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Catalog Number 10459-34
Title Postcard, Chief Broken Arm
Object Name Postcard
Description Obverse of postcard has a painted multi-color photo labeled in blue ink beneath: "COPYRIGHT 1899 HEYN PHOTO OMAHA NO. 340 'BROKEN ARM' Chief - is an old Sioux warrior having a fight-ing record. Took active and prominent part in the Custer Massacre. Has a large collection of scalps which he prizes most highly." Reverse face has a green one-cent Franklin stamp. A sample of the note reads: "The Indian Chief on other side of card looks about as I feel lately." Outgoing address: "Miss Ella.R.Voightonau, Goehner, Nebr." Makers mark along left border.
Date 1899
Material paper
Made Omaha News Company
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Douglas), Omaha
Makers mark 2 marks: "copyright 1899 Heyn Photo, Omaha" and "Published by The Omaha News Company, Omaha, Neb."
Height (in) 3.25
Width (in) 5.5
People Broken Arm
Voightonau, Ella R.
Search Terms Omaha News Company
Heyn Photography
History Card depicts Chief Broken Arm and purports that he was in the "Custer Massacre."
Credit line James C. Greenwood Trust, Hastings (Adams), Nebraska