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Theodor de Bry - [A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Theodor de Bry - [A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native chief in Virginia, with bow and arrow; hunting scene in the background. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten de... More

[The widows approach the chief]

[The widows approach the chief]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... More

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard., British Cartoon Print

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... More

Austenaco, great warrior, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Austenaco, great warrior, Commander in Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Illustration showing Austenaco: full-length portrait, standing, facing right. Illus. in: The royal magazine or gentleman's monthly companion. London : Printed for J. Coote, 1762, July, opp. p. 16.

[Frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco, the Long Warrior, or King of the Seminoles and title page of Travels through North & South Carolina] / W. Bartram, Delin. ; J. Trenchard, sculp.

[Frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco, the Long Warrior, or King of t...

Frontispiece and title page in: Travels through North & South Carolina / William Bartram. Philadelphia : James & Johnson, 1791. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libr... More

Missouri Indianer. Indien Missouri. Missouri Indian. Oto Indianer. Indien Oto. Chef der Puncas. Chef des Puncas. Chief of the Puncas

Missouri Indianer. Indien Missouri. Missouri Indian. Oto Indianer. Ind...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bodmer, Karl.

The Shawanese prophet and Tecumseh / Huyot.

The Shawanese prophet and Tecumseh / Huyot.

Print shows Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet, and Tecumseh, with other Natives and tipis in the background. Title from item. Printed below image: (See page 669). Erroneously inscribed on mount: From The romance... More

Sa-go-ye-wat-ha [Seneca chief Red Jacket] / painted by R.W. Weir ; eng'd. by M.J. Danforth.

Sa-go-ye-wat-ha [Seneca chief Red Jacket] / painted by R.W. Weir ; eng...

Red Jacket, full-length portrait, holding tomahawk.

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs Head Chief of the Winnebagoes on Winnebago Lake, Michigan / / painted at the Treaty of Green Bay 1827 by J.O. Lewis ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs.

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs Head Chief of the Winnebagoes on Winnebago La...

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing traditional dress and holding rifle, 1827. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of the most ce... More

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox the present Chief of the Sauk tribe and successor to Black Hawk / / painted by J.O. Lewis at the great treaty of Prarie du Chien 1825 ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs. Philada.

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox the present Chief of the Sauk tribe and...

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing traditional dress, at Prairie du Chien, 1825. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of th... More

Micanopy. A Seminole chief / R.T. ; drawn printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment, No. 94 Walnut St.

Micanopy. A Seminole chief / R.T. ; drawn printed & coloured at I.T. B...

Print shows portrait of Micanopy in traditional dress from painting by Charles Bird King for History of the Indian tribes of North America... / By Thomas L. M'Kenney and James Hall, 1836-1844.

Ca-Ta-He-Cas-Sa-Black Hoof, principal chief of the Shawanoes / drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment.

Ca-Ta-He-Cas-Sa-Black Hoof, principal chief of the Shawanoes / drawn, ...

Ca-Ta-He-Cas-Sa-Black Hoof, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

Tuko-See-Mathla, a Seminole chief / drawn, printed & coloured at the Lithographic & Print Colouring Establishment, Phila.

Tuko-See-Mathla, a Seminole chief / drawn, printed & coloured at the L...

Print shows Tuko-See-Mathla, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, holding a rifle.

Crow Indian Chief, Glass negative photograph, American Civil War time.
Cheyenne Indian Chief, Glass negative photograph, American Civil War time.
Crow Indian Chief, Glass negative photograph, American Civil War time.
Sac & Fox Indian Chiefs / Group of Indians
Cheyenne Indian Chief, Glass negative photograph, American Civil War time.
Crow Indian Chief, Glass negative photograph, American Civil War time.
Cheyenne Indian Chief, Glass negative photograph, American Civil War time.
Incident in Cherry Valley - fate of Jane Wells / from the original picture by A. Chappel ... ; Thomas Phillibrown, engraver.

Incident in Cherry Valley - fate of Jane Wells / from the original pic...

Jane Wells is pleading for her life, and a man attempts to protect her from an Indian who is about to kill her. House behind them is being burned by Loyalists and Indians led by Major Walter Butler and Mohawk C... More

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; engd. by W. Wellstood.

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; eng...

Print shows the death of Tecumseh from a bullet fired by Colonel Richard Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Ontario, Canada, on October 5th, 1813. Title from item.

[Little Robe, Cheyenne Indian, half-length portrait, seated, facing right]
Tecumseh saving prisoners

Tecumseh saving prisoners

Print shows Tecumseh shielding prisoners from another Native American on horseback wielding a tomahawk during the War of 1812; another Native is about to scalp a dead soldier. Title from item. Entered according... More

Gray Wolf, Chief of Winnebagoes

Gray Wolf, Chief of Winnebagoes

Gray Wolf, full-length portrait, seated, facing left, holding rifle. Photo possibly by B.H. Gurnsey. No. 504.

Washoe Indians--The Chief's Family, California, 19th century sterescope card.
The Indian campaign--prisoners captured by General Custer / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.

The Indian campaign--prisoners captured by General Custer / sketched b...

Prisoners, from Black Kettle's camp, captured by General Custer, traveling through snow. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, 1868 Dec. 19, p. 825.

Juan Chivaria the most distinguished chief in Arizona Juan Chivaria, his son & niece.

Juan Chivaria the most distinguished chief in Arizona Juan Chivaria, h...

Titles transcribed from mount. Illus. in album: Series of photographic views and portraits of Arizona and Arizona Indian tribes / Charles Gentile. Nos. 129 (right) and 130 (left).

Satanta,  Kioway chief

Satanta, Kioway chief

Photograph shows Satanta (White Bear), full-length portrait, holding bow and arrow, facing front. Written on back: W.S. Soule, Photogr. Appears in: Schmitt & Brown. Fighting Indians of the Old West, p. 83. Titl... More

The Modoc war - Captain Jack's cave in the lava beds

The Modoc war - Captain Jack's cave in the lava beds

Illustration shows Modoc Indians in a cave; three Modoc men are carrying rifles while three Modoc women and a child sit near a fire. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, no. 861 (1872 June 28), p. 545. Title from item.

The Modoc indians / from photographs taken by C.F. [sic] Watkins, San Francisco.

The Modoc indians / from photographs taken by C.F. [sic] Watkins, San ...

Front page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with portraits of eleven Modoc Indians, federal prisoners and alleged participants in a violent uprising.

Montana - the Nez Percé War - incidents in the defeat and capture of Chief Joseph by General Nelson A. Miles General Miles charging the Indian camp - the dash into the ravine / / from sketches by G.M. Holland.

Montana - the Nez Percé War - incidents in the defeat and capture of C...

Nez Percé War, Montana. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 45, no. 1153 (1877 November 3), p. 141 (top).

Montana - the Nez Perces War - Incidents in the defeat and capture of Chief Joseph by General Nelson A. Miles / from sketches by G.M. Holland.

Montana - the Nez Perces War - Incidents in the defeat and capture of ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 45, no. 1153 (1877 Nov. 3), p. 141 (whole page)

Montana - the Nez Percé War - incidents in the defeat and capture of Chief Joseph by General Nelson A. Miles Surrender of Chief Joseph and his principal warriors at General Miles's headquarters, October 5-6 / / from sketches by G.M. Holland.

Montana - the Nez Percé War - incidents in the defeat and capture of C...

Chief Joseph handing rifle to General Nelson Miles as a gesture of surrender. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 45, no. 1153 (1877 November 3), p. 141 (bottom).

A barber's shop at Standing Rock, Dakota Territory--an Indian chief having his hair dressed / drawn by William A. Rogers.

A barber's shop at Standing Rock, Dakota Territory--an Indian chief ha...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1879 March 15, p. 205 (bottom).

Indian Group. Chief Ouray & Chipeta (Ute Tribe)
[Cowboys by fire in discussion with Indian chief]

[Cowboys by fire in discussion with Indian chief]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0039). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Major Campbell arguing with Pontiac

Major Campbell arguing with Pontiac

William Campbell and Indians by a fire; possibly related to Pontiac's Conspiracy. From: The romance and tragedy of pioneer life / Augustus L. Mason. 1883.

Gaul [i.e., Gall]

Gaul [i.e., Gall]

Gall, Hunkpapa chief, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing loincloth, in front of painted backdrop. 1109 U.S. Copyright Office. On mount: D.F. Barry, West Superior, Wis. Attributed to O.S. Goff... More

Closing scenes of the Apache war

Closing scenes of the Apache war

Two illustrations: Geronimo and his band, and General Crook's conference with Geronimo, showing Captain Roberts, Geronimo, Nana, Lieutenant Maus, interpreters, Captain Bourke and General Crook.

Four Mojave Indian chiefs--The second file from the left is "Rowdy", a Yuma Indian, acting as interpreter

Four Mojave Indian chiefs--The second file from the left is "Rowdy", a...

Mearns Collection (Library of Congress). No. 112.

U.S. commissioners and delegations of Sioux chiefs visiting Washington, October 13, 1888

U.S. commissioners and delegations of Sioux chiefs visiting Washington...

Group portrait of commissioners and Sioux Indians on steps of U.S. Capitol building. Copyright by C.M. Bell. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska n... More

The delegation of Sioux chiefs to ratify the sale of lands in South Dakota to the U.S. government, December, 1889 / photographed and copyrighted by C.M. Bell, Washington, D.C.

The delegation of Sioux chiefs to ratify the sale of lands in South Da...

Photo shows twenty-one Natives posed standing and sitting for a group portrait, facing front, wearing western clothing; each is numbered according to corresponding printed below image. Title from item. No. 3.

Ponka chief, N.A. Cigarette Card

Ponka chief, N.A. Cigarette Card

Print shows a full-length portrait of a Ponca chief, seated, facing front, on cigarette card issued by Kinney Tobacco Company as an insert with the Sweet Caporal brand cigarettes. Title from item. At head of ti... More

[Composite of photographs: full-length portrait of Chief Seattle, half-length portrait of Angeline, and views of Mt. Rainier and Seattle, Wash.] / Boyd and Braas photo.
American Indian chiefs. Spotted Tail

American Indian chiefs. Spotted Tail

Trade card, advertising Red Man chewing tobacco, showing half-length portrait of Spotted Tail. No. 14.

Indian chief in council informing his tribe of the arrival of strangers in ships [Columbus]

Indian chief in council informing his tribe of the arrival of stranger...

Color lithograph copyrighted by Gebbie & Co. - J. Hall, Pinx. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. Index (2); US Hist.; Indians Councils; Shelf.

Home of Chief Red Cloud at Pine Ridge Agency

Home of Chief Red Cloud at Pine Ridge Agency

Three Native Americans standing in front of house, Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota.

The Sioux chiefs before Secretary Noble / Drawn by T. De Thulstrup.

The Sioux chiefs before Secretary Noble / Drawn by T. De Thulstrup.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1891 Feb. 21, p. 140.

Chief Qwanah's home

Chief Qwanah's home

Photograph showing two-story frame house and tipis, diminituve from atop mountains in foreground. Title from item.

Capt. Geo Sword, chief of police with Buffalo Bill's Indians, Pine Ridge Agency, S.D. / W.R. Cross, portrait & view photographer, ... Hot Springs, S. Dak.

Capt. Geo Sword, chief of police with Buffalo Bill's Indians, Pine Rid...

Members of Lakota or Sioux tribe in predominantly traditional dress, posed with police chief in uniform. 10047W U.S. Copyright Office. No. 480.

[Alaskan Indians in old dancing costumes: group of 12 in front of Chief Klart-Reech's house, Chilkat]

[Alaskan Indians in old dancing costumes: group of 12 in front of Chie...

Photo by Winter & Pond. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Dancing; Indians; Alaska; Shelf.

Chief Isac, sons and dog

Chief Isac, sons and dog

Photograph shows Chief Isac with two sons and a dog sitting on the shore. 68882 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 61. Copyright by F.D. Fujiwara.

Chief Pretty Eagle, Crow

Chief Pretty Eagle, Crow

Half-length portrait, facing front. 63151 U.S. Copyright Office. Photograph of painting by E.A. Burbank. Copyright by W. Scott Gardner, Chicago.

Geronimo (Guiyatle) - Apache, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Geronimo (Guiyatle) - Apache, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Geronimo, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

Chief Hollow Horn Bear--Sioux

Chief Hollow Horn Bear--Sioux

Photograph shows Chief Hollow Horn Bear, half-length portrait, facing left, wearing breastplate. 67040 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by F.A. Rinehart, Omaha, Nebraska. No. 115?. Title from item.

Chief Hollow Horn Bear--Sioux

Chief Hollow Horn Bear--Sioux

Half-length portrait of Dakota Indian man, facing slightly right, wearing feather headdress. Copyright by F.A. Rinehart, Omaha. No. 1169. Rinehart Collection.

[Chief Little Wound in council with other Indians, wearing feather headdresses]

[Chief Little Wound in council with other Indians, wearing feather hea...

Indians seated in semi-circle. 62278 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by Heyn.

[Strikes] With Nose, Chief

[Strikes] With Nose, Chief

Title from item and from name on smaller, b&w version of this image in LOT 3401-A. No. 431. Copyright 1899 by Heyn Photo, Omaha. Gift of David A. Rector, 2007. DCRM(G) example 1B1.5 - Title proper, with missing... More

Utes--Chief Sevara [i.e., Severo] and family

Utes--Chief Sevara [i.e., Severo] and family

Title from item. No. 53408. Reproduction of a photograph titled "Ute Indians" taken by Nast of Denver, Colorado, in 1885(?) (Source: Denver Public Library, image X-30721.) Detroit Publishing Company Collection.... More

[Buckskin Charlie, Ute, half-length portrait, facing front, with medal around neck]

[Buckskin Charlie, Ute, half-length portrait, facing front, with medal...

64923 U.S. Copyright Office. Photograph by Rose and Hopkins, Denver, Colorado.

Bone Necklace, Council Chief
Left Hand Bear, Chief

Left Hand Bear, Chief

No. 408. Copyright 1899 by Heyn Photo, Omaha. Title from item. Gift of David A. Rector, 2007.

[Little Wound and nine other Sioux chiefs wearing feather headdresses and traditional accessories]

[Little Wound and nine other Sioux chiefs wearing feather headdresses ...

61833 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by Heyn. Staff-supplied identifications on mount.

Chief American Horse - Sioux / F.A. Rinehart, Omaha.

Chief American Horse - Sioux / F.A. Rinehart, Omaha.

Photograph shows full-length portrait of Sioux man in full regalia. 2190 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 1005.

Geronimo Apache cheif [sic] and his two nieces, died Feb. 16th [19]09 / H.H. Clarke, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Geronimo Apache cheif [sic] and his two nieces, died Feb. 16th [19]09 ...

Geronimo, full-length portrait, seated, facing front, posed, with his two nieces standing at his sides. H74628 U.S. Copyright Office. Hand-colored.

John Alvin Anderson - Chief American Horse

John Alvin Anderson - Chief American Horse

Lakota Sioux Indian in feather headdress, half-length portrait, facing left. D24370 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by J.A. Anderson. No. 934.

Strikes on Top [Am, Indian Chief]
[Chief Lone Bear, half-length portrait, facing right]
Chief 2 - guns White Calf and Gov. Erickson
[Chief Red Fox, Sioux(?) Indian, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, holding tomahawk]

[Chief Red Fox, Sioux(?) Indian, three-quarter length portrait, standi...

D10823 U.S. Copyright Office. Rinehart photo no. 65.

[Chief Iron Tail, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show]

[Chief Iron Tail, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show]

Chief Iron Tail, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing breastplate. LOT 10136 (location of corresponding print made by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service in 1964). Gift, Mina Turner, Käsebie... More

[Tioagla, full-length portrait, facing right, on horseback]
[Chief Revenger, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / photo by Heyn and Matzen.
And a Tommyhawk to you, Mr. Gurney.' Washington, D.C., May 13. Representing the Rosebud Tribe of the Sioux Indians of South Dakota, Chief Joe Thin Elk and Chief Steven Brave Bird were in Washington today to describe conditions at Rosebud So. Dakota, before the Senate Committee. Enroute, they dropped in on Senator Chan Gurney, So. Dakota. Left to right shows: Senator Chan Gurney, So. Dakota, Chief Joe Thin Elk, Rep. Francis H. Case, So. Dakota, and Chief Steven Brave Bird
[Washakie, Chief of Shoshones, half-length portrait, facing left]
Mt. Chief and Gen. Hugh Scott
[Washakie, Chief of Shoshones, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]
[Eagle Shirt, Sioux Indian, full-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing in front of studio backdrop]
Chief Deep Sky-Indian mounted on horse
Chief Owen Heavy Breast (American Indian)
[Chief Lone Bear, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show]

[Chief Lone Bear, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show]

Chief Lone Bear, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing breastplate and warbonnet, holding bow and arrow. LOT 10136 (location of corresponding print made by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service... More

Chief Big Spring & H.E. Manville
[White War Bonnet, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]
Chief Geronimo

Chief Geronimo

Geronimo, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y. Copyright by C.D. Arnold.

Chief Red Cloud--Cayuga

Chief Red Cloud--Cayuga

Chief Red Cloud, half-length portrait, seated, facing left; possibly taken at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y. Copyright by C.D. Arnold.

William Jennings Bryan with Sioux chiefs at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901

William Jennings Bryan with Sioux chiefs at Pan-American Exposition, B...

Photograph showing William Jennings Bryan, another man, and four Native Americans in traditional Sioux attire, posed before a tipi. Caption: Indians are (left to right): High Hawk, Jack Red Cloud, Blue Horse, a... More

White Hawk, Left Hand Bear, Fredireck C. Cummins, Chief Black Heart

White Hawk, Left Hand Bear, Fredireck C. Cummins, Chief Black Heart

Photograph shows three Native American men in tribal dress and Fredireck Cummins posed in front of tepees at the Pan American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y. Printed on photograph: Copyright 1901 by C.D. Arnold. No. ... More

Indian chief / by Gertrude Käsebier.

Indian chief / by Gertrude Käsebier.

Illustration shows portrait of Native American man in headdress and robe.

Chief Eggelston / Samuels & Mays, Meeker, Colo.
Chief White Crow / Samuels & Mays, Meeker, Colo.

Chief White Crow / Samuels & Mays, Meeker, Colo.

H22760 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 5. Copyright by Samuels and Mays.

[Chitto Harjo or Crazy Snake, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / photo by Duncan.

[Chitto Harjo or Crazy Snake, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fron...

H39695 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Harrie D. Blake.

[Geronimo, Apache Chief, 1829-1909, full-length portrait, standing, facing left]

[Geronimo, Apache Chief, 1829-1909, full-length portrait, standing, fa...

Copyrighted by Collins & Green, Lawton, Oklahoma. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Is 245 OK? I left order of name as is on card.

Chief Geronimo

Chief Geronimo

Geronimo, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, with walking stick. H49561 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by H.W. Wyman, Colorado Springs. No. 1.

Jack Red Cloud

Jack Red Cloud

Half lgth., facing left; holding peace pipe. Indian Chief. Photoprint copyrighted by the Gerhard Sisters studio, St. Louis. No. 25. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings:... More

Medicine Crow

Medicine Crow

Medicine Crow, half-length portrait, seated, facing right. H52589 U.S. Copyright Office.

Oh-lo Hah-wal-lah Osage chief

Oh-lo Hah-wal-lah Osage chief

H52307 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Group of Sioux and Apache Indians

Group of Sioux and Apache Indians

Photograph shows ten Indian chiefs, three in headdresses, wearing native clothing, at the St. Louis Exposition. No. 2695. Title from item.

Jack Red Cloud

Jack Red Cloud

Half lgth., facing right. Indian Chief. Photoprint copyrighted by the Gerhard Sisters studio, St. Louis. No. 23. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Indians.

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