Illus. in: A journal of the voyages and travels of a corps of discovery : under the command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the Army of the United States [...] during the years 1804, 1805 and 1806 [...] by P... more
The arrival by boat of Lewis Cass and Colonel McKenney at Butte des Morts, Wisconsin, 1827. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American I... more
Photograph of drawing showing Nez Percé Indians, seated in a circle, listening to Col. Wright. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 111. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original... more
Seven illustrations depicting events during peace negotiations between Native Americans and representatives of the U.S. government. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1867 Nov. 23, p. 153.
Print shows members of the Yankton, Santee Sioux (Dakota), and Upper Missouri Sioux tribes with President Andrew Johnson and others at a reception in the East Room of the White House on February 23, 1867. (Sour... more
One cartoon showing mosquitos playing musical instruments. The other cartoon showing men, some in military uniforms, singing a song about Indian boys; Musical notations on large musical staff use stylized figur... more
Four scenes: The Indian Question - Red Cloud Agency - distributing goods; The hosiptal; Fort Sill; Officers' quarters. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 May 13. Reference copy in LOT 4391.
One cartoon shows Indian on wheeled platform in front of War Dept. with Interior Dept. across the street. The other cartoon shows two men lifting rag baby to "Inflation bridge (sighs) size, with sign "Democrati... more
Native man, "This is the Noble Red Man", standing on a chest of drawers between Carl Schurz, of the "Interior Department", and General Philip Sheridan, of the "War Department"; a peace pipe extends from his poc... more
One illustration, on page with advertisements, showing Indian pointing to dock with sign "steamers for Europe" with crowds of people departing. Another illustration showing man carrying North Pole. Illus. in: H... more
Indian holding up rifle labelled "seventee shooter" over dead man. Sign on spear reads, "no ploughs wanted." Illus. in: Puck, 1879 Oct. 15, vol. 6, p. 506.
Two cartoons, the left image showing Secretary Schurz saying to Indians, "Wilful waste makes woful [sic] want." The right image showing an "iron-clad" and fort made of playing cards surrounded by text: "We are ... more
On verso: Quanah Parker (Comanche) standing right, Benjamin Beveridge (owner of Washington house) standing to left of Quanah Parker; man standing (with mustache), interpretator? Title from item. C.M. Bell collection.
Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 53, no. 1354 (1881 Sept. 10), p. 24. Reference copy may be in LOT 4391-F. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of In... more
Cartoon showing Uncle Sam seated at table with cards labelled "Indian policy," which had been stacked up, being blown down by white men as Indians look on. Illus. in: Puck, 1881, Sept. 14, p. 24-25.
Print shows a large group of Natives who have arrived at the Standing Rock Agency to receive food and other supplies from the government. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 22, no. 1388 (1883 July ... more
Photograph shows campsite in woods with General Crook, Geronimo, Capt. Roberts, Nana, Lieutenant Maus, Capt. Burke, three interpreters, and other Apache Indians.
Photo shows a group of 18 men, women, and children Photo "Copyright 1886. By C. S. Fly, Tombstone, Ariz." Stamped date for copyright deposit is April 17, 1886. No. 181. Date based on title information.
Charles Cornelius Coffin Painter was an agent of the Indian Rights Association, headquartered in Philadelphia. The condition of affairs in Indian Territory and California (1888) reports Painter's findings at th... more
Group portrait of commissioners and Sioux Indians on steps of U.S. Capitol building. Copyright by C.M. Bell. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska n... more
Photo shows twenty-one Natives posed standing and sitting for a group portrait, facing front, wearing western clothing; each is numbered according to corresponding printed below image. Title from item. No. 3.
Copyright by K.T. Dodge. Title devised by library staff. (Source: North American Indians in early photography by P. Fleming and J. Luskey, 1986)
In album: Washington, D.C., Jan. 1923 to Feb. 1923, v. 1, Herbert E. French, National Photo Company, p. 14, no. 22158. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Title from item. Some of the men a... more
Benjamin Davis Wilson (1811-1878) of Tennessee came to California in 1841, married into the prominent Yorba family, and acquired a vast property, including a ranch that encompassed the site of modern Riverside.... more