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Indians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill
Indians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill
TitleIndians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill
DescriptionPhotographic print on a boudoir card mount showing groups of Native American women and young girls slaughtering beef. The subjects are likely Comanche, Kiowa or Apache. The handwritten title on front of the card reads "Indians killing beef on the reserve near Fort Sill, I.T. [Indian Territory]. The image was produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
Dateca. 1890s
PhotographerWilliam J. Lenny
Item TypePhotograph
CollectionNative American/Western Photograph Collection (P23)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,36866
LocationP23,Box 1, Folder 4, Number 11
Local SubjectKiowa Indians
Native Americans
Comanche Indians
Apache Indians
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10017456
NotesThe verso of the card contains the name of the studio and a description of the types of Indian photographs offered to "curiosity seekers."
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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