Grandin farm house and buildings. One item is a stereograph, while the other is a non-stereo print (although both bear the imprint "Northern Pacific Stereographs" on the recto. The cards are on the same type of beige (?) mount with the same imprint on the verso: "Northern Pacific Views / Embrace all points of Interest [sic] between Lake Superior and the Black / Hills, and along the Line of the N. P. R. R. to the Yellowstone. / Red River Farm Views. Catalogues on Application. / Photographed & published by / F. Jay Haynes, / Fargo, D. T." The stereograph is marked "#442 Farm House Grandin #1" and the other print is marked "#440 Grandin Farm Buildings #1", both in the negative.
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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.
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.
This collection includes 11 colored cabinet cards that were part of a series called "Colored Cabinets of Noted Indians" published by F. Jay Haynes and Brothers in St. Paul, Minnesota around 1889. The photographs include images of Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke), Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux), and Niimíipuu (Nez Perce) leaders.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes 11 of the 12 colored cabinet cards published by F. Jay Haynes and Brothers, circa 1889, in the series "Colored Cabinets of Noted Indians." Published in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the cabinet cards have rounded edges and include a listing of the full series printed on the back. The portraits include— Running Deer, Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); Chief Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotanka/Tatanka Yotanka), Hunkpapa Lakota; Jessie Iron Bull, Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); Lewis Sitting Bull (Louie Sitting Bull/Sitting Bull, Jr.), Hunkpapa Lakota; Chief Rain In The Face (Iromagaja), Hunkpapa Lakota; Chief Joseph (Hinmuuttu-yalatlat[Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain]), Niimíipuu (Nez Perce); Big Medicine Man, Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); Curley (Ashishishe), Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); Chief Little Head, Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); Yellow Dog, Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); Chief White Bull (Joseph White Bull/Pte san Hunka), Hunkpapa Lakota/Minneconjou Lakota. Some of the portraits, though later published by Haynes, were originally made by other photographers such as David Barry and Orlando Scott Goff.
Catalog numbers include P19431-P19441.
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Biographical / Historical:
F. Jay Haynes was a photographer who traveled extensively in the West and who was best known for his early photographs of Yellowstone National Park. He was also the official photographer for the Northern Pacific Railroad, and for a time he even maintained a special railroad car equipped as a mobile photography studio which was called the "Haynes Palace Studio." He opened his first studio in 1876 in Moorhead, Minnesota, and in 1879 opened a larger studio in Fargo, North Dakota. In 1889 he began operating out of St. Paul, Minnesota, where he published his series of "Colored Cabinets of Noted Indians," among many other subjects. His photographs were widely published in articles, journals, books and turned into stereographs, and postcards in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Provenance information is still unknown, though the collection may have been part of an acquisition by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation from the Winchester Historical Society in 1962.
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dentification of specific item; Date (if known); F. Jay Haynes and Brothers colored cabinet cards , image #, NMAI.AC.317; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.