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    • Two bits to see the papoose

    • View of the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield (Sangamon County), Illinois features a granite obelisk, bronze statues, a balustrade and staircase. Passengers in suits, hats and formal dresses admire North American (Shoshone) Indian...
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
    • 1874 October 24
    • 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 Gold Regions of Kansas

    • Miners, pack mules and oxen-driven wagons are on a road between one-story log buildings in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City or Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows sparse trees and placer mines on a mountainside, and...
    • Huyett, D. H.
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    • Salt Lake City Brigham Young's harem and the Deseret store

    • Brigham Young and his wives cross a street at an intersection near the adobe Desert Store where signs read: "General Tithing Store House" and "Home Manufacture" in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Shows the Lieutenant-General D. H. Wells...
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    • Smelting ore in Colorado

    • Scenes of workers and interior views of mine processing buildings in Colorado. Miners use wheelbarrows, shovels, pokers, and horse-drawn wagons to process gold and silver ore in smelter buildings. Shows tailings piles and silver being shipped from...
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • Views in and about Salt Lake City

    • Shows men, women, an oxen-driven wagon, the Mormon Tabernacle building and the Heber C. Kimball house in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake County), Utah. Trees, a creek, and stone or adobe walls are near buildings.
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    • "Busted!" a deserted railroad town in Kansas

    • Wolves and foxes search for food in dilapidated frame buildings in a deserted Kansas railroad town. Abandoned buildings have broken windows and debris is scattered in the road. Smoke rises from a train on railroad tracks in the distance.
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • The excitements of a sketching tour in the Rocky Mountains

    • Bears invade a camp site as men and a horse flee down a hillside in the Rocky Mountains. Bears pour a tea kettle over a camp fire, eat food, and loot the contents of containers. One bear holds a rifle.
    • Cary, William de la Montagne, 1840-1922.
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    • Sketches in the far west

    • Views from an artist's travels on the plains, near probably Fort Dodge (Ford County), Kansas, show buffalo in pursuit of hunters, horses tied to a tree at a military camp, drunk men on horseback, and a shoot out between two miners.
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    • Colorado representative persons and places

    • Views of Pike's Peak, Austin Bluff, Loch Ivanhoe, the Robertson & Doll Carriage Factory, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Portraits of men include H. B. Chamberlain, Denver business man, H. P. Cowenhoven, an Aspen business man and banker, and Dr....
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    • A Colorado tragedy

    • The skeletons and partially clothed remains of miners murdered by Alferd Packer lay on the ground near Lake City in probably Gunnison County, Colorado. Victims are identified as "George Noon, or 'California,'" "James Humphrey," "Shannon Wilson...
    • Randolph, John A.
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    • "Correr el Gallo," Sunday sports in southern California

    • A man on horseback reaches for the neck of a partly buried rooster in an event described as "Correr el Gallo" or "Running the Cock" in California. Men spectators wear hats and sit on horseback or on the ground. Shows a man with a lasso, and...
    • Frenzeny, Paul.
    • 1877 March 3
    • Chinese sketches in San Francisco

    • Two Chinese women stand or kneel at an altar on stage in a Chinese theater in San Francisco (Marin County), California. One woman wears a mourning robe. Shows men spectators with narrow-brimmed hats in the audience. A scene in a burial ground shows...
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    • The "big tree" in Calaveras County, California

    • View of a Giant Sequoia (Sierra redwood tree or "Big Tree") in Calaveras County (later Calaveras Big Trees State Park), California. Men on scaffolding wrapped around the tree, climb the tree trunk. People and a horse-drawn buggy are on the ground...
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    • A scrub-race on the plains

    • View of a horse race in Yosemite Valley (later Yosemite National Park), California. Shows bareback riders with whips or switches, bridled horses and men spectators near the racers. Covered wagons are in the distance.
    • Smillie, James David, 1833-1909.
    • 1876 March 4
    • Council at Medicine Creek lodge with the Kiowa and Comanche Indians

    • Native American men (Kiowa, Comanche, Kiowa-Apache, Arapahoe, Cheyenne) stand or sit beneath an arch shelter made of trees, during a peace treaty council meeting at Medicine Lodge in Barber County, Kansas. Men in military uniforms or suits and hats...
    • Howland, John Dare, 1843-1914.
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    • A wild Indian show

    • Native American men dance on a wooden stage and wear feather headdresses, fur skirts, necklaces, and carry possibly musical instruments and spears in Germany. German peasant spectators wear bonnets and dresses with aprons, or work clothes and caps...
    • Meyerheim, Paul Friedrich, 1842-1915.
    • [1876 November 25]
    • Our barbarian brethren

    • North American Indian men with fringed buckskin clothing, bead or quill work and feathers in their hair, stand beside their wives who wear buckskin dresses. A horse and dogs are nearby. An Indian peace delegation (Piegan) presents a severed human...
    • Cary, William de la Montagne, 1840-1922.
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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...
    • Eytinge, Solomon, 1833-1905.
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    • 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...
    • Davis, Theodore Russell, 1840-1894.
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    • The trapper and the Indians

    • A naked man, the trapper John Colter, stands with arms raised and faces Native American (Blackfeet, Siksika) men who run toward him with spears, tomahawks and shields. Shows prickly pear cactus and shrubs on the ground in Gallatin County near the...
    • Andrew, John, 1815-1875.
    • 1856 May 10
    • The Sierra Nevada snow blockade

    • View of snow removal on the Central Pacific Railroad near Emigrant Gap in the Sierra Nevadas in Placer County, California. Chinese laborers remove snow in Blue Canyon.
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
    • 1890
    • A perilous trip, shooting a flume in the Sierra Nevada

    • Two men in small boat slide down a narrow, wooden flume filled with water in the Sierra Nevada Range in Nevada or California. Shows the flume on a tree-covered mountain, rock formations and summits in the distance.
    • Graham, Charles, 1852-1911.
    • 1877 June 2
    • Vigilance court in session

    • Men with pistols, rifles and hats, prepare to hang two men on a telegraph pole. Vigilantes wear jackets or ties and and pants tucked into leather boots. Supposed criminals have beards; one kneels and another ties a cloth band around his bare ankle.
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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    • Hard times, a run on the bank

    • A mother with an infant on her lap uses a fork to pry open a bank. A man in a suit and derby hat stands beside her, and a girl in a dress leans down to pick up coins on the floor. Shows kettles on a wood stove and a table with dishes in the kitchen.
    • Donaghy, J.
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    • An incident of railroad travel, a hot box

    • Smoke rises from a train's "hot box," or overheated wheel bearing. A railroad worker carries buckets of water. Passengers in dresses and hats or suits, overcoats and top hats watch from passenger car windows or stand outside the car. Shows "Baggage...
    • Worth, Thomas, 1834-1917.
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    • Views in and around Denver, Col.

    • People and horse-drawn wagons are on streets in front of brick, stone and frame buildings in downtown Denver, Colorado. Signs read: "A.B. Ingols Jewelry Manufactory," "A.H. Jones & Co. Wholesale & Retail Liquor and Cigars," "Kansas Pacific, Union...
    • Bloom, Charles.
    • 1879 January 2
    • Views in Leadville, Colorado

    • Summer and winter scenes in Leadville (Lake County), Colorado, show frame houses and a busy commercial district. Men and women in formal dress are beside a ditch on Capitol Hill and on row boats on Evergreen Lake. Men sit on a hillside above Fryer...
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    • 1882 March 22
    • 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....
    • Davis, Theodore Russell, 1840-1894.
    • 1867 June 29
    • 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...
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    • 1878 July 6
    • Sketches in the Northwest

    • Men stand beside an ox-driven wagon at Fort Garry (later Lower Fort Garry National Historic Park) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A man hauls a moose head on his back. Shows a silo and a frame building. A North American Indian in a woven blanket,...
    • Rogers, W. A. (William Allen), 1854-1931.
    • 1870 January 25
    • The Modoc war, soldiers recovering the bodies of the slain

    • Cavalry soldiers in military uniforms hold swords and rifles, and stand beside men killed by North American (Modoc) Indians in California. Bust portraits show Captain Evan Thomas with muttonchop whiskers and a moustache, a bow tie and shoulder...
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    • 1873 May 17
    • 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...
    • Rogers, W. A. (William Allen), 1854-1931.
    • 1879 October 25
    • Sketches in Utah

    • Mormon men bow their heads, across the table from Brigham Young and the elders, during communion. Shows a Book of Mormon and a metal container on the table. The men wear suits with scarves or bow ties. Brigham Young stands at the pulpit inside the...
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    • 1874 September 26
    • Sporting in Manitoba

    • Hunters on foot or on horseback with English saddles, hunt for antelope or bear, and fish in a creek near a waterfall in Manitoba. Men sit or recline beside a camp fire and eat cooked pemmican. A Native American man smokes a pipe. Shows rifles, a...
    • Harral, Horace.
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    • Colorado representative persons and places

    • Views of Pike's Peak, Austin Bluff, Loch Ivanhoe, the Robertson & Doll Carriage Factory, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Portraits of men include H. B. Chamberlain, Denver business man, H. P. Cowenhoven, an Aspen business man and banker, and Dr....
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    • 1890 February 22
    • 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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