of the series Stereoscopic Views of the Yellowstone Country.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09951300
Other Title:
Stereoscopic Views of Yellowstone Country
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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Chief Bald Eagle of the Dakota

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Names:
Bald Eagle, Dakota  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Color lithograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color lithographs
Scope and Contents:
This is a colorized photograph that was then printed in the stereographic format. The item is number 30 of an unidentified series.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09956600
Other Title:
"Chief Bald Eagle, Sioux Indian"
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
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Dakota Indian women and children

Creator:
Ingersoll, T.W.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Color lithograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color lithographs
Scope and Contents:
This is a colorized photograph that was then printed in the stereographic format. The item is number 424 of an unidentified series. Inside the tipi is an elderly woman. Outside the tipi is a younger woman and three children. Numbers 818, 822, and 923 of Photo Lot 90-1 are original photographs of this image. The item is identical to number 1293 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09957000
Other Title:
"Family group of Sioux and lodge"
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
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Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Grey Eagle and family

Creator:
Ingersoll, T.W.  Search this
Names:
Grey Eagle, Dakota  Search this
Tomahawk, Dakota  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Color lithograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color lithographs
Scope and Contents:
This is a colorized photograph that was then printed in the stereographic format. The item is number 436 of an unidentified series. Grey Eagle and his son Tomahawk are ouside the tipi. A woman holding a baby stands in the tipi entrance. The item is identical to number 1295 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09957100
Other Title:
"Grey Eagle and family, Sioux lodge"
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
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Collection Citation:
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Old chief's camp

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Names:
Beaver (?), Dakota  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Color lithograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color lithographs
Scope and Contents:
This is a colorized photograph that was then printed in the stereographic format. The item is number 460 of an unidentified series. The old chief sits outside the tipi. A woman stands next to a buckboard. Several skins are stretched out on the ground. Numbers 525, 819, 889, and 894 are origial photographs of this image. The item is identical to number 1301 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09957500
Other Title:
"The old chief. The beaver's camp."
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
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Collection Citation:
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