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Dixon, Joseph K. (fl. 1908-1924) View of the horizon with teepees and smoke signal in the distance

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03911.08.02 Author/Creator: Dixon, Joseph K. (fl. 1908-1924) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: [1908-1920] Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Inscribed "The smoke signal, make neg from print" in pencil on verso.

Background Information:

People: Dixon, Joseph K

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: American Indian HistoryBattleMilitary History

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