St. Louis, Missouri World’s Fair – there were many Native American exhibits as these pics show

The World’s Fair took place in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. Below are some stereoscope pictures of many of the Native Americans at the event.

David K. [i.e., R.] Francis declaring the exposition opened, World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904David K. [i.e., R.] Francis declaring the exposition opened, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

A pike parade before Fair Japan, looking east, World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904A pike parade before Fair Japan, looking east, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Iowa and Mississippi State Buildings, World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904.Iowa and Mississippi State Buildings, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904.

Moki corn festival, Indian camp, World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904Moki corn festival, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Wichita Indians building their typical grass lodge, Indian camp, World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904Wichita Indians building their typical grass lodge, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Esquimaux groupEsquimaux group

“Baby Bunting” in the Esquimaux village, World’s Fair, St. Louis, Mo., 1904Baby Bunting in the Esquimaux village, World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo., 1904

Esquimaux float in parade on the pike, World’s Fair, St. Louis, Mo.Esquimaux float in parade on the pike, World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo.

Hunter’s cabin in Esquimaux village, World’s Fair, St. Louis, Mo.Hunter's cabin in Esquimaux village, World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo.

An Eskimo family clad in their northern furs, World’s Fair, St. LouisAn Eskimo family clad in their northern furs, World's Fair, St. Louis

Esquimaux fighting polar bear in the Arctic regions exhibit at World’s Fair, St. Louis, Mo.Esquimaux fighting polar bear in the Arctic regions exhibit at World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo.

Eskimo boy and his faithful dog, in an igloo (representing a snow-house)–World’s Fair, St. Louis, U.S.A.Eskimo boy and his faithful dog, in an igloo (representing a snow-house)--World's Fair, St. Louis, U.S.A.

Among the last of a disappearing race–Eskimos, World’s Fair, St. LouisAmong the last of a disappearing race--Eskimos, World's Fair, St. Louis

A Moki group, including rain maker and chief, Indian camp, World’s Fair, St. Louis, 1904A Moki group, including rain maker and chief, Indian camp, World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904

Indian braves, splendid with savage finery, riding their ponies down the Pike, World’s Fair, St. LouisIndian braves, splendid with savage finery, riding their ponies down the Pike, World's Fair, St. Louis

“Medicine men” with squirming rattlesnakes, odd homes of the Cliff Dwellers, World’s Fair, St. LouisMedicine men with squirming rattlesnakes, odd homes of the Cliff Dwellers, World's Fair, St. Louis

Indians from the “Wild West” at World’s Fair, St. Louis, Mo.Indians from the Wild West at World's Fair2, St. Louis, Mo.

Cheyenne chiefs and family, descendants of America’s aboriginal princes, World’s Fair, St. Louis, U.S.A.Cheyenne chiefs and family, descendants of America's aboriginal princes, World's Fair, St. Louis, U.S.A.

View of fair grounds from U.S. Indian School, World’s Fair, St. Louis MoView of fair grounds from U.S. Indian School, World's Fair, St. Louis Mo

 

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