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    • 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?
    • The stampede

    • Four mounted Native Americans use pieces of cloth to stampede four horses.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Stampedes--1860-1870.
    • 1869?
    • Indian widow at her husband's grave

    • A Native American woman mourns the death of her husband. She holds a human skull and appears to be symbolically feeding it while others are scattered on the ground around her. Behind her are several burial platforms.
    • Indians of North America--Spiritual life--1860-1870.; Manners & customs--1860-1870.; Scaffold burial--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Indian women bathing

    • Native American women bath in a river. Cradleboards rest among bushes nearby. Shows dwellings and a stockade.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Bathing--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Women water-carriers

    • Native American women standing on a stream bank collect water. They use travois' attached to dogs to transport the full pots to their village in the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Water carriers--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Indian lovers

    • A Native American men outside a tepee on a moonlit night, one man sits on the ground playing a drum, the other leans against a tree and plays a flute.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Flutes--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Hunting the buffalo on foot

    • A Native American man hunts a buffalo on foot. He carries arrows in his mouth and runs beside the animal, which he has already pierced with one arrow.
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Bison hunting--1860-1870.
    • 1870?
    • Bird Chief, War-Chief of the Arrapahoes

    • Photomechanical reproduction of an engraving of Bird Chief, a Native American (Arapaho) man. He wears a vest and a bead necklace.
    • Arapaho Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Bird Chief.
    • 1871 June 24
    • Colorado Springs map

    • View of a bird's eye map of Colorado Springs, Colorado City, and Manitou (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • Maps--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1870-1880.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1874
    • Colorado Springs map

    • View of a bird's eye map of Colorado Springs, Colorado City, and Manitou (El Paso County), Colorado.
    • Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880--Maps.;
    • 1874
    • Title page of the Wheeler album

    • Title page from the Wheeler album reads: "Photographs showing landscapes, geological and other features, of portions of the western territory of the United States. Obtained in connection with Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys...
    • Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1876
    • Ute Indians of southern Colorado

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows two Southern Utes, one sitting, one standing. The man sitting wears leggings, a coat, and a decorative necklace. The man standing wears a full length cape, leggings, and decorative emblems on his braid which is as...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.
    • 1876
    • Lieut. J. J. Crittenden, 20th Infantry, fell here in Custer Battle, June 25, 1876

    • View of man painting letters on the grave cross of Lieutenant J. J. Crittenden, of the 20th Infantry, who died in the Little Bighorn Battle in 1876, Montana.
    • Cheyenne Indians--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Montana--1870-1880.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876--Battlefields.; Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)--1870-1880.;...
    • 1877
    • Old method of crushing ore

    • Five Native Americans crush and carry ore as an armed cowboy stands by and smokes a cigarette; the people that crush ore use only small hammers, those that carry the ore have full baskets. A cannon is pointed at the workers from across an enclosed...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878?
    • The Golden Gate - entrance to San Francisco harbor

    • View of the Golden Gate the strait that connects the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, in San Francisco, California; ships and boats ply the water, and sheep graze on hillsides.
    • Golden Gate (Calif. : Strait)--1870-1880.; San Francisco (Calif.)--1870-1880.; San Francisco Bay (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Bays (Bodies of water)--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Channels--California--San Francisco--1870-1880.; Sailing...
    • 1879 March 8
    • The newly discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains

    • Miners and a wagon train travel through a valley in the mountains of Colorado. Dead horses and mules are nearby. Surveyors on horseback and with skis are in a valley. A man holds a transom, another holds a pick.
    • Miners--1870-1880.; Skiers--1870-1880.; Surveyors--1870-1880.; Wagon trains--1870-1880.; Westward movement--1870-1880.
    • 1879 May 24
    • Sioux boys of the first class entering Carlisle

    • Class portrait of Native American Sioux boys and men including Chief Standing Bear, at the Carlisle school, Pennsylvania.
    • United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--Pennsylvania--Carlisle--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Pennsylvania--Carlisle--1870-1880.; Carlisle (Pa.)--1870-1880.; School...
    • 1879 October 6
    • Sioux girls of the first class entering Carlisle

    • Class portrait of Native American Sioux girls wrapped in blankets posed with their white female teacher, at the Carlisle school, Pennsylvania.
    • United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--Pennsylvania--Carlisle--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Pennsylvania--Carlisle--1870-1880.; Carlisle (Pa.)--1870-1880.; Girls--Pennsylvania--Carlisle--1870-1880.; School...
    • 1879 October 6
    • Indian encampment on White River

    • Reproduction of a lithograph shows Native American Utes in a camp on the White River, Colorado, with tepees and canoes. One Ute man wears a feather headdress and is wrapped in a blanket.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; White River (Colo. and Utah)--1870-1880.
    • 1880?
    • Captain Jack

    • Reproduction of an engraving shows a head and shoulders portrait of Captain Jack, Native American Ute (White River) leader, Colorado, wearing a vest, bead necklaces and earring.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--1880-1890.; Jack, Captain, Ute leader.
    • 1880?
    • Chief Douglass

    • Reproduction of a engraving shows a head and shoulders portrait of Chief Douglass, Native American Ute (White River) leader, Colorado, wearing an earring, shirt and jacket with book tucked in the side.
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Douglass, Ute Chief.
    • 1880?
    • Pasqual, the Yuma chief

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Pasqual, a Native American (Yuma) man. His hair is unkempt on top with tightly woven braids drape down past his shoulders. He wears a shirt with buttons and grizzled facial hair.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Yuma Indians--1880-1890.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1890.; Pasqual.
    • 1883?
    • Yuma Indians at home

    • Shows Native American (Yuma) men, women, and children in a domestic scene. Women and children tend a cooking fire as two men, one of whom is smoking a pipe, stand near brush shelters.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Yuma Indians--1880-1890.; Outdoor cookery--1880-1890.
    • 1883?
    • Chief Joseph, the Nez Perce

    • Reproduction of an engraving of a head and shoulders portrait of Chief Joseph, In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat (Thunder coming up over the land from the water) Native America Nez Perce, leader.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Nez Percé Indians--1880-1890.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1890.; Joseph, Nez Percé Chief, 1840-1904.
    • 1884
    • The Moquis Pueblos

    • Book page engraving shows Native American (Hopi) pueblo dwellings, Arizona, atop eroded ridges.
    • Hopi Indians--Structures--Arizona--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Structures--Arizona--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Ute Indians, Chief Colorow

    • Head and shoulders portrait is a photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing the Native American Ute Chief Colorow. He is wrapped in a woven blanket and wears a decorative necklace.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Ute Indians--1880-1890.; Photomechanical prints.; Colorow, ca. 1810-1888.
    • 1887
    • Miss Kitty Ross, daughter of a leading official of the Cherokee Nation

    • Portrait of a Native American (Cherokee) woman identified as Kitty Ross. She sits on a swing and wears a long sleeved shirt with decorative lace on the wrists and neck, and a hat. She is the wife of Daniel E. Ross, Assistant Secretary of the...
    • Cherokee Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Women--1880-1890.; Ross, Daniel E.--Family.; Ross, Kitty.
    • 1887?
    • A Navajo sheep-herder

    • Shows a Native American (Navajo) man herding sheep and goats on an open hillside. He wears a blanket around his shoulders, a head band, and sandals. He carries a walking stick, a water bottle, and a rifle.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Navajo Indians--1880-1890.; Sheep--1880-1890.; Shepherds--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Cheyenne Agency

    • Shows a large wooden building, a wagon, people, and horses on a road at the Cheyenne Agency, Wyoming.
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Cheyenne Agency--1880-1890.; Cheyenne Indians--Government relations--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Buildings--1880-1890.
    • 1889?
    • American Horse

    • A head and shoulders portrait of a Native American (Oglala Sioux) man, identified as American Horse. He wears a hair pipe breastplate and choker, fur-bound braids, and a feather in his hair.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Oglala Indians--1880-1890.; American Horse, Dakota Chief, 1840-1908.
    • 1890
    • On the cattle range what's the show for a Christmas dinner, chief?

    • A man with fur chaps, gauntlets and a wide brimmed hat, holds the reins of his horse and stands in front of a Native American man at the entrance to a tepee. Shows a tomahawk on the ground and tepees at a camp in snowy woods.
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Cowboys--1890-1900.; Horses--1890-1900.; Indian encampments--1890-1900.; Tipis--1890-1900.
    • 1890 December 20
    • The Ghost Dance by the Ogallala Sioux at Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota

    • Native American (Dakota, Ogalala) men and women stand in a row and perform the Ghost Dance at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. One man who is possibly in a trance has braids and a hair pipe breast plate, and dances apart from the...
    • Dakota Indians--Dance--Dance--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Dance--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Oglala Indians--Dance--South Dakota--1890-1900.; Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Ceremonial dancers--Dance--South...
    • 1890 December 6
    • Colorado representative persons and places

    • Views of Pike's Peak, Austin Bluff, Loch Ivanhoe, the Robertson & Doll Carriage Factory, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Portraits of men include H. B. Chamberlain, Denver business man, H. P. Cowenhoven, an Aspen business man and banker, and Dr....
    • Robertson & Doll Carriage Co. (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--1890-1900.; Austin Bluffs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; El Paso County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Glenwood Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ivanhoe Lake (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Pikes...
    • 1890 February 22
    • Pueblo farmers watching their crops

    • Cover of "Harper's Weekly A Journal of civilization, Vol. XXXIV.-No. 1763... New York, Saturday, October 4, 1890." Reproduction of a lithograph shows Native American Pueblo Indians by a branch-shelter and tilled fields.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--1890-1900.; Farms--New Mexico--1890-1900.
    • 1890 October 4
    • Zuni

    • Reproduction of a engraving shows men with pack burros heading for the Native American Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1890-1900.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1890-1900.; Zuni (N.M.)--1890-1900.; Pueblos--New Mexico--Zuni--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Plenty Horses, Slayer of Lieutenant Edward Casey, U. S. A.

    • Head and shoulders portrait of Plenty Horses, a Native American Sioux man, wearing a neck scarf.
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Tribal chiefs--1890-1900.; Plenty Horses, d. 1933.
    • 1891
    • The marriage of Beautiful Snow

    • A white preacher performs a marriage ceremony for a Native American woman, identified as Beautiful Snow, and a cowboy. The couple is holding hands, but the cowboy is smoking and looking off into the distance.
    • Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Weddings--1890-1900.; Beautiful Snow.
    • 1891?
    • Living Bear, father of Plenty Horses

    • Head and shoulders portrait of a Native American (Sioux) man, identified as Living Bear.
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Living Bear.; Plenty Horses, d. 1933--family.
    • 1891?
    • Conjuring back the buffalo

    • A Native American Sioux man wearing leggings stands on a slope with buffalo skulls; he raises a skull above his head.
    • Dakota Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Shamans--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Indian scouts watching Custer's advance

    • Two Native American men lie low in tall grass as they scout the advance of George Custer.
    • Indian scouts--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.
    • 1892?
    • Rev. Sherman Coolidge, D. D. A native Arapahoe.

    • Studio portrait of Reverend Sherman Coolidge, D. D. (Native American Arapaho). He wears a clerical robe.
    • Arapaho Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Clergy--1890-1900.; Coolidge, Sherman.
    • 1893
    • In the lobby of the Palace Hotel, Cripple Creek

    • Interior view of the Palace Hotel lobby in Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Men and a boy sit by a fireplace, talk, or stand in line at the reception desk.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Conversation--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Fireplaces--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Hotels--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.;...
    • 1894 January 6
    • Among the Moki Indians, the Snake Dance

    • Native American (Pueblo, Hopi) men, Antelope or Snake Priests, perform the Snake Dance in Walpi, First Mesa, Arizona. The men wear aprons or skirts decorated with fringe and animal pelts, face paint, feather headdresses and squash blossom...
    • Hopi Indians--Dance--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Spiritual life--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Pueblo Indians--Dance--Arizona--Walpi--1890-1900.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1890-1900.; Walpi (Ariz.)--1890-1900.;...
    • 1896 August 15
    • Where golden bubbles are blown

    • View of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. Shows streets, buildings, and snow covered mountains. Miners pose in a mine shaft in Cripple Creek, they hold a candle, a crowbar and a pick.
    • Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Interiors--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Miners--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Mining--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.
    • 1896 March 28
    • Cripple Creek, the famous mining town of Colorado, almost obliterated by two disastrous fires

    • Views of Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado during the 1896 fire. Shows refugee housed in railroad boxcars and gathering their belongings, people fleeing as the Palace Hotel is dynamited to slow the fire, and a rescue train.
    • Palace Hotel (Cripple Creek, Colo.)--Disasters--1890-1900.; Cripple Creek (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Disaster victims--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Disasters--Colorado--Cripple Creek--1890-1900.; Emergency housing--Colorado--Cripple...
    • 1896 May 14

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