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Major James McLaughlin, Standing Rock Indian Reservation agent
Major James McLaughlin, Standing Rock Indian Reservation agent
TitleMajor James McLaughlin, Standing Rock Indian Reservation agent
Date of Original1888
CreatorBarry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionPortrait of man with mustache and beard.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Portrait drawings
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Government relations
Dakota Indians
Personal NameMcLaughlin, James, 1842-1923
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Sioux County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberFolio 102.InC46.2a
Format of OriginalLithographs
Dimensions of Original12 x 8 cm.
Publisher of OriginalFrank Leslie's Publishing House
Place of PublicationNew York (N.Y.)
Transcription"The Sioux Indians in Dakota. We give on this page an illustration of the recent Sioux Council, held at Standing Rock Agencyk, Dak., for the purpose of considering the question of the division of their lands. The picture shows Sitting Bull in the act of addressing the council. We also give portraits of Rain0in-the-face, one of the prominent Sioux chiefs, and of Major James McLaughlin, the Agent who has had charge of all the noted Sioux since their surrender. Major McLaughlin has done some excellent work in connection with the Indian service. Last Summer, for instance, he succeeded in inducing Sitting Bull to plow and sow seven acres of wheat, which was subsequently harvested, an agricultural feat of no small magnitude under the circumstances of the case. Major McLaughlin was located at Deviles Lake Agency, in Dakota, until 1881, when he was transferred to Standing Rock, to take charge of Sitting Bull, Rain-in-the-Race, Long Dog, and their party." - Text on page with three related images. Other two images, described separately.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Lithograph based upon photograph by David Barry.
Other two related images on page are of Rain-in-the-Face, and 'Council of Sioux Indians, ..., both described separately.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDakota Lithographs and Engravings Collection Folio 102
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/6673
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 102.InC46.2a)
Rights ManagementImage in public domain.
Languageeng;
Digital IDrsL00061
Original SourceFrank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Jan. 7, 1888. p. 349.
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