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1. Penn Valley Park, Santa Fe Trail Marker Penn Valley Park, Santa Fe Trail Marker Postcard of the Santa Fe Trail Marker at Penn Valley Park

2. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Guide Thomas Fitzpatrick, Guide 1970 Descriptions of the participation of Thomas Fitzpatrick as a guide for the military expedition in 1845 through the Rocky Mountains and along the Santa Fe Trail back to Saint Louis, leaving from Bent's...

3. Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845 Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845 1970 Copy of a painting of Bent's Fort next to a river and Indian tepee, by Lieutenant James W. Abert during an 1845 expedition of the "Wild West."

4. Jedediah Strong Smith: Trails West Jedediah Strong Smith: Trails West Autumn//1996 Article gives a biography of famed mountain man and early western explorer, Jedediah Smith. Describes him as a captain, explorer, geographer, entrepreneur, and hero. Includes a map of his travels in the...

5. Indian Police on Horseback Indian Police on Horseback ca. 1890 Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing seven agents on horseback; produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

6. Two Comanche Men Two Comanche Men ca. 1890 Studio portrait of two unidentified Comanche men in native dress. The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by Lenny & Sawyers Indian Views, Purcell, Oklahoma. The verso contains a handwritten note...

7. Four Comanche Men Four Comanche Men ca. 1890s Studio portrait of four unidentified Comanche men in native dress. The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

8. Wild Horse, Comanche Chief Wild Horse, Comanche Chief ca. 1890s Studio portrait of a Comanche chief identified as Wild Horse 2 (likely 'Kobay' second chief of the Kwahada Comanche). The subject is seated and wearing an eagle feather war bonnet. The print is on a boudoir...

9. Indians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill Indians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill ca. 1890s 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...

10. Comanche Brave (one who fears nothing) Comanche Brave (one who fears nothing) ca. 1890s Studio portrait of a Comanche brave identified as "One Who Fears Nothing." The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by Lenny & Sawyers Indian Views, Purcell, Oklahoma.

11. Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1880s-1901 This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...

12. Owl Woman Owl Woman May 23, 1905 Copy of a painting and description of Owl Woman, or "Mis-stan-star," a Cheyenne Indian woman and first wife of William Bent in 1845.

13. Jedediah Smith Jedediah Smith May 24, 1905 Portrait and chapter of the book about Jedediah Strong Smith, or Jedediah Smith (1799-1831), a prominent fur trapper and explorer of the far west. Native of New York raised in New England and moving to...

14. Wet/Dry Routes Chapter Installs Battle of Coon Creek Interpretive Marker Wet/Dry Routes Chapter Installs Battle of Coon Creek Interpretive Marker November, 2005 Brief article reporting the 2005 placement of a commemorative marker near the location of the "Battle of Coon Creek." This altercation between Native Americans and Santa Fe Trail freighters occurred on...

15. The Delaware Indians in Kansas--1829-1867 The Delaware Indians in Kansas--1829-1867 September//1955 Description of Sagundal, a Delaware Indian scout traveling from California to Westport in 1846 (and nearly killed by Comanche Indians on the way) to deliver a message from John Fremont to Senator Thomas...