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Capt. Geo Sword, chief of police with Buffalo Bill's Indians, Pine Ridge Agency, S.D. / W.R. Cross, portrait & view photographer, ... Hot Springs, S. Dak.

Capt. Geo Sword, chief of police with Buffalo Bill's Indians, Pine Ridge Agency, S.D. / W.R. Cross, portrait & view photographer, ... Hot Springs, S. Dak.

 
 
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Members of Lakota or Sioux tribe in predominantly traditional dress, posed with police chief in uniform.
10047W U.S. Copyright Office.
No. 480.

These portraits are valuable records that document Native American dress and customs at the end of the nineteenth century during an active period of Indian removal and hostilities against Native Americans.Library of Congress holds one of the most important collections of Native American photographic portraits.

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01/01/1891
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Contributors

Cross, W. R. (William R.), photographer
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Location

Pine Ridge (S.D.)43.02556, -102.55639
Google Map of 43.025555555555556, -102.55638888888889
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