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Title Osage Indian photographs: Vol 1
Photographer Parsons, George W.
Document Type Photograph
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue (applies to Vol 1 and 2): Studio photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1900, of Osage Indians posed as individuals and family groups. With the exception of Red Eagle, Minnie Deloria, and Bilie Connor, the Indians are unidentified. There is also one outdoor shot with the caption "War Dance."
Names Connor, Billie
Places Pawhuska, Oklahoma, United States
Keywords observation, Indian Agency, portrait, custom, dress
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains
Additional Information Born in Arkansas in March, 1845, Parsons photographed Osage Indians at his studio located at the Osage Agency in Indian Territory, the site of Pawhuska in the northeast corner of what is now Oklahoma.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Ayer Photographs Box 83: Osage Indians, G.W.Parsons, Volume 1
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue