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First Peace Council ever Held between Chippewas and Siouxs | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

First Peace Council ever Held between Chippewas and Siouxs

First Peace Council ever Held between Chippewas and Siouxs | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and other onlookers. The group is seated in front of a large tent. A U.S. flag flies behind the group.
DESCRIPTION
Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and other onlookers. The group is seated in front of a large tent. A U.S. flag flies behind the group.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:95716
Creation Date:circa 1896
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Ashland
County:Ashland
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Indian CF 121
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Note on back of card reads, "Taken in Ashland in 1896. I stood in the war. The more feathered are the Sioux. J.J. Doherty, Ashland" John J. Doherty was the donor of the postcard. cf. articles in The Ashland News, Sept. 5, 9, and 12, 1896.

Handwritten note on card and neg sleeve indicates that this was a Wild West Show stunt and not a real council.

SUBJECTS
Sioux Indians
Celebrities
Crowds
Men
Moustache
Portraits, Group
Clothing and dress
Hats
Tents
Clothing
Ojibwa Indians
Rites and ceremonies

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