Portrait of "Mr. Powell," possibly the father of Osceola, a Seminole war leader. The print may have been copied from a daguerreotype or other cased photograph.
Studio portrait of Ms. Berry, taken for newspapers announcements of her engagement to Togo Dennis West, Jr. Rubber-stamped on verso, "Scurlock / 900 You St., N.W. / Washington, D.C." Handwritten in ink on verso, "Miss Gail Estelle Berry" plus address. With xerographic copies of the New York Times announcement, Feb. 27, 1996,...
Studio portrait of Jesse Walter Fewkes. Handwritten on mount: With the regards of J. Walter Fewkes. February 1918.
Copy print of a daguerreotype of a possibly South American Indian man wearing feathered headdress and fringed and decorated garments.
The collection largely consists of studio portraits of probably Plains Indians, which were likely made at Wilcox's studio in Scotland, South Dakota. It also includes images of the tombstones of Yankton Dakota Joseph Selwyn (Medicine Cow, ca. 1821-1898), John Pretty Bull (1851-1924), and Feather in Ear (Wiyakaion, d. 1900).
Portraits of Chief Curly Bear, Chief Big Spring, Chief Shoots, Chief Little Chief, and the wives of Curly Bear, Little Chief, and Little Light. The chiefs wear war bonnets and medals and were among "the last of the 1870-1880s Indian Chiefs of the Indian/White wars, and their squaws. . . brought to Minneapolis to have oil paintings made. . . for the...
Studio portraits of Clayton Jeffries, one of him as a youth, the other as an adult.
Studio portrait of Lala Deen Dayal.
Portrait of an elderly Ojibwa chief wearing headdress and leather shirt, possibly Chief Showin or Chief Black Eagle. The photograph's original mount is available with the collection.
Cabinet photographs, largely portraits, made by Baker and Johnston photographic studio. They may be part of a photographic series focusing on Shoshonis, Arapahos, and Apaches. Images include studio portraits of Black Coal, an Arapaho; Washakie, a Shoshoni chief; Sharpnose, an Arapaho; two Arapaho boys with bows and arrows; and Mollie, an Arapho wom...