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This black and white photographic postcard features two indigenous people with a baby in front of a tarp that serves as a backdrop. The man is standing and looking down on the baby. The woman sits next to the baby and is working on a textile project. Written text is towards the top of the card and handwriting is on the back of the card. Part of the "Perils of the Plains" set which are actual photos of a staged 1905 event for the NEA (National Editorial Association). The event took place on the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch near Bliss, Oklahoma.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Zion (Ill.), Lake County (Ill.), Correspondence, Indigenous people, Group photographs, Tribal chiefs
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M., Dorothy and Miller, A. E., "Postcard: Indian Chief and Family" (1913). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1217.
Indian Chief and Family. Copyright 1909 by W. H. Martin Went to see Mr. C. in Rockford. Says he has been waiting for some one else to settle up with him, so was delaying writing you concerning the matter. Said he would write you the last of the week when he can settle. That it would be soon. Addie has persuaded me into staying till after Fri night. Perhaps I will wait til after Sunday. Dorothy M. Mrs. A. E. Miller 2708 Eliz Ave. Zion City Ill