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William L Sawyers
William S Prettyman
George B Cornish
Material pertaining to the Wyandotte Indian tribe, early settlers of the Kansas City area.
Wounded Knee, Women, Children and Soldiers
A group Indian women and children and soldiers posing in front of an unidentified building.
Wounded Knee, View of Army Camp
Distant view of an army camp. Groups of soldiers can be seen standing in formation and a church and other buildings are in view in the distance.
Wounded Knee, Two Strike and Crow Dog Camp
Distant view of the camps of Sioux Chiefs, Two Strike and Crow Dog at the Pine Ridge Agency. A photographer can be seen in the foreground (right-hand side).
Wounded Knee, Soldiers Behind Barricade
Soldiers positioned behind barricades.
Wounded Knee, Soldier Camp
A group of soldiers relaxing in camp. Several tents and buildings can be in see in the background.
Wounded Knee, Sioux Camp
View of an unidentified Sioux camp and a group of Indians with their backs to the camera.
Wounded Knee, Leaders of the Hostile Indians
A photograph of three Sioux Chiefs, Two Strike, Crow Dog and High Hawk. A white man and two Sioux children are also pictured.
Wounded Knee, Indian Fighting at Pine Ridge Agency
Soldiers firing their rifles from behind a barricade. An unidentified officer is standing in the foreground.
Wounded Knee, Indian Camp
Encampment scene showing a group of Indians sitting and two soldiers on horseback.
Wounded Knee, Group Portrait of Soldiers
A group portrait of 30 soldiers posing in front of a tent. Three other men can be seen standing in the background.
Wounded Knee, Gathering up the Dead
Three workers loading the frozen bodies of Sioux dead into a wagon. Soldiers on horseback are looking upon the scene from atop a hill.
Wounded Knee, Disarming the Hostile Indians
Indians at the Pine Ridge Agency looking off into the distance toward an unidentified Sioux camp and what looks to be a line of soldiers on horseback.
Wounded Knee, Deserted Sioux Camp
January 1, 1891
Distant view, looking south, of a deserted Sioux camp. Soldiers and wagons can be seen in the background.
Wounded Knee, Cavalry Soldiers
Two rows of soldiers on horseback, and two riders out front surveying the landscape.
Wounded Knee, Birds Eye View of Battlefield
Jan. 1, 1891
Distant view, looking southwest, of the battlefield at Wounded Knee. Several people with horses can be seen searching a deserted Sioux camp.
Work Continues on Tribal Casino
May 22, 2007
The Oklahoma-based Wyandotte Nation is progressing in its goal of turning a Masonic temple in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, into a gambling casino, perhaps to be called Wyandotte Palace Casino. Work started...
Wild Horse, Comanche Chief
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...
Wichita Grass Wig-Wam
Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing the exterior of a Wichita grass wigwam dwelling; produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
Why Is This Man Forgotten?
Article profiling legendary frontiersman Kit Carson. The author examines the role of publicity and fame in the creation of attitudes toward Carson, both during his lifetime and in the modern era.
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