In handwriting of Lyman C. Draper. Recorded in schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Also includes: Biographical sketch of Thomas J. George (b. 1842). Autograph document by Lyman C. Draper. 1 page; "List of Winnebago Words from Ebr. [Ebenezer] Brigham's acct. book, 1831-33." Autograph document by Lyman C. Draper. 1 page; "Winnebago Derivations given by W.N. Webster, Oshkosh. July 1, 1885." Autograph document signed by R.G. Thwaites. 1 page; Incomplete note about desire of Winnebagos for an Agent, and inquiry about land payment. No date. Anonymous Manuscript document 1 page. Informants: Big Bear, of Friendship, Wisconsin and Big Thunder.
Left to right: (1) Fire Sky Thunder, (2) Sky Bird (Big Bear's Son), (3) Matoose, (4) Napasis, (5) Big Bear, (6) Angus McKay (Hudson's Bay Co.), (7) Dufrain (Hudson's Bay Co. Cook), (8) L'Goulet, (9) Stanley Simpson (Hudson's Bay Co.), (10) Alex McDonald, (11) Rowley, (12) Corp. Sleigh (killed at Cut Knife), (13) Edmund, (14) Henry Dufrain.
"Interior of Fort Pitt. This photograph was taken in 1884 probably by J. O. Cote. It shows five members of Big Bear's band as well as a number of traders and one member of the Northwest Mounted Police. Fort Pitt was located on the North Saskatchewan River just east of the present Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary and was destroyed by Indians in 1885 after it had been abandoned by its inhabitants." -- Information received from Hugh A. Dempsey, Archivist, Glenbow Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada letter of July 12, 1966.
Catalog Number 4702: (1) Tribe: Winnebago Description: Ha-noo-gah Chun-hut-ah-rah (Second boy and pony) Photographer: Henry H. Bennett Date: 1865-1908. (2) Winnebago Woman tanning a deer skin Henry H. Bennett 1865-1908. (3) Winnebago Wah-con-jah-zee-gah (Yellow Thunder) Henry H. Bennett 1865-1908. Negative Number: cf. 45,479-H. (4) Winnebago Playing game of Wah-koo-chad-ah or moccasin Henry H. Bennett 1865-1908. (5) Winnebago Wong-chig-ah Chea-da (Indian tent and women) Henry H. Bennett 1865-1908. (6) Winnebago Big Bear in Diamond Grotto Henry H. Bennett 1865-1908. (7) Winnebago Big Bear Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909. (8) Winnebago Nah-ju-zee-gah (Brown Eyes) Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909. (9) Winnebago Ma-bes-e-de-gah (Bear that digs a hole) Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909. (10) Winnebago He-noo-ke-ku (Youngest Girl) Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909. (11) Winnebago Ha-zah-zoch-ka (Branching Horns) Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909. (12) Winnebago Young man with a flute Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909. (13) Winnebago Woman with a baby carried on her back in a shawl Henry H. Bennett 1865-1909.
NAA MS 4702
Since permission for making negatives is not granted (although not specifically denied) in the correspondence with the Bennett Studio, we should refer purchasers directly to the Bennett studio for prints.