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  Page from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion
Author: No authors specified.
Date: undated

This page from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion features a large engraving illustration of Kaw (Kansa) Indians at the office of the Commissioner for Indian Affairs. The caption describes a situation in which various candidates for chieftainship had traveled to Washington, D.C., to obtain the Commissioner's endorsement of one of them over the others. The Indians are identified only as "Great Elk", "Little Dog", "Buffalo", and "Fleet Deer"; the Commissioner is not identified by name, and the page is not dated.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH Q138
Item Number: 102129              Number of images: 1
Keywords: American Indians (see also Native Americans); Illustrations; Indian Affairs, Commissioner of; Kansa Indians; United States. Commissioner of Indian Affairs

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