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Name Anderson, Roscoe
Father John Alvin Anderson

Associated Records

RG2969.PH - Collection, Photograph

John A. Anderson, born in Sweden in 1869, came to Cherry County, Nebraska, in 1884. Anderson took many photographs relating to people living on the frontier. This collection consists of photographs of Sioux Indians posing for formal portraits, performing traditional customs, and going about daily activities. This collection consists of 360 photographic prints and 322 glass negatives, mostly of Sioux Indians. Photographs include Sam Kills Two working on his winter count skin; being issued at the Rosebud Agency; a ceremonial Sun Dance Dog feast; and many other photographs depicting various activities and customs of the Sioux tribe. Also included are photos of Anderson and his family at their

Image of RG2969.PH000001-000098 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000001-000098 - Negative, Glass Plate

Young Roscoe Anderson dressed in fancy clothes for portrait. In this black and white studio photograph, Roscoe Anderson sits on a table covered with animal hide. He is wearing a dark colored jacket and pants, a white shirt with a wide lacy collar and ruffles down the front. He has a scarf knotted around his neck, and he is wearing dark boots with laces. The photograph was taken at the Rosebud Reservation.