B.Y. Sawyer in a Native American Costume

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Studio photograph of B.Y. Sawyer wearing a Native American costume. The outfit has long sleeves, fringe and a large feather headdress. He is holding a knife and a tomahawk is tucked into his belt. A fake backdrop of a window and flowers is behind him. Written on the photograph is, "Uncle B.Y. Sawyer".

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One photographic image, b&w: 4.0 in. X 5.5 in. matted to 6.0 in. X 8.0 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 346 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families includes photographs predominately from Fort Worth, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, including weddings, and a photo of the Sunday school class from the First Methodist Church in 1906.

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Studio photograph of B.Y. Sawyer wearing a Native American costume. The outfit has long sleeves, fringe and a large feather headdress. He is holding a knife and a tomahawk is tucked into his belt. A fake backdrop of a window and flowers is behind him. Written on the photograph is, "Uncle B.Y. Sawyer".

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One photographic image, b&w: 4.0 in. X 5.5 in. matted to 6.0 in. X 8.0 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • July 11, 2008, 8:24 p.m.

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B.Y. Sawyer in a Native American Costume, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38697/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families.