Western Americana

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.

Big Horse Kiss: 1940

Big Horse Kiss: 1940

High school horse and his owner-trainer at the rodeo of the San Angelo Fat Stock Show, San Angelo, Texas, 1940. Russell Lee, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film 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.

Foghorn Clancy: 1923

Foghorn Clancy: 1923

Foghorn Clancy, 1923. Assumed to be the son of Foghorn Clancy, legendary rodeo promoter, agent and historian. 1923 photo. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Seeing D.C. on Horseback: 1923

Seeing D.C. on Horseback: 1923

Native Americans on horseback visiting Washington D.C., 1923. Capitol building in the background. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Nesjaja Hatali: 1904

Nesjaja Hatali: 1904

Nesjaja Hatali, North American Navajo Indian. Medicine man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Photograph taken in 1904 by Edward S. Curtis. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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