Photographic excerpts from the two-volume work,- Our islands and their people as seen with camera and pencil by José de Olivares.
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U.S Army soldiers during the Philippine–American War between 1899 and 1902.
The Treaty of Paris, which was signed on September 3, 1783 formally ended the American Revolutionary War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies in North America, who had fought against British rule since 1775.
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Battle between Assiniboine warriors and Blackfeet in front of Fort McKenzie on the Upper Missouri River, 1833.
Iroquois. Assineboin. Crow. Pawnee Woman. Assineboin in gala dress. Dakotah or Sioux warrior. Dakotah or Sioux woman.
Keesheswa is a medicine man of note in the Meskwaki tribe, and, so far as we can judge from appearances, is a devout believer in his science.
A Chippeway widow, on the death of her husband, selects from his scanty wardrobe, a complete suit of his best clothes.
He is one of the hereditary chiefs of the Teton tribe, of the Dacotah nation.
He was a daring warrior, and held a respectable standing in council, as a man of prudence and capacity.
Kishkalwa is nominally and legally the head chief of the Shawnee nation.