The clarity of these rare portraits of actual Native Americans from 1900 is amazing

(These portraits were obviously made for posterity.  They reveal so much detail. I only wish they were in color)

Portraits of Native Americans from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show

Amos Two Bulls, Sioux Indian portrait, (three portraits). taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Amos Two Bulls, Sioux head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile. ca. 1900

Amos Two Bulls, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

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Chief Iron Tail, a Sioux Indian in Buffalo Bills Wild West show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Chief Iron Tail, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Showca. 1900

Joe Black Fox, (three portraits) a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900 

Joe Black Fox, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show ca. 1900 gertrude

 

Joe Black Fox, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

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Red Horn Bull, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900 

Red Horn Bull, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

 

 

Sammy Lone Bear,  (two portraits) a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Sammy Lone Bear, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show ca. 1900 gertrude

Sammy Lone Bear, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

 

 

Shooting Pieces, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Shooting Pieces, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

 

 

 

Whirling Hawk, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Whirling Hawk, a Sioux Indian from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

 

 

Samuel American Horse (two portraits) of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Samuel American horse1Samuel American Horse members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

 

Samuel American Horse and wife, members of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, taken by photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) around 1900

Samuel American Horse and wife, probably members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. gertrude

 

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She cohost the Podcast: Alabama Grist Mill and developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

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She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
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Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

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One Response to The clarity of these rare portraits of actual Native Americans from 1900 is amazing

  1. Olivia pope says:

    Thanks so much for your contributions of history. Love these photos.

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