The United States Indian Band, representing 13 tribes, toured the United States in 1929. Here they are shown at the U.S. Capitol where they arrived to serenade Vice President Charles Curtis who was the first person with significant acknowledged Native American ancestry to reach the Vice Presidency.
United States Indian Band, 1929
- Einstein at the Grand Canyon, 1922 — Albert Einstein, in a traditional headdress, at the Grand Canyon with a local tribe in 1922. Share the History Love... [...]
- Union band on Lookout Mountain, 1864 — Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Mountain in 1864. The Tennessee River is in the background. Lookout Mountain was the home of the 1863 Battle of Lookout Mountain during the Chattanooga Campaign. Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker led the Union forces in an attack against Confederate forces commanded by Maj. Gen. Carter L. [...]
- Delegation of Native Americans at the White House — Delegation of Indians on White House grounds during the Civil War. Share the History Love... [...]
- Policeman in Lafayette Park, 1866 — Policeman stands in front of the Andrew Jackson statue in Lafayette Park in 1866. The steeple of St. John’s Church is visible behind the statue. Share the History Love... [...]
- Apache Reaper — Edward S. Curtis, a professional photographer in Seattle, devoted his life to documenting what was perceived to be a vanishing race. His monumental publication The North American Indian presented to the public an extensive ethnographical study of numerous tribes, and his photographs remain memorable icons of the American Indian. This photograph of an Apache reaper [...]