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McIntosh Stereopticon Company (Chicago, IL) Collection

 Unprocessed — Container: Vault F6B-D5
Identifier: H2012-058

Content Description

The collection consists of twenty-eight lantern slides created by the McIntosh Stereopticon Company (Chicago, IL). The slides depict various highpoints of Sioux Indian history from the nineteenth century. A list of each slide and its description is included. The plates were scanned added to the South Dakota Digital Archives in October 2012: 2012-10-22-301 to 2012-10-23-303

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Event: ca. 1820s-1900s


0.1 Cubic Feet

28 Photographic Slides


1. Sioux Empire, 1822 2. Treaty Traverse des Sioux, 1851 3. Sioux Reservation from New Ulm to Browns Valley, 1851 4. Little Crow about 1800 5. Little Crow, of the Massacre 6. Sleepy Eye, 1836 7. John Otherday 8. Aunt Judy, faithful friends of the Brown’s during Indian Outbreak of 1862. 9. Execution of thirty eight Sioux at Mankato (MN) 1862 10. Battle of Whitestone Hill 11. Sioux horse race during Treaty Council 1865 12. Treaty Council 1865 13. Red Cloud 14. Fort Phil Kearney, the Fetterman Massacre 1866 15. Missing 16. Missing 17. Sitting Bull 18. Campaign of 1876 19. Chief Gall, Huncpapa 20. Gall’s map of Little Bighorn 21. Battle of the Little Bighorn 22. General George Cooke 23. Sioux Soldiers in War Paint 24. Dancing the Victory 25. Returning to Reservation 26. General Anson Mills 27. John Grass 28. Thomas L. Riggs 29. Governor Herreid and Modern Sioux 30. Modern Sioux Dance