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Name Jordan, Charles Philander, 1856-1924
Born 1850
Birthplace New York
Titles & honors Colonel
Father Jordan, David Jefferson
Mother Cady, Julia Ann
Occupation Charles Philander Jordan was at various times Indian agent on the Sioux reservations at Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, Pine Ridge and Rosebud.
Spouse Jordan, Julia (Blue Eyes), -1913
Children Jordan, Charles Collins, 1879-1904
Jordan, William Ward, 1884-
Jordan, Edwin E., 1887-1910
Jordan, Everard C., 1892-1980
Jordan, Collins Custer, 1893-1918
Deceased 01/07/1924
Deceased where Pierre, South Dakota

Associated Records

Image of RG1010.AM - RG1010 Hamilton, Henry W., 1898-1984

RG1010.AM - RG1010 Hamilton, Henry W., 1898-1984

The collection contains various items compiled by Henry W. Hamilton of Marshall, Missouri. Included in the collection is a physical description of the site of Orchard Ranch, the ranch of Charles P. Jordan, on the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. This was noted on a 1963 trip taken by Hamilton and Jordan's son William. Also included is a list of employees who worked for Charles Jordan at his ranch and store during the 1890s, and a description of the 1892 fire at Charles Jordan's trading post as described by William Jordan.

RG2095.PH - Collection, Photograph

Charles Philander Jordon was an Indian agent on the Sioux reservations at the Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, Pine Ridge, and Rosebud Agencies. He also operated the trading post at the Rosebud Agency. This collection consists of ninety-three photographs dating primarily from 1889-1905. Most of the photographs are copies of originals which were loaned to the Nebraska State Historical Society. The photograph component includes images of Native Americans, portraits of Charles Philander Jordan, his wife, and family, and the interior of Jordan's store. There is also an original print of Red Cloud Agency in 1876.

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.PH000002-000080 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000002-000080 - Negative, Glass Plate

Colonel Charles P. Jordan, 1889. In the early 1890s, photographer John Anderson wroked as a clerk in the Rosebud Reservation trading post operated by Colonel Charles P. Jordan.