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    JOHNSON FAMILY PHOTO ARCHIVE TAKEN ON THE PINE RIDGE RESERVATION IN THE 1930'S

    A group lot of 92 images. This unique visual record of life on the Pine Ridge Reservation was made by members of the Johnson family over several years during the 1930's. Events taking place in 1932 and 1934 are recorded. Photos related to the family ministry include church activities, a camp meeting, church services, a Sunday school party, mission school pupils, and Sioux converts. Specific to the Sioux people are dance scenes, Fourth of July festivities, and Give Away ceremonies. There are numerous portraits of Sioux people and most are identified. Many of the photos have been carefully mounted and annotated on scrapbook pages. A number of the photos (16) were hand colored by Mrs. A. F. Johnson.

    Provenance:
    The Rev. A. Fulton Johnson Collection (please click here for additional information.)

    Dimensions: ranging from 4 x 2 ¾ to 13 ¾ x 9 ¼ inches


    Condition Report*:

    Overall condition is very good.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    10th Friday
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