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Name Black Hills (S.D.)

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Image of RG1070.AM - RG1070 Hawke, Robert, 1826-1882

RG1070.AM - RG1070 Hawke, Robert, 1826-1882

The collection consists of two typed transcriptions of letters from Robert Hawke, Nebraska City, Nebraska, to John K. Gilman, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. The letters are dated August 29th and October 2nd, 1877. In the letters Hawke inquires about the status of purchased Black Hills mining claims. Hawke is also interested in buying more claims, particularly for quartzite mines. Also mentioned in the letters are names of various mines and mining companies.

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