Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian: Photographic Images presents the 2226 photographs taken by Edward S. Curtis for his work The North American Indian. Included are images of tribes from Great Plains, Great Basin, Plateau Region, Southwest, California, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska.
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- Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
- Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930
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