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  • All fields: Davis, Theodore Russell, 1840-1894.
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    • Young bucks on the war-path

    • North American plains Indians ride on horseback near a camp. The men wear fringed buckskin leggings, blankets, and carry arrows in quivers. Men return to camp with a scalp, rifles, glass bottles, a military uniform and hats. People beside tepees...
    • Indians of North America--War--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--1870-1880.; Warriors--1870-1880.
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    • Slaughter of buffaloes on the plains

    • Coyotes and scavenger birds eat the remains of dead American buffalo on the grassy plains. Shows buffalo carcasses, skulls and ribs.
    • Bison--1870-1880.; Coyotes--1870-1880.; Dead animals--1870-1880.
    • 1872 February 24
    • Buffalo-hunting on the plains by officers of the United States Army

    • United States Army officers on horseback hunt buffalo on the plains. Soldiers in uniform take tongues from dead animals and drink a toast at a dinner table in a tent under United States flags. Includes portraits of Major Albert P. Morrow and...
    • Bison hunting--1860-1870.; Eating & drinking--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Military officers--American--1860-1870.; Cooper, Wyckliffe.; Morrow, Albert P.
    • 1867 July 6
    • The Indian war

    • Military officers in uniform sit in a tent with North American Indians (Kiowa) during a council meeting at Fort Dodge (Ford County), Kansas. General Winfield Scott Hancock and an Indian man stand and talk. Bust portraits of Altela, Set-im-ga-er or...
    • Indians of North America--Government relations--Kansas--Ford County--1860-1870.; Kiowa Indians--Kansas--Ford County--1860-1870.; Ford County (Kan.)--1860-1870.; Military officers--Kansas--Ford County--1860-1870.; Peace conferences--Kansas--Ford...
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    • Farming in the great west, the "Burr Oak" farm, Illinois, comprising sixty-five square...

    • Farmers plant, plow and harvest corn on the "Burr Oak" farm in probably Livingston County, Illinois. Shows oxen, mules and horses pulling equipment, a grove of trees, and land owner M.L. Sullivant and his daughter with farm workers.
    • Livingston County (Ill.)--1870-1880.; Agricultural laborers--Illinois--Livingston County--1870-1880.; Farmers--Illinois--Livingston County--1870-1880.; Farming--Illinois--Livingston County--1870-1880.; Harvesting--Illinois--Livingston...
    • [1871 September 23.]
    • Buffalo attacked by wolves

    • A pack of wolves attacks an American buffalo bull in a snow storm. The bull charges the wolves, and an injured wolf lies on the ground. Shows buffalo skulls on the snowy ground.
    • Animal attacks--1860-1870.; Bison--1860-1870.; Wolves--1860-1870.
    • 1868 February 15
    • 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
    • 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
    • On the plains, Indians attacking Butterfield's overland dispatch coach

    • A driver and passengers on a mule-driven stagecoach, the "Butterfield Overland Dispatch", fire rifles and pistols as North American Indians on horseback charge the stagecoach. Indians hold coup sticks, guns and shields. Shows a tepee and men on a...
    • Butterfield Overland Stage Line--Disasters--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Danger--1860-1870.; Stagecoaches--1860-1870.
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    • Pilgrims on the Plains

    • View of covered wagons stopped for the night, they are parked in a circle. Men, women, a baby, and children sit or stand near a campfire. Cooking pots hang over a campfire and a dog chases horses. Another circle of wagons and bluffs are in the...
    • Camping--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--1860-1870.; Pioneers--1860-1870.; Wagon trains--1860-1870.; Westward movement--1860-1870.
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    • Scenes in Colorado

    • View of commercial and mine buildings and Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado, and an interior view of the Heatley & Chase Progressive Club, a gambling house in Denver, Colorado. Men wear work clothes or suits and top hats, and...
    • Heatley & Chase Progressive Club (Denver, Colo.)--1860-1870.; Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Casinos--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.;...
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    • The overland coach office, Denver, City, Colorado

    • View of a busy street scene near the Overland Coach office at the intersection of Larimer and 15th (Fifteenth) Streets in Denver, Colorado. Men and women crowd the street. Signs read: "C.A. Cook & Co. Banking House," "Overland Dispatch," "H.J....
    • Overland Mail Company--1860-1870.; Denver (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; City & town life--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Commercial streets--Colorado--Denver--1860-1870.; Covered...
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    • Prairie-chicken shooting in Kansas

    • Hunters on horseback hold rifles and shoot prairie chickens in a field in Kansas. Dogs retrieve fallen birds. Shows the flock of birds in the sky, and a fence and trees in the distance.
    • Game bird hunting--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--1860-1870.; Hunting dogs--1860-1870.; Prairie hen shooting--1860-1870.
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    • Plowing on the prairies beyond the Mississippi

    • Farmers and three teams of oxen work in a field on the prairie. One man holds a whip above the teams, another man rides on horseback, and a third man walks behind the plow.
    • Farming--1860-1870.; Ox teams--1860-1870.; Plowing--1860-1870.
    • 1868 May 9
    • The Indian campaign, prisoners captured by General Custer

    • North American Indians (Cheyenne), probably the survivors of the Battle of the Washita, in animal skins and blankets over their shoulders, travel on foot or in a covered travois on a snowy hillside in Oklahoma. Uniformed soldiers with drawn swords,...
    • Cheyenne Indians--Capture & imprisonment--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Capture & imprisonment--1860-1870.; Captives--Oklahoma--1860-1870.; Cavalry--Oklahoma--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Oklahoma--1860-1870.;...
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    • Views at Fort Dodge, Kansas

    • Soldiers on horseback are inside fort walls at Fort Dodge (Ford County), Kansas. Shows stacks of supplies and soldiers in uniform. Soldiers, traders and a Native American woman with a baby in a cradleboard, stand inside the Sutler's store....
    • Indians of North America--Kansas--Fort Dodge--1860-1870.; Fort Dodge (Kan.)--1860-1870.; Cradleboards--Kansas--Fort Dodge--1860-1870.; Forts & fortifications--Kansas--Fort Dodge--1860-1870.; General stores--Kansas--Fort Dodge--1860-1870.;...
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