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Title Cut Nose
Photographer Whitney, J. E.
Document Type Photograph
Description Card stock photo of a Dakota American Indian chief Cut Nose, who, along with 37 other Dakota American Indians, was hanged in Mankato, Minnesota, on December 26, 1862, for taking part in attacks on white settlers and communities in Minnesota in 1862.
Places Whitney, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Keywords observation, photographer, chief, massacre, Congress of the United States
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Additional Information Printed on mount: "Who in the Massacre of 1862, in Minnesota, murdered 18 Women and Children and 5 Men."; "Entered according to Act of Congress, by J.E. Whitney, in the year 1862 in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for Minnesota".
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Ayer Photographs Box 75