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Title
Seminole and Cherokee portraits Seminole and Cherokee portraits
Type
Still Image
Subject
Bowlegs, Billy, 1808?-1863 or 1864.
Indians of North America--Florida--Clothing & dress--1870-1950.
Indians of North America--Florida--Transportation--1870-1950.
Indians of North America--Florida--Women--1870-1950.
Indians of North America--Oklahoma--Spiritual life--1870-1950.
Indians of North America--Oklahoma--Social life--1870-1950.
Seminole Indians--Clothing & dress--1870-1950.
Seminole Indians--Women--1870-1950.
Seminole Indians--Transportation--1870-1950.
Cherokee Indians--Women--1870-1950.
Tribal chiefs--United States--1870-1950.
Barbecues--Oklahoma--1810-1950.
Meetings--Oklahoma--1870-1950.
Canoes--Florida--1870-1950.
Genre Form
photoprint
graphic
graphic
Portrait photographs--1870-1950.
Group portraits--1870-1950.
Gelatin silver prints--1870-1950.
Photographic postcards--1870-1950.
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
Florida
Oklahoma
Identified By
Lccn: 91483055
Color Content
black and white
Summary
Group or individual portraits, mostly of Seminole men, women, and children, some in patchwork style clothing, including a woman with a baby in a shawl on her back, children at Seminole Village, Silver Springs, Florida; people gathered around a campfire in the woods, and people in wooden canoes on the Miami River. Sitters include Seminole war chief Billy Bowlegs. Also includes portrait of a Cherokee woman, "The Fortune Teller," a derogatory "monument" to Seminole Chief Tolomato, and two images of people of an unidentified Southeast tribe in Oklahoma, including a group portrait of the "Indian Mission Conference of East Oklahoma, Methodist Episcopal Church South" and a family in front of a frame structure barbecuing meat on a wood grill.
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Seminole and Cherokee portraits