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    • California hunter and trapper

    • A studio portrait of a man identified as Seth Kinman. The bearded man wears pants, boots, an animal hide coat with fringes, bear claw belt and a head band. He leans against a rifle.
    • Hunters--1860-1870.; Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Men--1860-1870.; Rifles--1860-1870.; Trappers--1860-1870.; Kinman, Seth.
    • 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
    • The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Mer.

    • Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad pose beside the engine "Idaho," passenger railroad cars, and a painted sign with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. The men wear suits, overcoats, caps or...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Excursts. at Camp No. 1 Columbus, Neb.

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excurions to the 100th meridian, pose in a group near burned fire rings and a tent at a camp site in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. The men wear top hats or "wideawake" hats, overcoats and pose with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Columbus (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats, top hats or caps; some pose with rifles. The women sit and wear hats and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourist--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October 24
    • 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
    • Our Indian war sketches

    • North American Indian (Arapahoe) men sit with military men in uniform, and smoke a calumet (pipe) near an Indian camp. The Indian men have long hair, necklaces or earrings, and sit wrapped in robes. One man wears a feather in his military hat....
    • Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Calumets--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Indian encampments--1860-1870.; Military scouts--1860-1870.; Smoking--1860-1870.
    • 1867 June 29
    • Freund's Gun Store at Laramie, Wyo. Terr.

    • Men wear suits and hats and pose with guns in front of the "Freund & Bro" gun store in Laramie (Albany County), Wyoming. The hewn log building has a false front and painted signs that read: "Guns, Pistols, Ammunition & c.," "Rifles and Shot Guns...
    • Freund & Bro. (Laramie, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Laramie (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Hunting--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Men--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Mercantile facilities--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.; Rifles--Wyoming--Laramie--1860-1870.;...
    • 1868
    • Coyotero Apache scouts

    • Men sit or stand and pose with rifles at what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Two Native American, Coyotero Apache (Western Apache) men, military...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Apache Indians as they appear ready for the war-path

    • Native American (Apache) men pose outdoors with a bow and arrow, staff, and rifle. They wear boot moccasins, breechcloths, headbands, feathers and pose beside a log.
    • Apache Indians--1870-1880.; Bow and arrow--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rifles--1870-1880.; Warriors--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian...
    • 1873
    • Coyotero Apache scouts at Apache Lake

    • White and Native American men sit or stand with rifles, at what is identified as Apache Lake, in the White Mountains (Apache County or Navajo County, later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. The two Native American (Coyotero Apache, Western...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Hunting party

    • Studio portrait of a bison hunting party; the men are identified as General Fuller, L.C. Ellsworth, C.W. Wright, and W.N. Byers, Joe Boyd, and Edwards. The men wear suits and hats, one man wears a fringed buckskin coat, they hold rifles. Shows...
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Men--1870-1880.; Boyd, Joe, resident, Hugo, Colorado.; Byers, William Newton, 1831-1903.; Ellsworth, Lewis C.; Wright, C. W.
    • 1873
    • Apache braves ready for the trail, Arizona

    • Native American (Apache) men pose outdoors with rifles near a brush shelter in Arizona. They wear boot moccasins and breechcloths.
    • Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--Arizona--1870-1880.; Shelters--Arizona--1870-1880.
    • 1873
    • View on Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca Range [sic], Arizona

    • Men sit or stand and pose beside what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Some wear hats and carry rifles, one wears a shirt with piping on the...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Bust!

    • View of a covered wagon with a torn cover that reads: Pikes Peak or Bust. Oxen, one dead and the other wounded with arrows are hitched to the wagon. A man lies beside the wagon, two rifles, a feather, a bull whip and a boot are near his body. A...
    • Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Colorado--1870-1880.; Miners--Colorado--1870-1880.; Ox teams--Colorado--1870-1880.; Violence--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1873 February
    • The Modoc war, soldiers recovering the bodies of the slain

    • Cavalry soldiers in military uniforms hold swords and rifles, and stand beside men killed by North American (Modoc) Indians in California. Bust portraits show Captain Evan Thomas with muttonchop whiskers and a moustache, a bow tie and shoulder...
    • Indians of North America--War--California--1870-1880.; Modoc Indians--Wars, 1873--California.; Battlefields--California--1870-1880.; Dead bodies--California--1870-1880.; Military officers--1870-1880.; Soldiers--California--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873 May 17
    • Manitou House, Colorado Springs

    • Interior view of the Manitou House Hotel office, in Manitou Springs (El Paso County), Colorado; decor includes taxidermy mounted squirrels, a lynx, a beaver, birds, a rabbit, and deer. A Regulator clock, rifles, pistols, a safe, and a kerosene lamp...
    • Manitou House Hotel (Manitou Springs, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotel front desk personnel--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Manitou Springs (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hotels--Colorado--Manitou Springs--1870-1880.; Interiors--Colorado--Manitou...
    • 1874 August 31
    • Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, and group

    • Group portrait of frontier celebrities; (L to R) probably Eugene Overton, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Texas Jack Omohundro, and probably Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats. Buffalo Bill has a hat with ostrich plumes. The...
    • Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Cowboys--1870-1880.; Entertainers--1870-1880.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Green, Elisha.; Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876.; Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880.; Overton, Eugene.
    • 1874?
    • Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado

    • Antelope run from people with rifles on a prairie hillside in Colorado. One antelope has been shot and falls to the ground. A railroad train is on tracks beside the passengers. Shows dark clouds in the distance and mountains on the horizon.
    • Antelope hunting--Colorado--1870-1880.; Railroads--Colorado--1870-1880.
    • 1875 May 29
    • A day's "still hunting" after buffalo

    • Men hunt American buffalo with rifles on the prairie in Kansas. Shows a wounded buffalo and a buffalo herd. Men cook buffalo meat over a fire at a camp. Shows covered wagons and strips of meat left out to dry.
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Food drying--1870-1880.; Outdoor cookery--1870-1880.
    • 1877 March 10
    • The return of the hunters

    • Hunters in Canon City, Colorado, pose by a horse-drawn wagon loaded with antlered deer carcasses. They wear ammunition belts and hold their rifles by the barrel, butts to the ground. A two-story, frame building in the background has signs:...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Hunting--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • Prospectors ready for a trip : taken on north 5th Street near the intersection of 5th and Macon

    • Loaded burros are on the dirt street in Canon City, Colorado. Men standing with them wear hats, dark clothes with suspenders, and carry rifles. Gable roofed, frame houses are behind them, with chimneys, fences, and young trees. The hogback is in...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Prospecting--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Roads--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.
    • 1878
    • On site of Redcliff, during Meeker troubles, miners dug a cave in rocks as protection against...

    • Miners including women and children pose on Red Cliff, a rock outcropping, near Meeker, Colorado, with an American flag, rifles and a guitar. Rock structure used for fortification during the Meeker massacre with Native American Utes.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--War--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Meeker (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Battlefields--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.; Children--Colorado--Meeker--1870-1880.;...
    • 1879
    • Prospecting on the Ute Reservation, an ominous meeting

    • A North American Indian (Ute) man confronts a prospector on a mountain slope in Utah or Colorado. The Ute man wears a necklace with a star pendant and holds a rifle. Men with rifles stand behind him. The prospector holds a pick axe, and looks over...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Miners--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.; Pack animals--1870-1880.; Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879.
    • 1879 October 25
    • Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member

    • A group of Tabor Light Cavalry at the funeral of a member in Leadville, Colorado, wear military uniforms that include helmets, coats, boots, and gloves. They form a u-shaped line around a coffin covered with flowers and an American flag. They hold...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Funeral rites & ceremonies--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.; Soldiers--Colorado--Leadville--1880-1890.
    • 1881
    • True to nature

    • A soldier stands outside a round U. S. Army tent with a tripod of rifles in a Native American Sioux tepee camp, near Fort Randall and the Missouri River, Dakota Territory.
    • United States. Army.--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Fort Randall (S.D.)--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1882
    • Old military band and cadets

    • At Seventh and Macon Streets in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are in formation with bayoneted (fake?) rifles at the shoulder. One has a United States flag. A suited brass band leads with horns and drums. Brick, two story residences in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Military bands--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Southeast corner of 4th and Main Streets

    • At Fourth and Main Streets in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are in formation with bayoneted (fake?) rifles at the shoulder. Two have flags; one of the United States. A suited brass band of men and boys have cornets, a bass drum, and...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Bands--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1884
    • Bonito Chiricahua Chief

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Bonito, a Native American (Chiricahua Apache) man. He holds a rifle and wears moccasin boots, ammunition belt, bead necklaces, and kerchief.
    • Chiricahua Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Rifles--1880-1890.; Bonito.
    • 1884
    • Atta-kai-bi-tzu-ih & Charlie, Navajo Indians of Arizona

    • Studio portrait of Charlie Mitchell and Atta-kai-bi-tzu-ih, Native American Navajo scouts, posed with rifles, prop rocks, yucca and brush, in front of a painted backdrop. They wear animal fur caps, bandoliers, ammunition and conchas belts, leather...
    • Indian scouts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Navajo Indians--1880-1890.; Military scouts--1880-1890.; Atta-kai-bi-tzu-ih.; Mitchell, Charlie.
    • 1884?
    • Custer Battlefield, skirmish line west side of hill, 1886

    • Reenactment of Battle at Little Bighorn during Tenth Anniversary and Reunion of battle on June 25, 1886; skirmish line on west side of ridge where Custer and his men dismounted and fought as told by Chief Gall during the Anniversary; reenactment...
    • Battlefields--Montana--1886.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Baldwin, Frank D.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Custer Battle Field, where Custer dismounted, troops of soldiers firing guns, 1886

    • Custer Battlefield, Little Bighorn, Montana, site where Custer dismounted; reenactment during 10th Anniversary of the Battle Reunion; small groups of soldiers in line formation discharging rifles.
    • Battlefields--Montana--1880-1890.; Historical reenactments--1880-1890.; Soldiers--1880-1890.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • 1886
    • Closing scenes of the Apache war

    • Two scenes from Crook's campaigns against the Native American Chiricahua. Top: "Geronimo and His Band" shows Geronimo center on horseback, his band flanking with rifles. Bottom: "General Crook's Conference with Geronimo" shows the Apaches and U.S....
    • Chiricahua Indians--Mexico--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Mexico--1880-1890.; Cañon de los Embudos (Mexico)--1880-1890.; Sonora (Mexico : State)--1880-1890.; Generals--Mexico--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--1880-1890.;...
    • 1886 April 24
    • The hostile Apaches

    • Four scenes from Crook's campaigns against the Native American Chiricahua. Top left: "A Captive White Boy In An Apache Camp," shows a white boy in an Apache wickiup camp with women and children and one warrior holding a bow and arrow. Top right:...
    • Chiricahua Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Captives--1880-1890.; Horseback riding--1880-1890.; Warriors--1880-1890.; Geronimo, 1829-1909.; Nachez.; Crook, George, 1829-1890--Homes & haunts.
    • 1886 April 24
    • Co. K. 10th Infantry, Capt. Hampson. Cantonment on Uncompahgre

    • Men from Company K of the 10th (Tenth) Infantry under Captain J.A.P. Hampson are lined up in front of sleeping quarters at Cantonment on the Uncompahgre, later renamed Fort Crawford, near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Men wear military...
    • United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 10th (1855- )--1880-1890.; Cantonment on the Uncompahgre (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Barracks--Colorado--Montrose County--1880-1890.; Infantry--American--Colorado--Montrose...
    • 1886 Nov. 5th
    • Parade at Cantonment on Uncompahgre, Major Geo. K. Brady commanding, Nov. 5th, 1886

    • Men probably from Company G or K of the 19th (Nineteenth) Infantry under George K. Brady are lined up at the Cantonment on the Uncompahgre, later renamed Fort Crawford, near Montrose (Montrose County), Colorado. Men wear military uniforms, hold...
    • United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861- )--1880-1890.; Cantonment on the Uncompahgre (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Montrose County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Infantry--American--Colorado--Montrose County--1880-1890.; Military...
    • 1886 Nov. 5th
    • Leadville, Officers of Rocky Mountain Rifles, 1887

    • A group of the Rocky Mountain Rifles, Leadville Division of the Colorado National Guard, pose in a camp in Colorado. Two seated officers include Colonel R.S. Morrison and Jake Kahn. Most of the men wear uniforms and various types of hats. Some have...
    • Colorado. National Guard. Leadville Division--1880-1890.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
    • 1887

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