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Bird (Pickering) Carson Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2012-041

Content Description

The collection consists of fifty three images burned onto a CD disk. Bird (Pickering) Carson took the photos from between 1900 to 1912. Mrs. Carson was married to John F. Carson who worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a teacher on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation at Cherry Creek (S.D.) from approximately 1890 to 1920. The photos show a number of Native Americans along with Carson family members and other images taken from the area. The images are saved as 300 dpi resolution .tiff files. The files will be added to the N:/Archives/Digital Collections folder as well as a disk in box 3749E. A list of the named files is included.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1900-1912



1 cds

232 Megabytes

0.1 Cubic Feet


Albert Owl King Alfred Fisherman Alfred on Horse Ansel Thunder Hawk Bird Carson Grave Bird Carson with children Charlie Blue Hair Cherry Creek School Cherry Creek SD Moshers Chief Hump daughter Church Dupree airplane Fisherman brothers Giles Brown Wolf Henry Carson Homestead Indian Baby Indian teen Indian Boy Indian Girl Indian Mother Iron Hawk Family J. Owl King J. Poor Elk James Elk Thunder and sister John Brown Wolf John Did Not Come Home John Lone Eagle and wife Lone Eagle Mollie Man on porch Model T Mollie Lone Eagle and brother Mollie Lone Eagle and Dora Hump Moreau River Moving Day Mrs. Owl King Mrs. Yellow Owl On the way home Original tepee Owl King Brothers Papoose Seamstresses Smallpox campout South Dakota Snow Teacher’s house The Trotters Three young men Three young women Thunder Butte school Thunder Butte View from schoolhouse View of schoolhouse Yellowstone Buffalo