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    • The defiance of Roman Nose

    • Shows Roman Nose, a Native American (Cheyenne) man, on horseback at the Battle of Beecher Island. A group of spectators on horseback cheer him on.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Major-General William T. Sherman

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a bust portrait of Major-General William T. Sherman. Sherman has a beard and wears a military uniform that includes a double-breasted jacket with a belt, an upright collar, a bow tie and officer's shoulder...
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    • 1864 June 4
    • Scenes on the road to the Klondike

    • Men row a canoe through rapids on the Yukon River and Lake Bennett (Yukon Territory) in Canada. Shows spectators beside a dog sled team in the road beside log buildings in Dawson, Canada. Tents and frame buildings are at the edge of the Klondike...
    • Adney, Tappan, 1868-1950.
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    • The yellow peril

    • Illustration from Harper's Weekly, January 22, 1898.
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    • 1898
    • An incident in Rocky Mountain sheep-hunting

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows three bighorn sheep on a steep, rock ledge in the Rocky Mountains. Shows the silhouette of two hunters and a rifle in the distance.
    • Lungren, Fernand, 1857-1932.
    • 1899 April 15
    • The great solar eclipse

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows a total solar eclipse in the sky. Men and women stand on a mountain pass, probably Argentine Pass in Clear Creek County or Summit County, Colorado, and point or look up at the eclipse.
    • Stanley, St. George.
    • 1878 August 24
    • General Custer presenting captured battle-flags at the War Department, Washington

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page shows General George A. Custer in Washington D.C. Custer wears a military uniform and presents tattered Confederate battle flags held by Confederate soldiers, captured at the Battle of Cedar Creek, to dignitaries...
    • Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891.
    • 1864 November 12
    • General Nelson A. Miles

    • Image on Harper's weekly title page is a portrait of General Nelson A. Miles. Miles has a handlebar moustache, stands with crossed arms and wears a military uniform with a cummerbund, a sash, fringed officer's epaulettes, probably velvet cuffs, and...
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    • 1891 April 18
    • A whaling station on the California coast

    • View of the Pacific Ocean, men flaying a whale, smokestacks of a rendering plant, and a seaman with a telescope, in California. The Harper's Weekly masthead depicts an artist's palette, a lyre, globe, and telescope.
    • Frenzeny, Paul.
    • 1877 June 23
    • Aspen and its surroundings

    • View of buildings and streets in Aspen (Pitkin County), Colorado. Shows the Roaring Fork River in the valley and a road grade and sparse buildings on Aspen Mountain.
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    • On the way to new diggings halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains

    • Men, on foot or on horseback, and mule-drawn covered wagons are on a steep, narrow trail in the Rocky Mountains. The men wear hats and carry rifles. Shows probably buffalo robes bundled with a beaded buckskin. Gnarled brush and tree stumps are in...
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • Cheyenne scouts patrolling the big timber of the north Canadian, Oklahoma

    • Two Native American (Cheyenne) military scouts ride horseback in a wooded area in Oklahoma. The men wear military coats, hats, earrings, feathers in their hair, and carry rifles and bed rolls. One man wears gauntlets and a 5th Cavalry hat pin.
    • Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.
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    • Pueblo farmers watching their crops

    • Cover of "Harper's Weekly A Journal of civilization, Vol. XXXIV.-No. 1763... New York, Saturday, October 4, 1890." Reproduction of a lithograph shows Native American Pueblo Indians by a branch-shelter and tilled fields.
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
    • 1890 October 4
    • The harvest dance of the Pueblo indians of New Mexico

    • Illustration from Harper's Weekly, black and white reproduction of a painting shows Native American dancers, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, shows spectators on adobe buildings; costumes include breechcloths, animal tails, and tablet headdresses...
    • Sharp, Joseph Henry, 1859-1953.
    • [between 1893 and 1895?]
    • Reality on the plains

    • A uniformed soldier with head bandages stands over the body of a shirtless dead man. The soldier has a saber at his side and a hat in his hand, the dead man has an arrow in his chest and a picture of a girl near his outstretched hand.
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    • [1940-1970?]
    • On the cattle range what's the show for a Christmas dinner, chief?

    • A man with fur chaps, gauntlets and a wide brimmed hat, holds the reins of his horse and stands in front of a Native American man at the entrance to a tepee. Shows a tomahawk on the ground and tepees at a camp in snowy woods.
    • Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.
    • 1890 December 20
    • The last shot

    • A white man shoots a Native American (Plains) man as he holds a tomahawk. The men's horses are nearby.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • In the mountains

    • View of travelers on top of a stagecoach on a mountain road. The women wear dresses with fitted bodices, full skirts, lace or ruffled trim, and hats. The men wear suits, neckerchiefs and hats. Two teams of horses kick up dust on the dirt road....
    • Cary, W. C.
    • 1870 August 20
    • From mine to mill

    • A team of four horses runs with a wooden wagon, probably filled with ore, on a dirt road in a mountain valley. The driver wears a wide-brimmed hat and boots, and holds his foot on the brake. An onlooker with a beard leans on a post beside a dog and...
    • Pranishnikoff, Ivan Petrovitch.
    • 1878 September 14
    • An Indian Foray

    • Native American (tribe unknown) men on horseback kidnap a white woman and steal livestock.
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    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • "Hands up", an incident of travel on the plains

    • Bandits in hats and face masks hold up a stagecoach at gun point on a road at night. Stagecoach drivers and a passenger hold their hands up. Two bandits hold the reins of the two teams of spooked horses.
    • Zogbaum, Rufus Fairchild, 1849-1925.
    • 1885 August 29
    • A tornado in the Rocky Mountains

    • View of a tornado and a billow of clouds in a steep canyon in the Rocky Mountains. Shows splintered trees where the funnel touches the ground. Rocky peaks and a dark sky are in the distance.
    • Rix, Julian.
    • 1885 September 19
    • Ouray, Colorado

    • View of Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Frame and brick buildings include the Beaumont Hotel and the Ouray Public schoolhouse. Shows The Amphitheater, Cascade Mountain and Cascade Falls, and snow on the San Juan Mountains in the distance.
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    • 1889 June 8
    • Irrigation in Colorado letting water into a side sluice-way

    • Men open a sluice box gate in Colorado, turning a spool that lifts the wooden gate by a chain. Shows a river in a valley, and a snow covered mountain in the distance. Inset image shoes a sluice box built in a steep canyon.
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • General Grant at San Francisco

    • Views of General Grant's visit to San Francisco, California; shows six-tiered mezzanines and crowds of people watching a horse drawn carriage, fireworks, and City Hall..
    • Tavernier, Jules.
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    • The city of Leadville, Colorado, and its surroundings

    • View of Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. Shows miners gathered at a mine. Shows headframes, tailings piles, smelters with smokestacks, and frame or brick buildings and houses. Snow is on the Sawatch Range in the distance.
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    • 1888 December 1
    • Colorado and the Rocky Mountains

    • Colorado scenes show people on horseback, emigrants with covered wagons, miners with an ore car, Native Americans, mountains, rock formations and a waterfall in El Paso County, Summit County and Clear Creek County, Colorado.
    • Lumley, Arthur, ca. 1837-1912.
    • 1874 July 18
    • Sunday service on board a Pacific mail steam-ship

    • A clergyman in a suit preaches and holds a bible as he extends his hand in the air during a service on board a mail steam-ship between San Francisco and Japan. Japanese men in shan ku (tunic and trousers) and queues (braids), stand, sit and listen....
    • Régamey, Félix, 1844-1907.
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    • Sketches at Santa Barbara, Southern California

    • Views in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County), California, show houses, gardens, beaches, the City Hall and Hall of Records, and monks at the adobe Santa Barbara Mission.
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
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    • Winter railroad travel in the northwest

    • Locomotives push a wedge snow plow, the "snow king," over deep snow on tracks beside telegraph poles in Minnesota. Wolves howl in the moonlight near railroad tracks, travellers approach a log cabin in the snow, and North American Indians on...
    • Graham, Charles.
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    • The Des Moines rapids canal, the guard lock above the rapids

    • Upper wood block is a view of a boat lock, cranes, spectators, and houses at the Des Moines Rapids Canal on the Mississippi River at a landing named Nashville near Keokuk (Lee County), Iowa. Lower wood block is a view of covered wagons, people, a...
    • Libby, E. P.
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    • The Lick Monument, San Francisco

    • Women in fitted dresses and hats, and men with suits, hats and canes stand at the proposed Lick Monument in Marshall Square, San Francisco (Marin County), California. On a central pedestal, Eureka stands with a shield, in front of the state bear. A...
    • Nichols, H. D.
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    • The Negro exodus, scenes on the wharves at Vicksburg

    • African American (Black) men, women and children stand at a frame cotton elevator building that reads: "Missis[sippi] Elev[ator]," and wave to passengers on a steamship at Vicksburg (Warren County), Mississippi. Shows African American people beside...
    • Moser, James Henry, 1854-1913.
    • 1879, May 17
    • A Chinese reception in San Francisco

    • Chinese men and women are in a room decorated with lanterns, filigree wall screens and tapestries in San Francisco (Marin County), California. Men and women play stringed instruments, cymbals and drums. Some men smoke pipes; others eat rice at a...
    • Frenzeny, Paul.
    • 1877 June 9
    • A snow drift on the Pacific Railroad

    • Railroad workers in overcoats and caps, and men passengers in suits and hats shovel snow from railroad tracks. A Pacific Railroad locomotive and plow idle near the snow drift. Shows snow covered mountains in the distance.
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    • The disaster at Crested Butte, Colorado

    • Snow is on the ground at the Colorado Coal and Iron Company's Jokerville coal mine in Crested Butte (Gunnison County), Colorado. Shows log and frame mine buildings, a covered snow shed and a headframe. Women in mourning with blankets around their...
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
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    • The defence from the island

    • The Battle of Beecher Island, Colorado, 1868, pitted Native American Cheyenne against the U. S. Cavalry. One white man and three horses have fallen, others wage the battle.
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    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • The upper Yosemite Valley, from Eagle Point trail

    • View of the Merced River valley in Yosemite (later Yosemite National Park), California. Rock formations include South Dome and Washington Column. Shows sparse buildings and trees in the valley.
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    • 1890 September 27
    • Suspicious guests

    • A group of white men eye the approach of a Native American man into their camp. The Native American has one arm raised in peace as a "gracious concession," as other members of his party wait in the distance on horseback. The white men are cooking...
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    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • In the pits

    • Shows U. S. Cavalry soldiers during the Battle of Beecher Island, Arikaree River, Colorado, 1868. An officer hands a wounded soldier a drink of water as another man sips from a pool. A third prepares to fire his rifle. The battle was waged against...
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    • [between 1940 and 1970?]
    • Chinese emigration to America

    • Chinese emigrants with queues (braids), in robes and hats or caps, are gathered in the hold of the steamship "Alaska" en route to the United States. The men use chopsticks and eat rice from bowls. Some read or stand near windows. A white man...
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    • 1876 May 20
    • The gateway to the Garden of the Gods

    • A wagon train is on a dirt road near sandstone rock formations at Garden of the Gods in El Paso County, Colorado. Shows covered wagons, people on horseback, sparse trees on hillsides and snow on Pikes Peak in the distance.
    • Perkins, Granville, 1830-1895.
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    • Scenes on the Pacific Railroad

    • Men and women dressed in formal attire sit in a Pacific Railroad dining car. African American (Black) men waiters carry trays. The railroad car has curtains, glass globe lights and mirrors. Railroad workers stand near a dynamite blast through a...
    • Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891.
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    • 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...
    • Davis, Theodore Russell, 1840-1894.
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    • Cimarron, Colorado

    • Scenes in Montrose, Gunnison and Fremont Counties in Colorado. Views of a ranch on the Cimarron River with cowboys on horseback, a corral with a herd of cattle, tents, and meadows; the Curecanti Needle in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison with...
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
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