• Description:

    Outdoor portrait of three Osage men in traditional clothing, including beaded leggings and shirts, fur caps, and two wear peace medals; from left to right: Frank Corndropper (ca.1848-1918), Chief Bacon Rind (1860-1932), and Henry Red Eagle (ca.1849-1929).

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  • Date created:


  • Photographer:

    attributed to Colonel Frank C. Churchill, Non-Indian, 1850-1912

  • Place:

    Pawhuska, Osage Reservation; Osage County; Oklahoma; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Acetate negative

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Colonel Frank Churchill supported the assimilation of Native people in the U.S. to Christian ways of life; acting as an inspector of Indian schools and agencies from 1899 through 1909, he and his wife Clara visited and documented Native lives on dozens of reservations.

  • Dimensions:

    5 x 7 in.

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