In 1906, American photographer Edward S. Curtis was offered $75,000 by financier J. P. Morgan to produce a series on North American Indians (Native Americans) and their culture. The 20-volume work, called The North American Indian, contained over 1,500 photographs, as well as records of tribal lore and history, biographical sketches, and descriptions of traditional foods, housing, clothing, ceremonies, and customs.

In 1906, American photographer Edward S. Curtis was offered $75,000 by financier J. P. Morgan to produce a series on North American Indians (Native Americans) and their culture. The 20-volume work, called The North American Indian, contained over 1,500 photographs, as well as records of tribal lore and history, biographical sketches, and descriptions of traditional foods, housing, clothing, ceremonies, and customs.

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

White Hawk lost her husband Big Foot at the Massacre of Wounded Knee, 1890. This beautiful photo of her was taken in 1872.

White Hawk lost her husband Big Foot at the Massacre of Wounded Knee, 1890. This beautiful photo of her was taken in 1872.

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Travailleur et sa femme en 1939

Travailleur et sa femme en 1939

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Urbanistan par Matjaz Krivic  2Tout2Rien

Urbanistan par Matjaz Krivic 2Tout2Rien

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Urbanistan par Matjaz Krivic  2Tout2Rien

Urbanistan par Matjaz Krivic 2Tout2Rien

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s

Fascinating Pictorial Record of North American Indian Tribes in the Early 1900s - My Modern Met

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