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Catalog Number RG2063.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG2063 Lakota Indians
Title Lakota Indians
Description This collection relates to the Lakota Sioux tribe that lived in northwest Nebraska and parts of South and North Dakota. The collection consists mostly of photographic prints and postcards. Many of the images relate to life on reservations and to the interaction between Native Americans and Euro-Americans.

This collection consists of 685 photographic prints and postcards relating to Lakota Indians. Included are many photographs of Chief Red Cloud and his family, from the lat 1800s to around the time of his death in 1909; images from an 1868 treaty council at Fort Laramie, Dakota Territory, with individuals identified; photographs of Indian camps, agencies, missions, and schools; images showing daily activities and ceremonies and Indians dancing in costume; portraits of chiefs in ceremonial headdress; and shots of Lakota wearing beaded clothing. Sites photographs by Mari Sandoz and Elinor Hinman in 1930 include the Little Bighorn battlefield and the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations. Chief James Red Cloud, grandson of Chief Red Cloud, is shown at a Nebraska State Historical Society annual meeting in 1934.
Date 1870s-1940s circa
People Crazy Horse
Red Cloud, James H.
Goings, Frank C.
Bryan, Charles Wayland, 1867-1945
Spotted Crow, William No Water
American Horse, Robert, 1840-1908
Young Man Afraid of His Horses
Two Strike
Hollow Horn Bear
Red Cloud, Jack
Fast Whirlwind
Hunts Horses
Cook, James Henry, 1857-1942
Short Bull
Freeman, Minnie
Crazy Horse, -1877
Kopac, Emil
High Eagle
Spotted Tail
Bowers, W.E.
Bowers, A.H.
Premaux, Louis
Mad Bear
Good Horse
Cornell, U.G.
Fiske, Frank
Gardner, Alexander
Gerlach, George
Godkin, W.R.
Grabill, J.C.H.
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925
Johnson, A.G.
Kivett, Marvin
McGillicudy, Valentine
Hinmann, Eleanor
Crook, George R., 1830-1890
Mitchell, Daniel S.
American Horse
Ray, B.F.
Kingsbury, ?
Little Wound
McIntire, J.R.
Davis, Dr.
Hoefeldt, C.
High, B.Y.
Hudson, Sam Mossman (Mrs.)
Carter, William H.
Red Dog
Condra, George E., 1869-1958
White Thunder
High Bear
Good Voice
White Masked Face
Hunton, John
Black Crow
White Eyes
White Thigh
Antoine, Janis
Stinking Bear
Iron Horse
Sitting Bull
Fire Thunder, William
Metheth, James
Spotted Crow, William
Eagle Bear
Rain in the Face
Crow Dog
Little Hawk
Kerr, John B.
Little Killer
Walks Out
Lone Man
Iron Buffalo
High Eagle
Subjects Oglala Indians
Brule Indians
Indians of North America
Kiowa Indians
Santee Indians
Siouan Indians
Hunkpapa Indians
Massacres--South Dakota--Wounded Knee
Ponca Indians
Indians of North America--Great Plains
Indian dance--South Dakota
Indians of North America--Government relations
Indian reservations--South Dakota
Indians of North America--Tribes
Indians of North America--Beadwork
Indians of North America--Costume and adornment
Indians of North America--Dwellings
Indians of North America--Missions
Indians of North America--Mortuary customs
Indians, Treatment of--North America
Wild West shows--South Dakota
Fetterman Fight Wyo., 1866
Search Terms Pine Ridge Agency
Rosebud Agency
Townsend's Studio
Crook Commission
Interior Department
8th Cavalry
Treaty Council at Fort Laramie
Council at Standing Rock Agency
Pine Ridge Reservation (S.D.)
United States Peace Commissioners at Fort Laramie
Graves Studio
O'Neill Photo Company
Santee Agency Mission
Black Hills Peace Treaty
Cheyenne River Reservation (Wyo.)
Crow Creek Agency (S.D.)
Santee Normal Training School
Standing Rock Agency (N.D.)
Daughters of American Revolution
Children of American Revolution
Lumiere Studio (Crawford, Neb.)
Manderson Trading Post
St. John's Episcopal Girl's Boarding School (Cheyenne River Agency)
St. John's Episcopal Boy's Boarding School (Cheyenne River Agency)
Nebraska State Historical Society
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934: Chicago, Ill.)
Rosebud Reservation (S.D.)
Scott Studio (Omaha, Neb.)