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front "Old Indian House"
post 1847
This daguerreotype of the Ensign John Sheldon House (1699), familiarly known as the Old Indian House in Deerfield, Massachusetts, was taken in 1848, shortly before it was torn down.
front "Indian Village, Caughnawaga"
c. 1899
This photograph is of the village at Kahnawake (Caughnawaga), Quebec, Canada.
document Travel passport for Mercy Carter's sons
Jul 5, 1751
This handwritten note, dated July 5, 1751, was intended to assure safe passage of two sons of Mercy Carter (captured in 1704 in Deerfield and married to a "Caugnauwaga Indian") from Albany to Norwalk, Connecticut.
Title page "A Son Of The Forest. The Experience Of William Apes, A Native Of The Forest"
William Apes wrote "A Son of the Forest," the first published autobiography by a Native American, in 1828.
Cover "Learning By Doing At Hampton"
Boarding schools like the Hampton Institute sought not merely to educate but also to indoctrinate young Native and African American students in the values and customs of white society.
front Ceremonial Moccasins
c. 1850
These are Wyandot (Huron) ceremonial moccasins created around 1850 near Niagara Falls.
front Souvenir Folder of Mohawk Trail, Mass.
c. 1915
The Native American depicted on the cover of this souvenir of the Mohawk Trail (Massachusetts Route 2) was used to sell the road as a tourist attraction of the 1920s.
front Tuscarora beadwork sellers
This is a stereopticon view of several Tuscarora (Iroquois) artisans selling their beadwork to tourists near Niagara Falls, New York, in 1889.
front Jesse Bowman, Abenaki logger and basketmaker, with daughter Marion Flora Bowman

The man and child in this picture are Jesse Bowman and his daughter Marion Flora Bowman.
Page 3 "A Visit "in the Gazette and Mercury Newspaper
Aug 29, 1837
An item in the Greenfield newspaper of August 29, 1837, describes a visit of a group of St. Francis Indians, descendants of Eunice Williams, to a site three miles from Deerfield, Massachusetts.


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