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MS 032 - Edward Becker Collection of Indian Photographs



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MS 032 - Edward Becker Collection of Indian Photographs, 1898-1898 | McCracken Research Library

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Primary Creator: Becker, Edward

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 12/14/1982

Subjects: Crow Tribe of Montana, Indians (Native Americans), Indians of North America--Photographs

Languages: English


Edward Becker was the Indian Agent at the Crow Agency, Montana in 1898. This collection contains a photograph album assembled by Becker with approximately 94 black and white images depicting life and ceremony among the Crow Indians. There are also two portraits of Becker, a snapshot of Becker with William F. Cody, and the document from president McKinley naming Becker as Indian Agent. The photographer of the photos in this album is Fred E. Miller.

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Crow Tribe of Montana
Indians (Native Americans)
Indians of North America--Photographs

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Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Acquisition Source: Edgar L. Becker

Acquisition Method: Bequest and Purchase

Preferred Citation: Edward Becker Collection of Indian Photographs, MS 32, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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