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[Poor Elk, half-length portrait, facing left]

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[Poor Elk, half-length portrait, facing left]

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These portraits are valuable records that document Native American dress and customs at the end of the nineteenth century during an active period of Indian removal and hostilities against Native Americans.Library of Congress holds one of the most important collections of Native American photographic portraits.

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01/01/1899
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Heyn Photo, photographer
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Library of Congress
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