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    SIOUX INDIANS AT CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL, BOUDOIR PHOTO BY J.N. CHOATE

    Sioux Indian parents and incoming students from the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota are posed outside a school dormitory building at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This photo documents the arrival of the first students in 1879. John Nicholas Choate (1848-1902) was the unofficial school photographer. His work includes "before" and "after" photos of the students, school activities, and portraits of visiting Indian dignitaries. Near fine condition.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    10th Saturday
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