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Illustration shows portrait of Gerhard sisters sitting in profile.
[Emme and Mayme Gerhard]
[between 1900 and 1914]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648559/
Photograph shows a bare-chested man, half-length, seated.
The Missing Link
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/91480756/
Photo shows the famous Apache warrior Geronimo, photographed during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904. The close-up view of his left eye reveals a reflection of the photographer.
Geronimo
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011647021/
The close-up view of Geronimo's left eye reveals a reflection of the photographer.
Photographer Reflected in Geronimo's Eye
[detail of Geronimo, 1904]
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011647021/
Photo shows Wolf Robe (1838-1841 to 1910), the Southern Cheyenne chief sometimes believed to be the man whose profile was used on the Indian head nickel. Here he is wearing a round silver Benjamin Harrison peace medal, which he received from the federal government in 1890 for assisting the Cherokee Commission in negoitations for disposal of land. The Gerhard Sisters photographed him during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904.
Wolf Robe
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011647022/
Photograph shows portrait of Navajo woman, boy, and man taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Missouri, 1904.
Navajo Family
1905
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648555/
Five Arapaho Indians, standing outside a tipi surrounded by a brush fence.
Arrapaho [i.e. Arapaho] Indians
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2003652771/
Photograph shows three Native American men, in traditional clothing, posed as if performing a snake dance.
Three Native American Men Posed as
if Performing a Snake Dance
1905
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2006677519/
Photograph shows portrait of Inuit girl, Nancy Columbia, and dog taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Missouri, 1904.
Columbia
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648556/
Photograph shows portrait of Inuit woman, possibly Esther Enutseak, mother of Nancy Columbia, taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Missouri, 1904.
Ester [Wearing Photo of Columbia]
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648557/
Photograph shows portrait of Japanese woman taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Missouri.
Geisha Girl
1904
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648550/
Miss Laura Clay, half-length portrait, seated at desk reading, facing left.
Miss Laura Clay
1916
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/99401083/

 

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