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Name Old Harney

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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.PH000001-000039 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000001-000039 - Negative, Glass Plate

Old Harney. 1900. This black and white studio photograph shows Old Harney posing in front of a painted backdrop, sitting on a chair. He is wearing a striped shirt, long pants, moccasins, and a hat. He wears a bear claw necklace around his neck, and a bow is laid across his lap. The photograph was taken at the Rosebud Reservation. Note: Butte Creek District.

Image of RG2969.PH000001-000039-1 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000001-000039-1 - Negative, Glass Plate

Old Harney This black and white studio photograph shows Old Harney posing in front of a painted backdrop, sitting on a chair. He is wearing a striped shirt, long pants, moccasins, and a hat. He wears a bear claw necklace around his neck, and a bow is laid across his lap. The photograph was taken at the Rosebud Reservation.

Image of RG2969.PH000001-000040 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000001-000040 - Negative, Glass Plate

Old Harney & his family at home in 1889 In this black and white photograph, Old Harney sits on the ground outside a tipi, along with two women and one child. Pieces of meat and animal hide are hung to dry on racks that form a semi-circle around the tipi. The photograph was taken at the Rosebud Reservation.

Image of RG2969.PH000001-000076 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000001-000076 - Negative, Glass Plate

Old Harney sits in a chair in front of a wooden building in this black and white photograph. He is wearing a dark-colored shirt and pants, and there are moccasins on his feet. He has a scarf on his head and a blanket wrapped around the lower half of his body. He holds a cane in his right hand, and there is a peace pipe resting across his lap. The photograph was taken at the Rosebud Reservation. Old Harney has earrings on and is holding a Peace Pipe and cane.

Image of RG2969.PH000002-000198 - Negative, Glass Plate

RG2969.PH000002-000198 - Negative, Glass Plate

Old Harney and his grandson are standing in front of a group of tipis in this black and white photograph. There are a few other people in the background. Wagons are standing next to some of the tipis. The photograph was taken at the Rosebud Reservation.