"Indian Land for Sale" broadside

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Title

"Indian Land for Sale" broadside

Description

Broadside advertises upcoming land sale by sealed bid allotted by the United States Department of the Interior in 1911. Average sales amount per acre and number of acres sold in 1910 are listed for Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Interested parties are requested to write for booklet "Indian Lands for Sale" to the Superintendent U.S. Indian School at a number of places within listed states. Signed at end by Walter L. Fisher, Secretary of the Interior and Robert G. Valentine, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Illustrated with a half front portrait of Padani-Kokipa-Sni (Not Afraid of Pawnee) of the Yankton Indian tribe in native dress wearing a two eagle feather hair charm. Image is also reproduced from a photograph taken by De Lancey Gill.

Publisher

US Department of Interior

Rights

Used courtesy of Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division. Please contact library for rights information.

Identifier

Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, 2015657622

Original Format

Paper

Source

Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division