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Indians of North America -- Photographs

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View Resource Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes

Born in Pendleton, Oregon in 1850, Lee Moorhouse had a long career as a businessman, miner, surveyor, Umatilla Indian agent, and real estate operator. From 1888 to 1916, Moorhouse also found time to take over 9000 images depicting urban, rural, and Native American life in the Columbia Basin. Several decades after his death, Moorhouse's family donated many of the images to the University of Oregon...
View Resource Massachusetts Historical Society: Photographs of Native Americans

Photographic portraits of Native Americans from the central and western United States are prominent in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society because of four Bostonian collectors who were active from the 1860s to the early 1900s. The portraits are in several different forms that were popular at the time of their production. Cartes de Visite ("calling cards"), platinotypes,...
View Resource American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection

Created by the University Libraries of the University of Washington, this remarkable digital archive presents a vast collection of materials related to the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures. Along with these primary source items, the site also contains essays written by anthropologists, historians, and teachers about particular tribes and cross-cultural topics. Additionally, the site...