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James McLaughlin seated on camp stool surveying with Indians
James McLaughlin seated on camp stool surveying with Indians
TitleJames McLaughlin seated on camp stool surveying with Indians
Date of Originalbetween 1890 and 1910
DescriptionJames McLaughlin sits on a camp stool in a rough camp during a surveying trip with Indians, likely on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Another man leans against a tree. Tents, tables, and chairs have been set up in the campsite.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
People
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Horseback riding
Surveying
Surveyors
Indian agents
Trees
Indian reservations
Personal NameMcLaughlin, James, 1842-1923
LocationStanding Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Decade1890-1899
1900-1909
Item Number00036-043-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryJames McLaughlin was an Indian agent at the Devils Lake Agency, but was more well known for his work at the Standing Rock Sioux Agency. He ordered the arrest of Sitting Bull in December 1890, which ultimately led to Sitting Bull's death.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionJames McLaughlin Photograph Collection 00036
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00036-043-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh000360432
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