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    • Confederate reunion

    • View of a rattlesnake derby in Trinidad, Colorado. Shot at night, this blurred image shows part of a round enclosure with spectators outside of it. Several 30's sedans are parked in the background, and a sign on a fence reads: Coca Cola.
    • Coffey, Pat.
    • August, 1939
    • Hopi Indians

    • View of Native American (Hopi) men, Snake members, who take part in the Snake Dance at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. Some Snake members handle snakes while others look on. Two snakes are coiled on the ground. The Snake members wear moccasins,...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • August, 1899
    • The plaza is full of snakes that have broken away from the Gatherers

    • View of Native American (Hopi) men, Snake members, who handle snakes as part of the Snake Dance at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. One snake member holds a feather whip toward a snake on the ground while other members handle snakes and look on....
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1899
    • Moki Indians, Wolpi Pueblo the snake dance

    • Native American (Hopi) snake dance at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona; snake members stand in two groups; some hold snakes in their mouths while others stroke snakes with feathers, one man handles a snake; groups of unidentified Native American...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • August, 1899
    • Captive snakes - dancers preparing for dance

    • Interior view of a Native American (Hopi) kiva at Walpi, Arizona; shows Hopi men and boys in loincloths, and live rattlesnakes piled against a wall.
    • Matteson, Sumner W., 1867-1920.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Snake Priest with snakes, Hopi Indian snake dance

    • Snake Priests of the Native American Hopi, Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona, wear body paint, kilts, leg rattles, moccasins, and necklaces; they hold snakes in their hands and mouths.
    • Bortell, P. Clinton.
    • [1921?]
    • Hopi Indians

    • View of Native American (Hopi) men, Snake members, who take part in the Snake Dance at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. The Snake members stand in a line, away from the kisi while two snakes are on the ground. Other Snake members stand near the...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • August, 1899
    • Baby with snake

    • Two photographs show a small boy holds two snakes around his neck, probably in Colorado.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Main pipe, distribution pipes and tank

    • View of the main pipe, valves, and water tank, part of a placer mining operation near Gold Run, California.
    • Houseworth, Thomas, 1829-1915.
    • [between 1874 and 1886]
    • Snake dance

    • Native American Ute indians perform a ceremonial snake dance possibly on a reservation in Colorado. The dancers wear feathers, headdresses, fringed shirts and vests. One dancer plays a drum the other dancers hold snakes. Off to the side of the...
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Snake Dance Oraibi

    • View of two groups of unidentified Native American (Hopi) snake dancers, Oraibi, Arizona. One group dance, they wear breechcloths, moccasins, feathers, and fur and carry snakes, some in their mouths. The second group stands, they wear kilts and...
    • Matteson, Sumner W., 1867-1920.
    • 1899 or 1900?
    • Among the Moki Indians, the Snake Dance

    • Native American (Pueblo, Hopi) men, Antelope or Snake Priests, perform the Snake Dance in Walpi, First Mesa, Arizona. The men wear aprons or skirts decorated with fringe and animal pelts, face paint, feather headdresses and squash blossom...
    • Lungren, Fernand, 1857-1932.
    • 1896 August 15
    • Indians, Pueblo Hopi Dances, Snake

    • Native Americans (Hopi) perform the Snake Dance, Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. The dancers wear body paint, kilts or breechcloths, and hold snakes and feathers; spectators look on from adobe walls and roof tops.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Hopi, Walpi, dances, Snake

    • Hopi dancers line-up against a pueblo wall before the Kisi, a bower of cottonwood branches, where snakes are kept ready for the Snake Dance, Walpi, First Mesa, Arizona. The dancers wear kilts, animal pelts, moccasins, feathers, and body paint....
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    • [between 1880 and 1898]
    • Snake dance - Oraibi

    • View of a Native American (Hopi) snake dance at Oraibi, Arizona. The dancers wear painted shirts and leggings, kilts, animal pelts; some hold snakes. Spectators include a whites and Native Americans. Shows a white boy in a straw hat, shirt and...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Fourth of July mine

    • A long line of tourists snakes across the mountain valley containing the remains of the Fourth of July mine, Boulder County, Colorado. Collapsed wooden buildings and tailings piles comprise the remnants.
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    • 1947
    • Hopi Indian Snake dancers

    • Snake Priests of the Native American Hopi, Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona, wear body paint, kilts and fox fur tails and stand in front of the kisi, the cottonwood bower, where the snakes are kept.
    • Bortell, P. Clinton.
    • 1921
    • Crow Indians

    • Group portrait of Native Americans (Crow and Bannock) and interpreters on a grassy lawn in front of a gazebo. Identification: "1. Tom Stuart, Crow interpreter 1880, 2. Addison McQuivy (?), Crow interpreter 1880, 3. Long Elk, Crow Chief 1880, 4....
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    • [between 1878 and 1885?]
    • Hopi Snake Dance, Arizona

    • Reproduction of a painting shows a Native American Hopi Pueblo Snake Dance with dancers wearing kilts and body paint, carrying snakes in their mouths and hands, Hopi Mesas, Arizona.
    • Fred Harvey (Firm)
    • [between 1905 and 1910]
    • Chattanooga

    • View along Main Street of Chattanooga, San Juan County, Colorado. Shows wood frame false-front buildings, houses, and a log bridge. Mule drawn wagons are in the dirt street. A dirt road snakes up the mountain toward Red Mountain Pass. The Red...
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Snake Dance at Mishongnovi

    • Reproduction of a painting; Native American (Hopi) snake dancers at the Mishongnovi Pueblo, Arizona. Dancers wear feathers, face and body paint, armbands and necklaces, kilts. They carry sticks and snakes; a crowd of spectators stand by.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1895 and 1925?]
    • Clear Creek highway, portal & dump

    • View of a tunnel portal and dump associated with the construction of Highway 6 beside Clear Creek in Jefferson or Clear Creek County, Colorado. A dirt road snakes around the rocky landform. Equipment sits outside the tunnel entrance.
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Oraibi Moki Snake Dance

    • View of Native American (Hopi) snake dancers in Oraibi, Arizona. They wear body paint, breechcloths, animal pelts, necklaces, and moccasins. The dancers hold snakes.
    • Maude, F. H. (Frederic Hamer)
    • August 1896
    • Oraibi Moki Indians Snake Dance

    • View of Native American (Hopi) snake dancers in Oraibi, Arizona. They wear body paint, feather hair ornaments, breechcloths, animal pelts, necklaces, and moccasins; the dancers hold snakes, some in their mouths. Spectators include Native Americans...
    • Maude, F. H. (Frederic Hamer)
    • 1896
    • East High spotlight: vol 30 no 10

    • Newspaper produced by East High School of Denver, Colorado. Included in the paper are photographs of students, articles on school events and sports.
    • East High School (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1944 March 23
    • Moki Indians, Wolpi Pueblo tickling a rattler with an eagle feather

    • Native American men (Hopi), snake dancers, stand in a circle at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona; five men handle snakes, one holds a snake in his mouth; one man strokes a rattle snake (on the ground) with a feather, while groups of unidentified...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • August, 1899
    • Along Lake Garda

    • Shows a long line of more than thirty Tenth Mountain Division soldiers waiting for food. The chow-line snakes up a steep street in an Italian town; a few men are eating around a covered jeep. Above the town is a rugged mountain covered with snow;...
    • Molenaar, C. M. (Cornelius M.)
    • April 1945
    • Middle Park, view up the Grand from the Blue

    • View of the Colorado River as it snakes through a valley in Grand County, Colorado. Shows hills and low mountains.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1880?]
    • Beginning of the Snake Dance, Hopi, Arizona

    • Hopi dancers line-up against a pueblo wall before the Kisi, a cottonwood bower that holds the snakes for the Snake Dance, Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. The dancers wear animal pelts, kilts, feathers, and body paint. Native American and white...
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    • [1897?]
    • Highland Mary Mine, Cunningham Gulch

    • View of abandoned Highland Mary Mill ore processing buildings in Cunningham Gulch, San Juan County, Colorado. The mill has dormers and a tin roof. A building and a stone foundation are nearby. The boarding house, a log cabin and rocky cliffs are...
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    • Sunflower carnival parade

    • Sunflower (Flower) Carnival Parade, Colorado Springs, Colorado: a person rides inside a cage on top of a horse drawn wagon with pennants and a banner that reads: 'Snakes One Has at Times." Spectators line the street; more wagons follow.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1898
    • Survey team on ridge

    • A group of men from the Hayden Survey Expedition team stand on a hill and look out at the landscape in an unidentified location. A hogback land formation snakes through the valley in the distance.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • Hopi Indians

    • View of Native American (Hopi) men, Snake members, who take part in the Snake Dance at Walpi Pueblo, First Mesa, Arizona. The Snake members walk behind the Dance Rock as spectators sit and stand on pueblo buildings, the Dance Rock, and near the...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • August, 1899
    • Snake dance

    • Spectators watch Native American (Hopi) snake dancers at Walpi Pueblo, Arizona. Dancers wear body paint, roaches, necklaces, woven kilts, buckskin boots. One dancer holds several snakes.
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]

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