Native American

Digger Family: 1880s

Digger Family: 1880s

Digger Indian family in front of an adobe building, Kern County, California. Photo taken in the 1880s by photographer Carleton E. Watkins. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Young Spotted Tail & Friends: 1875

Young Spotted Tail & Friends: 1875

From LOC: "Group of Sioux Indians "Spotted Tail" (photo c. 1875) Standing: Joe Merrivale; Young Spotted Tail; Antoine Janis; Seated: Touch-the-Clouds; Little Big Man; Black Cool; last two are rapoves[?] indentified by George E. Hyde 4229 Dangler[?] St. Omaha, Nebraska." Photo taken between 1865 and 1880. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion.

Joseph Bird Head: 1899

Joseph Bird Head: 1899

Joseph Bird Head, Lakota or Sioux boy, full dress seated on blanket holding club, 1899. Heyn Photo, photographer. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Achomawi Mother and Child: 1923

Achomawi Mother and Child: 1923

Achomawi mother and child, 1923. Beautiful Native American photo by photographer Edward S. Curtis. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Blueberry Pickers: 1937

Blueberry Pickers: 1937

American Indians on way to the blueberry fields near Littlefork, Minnesota, 1937. Russell Lee, photographer for US Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Smooth Operator: 1908

Smooth Operator: 1908

Portrait of Sioux Indian smoking cigarette, 1908. Copyright by John A. Johnson, W. Somerville, Massachusetts. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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