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Name Robinson, Mary Wolfe Blackbird

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Image of RG1289.PH000031-000110 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000110 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Charles Parker and Jim McCauley of the Omaha Indian Reservation. They are both wearing non-traditional clothing, including hats and suits. McCauley stands behind the seated Parker, and has his left hand resting on Parkers' left shoulder. The background is a painted canvas made to look like a curtain and window.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000151 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000151 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Vivian Morris from the Omaha Indian Reservation. She is standing, and wears clothing appropriate to the women of the Omaha Tribe, including a blanket wrapped around her shoulders. She stands next to a chair, and in front of a painted canvas background.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000153 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000153 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Burt Baxter from the Omaha Indian Reservation. He is wearing a suit and seated on a crescent moon studio prop. His hair is very long and braided and wears a hat pushed back on his forehead. The background is painted canvas to look like the sky, including stars.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000156 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000156 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Mary A. Thomas Harlan of the Omaha Indian Reservation. She is seated on a ledge of a window sill, with the window open. She is wearing a dress with a shawl wrapped around her waist. Her hands are on her lap. The window is a studio prop, and opens to a painted canvas background made to look like a street scene with a bridge.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000157 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000157 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Jennie Smith from the Omaha Indian Reservation. She is seated on a crescent moon studio prop. She wears a traditional dress of the Omaha Tribe, including a blanket wrapped around her shoulders. The background is a painted canvas made to look like the sky, including stars.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000158 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000158 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Charlie Woodhull and an unidentified woman, probably his wife, from the Omaha Indian Reservation. He is standing, and wears a heavy double-breasted coat with hat. She is seated and dressed more appropriately to the Omaha Tribe for women, including a blanket wrapped around her shoulders. The background is a painted canvas made to look like books in a library.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000159 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000159 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a portrait of Maggie and Ida Morris of the Omaha Indian Reservation. They are both standing in front of a tarp or canvas that has been pulled across the background. Both women are dressed in clothing common to the Omaha Tribe women of the day, including blankets wrapped around their shoulders.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000160 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000160 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a portrait of Charles Blackbird from the Omaha Indian Reservation. Probably taken at Fort Cody, New Mexico, he is wearing a uniform of the U.S. Army. He stands at attention with his hands at his sides. The notes say he was the only Omaha Indian to be wounded during World War I.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000161 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000161 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Fred Baxter, his wife Evelyn Wolf Baxter and their child. Fred is seated on a chair with the child on his lap. Evelyn is standing next to him. She wears a shawl around her shoulders. The background is a painted canvas made to look like the interior of a room. An animal hide fur is on the floor acting as a rug.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000162 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000162 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Frank Lemming from the Omaha Indian Reservation. He is standing, and is dressed in suit with large coat and hat. He is holding a doctor's satchel in his hand. The background is a painted canvas made to look like curtains, flowers and part of a room. There is a patterned rug under his feet.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000163 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000163 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Willie and his brother Roy Wolfe of the Omaha Indian Reservation. They are both wearing suits and hats. Willis is seated on a crescent moon studio prop, while Roy is standing behing him. The wall is a painted canvas made to look like the sky complete with stars.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000176 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000176 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Silas Woods of the Omaha Indian Reservation. He is wearing a suit and holding his hat. He stands in front of a painted canvas made to look like the National Capitol Building in Washington DC.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000178 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000178 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Sam Harlan holding a child. He is seated and the child sits on his lap. Sam is wearing a suit and heavy coat and hat. The background is a painted canvas.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000179 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000179 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Robert Smith and his wife, Me-tay-na of the Omaha Indian Reservation. He is standing, and wears a suit without a tie. She is seated on a chair and wears clothing more traditional among Omaha woman, including a blanket wrapped around her shoulders. She is holding a hat in her lap. The background is a painted canvas.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000180 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000180 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of four men from the Omaha Indian Reservation. They are all wearing suits and standing in a 3/4 view with left shoulder facing the camera. They are: unknown; Elwood Harlan; Jim Fremont; and Walt Peabody. The background is a painted canvas made to look like palm trees and jungle foliage.

Image of RG1289.PH000031-000182 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000031-000182 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a studio portrait of Henry Grant with an unidentified child. Henry is seated and the child is sitting on his lap. He is wearing a heavy coat and hat, while the child is dressed in a frilled dress and hat. The are seated on a studio prop window sill, with the window open to reveal a painted canvas made to look like a town.