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    • Los Angeles, Cal. children of Chinatown

    • Chinese children pose outside a shop in Chinatown in Los Angeles, California. The boys wear hats with silk tassels on top, loose tunics, loose pants tied at the leg, stockings and embroidered slippers. The girls wear loose tunics, loose, decorated...
    • Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)--1890-1900.; Los Angeles (Calif.)--1890-1900.; Children.; Stores & shops.; Chinese.
    • [1899]
    • Crow Flies High, Gros Ventre, similar view

    • Crow Flies High, Gros Ventre, 1/2 length seated studio portrait, wearing feather headdress, hair loose around shoulders, necklace, and embroidered shirt with fringe.
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Crow Flies High.
    • [188-?]
    • Crow Flies High, Gros Ventre, similar view

    • Crow Flies High, Gros Ventre, 1/2 length seated studio portrait, wearing feather headdress, hair loose around shoulders, necklace, embroidered shirt with fringe, sword tucked under left arm.
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Crow Flies High.
    • [188-?]
    • Dagmar Jensen shaking hands

    • Governor William Herbert "Billy" Adams and Dagmar Jensen, the Colorado Senate Docket Clerk, shake hands and pose in a receiving line in an unidentified room in probably Denver, Colorado. Dagmar Jensen wears a fur coat, leather gloves, a cloche,...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Receiving lines--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Adams, William Herbert, 1861-1954.; Jensen, Dagmar.
    • 1925?
    • Sitting Bull

    • Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull poses for a half-length portrait while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears a feather headdress and has his hair in braids with fur wrapped around their ends. He also has an embroidered sash across...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1885?]
    • Col. W.F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill,) & his old war horse "Charlie"

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on the back of his horse "Charlie," probably in England during the first European tour of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in 1887. Several pieces of a mural depicting large mountains are in the background....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1890.; Horses--1880-1890.; Murals--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • Cubans on horseback

    • A group of men, possibly from Cuba, sits on horses in the midground. The men wear sombreros and short, embroidered bolero jackets. They are members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The man on the far left holds a flag in his hand. A...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • A.G. Lowande and circus horse

    • A.G. Lowande, an equestrian with the Sells Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, stands beside a white horse. Lowande is dressed in a costume which includes a leotard with a separate decorative yoke and skirt of embroidered, appliqued and...
    • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company--People--1910-1920.; Sells Floto Circus--People--1910-1920.; Circus animals--1910-1920.; Circus performers--1910-1920.; Circuses & shows--1910-1920.; Costumes--1910-1920.; Horses--1910-1920.; Lowande, A. G.
    • [between 1910 and 1917?]
    • Albert L. Eaton

    • Studio bust portrait of Albert Locke Eaton, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Eaton's short hair is parted to the side and combed carefully back. He wears a striped wool coat and vest, a shirt with an upright collar and a light...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Eaton, Albert L. (Albert Locke); Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • John Lantz

    • John Lantz, a cowboy in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in the foreground in a dirt arena for the show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. He wears a wide-brimmed hat and a shirt with a leaf b pattern embroidered on it. He also...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Lantz, John.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Cody, William F.

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on a dark horse, possibly "Duke," in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. He wears a cowboy hat, possibly a Stetson, and a belt with a...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Horses--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Compliments of W.F. Cody To Mrs. Nate Salsbury Paris 1889

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses for a portrait signed and presented to Rachel Salsbury, wife of Nate Salsbury, owner and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Cody wears a wide-brimmed hat with one side slightly tipped up, probably...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Carrie L. Leimier

    • Studio bust portrait of Carrie Louise Leimier, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Leimier's bangs are curled and her hair is pulled back. Her dark dress has an upright collar, puffed sleeves, and embroidered details on the bodice.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Leimier, Carrie L. (Carrie Louise); Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Clara A. Peterson

    • Studio bust portrait of Clara Aleda Peterson, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Peterson has curly bangs and her hair is pulled tightly back. Her dress bodice has puffed sleeves and cross pleats with embroidered trim over a panel...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Peterson, Clara A. (Clara Aleda); Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Florence Lyons

    • Florence Lyons poses for her South High School senior portrait in Denver, Colorado. Lyons' hair is pinned in buns over her ears. She wears a scooped neck dress with an embroidered flat collar, and a long strand of beads.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Teenagers--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Lyons, Florence.
    •  
    • Florence Whitsell

    • Studio bust portrait of Florence Whitsell, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado, and a young African American (Black) woman. Whitsell has bangs and wears her hair pulled back. Her fitted dress bodice has a band collar and an...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Whitsell, Florence.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Frances M. Jones

    • Studio portrait of Francis Martin Jones, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. She wears an embroidered and lace collar. Her bangs are curled.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Jones, Frances M. (Frances Martin); Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1889
    • Bennie Irving "The Smallest Cow Boy in the world", Buffalo Bill's  Wild West

    • Young Bennie Irving, nicknamed "The Smallest Cowboy in the World," poses for a full-length, studio portrait wearing a cowboy hat and holding a rope in his hands. He also wears a shirt embroidered with flowers and has a small pistol tucked into the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Irving, Bennie.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Rifle area parade

    • Men wear embroidered coats and hats, hold spears and pose on horseback beside a car in probably a parade in Garfield County, Colorado. Girls and a man pose in a car decorated probably with crepe paper in the shape of a heart and polka dots. A moose...
    • Garfield County (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Automobiles--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Garfield County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1915 and 1925?]
    • Sitting Bull

    • Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull poses for a bust portrait while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. He wears his hair in braids with fur wrapped around their ends and has an embroidered sash across his chest. A scarf is pinned around his...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1885?]
    • Jessie L. Hastings

    • Studio bust portrait of Jessie Louise Hastings, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Portrait in profile shows Hastings' frizzy bangs, and her hair pinned back in a bun. She wears a dress with a loose fitting, crossover bodice with...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hastings, Jessie L. (Jessie Louise); Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Lavinia A. Small

    • Studio portrait of Lavinia Alethea Small, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Small's curly hair is parted in the middle, pulled back and fastened with a comb. Her dress bodice is gathered at the neck with elaborate embroidered lace.
    • Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Small, Lavinia A. (Lavinia Alethea)
    •  
    • William F. Cody with group

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands in the center of the back row of a group portrait in a studio. Sitting in front of Cody is Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, who toured with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in 1885. The others in the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Crow Eagle.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890.; Halsey, William.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1885?]
    • Lester McLean, Jr.

    • Studio bust portrait of Lester McLean Jr., class salutatorian and senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. McLean's hair is parted on the side. He wears a coat and vest, a shirt with an upright collar, a necktie with an embroidered design,...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; McLean, Lester.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • William F. Cody with "Pawnee Bill" and "Buffalo Jones"

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses with Gordon "Pawnee Bill" Lillie and Charles J. "Buffalo Jones" Jones for a full-length, studio portrait. Cody is on the left and holds a rifle propped on its end. He wears a buckskin coat with tassles...
    • Wild west shows--1900-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942.; Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Mabel Wayne Hagerman

    • Studio portrait of Mabel Wayne Hagerman, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Hagerman's wavy hair is pulled neatly back. She wears a dress with an embroidered flower pattern, puffed short sleeves, ruffled shoulder panels and a...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hagerman, Mabel Wayne.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Mary Jane Henry

    • Studio portrait of Mary Jane Henry, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Henry's bangs are curled and her hair is pulled back. She wears a dress with embroidered panels on the bodice, puffed sleeves, and a gathered, upright collar.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Henry, Mary Jane.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1897
    • Maude L. Hendricks

    • Studio bust portrait of Maude Lenore Hendricks, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Portrait in profile shows Hendricks' curled bangs, and her hair pinned in a coronet twist. Her dress has embroidered floral panels on either side of...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Hendricks, Maude L. (Maude Lenore); Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull pose for a full-length studio portrait. Sitting Bull wears a long, feather headdress and a buckskin shirt. Cody wears a wide-brimmed, Stetson hat, a shirt embroidered with...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1897?]
    • Minnie M. Bell

    • Studio bust portrait of Minnie May Bell, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Bell's bangs are tightly curled, and her hair is pulled back. Her dress has a loose fitting, flounced collar with a bar pin, and an embroidered leaf...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Belle, Minnie M. (Minnie May); Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Buffalo Bill

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback wearing a silk shirt with flowers embroidered on it and thigh boots. His belt has a large, square buckle. He wears a hat, possibly a Stetson, with its front rim turned up. The side of a large...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1889?]
    • Chinese actors

    • Shows two unidentified Chinese actors dressed in full costume. The actor on the left wears a headdress with pheasant feathers, armor and holds two large maces. The second actor wears no makeup, a headdress, embroidered shirt and pants; he holds two...
    • Portland (Or.)--1900-1920.; Actors--Oregon--Portland--1900-1920.; Chinese Americans--Oregon--Portland--1900-1920.; Costumes--Oregon--Portland--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Ralph Barney

    • Studio bust portrait of Ralph Barney, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Barney's wavy hair is parted on the side. He wears a coat and vest, a shirt with an upright collar and a light colored necktie with embroidered designs.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Barney, Ralph, b. ca. 1876.; Denver High School--People--1890-1900.; Denver Public Schools--People--1890-1900.
    • 1895
    • Old Mexican Rurales

    • A group of Mexican vaqueros poses on horseback in front of a large tent for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear sombreros and bolero jackets. Their jackets are elaborately embroidered. The man on the far left wears gauntlets with tassles.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Gauchos--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • John Franz

    • John Franz, a cowboy in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in a dirt arena for the Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. He wears a cowboy hat and leather chaps. His shirt has a pattern of leaves embroidered onto it....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Frantz, Johnny.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Crazy quilt

    • Shows a quilt made from pieced silk patches and embroidered designs. The quilt has embroidered motifs of children, shoes, vase and scissors. The back is three green pieces machine sewn.
    • Quilts--1890-1900.
    • 1894
    • Crazy quilt

    • Shows a quilt made by Augusta Tabor in Leadville, Colorado. The quilt is made with maroon velvet, gold colored silk and solid print patches. On the quilt are embroidered appliques, paint and souvenir ribbon. The backing is possibly linen, cotton or...
    • Quilts--Colorado--1880-1890.
    • 1885 January 5
    • Doll

    • Front view of a doll made by Southern Plains Native Americans. The doll is constructed of muslin with white beadwork on the yellow cloth dress and leggings; it has horsehair for the hair, an embroidered green inset, sequin belt, and white, green...
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1860-1900.; Dolls--1860-1900.
    • [between 1860 and 1900?]
    • Moccasins

    • Shows a pair of Native American (Ute) men's moccasins. They are made of buckskin and have a rawhide sole, lacing and a thong. Embroidered on the top of the moccasins in red, white, orange, yellow blue, green, and light green translucent glass beads...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1910.; Moccasins--1880-1910.; Ute Indians--Clothing & dress--1880-1910.
    • [between 1880 and 1910]
    • Cradleboard

    • Shows a Native American (Arapaho?) cradleboard. It features decorative opaque, red, white, black and green beadwork in geometric designs. The cradleboard has a leather thong, stained wood, lining dark brown velveteen, canvas backing and 1 calico?.
    • Indians of North America--Arts & crafts--1880-1900.; Cradleboards--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Woman

    • Studio portrait of a woman. She wears a blouse with high collar, earrings, and an embroidered jacket.
    • Women--1890-1900.
    • [1891]
    • Two Chinese women

    • In this reproduction of a cabinet card tacked to corkboard, two Chinese women in holiday dress pose on interior stairs. Both wear silk jackets with embroidered banding and medallions, silk trousers and embroidered slippers.
    • Chinese Americans--Women--1900-1910.; Cabinet photographs--1900-1910.; Interiors--1900-1910.; Stairways--1900-1910.; Women--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • A Chinese interior

    • In this reproduction of a cabinet card tacked to corkboard, two Chinese men dressed in silk jackets, dark trousers and skullcaps sit in a room on a Chinese style divan. Shows embroidered wall hangings behind the divan, ornate wood carving on the...
    • Chinese Americans--Men--1900-1910.; Cabinet photographs--1900-1910.; Houses--1900-1910.; Interiors--1900-1910.; Men--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Utes, Buckskin Charlie and wife

    • Studio portrait of Buckskin Charlie and his wife Emma Naylor Buck (To-Wee), Native Americans (Ute). Buckskin Charlie sits, holds feathers, and wears fur wrapped braids, earrings, a jacket with embroidered sleeve and shoulder details, a bone...
    • Indians of North America--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--1880-1900.; Spouses--1880-1900.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.; To-Wee.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Ute, Buckskin Charlie, subchief

    • Close-up studio portrait of Buckskin Charlie, a Native American (Ute) man. Buckskin Charlie poses and wears fur and bead wrapped braids, a bone breastplate with fringe, earrings, a leather shirt with embroidered shoulder details, and a feather hair...
    • Indians of North America--Men--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Men--1880-1900.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Buckskin Charlie

    • Close-up studio portrait of Buckskin Charlie, a Native American (Ute) man. Buckskin Charlie poses and wears fur and bead wrapped braids, a bone breastplate with fringe, earrings, a leather shirt with embroidered shoulder details, and a feather hair...
    • Indians of North America--Men--1880-1900.; Ute Indians--Men--1880-1900.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1900.; Buckskin Charlie, Ute Chief.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Chinese children

    • Two young Chinese American girls sit cross-legged beneath a parasol. The girls wear embroidered silk jackets and pants; one child holds a fan.
    • Chinese Americans--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Girls--1880-1900.; Umbrellas--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1890?]
    • Chinese [children]

    • Two Chinese American girls sit cross-legged under a parasol, on a city rooftop near a sign written in Chinese. The young children wear embroidered silk jackets and pants; one child holds a fan. Shows glazed ceramic pottery and plants.
    • Chinese Americans--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Girls--1880-1900.; Roofs--1880-1900.; Umbrellas--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Chinese [girl]

    • A young Chinese American girl dressed in an embroidered silk Chinese jacket and pants stands and holds a fan.
    • Chinese Americans--Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Clothing & dress--1880-1900.; Fans--1880-1900.; Girls--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]

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