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Miss Indian America Contest, Sheridan, Wyoming, 1955. Left to right: Mary Louise Defender, Rita McLaughlin, Wynema Archambault, Mary Geneva Whiteman, Darlene Desersa, Caroline Rosemary Motami, and Sandra Gover., 1955

 Item — Box: Photo C-106, item: 1784

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates

  • Creation: 1955

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.

Extent

From the Collection: 2909 items (2909 items)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English Lang