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Name OMAHA TRIBE

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Image of RG1289.PH000017-000001 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000017-000001 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is identified as being John Blackbird, and shows a child dressed in a blanket and headdress standing next to a chair draped with beadwork.

Image of RG1289.PH000003-000001 - Postcard, Picture

RG1289.PH000003-000001 - Postcard, Picture

This shows a baby wrapped entirely in blanket. The young Omaha Tribal member is propped against a blanket covered object in the wooden carrier. The wheels of a wagon can be seen in the background. This is a mounted postcard.

Image of RG1289.PH000001-000001 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000001-000001 - Print, Photographic

This shows a small wooden frame structure identified as the grave of Fire Chief, located one mile southeast of the Omaha Indian Agency in Thurston County. It is a single building seen against an open prairie. A rocking chair is seen next to the building.

Image of RG1289.PH000001-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000001-000002 - Print, Photographic

This shows a structure identified as a temporary American Indian house (wigwam). It is located on the Omaha Reservation in Thurston County. Built from sod and tree material, the building is seen against the prairie. Also in view are poles used for various purposes, and the wooden skeletal structure of a sweat lodge. An animal hide can be seen in the foreground.

Image of RG1289.PH000001-000003 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000001-000003 - Print, Photographic

This shows an Omaha Indian earth lodge from around 1901. In the image can be seen the lodge, with a front entrance made of wood. A drying rack containing a hide is laid against the lodge. Another drying rack is in the right of the photo, containing hides/meat and some type of plant roofing. An unidentified wooden frame is in the foreground. A caption on the back of the photograph indicates that it was located 1 mile north of Omaha. The name Pa-zha-na-pazi also appears on the back.

Image of RG1289.PH000002-000001 - Postcard

RG1289.PH000002-000001 - Postcard

This shows a group of Native Omaha men and boys standing and seated behind ritual objects associated with the Native American Church. On the back, a note dated September 14, 1907 from M.R. Gilmore reads: "This is the picture I promised to send you of the fireplace. " It is addressed to Mr. Frank Cox of Macy, Nebraska.

Image of RG1289.PH000006-000005 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000006-000005 - Print, Photographic

This shows John G. Miller, Omaha Tribal member, in full ceremonial dress. He wears buckskins and headdress, while holding a bow. He stands in front of a tree and automobile.

Image of RG1289.PH000002-000002 - Postcard

RG1289.PH000002-000002 - Postcard

This shows Melvin R. Gilmore seated with an Omaha Tribe man and two Omaha children in front of a tent around September of 1907. The boy on Gilmore's lap wears a straw hat while the girl stands slightly behind an elaborate feathered headdress hanging from the tent. A wooden structure can be seen in the background. The postcard is addressed to Gilmore's brother, and indicates this is an archaeological summer camp.

Image of RG1289.PH000002-000003 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000002-000003 - Print, Photographic

This shows a group of Omaha tribal members seated on blankets outside of a wooden house. Both male and female, a coffee pots, cups and cooking utinsils are seen in front of them. Two of the men have removed their hats which can be seen in the foreground.

Image of RG1289.PH000002-000004 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000002-000004 - Print, Photographic

This shows a group of male Omaha Indians seated on blankets. Identified as friends of Melvin Gilmore, nine men are seated while two women can be seen in the background. A dog is moving past the camera in the foreground. Also seen are trees, tables, chairs and cloth-like objects dangling from tree branches.

Image of RG1289.PH000003-000002 - Postcard, Picture

RG1289.PH000003-000002 - Postcard, Picture

This is a mounted postcard, showing a group of Omaha Tribal members gathered around a car. Showing eleven men and two women, several are dressed in traditional dance clothing. One man holds a large drum and beater. A building can be seen in the background.

Image of RG1289.PH000003-000003 - Postcard

RG1289.PH000003-000003 - Postcard

This is a mounted postcard with the caption "Up to date Omahas" Native Americans riding in car. It shows four men in ceremonial dance clothing seated in a car. In the background can be seen an animal and possibly another person.

Image of RG1289.PH000003-000004 - Postcard, Picture

RG1289.PH000003-000004 - Postcard, Picture

This is a mounted postcard showing winter on the Omaha Reservation. It shows open prairie with very few trees or other discernable landmarks. A few buildings are viewable in the valley, and snow covers the hills in the fore and backgrounds. The farmland is owned by Davis Lovejoy.

Image of RG1289.PH000003-000005 - Postcard

RG1289.PH000003-000005 - Postcard

This shows a group of seven mounted men of the Omaha Nation. Four are wearing headdresses and one carries a feathered staff. The other three are dressed more as cowboys. Other people, structures and landscape are visible in the background.

Image of RG1289.PH000004-000001 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000004-000001 - Print, Photographic

This shows the home and land of Yellow Smoke (Sheide nazi) a.k.a. Henry Morris. Part of the Omaha Reservation allotment, it shows a winter scene with house, barn and other buildings in view. A cow is near the house, and snow covers most of the ground.

Image of RG1289.PH000004-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000004-000002 - Print, Photographic

This shows the home and farm land owned by David Lovejoy on the Omaha Indian reservation. It is taken in winter and shows a snowy landscape. Buildings can be seen in the valley and a few trees silhouette the prairie scenery.

Image of RG1289.PH000004-000003 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000004-000003 - Print, Photographic

This winter scene shows the farm owned by Minnie Hamilton on the Omaha Indian reservation. It shows a brick barn, smaller wooden building, windmill, horses and several head of cattle. There are trees and open prairie visible in the background. An unidentified man is seen standing between two horses.

Image of RG1289.PH000004-000004 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000004-000004 - Print, Photographic

This shows the home of Minnie Hamilton on the Omaha Indian reservation. It is a winter scene with snow on the ground. Winter crops can be seen in the background, and a small wooden rack is visible on the right side of the photo.

Image of RG1289.PH000004-000005 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000004-000005 - Print, Photographic

This is a winter scene showing the home of Yellow Fox on the Omaha Indian reservation. A house, barn and other farm buildings are visible in the background. Snow covers the foreground, and trees are visible through the center of the photo. Open prairie is in the background.

Image of RG1289.PH000004-000006 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000004-000006 - Print, Photographic

This is a winter scene showing the home and farm of George Ramsey on the Omaha Indian reservation. It shows a house and barn, with other smaller buildings. A horse can be seen in the center of the photo, and a buggy is on the right side. Snow is in the foreground and open prairie is seen in the background.