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Charles G. Snyder II Collection--Photographs

 Unprocessed — Box: 8536 A
Identifier: H2001-052

Content Description

This collection consists of cabinet cards, prints, and postcards. The cabinet cards and postcards belonged to Charles G. Snyder II, who operated a studio in Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota. The donor had the prints developed from the cabinet cards and postcards. Many of the images are from South Dakota. Charles G. Snyder II traveled through South Dakota around the late 1890s. It is uncertain whether Snyder took these photographs or if he purchased them. The collection consists of original photographs and reprints.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • ca. 1880s-1890s, 1995

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

Inventory

Folder 1 Indians gathered around a tipi. Line of drying meat next to the tipi. Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Indian Camp on the Plains, Blackfeet Indians? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Indian Camp. Dog in the center. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and 4x5 print. Two Indian girls in front of tipi. South Dakota? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Folder 2 Indian tree burial. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Indian scaffold burial. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Indian dance. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Two Indian girls on pony. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and 4x5 print. Indian boy on a pony. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and postcard. Elderly Indian sitting by a tipi. Sioux? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Folder 3 Sheep grazing and being herded over a bridge. Near the Black Hills? Undated. 5x7 print and cabinet card. Two cowboys branding cattle. South Dakota? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Three cowboys roping a steer on the plains. South Dakota? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Cowboys in a corral roping and branding cattle. South Dakota? Undated. 8x10 print. Clark, South Dakota. Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card. Feed and Livery Stable with freight team in front of building. Undated. 8x10 print and 5x7 print. Custer’s tomb. Undated. 8x10 print Folder 4 Charles Gideon Snyder II, portrait, Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota. Undated. 8x10 print Indian person (man or woman?), portrait. Undated. 8x10 print Three Indian girls, portrait. Undated. 8x10 print Indian man with pipe, portrait. Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card Indian woman with papoose, portrait. Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card Indian boy with bow and arrows, portrait. Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card Indian Chief in headress, portrait. Montana Indian? Undated. 8x10 print. Indian dressed for Sun Dance, portrait. Montana Indian? Undated. 8x10 print and cabinet card Sitting Bull and his Favorite Wife. Tipi in background. Bailey, Dix and Mead photo, 1882. 8x10 print and 2 cabinet cards. Folder 5 Women and group of children standing in front of log cabin schoolhouse. South Dakota? Undated. Cabinet card Mountain view. Big Horn River Canyon? Undated. Cabinet card Three men by rock formations. Badlands? Crow Butte and Signal Rock, Nebraska? Undated. Cabinet card Three men by stream and mountain, two of the men have rifles. Black Hills? Undated. Cabinet card. Girl standing by a structure (well or a mine?) South Dakota? Undated. Cabinet card Construction of a building. South Dakota? Undated. 5x7 print and cabinet card Nellie Vander Walker Snyder and daughter Cynthia, portrait, 1906-1907. Photo taken at Charles G. Snyder’s studio in Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota. Judith Snyder Schaeffer, Ph.D at Chatsworth, 1995. Black and white 3 ½ x 5 print.