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    • Shooting buffaloes with Colt's revolving pistol

    • A man on horseback wears a fringed buckskin shirt and chaps, and shoots an American buffalo with a Colt revolving pistol. The man carries a rifle in a rifle case on his back. Native American, plains Indians with fringed leggings and feathers in...
    • Indians of North America--Subsistence activities--1850-1860.; Bison hunting--1850-1860.; Horseback riding--1850-1860.
    • 1857
    • California hunter and trapper

    • A studio portrait of a man identified as Seth Kinman. The bearded man wears pants, boots, an animal hide coat with fringes, bear claw belt and a head band. He leans against a rifle.
    • Hunters--1860-1870.; Clothing & dress--1860-1870.; Men--1860-1870.; Rifles--1860-1870.; Trappers--1860-1870.; Kinman, Seth.
    • 1864
    • Joseph W. Aldrich - Post Mill Village, Orange County, Vermont - Fort Logan

    • Studio portrait of Joseph W. Aldrich, Colorado Volunteers, First Cavalry Regiment (died at Sand Creek). Uniform includes a kepi hat, rifle, pistol, and sword.
    • United States. Army. Colorado Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865)--People.; Cavalry--Colorado--1860-1870.; Military officers--Colorado--1860-1870.; Aldrich, Joseph W., Colorado 1st Cavalry.
    • 1864 March 15
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • Le Loup-Tachete, chef chayenne

    • Standing portrait of a Native American (Cheyenne) man, identified as Loup Tachete. He wears boots, pants, shirt, kerchief, hat, braids, a blanket over one shoulder, and carries an inverted rifle in his hands.
    • Cheyenne Indians--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--1860-1870.; Loup Tachete.
    • 1868
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round brimmed hat with a tassel, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands, with one foot on a stump, in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S.
    • 1869
    • A Sioux brave

    • Indoor portrait of an unidentified Native American Dakota Santee Sioux sitting cross legged with a ceremonial pipe, club, knife in a sheath and rifle. He wears a headband, checked jacket, leggings and moccasins.
    • Dakota Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Santee Indians--1870-1880.; Calumets--1870-1880.
    • 1871?
    • Head men or Chiefs, Gros Ventres

    • Two Native American Atsina (Gros Ventre) men pose wearing leggings, fringed tunics, and feathers in their hair; one holds a rifle, the other has a bow and arrows.
    • Atsina Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.
    • 1872
    • Gen. George A. Custer and Grand Duke Alexis, in hunting clothes, "Original by Scholter"

    • General George Armstrong Custer and Alexis, (Alexandrovitch) Grand Duke of Russia, both full length studio portraits with painted backdrop; Alexis seated with hat, jacket, belt with sheathed saber, pants tucked in boots; Custer standing with hat,...
    • Generals--1870-1880.; Rulers--Russia--1870-1880.; Alekseĭ Aleksandrovich, Grand Duke of Russia, 1850-1908.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876.
    • 1872
    • War chief of the Zuni Indians

    • A Native American (Zuni Pueblo) man poses beside a ladder made of hewn timber logs and an adobe building with vigas in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. The man, identified as the "war chief" poses with a silver capped cane and a rifle. He wears a woven...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Tribal chiefs--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West...
    • 1873
    • Apache Indians as they appear ready for the war-path

    • Native American (Apache) men pose outdoors with a bow and arrow, staff, and rifle. They wear boot moccasins, breechcloths, headbands, feathers and pose beside a log.
    • Apache Indians--1870-1880.; Bow and arrow--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Clothing & dress--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rifles--1870-1880.; Warriors--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian...
    • 1873
    • Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca range [sic], Arizona

    • A man wears a hat, holds a rifle and stands near what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Navajo County or Apache County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Shows steep basalt bluffs and trees on a hillside.
    • White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • S.W. corner 8th Ave. & 9th Street

    • Citizens of Greeley, Colorado, in Weld County, stand in front of two commercial storefronts. Three women stand in front of a wood-frame clapboard building with a front gable. The Greeley Armory, with its door partially open, is next door and is...
    • Greeley (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Armories--American--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.; Men--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.; Women--Colorado--Greeley--1870-1880.
    • 1875
    • Soldier shooting abandoned horse, for meat

    • A soldier aims his Springfield breech-loading rifle at an emaciated horse in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory. The U. S. Army ran out of provisions during the Native American campaigns and had to rely on horse meat for a short time.
    • Dakota Indians--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Horses--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Shooting--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Soldiers--Dakota...
    • 1876
    • Gen. Crook's H. Q. in the field on Whitewood

    • View of General George Crook's headquarters on Whitewood Creek, in the southern Black Hills, Dakota Territory, during the Native American Sioux campaigns, shows Crook in plain dress sitting on a tree root with his bearded headquarters staff and...
    • Crook, George, 1829-1890--Journeys--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Indians--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Dakota Territory--1870-1880.; Military officers--Dakota Territory--1870-1880.;...
    • 1876
    • Indian troubles

    • North American Indians (Bannock) pose near tepees at a camp. The men have long hair and wear shirts, woven blankets and bead necklaces, women wear blankets. A man with a derby hat sits on a horse. A man with a rifle poses on a rock above lava flow...
    • Bannock Indians--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Indian encampments--1870-1880.; Volcanic rock--Idaho.; Oregon National Historic Trail.; Bannock County (Idaho); Portneuf River (Idaho); Canyons--Idaho.; Rivers--Idaho.
    • 1878 July 6
    • 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...
    • Carts & wagons--1870-1880.; Horse teams--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.
    • 1878 September 14
    • Prospecting on the Ute Reservation, an ominous meeting

    • A North American Indian (Ute) man confronts a prospector on a mountain slope in Utah or Colorado. The Ute man wears a necklace with a star pendant and holds a rifle. Men with rifles stand behind him. The prospector holds a pick axe, and looks over...
    • Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Ute Indians--1870-1880.; Miners--1870-1880.; Mining--1870-1880.; Pack animals--1870-1880.; Thornburgh, Thomas Tipton, 1843-1879.
    • 1879 October 25
    • Old military academy

    • At the old Military School in Canon City, Colorado, uniformed cadets are at parade rest with rifle butts to the ground. Two have flags, one of the United States. A three story brick building behind them has a mansard roof, bracketed cornice, stone...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Cadets--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.; Military education--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1880 or 1881
    • Annie Oakley, 1883, Alma Colo. Park Co. Colo.

    • Annie Oakley poses with another woman, two young ladies, and a man by their mules in Alma, (10,353 feet) in Park County, Colorado. The man holds a rifle; Annie has a bullet belt (ammunition belt) around her waist, and the others carry strapped...
    • Alma (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Mules--Colorado--Alma--1880-1890.; Oakley, Annie, 1860-1926.; Bross, Mount (Colo.)
    • 1883
    • Nalte & brother, White Mountain Apache scouts, San Carlos

    • Studio portrait of Nalte and Gud-i-zz-ah, Native American White Mountain Apache men from San Carlos, Arizona; one holds a rifle and wears a concho-decorated buckskin war shirt and a war amulet strap in his hair, the other has a medicine cord for...
    • Indian scouts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; White Mountain Apache Indians--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Military scouts--1880-1890.; Gud-i-zz-ah.; Nalte.
    • 1883
    • Loco Warm Spring Apache chief

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Loco, a Native American (Warm Springs Apache) medicine man. He poses near a rifle and a blanket draped over a pedestal. He wears boot moccasins, a blanket, beaded necklace with pendant, and cloth headband.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Warm Spring Apache Indians--1880-1890.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1890.; Loco, Warm Spring Apache Chief.
    • 1884
    • Bonito Chiricahua Chief

    • Studio portrait (sitting) of Bonito, a Native American (Chiricahua Apache) man. He holds a rifle and wears moccasin boots, ammunition belt, bead necklaces, and kerchief.
    • Chiricahua Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Rifles--1880-1890.; Bonito.
    • 1884
    • "Nachez" Nai-chi-ti Chiricahua chief, son of Cochise

    • Standing studio portrait of Nachez, (Naiche) a Native American Chiricahua Apache chief with a woven blanket wrapped over his shirt and holding a rifle.
    • Chiricahua Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1890.; Cochise, Apache chief, d. 1874.--Family.; Nachez.
    • 1884
    • Chatto Chiricahua chief

    • Studio portrait (standing) of Chatto, a Native American (Chiricahua Apache) man. He holds a rifle and wears moccasin boots, a breechcloth, blanket, scarf around his neck, and kerchief on his head.
    • Chiricahua Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Tribal chiefs--1880-1890.; Chato, 1860?-1934.
    • 1884
    • Tzoch or "Peaches" Gen. Crook (scout or guide...)

    • Standing studio portrait of Peaches (Penaltish or Tzoch), a Native American White Mountain Apache scout, wearing a fringe shirt, trousers, moccasins, a wrapped headband, ammunition belt with holstered handgun and rifle in hand.
    • Indian scouts--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; White Mountain Apache Indians--1880-1890.; Military scouts--1880-1890.; Peaches.
    • 1885?
    • Colorado - Wetmore

    • Two men, armed with rifle and pistol, point their weapons at occupants of a mule drawn sleigh, Wetmore, Custer County, Colorado. Shows frame structures, onlookers, a buggy, and man on horseback.
    • Wetmore (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Robberies--Colorado--Wetmore--1880-1890.; Sleds & sleighs--Colorado--Wetmore--1880-1890.; Women--Colorado--Wetmore--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • Walden in 1887, the entire population at that time

    • Townspeople of Walden, North Park, Jackson County, Colorado, pose by the towns first log house built by I. H. Greene in 1885. The group includes: 1. Ruth Rathbun, 2. Mrs. Shippey, 3. Maud Rathbun, 4. Ike Greene (with transit,) 5. Doc Squires (a...
    • Walden (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • A Navajo sheep-herder

    • Shows a Native American (Navajo) man herding sheep and goats on an open hillside. He wears a blanket around his shoulders, a head band, and sandals. He carries a walking stick, a water bottle, and a rifle.
    • Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Navajo Indians--1880-1890.; Sheep--1880-1890.; Shepherds--1880-1890.
    • 1888?
    • Ute camp scene in reservation near Ignacio

    • Native American (Ute) men, women and a boy pose outdoors near a tepee in a camp near Ignacio, La Plata County, Colorado. The tepee stands in a group of trees and bushes. Men wear pants, shirts, and hair pipe chokers. One man wears a suit and hat...
    • Indians of North America--Women--Colorado--Ignacio--1890-1900.; Ute Indians--Children--Colorado--Ignacio--1890-1900.; Ignacio (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Ute Indian Reservation (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Indian encampments--Colorado--Ignacio--1890-1900.;...
    • 1890
    • Four Indian braves on dress parade after the trouble of 1891

    • Native American (Sioux) men pose outdoors near an unhitched wagon at the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. The men wear beaded moccasins, hair pipe breastplates, metal armbands, fur pelts over their shoulders, and feather headdresses; two men hold...
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency--1890-1900.; Dakota Indians--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Pine Ridge (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Carts & wagons--South...
    • 1891
    • Little Chief

    • Little Chief, Native American Northern Cheyenne man, wrapped in a blanket and wearing a large cross, hands his rifle over to James H. Cook and a scout at the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. Two armed men look on from beyond a barb wire fence.
    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Pine Ridge Agency--1890-1900.; Cheyenne Indians--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--South Dakota--Pine Ridge--1890-1900.; Pine Ridge (S.D.)--1890-1900.; Military scouts--South...
    • 1891
    • Scene in Upper Creede, Colo. shooting chicken.

    • View of North Creede (Mineral County), Colorado. Boardwalks, a barber pole, and frame businesses line the street; people watch as a man aims a rifle at a chicken in the foreground.
    • North Creede (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Chickens--Colorado--North Creede--1890-1900.; Hunting--Colorado--North Creede--1890-1900.
    • 1892

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