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Five men pose for an unknown photographer at an unknown location sometime in the 1880s. The men are identified as Edward Valentine, Dr. Armstrong, Bushy Head, Ben Valentine, and Mann Valentine. Mann Satterwhite Valentine II (1824–1892), with…

Chief Running Deer, of the Rappahannock Indians, prepares to throw a stone-pointed spear at a fish in the James River at the Jamestown Festival Park. At the time Chiles T. Larson took this undated photograph, Running Deer served as a historical…

An Indian man and woman in traditional dress pose for an unknown photographer at an unknown time and location.

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A group of men, identified only as Buffalo Bill's Wild West, poses in this undated photograph. Founded in 1883 by Iowa native William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (1846–1917), the traveling show changed its name in 1893 to Buffalo Bill's Wild…

Clifton Holmes, a member of the Chickahominy Indian tribe, gives a speech while his daughter tries to climb up the podium on September 28, 1969. The girl's mother can be seen reaching for her daughter. The photograph, by Lawrence Brown, was taken at…

Two members of the Mattaponi Tribe present a gift to Virginia governor Mills E. Godwin Jr. (center) on the steps of the State Capitol in Richmond on November 24, 1976. A man at left holds a long stick with fish and quail tied to it, while at right a…

A packaging label for Indian Queen tobacco, manufactured by W. A. Blankenship and Company of Richmond and dating to the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, features an Indian woman standing outdoors with a tepee and Indian man in the…

Pamunkey tribal members pose with Governor Harry F. Byrd Sr. and their annual tribute of game, probably in Richmond, sometime between 1926 and 1930. The photographer is unknown. The annual tribute honored the terms of the treatyending the Third…

Eight male American Indian students pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute on March 20, 1880. The second of a "before and after" pair of images, this photograph shows the men in Western-style suits and ties.…

Ten male American Indian students pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in November 1878. The first of a "before and after" pair of images, this photograph shows the men in native dress upon their arrival…

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