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Name Cook, James Henry, 1857-1942
Born 1857
Deceased 1942

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Image of RG1047.AM - RG1047 Olson, James Clifton, 1917-2005

RG1047.AM - RG1047 Olson, James Clifton, 1917-2005

This collection consists of manuscript material and index files arranged in two Subgroups. Subgroup 1: Writings; and Subgroup 2: Correspondence and Subject Files. These materials related to James Olson's time with the Nebraska State Historical Society as well as the University of Nebraska. The materials in Subgroup 1 are further divided into series which relate to the publication of <em>Red Cloud and the Sioux Problem</em>, <em>J. Sterling Morton</em>, the <em>History of Nebraska</em> and to various other writings, including articles, book reviews and speeches. Included are correspondence, research notes, and drafts of the manuscripts. Subgroup 2 consists of correspondence and subje

RG2063.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection relates to the Lakota Sioux tribe that lived in northwest Nebraska and parts of South and North Dakota. The collection consists mostly of photographic prints and postcards. Many of the images relate to life on reservations and to the interaction between Native Americans and Euro-Americans. This collection consists of 685 photographic prints and postcards relating to Lakota Indians. Included are many photographs of Chief Red Cloud and his family, from the lat 1800s to around the time of his death in 1909; images from an 1868 treaty council at Fort Laramie, Dakota Territory, with individuals identified; photographs of Indian camps, agencies, missions, and schools; images show

Image of RG2063.PH000005-000001 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000005-000001 - Print, Photographic

This shows two men, Indian scout Woman's Dress and Captain Jim Cook in Agate, Nebraska. They are standing in the grass, with foliage and trees in the background. Woman's Dress is wearing ceremonial clothing, including feathers and a head piece with horns. Captain Cook is wearing buckskins and hat, with a knife on his belt and holding a shotgun.

Image of RG2063.PH000018-000006 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000018-000006 - Print, Photographic

This is a group portrait showing the last great gathering of the Sioux Nation on September 5, 1934 at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Several leaders of the tribe are gathered for the photo at the dedication of the Crazy Horse monument at the fort. Two military officers in uniform are seen in the center of the group.

Image of RG2063.PH000018-000011 - Postcard, Picture

RG2063.PH000018-000011 - Postcard, Picture

This bird's eye view shows activities at the dedication of the Chief Crazy Horse Memorial at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Traditionally dressed Lakota Tribe members are coming forward to meet Captain James Cook on the parade ground. Several spectators are watching from the sidelines. In the background can be seen trees, buildings and automobiles.

Image of RG2063.PH000018-000012 - Postcard, Picture

RG2063.PH000018-000012 - Postcard, Picture

This bird's eye view shows activities at the dedication of the Chief Crazy Horse Memorial at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Traditionally dressed Lakota Tribe members are walking with Captain James Cook on the parade ground. Several spectators are watching from the sidelines. A tipi is seen at the left and several chairs are seen in the lower left of the photo.