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[American Indians in front of teepee]

Description: Photograph of a group of American Indians outside of a teepee. There is a child in the entry way to the teepee. There are animal skins hung up behind the group and a teepee in the background. Front of photograph: "Scene in camp of Mow-Wi. Last battle at Palo Duro Canyon.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tushaquint, Indian Chief

Description: Color postcard with a picture of Indian Chief, Tushaquint wearing his native costume, including a large headdress of feathers. It is a "Souvenir of the Rocky Mountains" postcard. Written on the front, "From the heart of the Rockies we send you greetings, Sam and [ ]" It is addressed to Mr and Mrs. Alfred Bassano, S. Mill Street, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Dec. 20, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes


Description: Biographical paper by Dolores Navarette about Chaney, a well-loved African American man who lived in Marfa from 1932-1972. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in February 1978.
Date: February 1978
Creator: Navarette, Dolores
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Village

Description: Indian villagers sitting on platform in the middle of their village, surrounded by thatched-roof huts. Perhaps Choctaw Indians from the Mid-Cities.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Indian tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Description: Book describing various tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Includes information on: the tribes' locations; dress and ornaments; tattooing; arts and industries; economic life; medicine; birth, education, and the division of labor; games; etiquette; marriage; social organization; feasts; war; funeral ceremonies; religions; and origin of the tribe.
Date: 1911
Creator: Swanton, John Reed
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, April 29, 1884]

Description: Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. In matter of relations between Absentee Shawnee and Potawatomi Indians; their removal to Kansas on thirty-square mile tract in Indian Territory, the Potawatomi to purchase 160 acres for each head of family and Shawnee to have theirs as a gift.
Date: April 29, 1884
Creator: Vore, I.G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society