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Indian women -- North America

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Annie Lee Coosewoon, Comanche in native dress., undated

 Item — Box Photo G-3, Item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Kiowa and Comanche Indians and their churches and missions, and baptismal scenes, all taken in western Oklahoma.
Dates: undated

Apache girls, three posed for studio portrait. All three are wearing flowered skirts, belts, earrings, and blankets. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Apache woman and papoose. Woman is wrapped in plaid blanket. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Apache women standing on a porch eating watermelon.  This has been identified as issue day.  There are some sacks lying on the porch which could be filled w/provisions.  Photo by Lenny and Sawyer, Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Carrie LeFlore Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1203
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Personal correspondence (1886-1892) of Carrie LeFlore, wife of Basil LeFlore, governor of the Choctaw Nation, with friends and family, along with expressions of condolence on the death of her husband.
Dates: 1886-1892

Cora Carruth, Wichita girl. Wearing earrings, high-topped moccasins, and blanket. Also has wedding ring, and other jewelry on hands. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory,, undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Gertrude Threefinger in an elk tooth dress.  She may be Cheyenne contrary to what is written on the back of the picture., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Granny Houston, Cherokee, in later years. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Indian altar society. Women wearing blankets. Some carrying pocketbooks. Gathered with priest beside the church. Fairfax, Oklahoma. 3 copy prints, one 8x10 and two 5x7. Negative, 5x7., undated

 Item — Box Photo S-23, Item: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of Catholic churches, schools and monastic orders in Oklahoma. Also includes Osage and Quapaw Indians and scenes of Guthrie, Boley, Langston, Fairfax, Ardmore, Antlers and Chickasha, Oklahoma.
Dates: undated

Kiowa woman and papoose in cradle. Woman is wrapped in plaid blanket. Baby is in beaded and woven pouch. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Lizzie Woodard, baby and sister. Kiowa. Both women have conch shells stitches on their dress tops. Baby is in cradle board. Shows detail on moccasins. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Millie Ogtant, Kiowa, dress trimmed with elk teeth valued at $2,000. Studio portrait, Undated

 Item — Box Photo M-31, Item: 41
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.
Dates: Undated

Nellie Coynet, undated

 Item — Box Photo G-3, Item: 23
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Kiowa and Comanche Indians and their churches and missions, and baptismal scenes, all taken in western Oklahoma.
Dates: undated

Ohoyohoma Club (McAlester) Collection- Inventory

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1092
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Scrapbooks (1925-1959) containing photographs, news clippings, programs and mementos of the Ohoyohoma Club, a McAlester, Oklahoma women's club that limits its membership to women of Indian descent. Also essay entitled "Choctaw heroes", biographical materials concerning the Leflore family, correspondence of Miss Louie Leflore with the Oklahoma State Federation of Women's Clubs, news clippings and printed materials related to the Ohoyohoma Club of McAlester, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1925-1959

Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1232
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Correspondence, publications, reports and business records of the Oklahoma Indian Rights Association, regarding its advocacy of Indian civil rights and its involvement with various Oklahoma Indian tribes. Oklahoma Indian Rights Association Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1941-1981

Two Apache girls in studio portrait. Both have conch shells inscribed in leather and cloth blouses. One girl is in dark, the other is white. Original. Purcell, Indian Territory., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

“Watermelon Party”. Indian women and children on porch of building cutting watermelon, etc. All the women are wrapped in blankets. Fort Sill, Indian Territory. Original., undated

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: undated

Wichita women butchering the cattle that they have been issued The bent over woman in the foreground is holding the intestines of the animal whose bones are in front of her.  The insides of the cow have been piled up on the right side of the photograph.  There are several dogs around the body of the cow.  Grass arbors in the background., undated

 Item — Box Photo C-15, Item: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original and copy prints of the range cattle industry in Wyoming and bauxite mining in Arkansas, along with photographs of Sioux, Apache, and Wichita Indians. The collection also includes a photograph of Covey's drawing of the Cherokee Strip Opening in 1893. Arthur S. Covey Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: undated

Woman identified as “one of Quanah Parker’s wives” in photographers studio.  Purcell, Indian Territory, ca. 1889., circa 1889

 Item — Box Photo L-17, item: 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Black and white original prints of Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Oto, and Wichita Indians taken at the Lenny and Sawyers Studio in Purcell, Indian Territory.
Dates: circa 1889