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    • Moqui maidens

    • Portrait of unidentified Native American (Hopi) maidens (girls) wearing mantas, blankets and hair whorls. Shows a weaving.
    • Hopi Indians--Women--Arizona--1870-1900.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Children--Arizona--1870-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1870-1900.; Girls--Arizona--1870-1900.
    • (between 1870 and 1900?]
    • Spoon

    • Shows a spoon made of buffalo horn of the Native American Santee Sioux, Mt. Vara River, Nebraska.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Santee Indians--Arts & crafts--1800-1810.; Spoons--1800-1810.
    • 1800
    • [Barn] [art original].

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    • Drawing, American.; Pencil drawing, American.; Barns in art.; Sketches.
    • 1840
    • Church basement west

    • View of church ruins at Taos Pueblo (Native American), New Mexico; shows adobe walls and a tower.
    • Catholic churches--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1840-1850.; Indians of North America--Structures--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1840-1850.; Taos Pueblo (N.M.)--1840-1850.; Ruins--New Mexico--Taos Pueblo--1840-1850.
    • 1847
    • Procession at San Francisco, in celebration of the admission of California into the American Union

    • View of crowds and a parade in celebration of California's acceptance into the union at the Plaza of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. Shows the three story Eldorado Hotel with a portico decorated with columns and a sign that reads: "El...
    • San Francisco (Calif.)--1850-1860.; Floats (Parades)--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Hotels--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Parades & processions--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.; Plazas--California--San Francisco--1850-1860.;...
    • 1851 January 25
    • The trapper and the Indians

    • A naked man, the trapper John Colter, stands with arms raised and faces Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men who run toward him with spears, tomahawks and shields. Shows prickly pear cactus and shrubs on the ground in Gallatin County near the...
    • Indians of North America--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Siksika Indians--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Gallatin County (Mont.)--1810-1820.; Confrontations--Montana--Gallatin County--1810-1820.; Fighting--Montana--Gallatin...
    • 1856 May 10
    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • Coverlet

    • Woven jacquard coverlet, made of blue wool and cotton wefts with cotton warp threads in the double weave technique. American spread eagle in each corner, overall geometric floral pattern and words: "United We Stand, Divided We Fall", "Eve Nellis,...
    • Bedspreads--1850-1860.
    • 1858
    • Indian delegation at White House

    • Native American (Sioux, Pawnee, Potawatomi, and Sac & Fox) men pose with white men near the White House in Washington, D. C. The Native American men wear leggings, blankets, bead necklaces, fur pelts, hats, feather roaches, and headdresses.
    • White House (Washington, D.C.)--1850-1860.; Dakota Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Indians of North America--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Pawnee Indians--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.; Potawatomi--Washington (D.C.)--1850-1860.;...
    • 1858 January 1
    • Philip St. George Cooke, Lieutenant-Colonel second dragoons, serving with the Army in Utah

    • Bust portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of the United States Army 2nd Dragoons. Cooke has a moustache, a goatee and mutton chops, and wears a military uniform with a belted, double-breasted jacket and epaulettes.
    • United States. Army. Dragoons Regiment, 2nd--People.; Cavalry--1850-1860.; Military officers--American--1850-1860.; Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
    • 1858 June 12
    • Pitcher

    • Shows a Native American (Jicarilla Apache) micaceous clay pitcher. The pitcher has a handle and an indented neck.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Jicarilla Indians--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Pitchers--1860-1870.; Pottery--1860-1870.
    • 1860
    • Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment, Denver

    • An oil painting of an Arapahoe-Cheyenne encampment in Denver, Colorado by Ester Yates Frazier. The painting is of a plains landscape with mountains in the background, native american figures, teepees and sky with clouds; the view is westward from...
    • Arapaho Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1861 April
    • View of Black Hawk Point

    • Reproduction of lithograph; shows Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado, with Gregory Gulch, Chase Gulch, Clear Creek, houses, businesses, and mining facilities.
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1862
    • U. S. Commissioners in council with Arapahoes & Cheyennes, U.S.A. Generals, Harrison, Sherman,...

    • United States Army Generals, Harrison, Sherman, and Terry sit under a canvas tent and hold a council with Native American Arapahoes and Cheyennes.
    • Arapaho Indians--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Generals--American--1860-1870.; Meetings--1860-1870.; Tents--1860-1870.; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh),...
    • 1862?
    • Chief Colorow

    • Lithographic reproduction of a head and shoulders portrait of Chief Colorow, White River Band, Native American Northern Utes.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Ute Indians--1860-1870.; Colorow, ca. 1810-1888.
    • 1862?
    • Quirt

    • A leather Native American (Cheyenne?) quirt (a riding whip) with metal bands on the splayed ends, a brass and steel buckle, and sinew. The quirt was found in Sand Creek.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1870.; Whips--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, C. T.

    • View of Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County before the fire that destroyed most of the town. Piles of boards behind commercial buildings near patches of snow on the ground. Signs: "Clothing & Furnishing Goods O. K. Store Wholesale & Retail,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Moccasin

    • A pair of Native American (Cheyenne?) buffalo hide moccasins. They are undecorated, sewn and have ankle flaps.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Moccasins--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Central City, Colorado Territory

    • Panoramic view of frame and brick buildings on Main Street in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows houses and businesses with gabled roofs and false fronts and signs that read: "O.K. Store, Wholesale & Retail," "Central City Bakery,"...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • 1864
    • Major-General William T. Sherman

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a bust portrait of Major-General William T. Sherman. Sherman has a beard and wears a military uniform that includes a double-breasted jacket with a belt, an upright collar, a bow tie and officer's shoulder...
    • Generals--American--1860-1870.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
    • 1864 June 4
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • View of frame and brick commercial buildings and houses near downtown Denver, Colorado and the flooded South Platte River and Cherry Creek. People stand beside Cherry Creek near a brick building with a sign that reads: "Drugs, Chemicals, Paints,...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Denver flood

    • View of brick and frame houses and commercial buildings in Denver and Auraria during a Cherry Creek and South Platte River flood. A brick house near the standing water of Cherry Creek has a gabled rood and gingerbread details. Signs on flooded...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • West Denver during the flood

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, streets, and water. People watch from the water's edge; signs read: "Commonwealth," "J. G. Vawter & Co," "J. B. Doyle & Co," "Keller House," "American House," and "Bell's Boarding...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Spectators--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Great flood in Denver, May 19th, 1864

    • People and horses stand beside an eroded Larimer street during a flood of Cherry Creek in Denver, Colorado. Shows brick and frame commercial buildings in Auraria and the flooded South Platte River. Piles of probably people's belongings are beside a...
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.;...
    • 1864 May 19
    • Flood - Cherry Creek 148 Larimer looking SW

    • View of a Cherry Creek flood in Denver, Colorado; shows businesses, houses, people, streets, and water. Signs read: "Tremont House," "Groceries," "American House," and "Devor's Corner."
    • Cherry Creek (El Paso County-Denver County, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.
    • 1864 May 19
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Washington (D.C.)--1860-1870.; Generals--American--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military parades & ceremonies--District of Columbia--Washington--1860-1870.; Military standards--Confederate--1860-1870.; Prisoners--District of...
    • 1864 November 12
    • Antonio Azul, chief of the Pimos

    • Portrait of Antonio Azul, Native American (Pima) chief. He is shirtless and wears a head cover.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Pima Indians--1860-1870.; Tribal chiefs--1860-1870.; Azul, Antonio.
    • 1864?
    • Lrataba, chief of the Mojaves

    • Sitting portrait of a Native American (Mohave) man identified as Lrataba. He wears a suit coat, bow tie, long hair, and a head cover.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Mohave Indians--1860-1870.; Lrataba, Mohave Indian.
    • 1864?
    • When I first crossed the plains in 1865, Chs. S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He wears a wide brimmed hat, short hair and is clean shaven. He wears a coat decorated with piping and a tie and stickpin.
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1865 June 1
    • Camp of Pawnee Indians on the Platte Valley

    • Native American (Pawnee) men are on horseback probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Shows tepees and distant, sparse trees. Men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Mounted Pawnee Warriors

    • Native American (Pawnee) men pose in a row beside a tepee, probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Some of the men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company.--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Pawnee Warr. & Palace Cars of U.P.R.R.

    • Native American (Pawnee) men, hired for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, wear headdresses and woven blankets, and stand in front of a Union Pacific Railroad passenger car in Nebraska. Men and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; African Americans--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Life on the plains

    • Views of men in the assay room at the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colorado; an overturned covered wagon, wagon train and tents in a storm; women cooking out of doors near tents; Native Americans shoot at settlers and a wagon train; North American Indians...
    • Mint of the United States--Buildings--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Massacres--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Mints--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Outdoor...
    • 1866 October 13
    • Ute Indians & ponies taken from life at Black Hawk C. T.

    • View of Native American (Ute) men on horseback, white men and a boy, in front of a storefront, Blackhawk, Colorado Territory.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Ute Indians--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.; Boys--Colorado--Blackhawk--1860-1870.
    • 1866 September 1st
    • "Billy" a Shoshone warrior

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Billy, a Native American (Shoshone) man. He wears a blanket over his lap, a shirt, scarves over his braids, and a beaded necklace.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Shoshoni Indians--1860-1870.; Billy Shoshone Indian.
    • 1867
    • Plum Creek with soldiers encamped

    • Soldiers sit or stand outside canvas tents in Plum Creek (Lexington) in Dawson County, Nebraska. Rows of tents are near a windmill and probably a water tank. Shows Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars, a frame depot and false front commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Plum Creek (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Military camps--American--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Plum Creek--1860-1870.;...
    • 1867
    • Sioux tepees at North Platte, Nebr.

    • Native American (Sioux) women and men and soldiers in uniform stand near tepees in North Platte (Lincoln County), Nebraska. The women wear shawls and skirts and hold young children. Shows dogs, possibly wagons and equipment.
    • Dakota Indians--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; North Platte (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--North Platte--1860-1870.
    • 1867
    • Seventh Cavalry scenes

    • North American Indian (Lakota, Sioux) men on horseback attack Seventh (7th) Cavalry soldiers in probably Montana. The soldiers wear military uniforms, stand or kneel in a circle and hold rifles. Eagles, dogs, rabbits, deer, coyotes or wolves gather...
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--War--1860-1870.; Skirmishing--1860-1870.; Cavalry--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Fighting--1860-1870.; Pets--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1860-1870.
    • 1867 August 17
    • Buffalo-hunting on the plains by officers of the United States Army

    • United States Army officers on horseback hunt buffalo on the plains. Soldiers in uniform take tongues from dead animals and drink a toast at a dinner table in a tent under United States flags. Includes portraits of Major Albert P. Morrow and...
    • Bison hunting--1860-1870.; Eating & drinking--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Military officers--American--1860-1870.; Cooper, Wyckliffe.; Morrow, Albert P.
    • 1867 July 6

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