Title: Indians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill

Description: Photographic 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).

Date: ca. 1890s

Photographer: William J. Lenny

Item Type: Photograph

Collection: Native American/Western Photograph Collection (P23)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,36866

Location: P23,Box 1, Folder 4, Number 11

Local Subject: Kiowa Indians; Native Americans; Comanche Indians; Apache Indians

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10017456

Notes: The verso of the card contains the name of the studio and a description of the types of Indian photographs offered to "curiosity seekers."

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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