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Catalog Number RG1227.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG1227 Ricker, Eli Seavey, 1843-1936
Title Eli Seavey Ricker
Description This collection relates to Eli Ricker's research on conflict between Native Americans and pioneers and the U.S. military during the settlement of the American West.

This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives dating from the 1850s to the early 1900s. Many of the images are of Native Americans, including the Apache, Cheyenne, Crow, Ute, and Siouan people. The collection also includes images of a Hopi village and the Pine Ridge Reservation. Photographs of a wagon train, the Ricker ranch, Wounded Knee, and Mormon subjects are found in the collection. Among the photographers represented in this collection are C.M. Bell, C.W. Carter, Alexander Gardner, William Henry Jackson, James E. McClees, James A. Miller, B.F. Ray, Will Soule, George Trager, Clarence G. Moreledge, and Mossman.
People Bridger, James, 1804-1881
Crazy Horse
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Geronimo, 1829-1909
Abel-Henderson, Annie Heloise, 1873-1947
American Horse
Browning, O.H. (Orville Hickman), 1806-1881
Creek, H.M.
Little Wolf (Cheyenne)
Two Moons (Sioux)
Lee, John D., -1877
Calhoun, James S., ca.1800-ca.1853
Calhoun, John Caldwell, 1782-1850
Carson, Christopher "Kit", 1809-1868
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Crawford, Thomas Hartley, 1786-1863
Cooley, Dennis N.
Cooper, Douglas Hancock, 1771-1879
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Dole, William P.
Enoleh (Black Fox) (Cherokee)
Eustis, William, 1753-1825
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Glass (Tauquatechee/Tennquetihee), Dick Justice
Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885
Harvey, Thomas H.
Izard, George, 1776-1828
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Johnson, Richard Mentor, 1781-1850
Kingsbury, Cyrus, 1786-1870
Lee, George W., 1812-1881
Leeds, William M.
Little Turkey (Kanitta) (Cherokee)
Lovely, William L.
Little Wound, George
McMinn, Joseph, 1758-1824
Manypenny, George Washington, 1808-1893
Medill, William, 1802-1865
Meigs, Return Jonathan, Jr., 1740-1823
Ross, John, 1790-1866
Clark, William, 1770-1838
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906
Sells, Cato
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888
Smith, Caleb Blood, 1808-1864
Stevens, Isaac Ingalls, 1818-1862
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dodge, Grenville Mellen, 1831-1916
Subjects Apache Indians
Cherokee Indians
Cheyenne Indians
Chickasaw Indians
Comanche Indians
Creek Indians
Fur trade
Ghost dance
Indians of North America
Indians of North America--Government relations
Indians of North America--Missions
Indian reservations
Indian agents
Indians of North America--Treaties
Indians of North America--Wars
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876
Meeker Massacre
Navaho Indians
Pacific Railroads
Society of Friends
Ponca Indians
Siouan Indians
United States Congress
Wagon Box Fight
Wounded Knee Massacre, S.D., 1890
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Illinois 102nd Volunteer Infantry. Co. I.
Indians of North America--Dwellings
Wagon trains