MS 7580 Sun Dance Songs
Includes a group led by Edgar Red Cloud singing religious portion of Sandance during early morning hours and social dancing performed by six or seven groups from various parts of the reservation.
MS 1999-24 Oglala Sioux census
Brennan, John R. (John Richard), 1848-1919
This collection is comprised of a census of the Oglala Sioux at the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota, taken on June 30, 1904 by Indian agent Major John R. Brennan. The census consists of 938 handwritten entries on 36 leaves. The covers of the ledger have been painted with geometric designs. The covers have …
MS 1999-44 Pine Ridge Agency Day School student drawings
The collection consists of thirteen (13) drawings made by students at the Pine Ridge Agency Day School around 1904. All but four of the drawings are accompanied by short handwritten essays regarding the scene, most signed by the artist. The drawings were probably produced as class exercises in composition and penmanship. Included …
Horace G. Jennerson collection
Bratley, J. H. (Jesse H.)
28 Glass plate negatives
30 Photographic prints
This collection contains photographs was shot circa 1887-1899 by Jesse Hasting Bratley and Horace G. Jennerson while they served as teachers on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations.
Robert J. Havighurst papers
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
University of Chicago. Committee on Human Development
Havighurst has described the material sent to the archives as being that left by the committee. It will be noted, however, that the test materials included are those in which Havighurst had a special interest and the correspondence is his. Several researchers have noted that the original protocols for the …
Copies of Stephen E. Feraca photographs of Siouan Indians and Sun Dance
Copies of photographs mostly depicting Sun Dances on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations. They depict Oglala, Dakota, and other Siouan Indians, encampments, wagons, tipis, and a powwow.
Photographs of Oglala Pine Ridge group at the United States National Archives
3 Prints (silver gelatin)
Photographs depicting Oglala group from Pine Ridge during a visit to the National Archives to look at documents relating to the tribeʹs history.
Rolf Tietgens photographs
This collection includes 47 photographic prints made by German born photographer Rolf Tietgens in 1933-1934 and 1940-1944 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and in various locations across Arizona and New Mexico. Communities photographed in South Dakota include the Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) and Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux). Communities photographed in Arizona and New Mexico include—Laguna Pueblo, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), Diné (Navajo), Tesuque Pueblo, Hopi Pueblo, Taos Pueblo and Apache.
Frank A. Rinehart and Roland W. Reed photograph collection
Rinehart, F. A. (Frank A.)
Muhr, Adolph F., -1913
0.25 Linear feet
This collection consists of 43 photographic prints of Native American peoples from throughout North America. Dating from 1882 to 1913, the images in this collection document a variety of Native American communities and events, including the U.S. Indian Congress which took place at the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska. Photographers include Frank A. Rinehart, Adolph F. Muhr, and Roland W. Reed, as well as a series of images by an unknown photographer who also documented American Indian life.
H. Scudder Mekeel photographs
443 Negatives (nitrate)
235 Prints (silver gelatin)
The photographs primarily document ceremonies, people, and lands of Native Americans in the Plains and Southwest, taken during Mekeel's field research from 1929 to 1936. A large portion of the collection depicts Mekeel's research during the early 1930s among the Oglala of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Another large portion of …