List of illustrations

  • Advertisement for McCormick and Company
  • Across the Continent" from How to Go West: An Immigrant and Traveler's Guide (Chicago: Burlington, 1872)
  • Girandoles
  • Armchair
  • Covered Compote (Pioneer Pattern, or "Westward Ho!")
  • Indian Chief
  • Distant View of Niagara Falls
  • Head of an American Indian and Bust of an American Indian
  • Pocahontas
  • The Purchase of Manhattan Island from the Indians by the Dutch, in 1626
  • County Election
  • Souvenir program for Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World
  • Ryerson Monument: The Alarm
  • The Buffalo Hunt, plaster model displayed at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago
  • Indian Scout, plaster model displayed on the grounds of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago
  • The Signal of Peace
  • The End of the Trail
  • The Soul of the Continent (Black Bear)
  • Locked in Death (Dear and Panther)
  • Chassagoac
  • Brown Moose
  • Marquette Building lobby, 140 South Dearborn Street, Chicago
  • Arrival of Marquette at the Chicago River
  • The Vow of Vengeance
  • Native American objects displayed at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago
  • Cliff Dwelling exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago`
  • Black Rock (Ee-Ah-Sa-Pa)
  • Edward Everett Ayer
  • Blanket Strip
  • Storage Basket
  • Hamlin Garland in camp
  • Indian Reservations West of the Mississippi
  • The Moqui Runner (The Moqui Prayer for Rain—The Returning of the Snakes)
  • Ghost Dance (The Vision of Life)
  • An Athlete Wrestling with a Python
  • Geronimo
  • Chief Geronimo, Apache
  • Candelario's Curio Shop, Santa Fe
  • Elbridge Ayer Burbank's studio in the Fine Arts Building, 410 Michigan Avenue, Chicago
  • Chief Keokuk, Sac & Fox
  • Chief Pretty Eagle, Crow
  • Chief Naiche, Apache
  • Gáhé Dance
  • Si-We-Ka, Pueblo, reproduced in the Santa Fe Railway "Aztec Calendar
  • Ko-Pe-Ley, Moqui
  • Ho-Mo-Vi, Moqui
  • Ne-I-So-Meh, Yuma
  • Chief Tja-Yo-Ni
  • Hom-O-Vi, Hopi (Sichomovi)
  • Lah-She, Hopi (Sichumovi)
  • Che-Pa-So-Meh, Diegeno
  • Che-Pa-So-Meh, Diegeno
  • Curley, Custer Scout, Crow
  • Curley, Crow
  • Naiche, Apache
  • Physical Liberty, plaster model displayed at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis
  • The Sun Vow
  • MacNeil's Sun Vow in front of Ragdale, Lake Forest Illinois
  • Pueblo stage set at the Cliff Dweller's Club, Chicago
  • Punch Bowl
  • Corrugated Pottery Vessel
  • Pitcher
  • Spurs (Decorated in the "Aztec Taste")
  • Pueblo Bowl
  • Vase (Ear of Corn)
  • Pipe Bag
  • Tree of Life" Window, designed for the Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York
  • Vessel
  • Carpet, designed for the Henry B. Babson house, Riverside, Illinois
  • Students in the Sculpture Class, School of the Art Institute
  • Art Student Actors
  • Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System
  • El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon
  • Chief's Blanket (Third Phase)
  • Storage Basket
  • The Indian Room in the Alvarado Hotel, Albuquerque
  • Taos Tourists
  • Wal-Si-See (Good Medicine), reproduced in Santa Fe Railway Calendar
  • Summit of the Sierras
  • The Taos Society of Artists; Left to right, standing: Walter Ufer, W. Herbert Dunton, Victor Higgins, Kenneth Adams; seated: E. Martin Hennings, Bert G. Phillips, E. Irving Couse, Oscar E. Berninghaus; front row: Joseph H. Sharp, Ernest L. Blumenschein
  • Central Business Section of Chicago, Looking West
  • Taos Pueblo
  • Dance at Taos Pueblo
  • The Solemn Pledge: Taos Indians
  • Jim and His Daughter
  • Self-Portrait
  • Land of Mañana
  • Fiesta Day (To the Fiesta)
  • Spring Rains
  • Builders of the Desert
  • The Canyon Trail
  • To the Dance (The Apaches)
  • Indians on the Warpath
  • Bedcover (Depicting Native American Scenes)
  • Bedcover (Settling of the West)
  • Mayor William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson (left) and George F. Harding (right)
  • The Advance Guard or The Military Sacrifice (The Ambush)
  • Call the Doctor
  • A Mexican Vaquero
  • The Mexican Major
  • The Bronco Buster
  • General John Logan Memorial
  • Kit Carson
  • The Cheyenne
  • The Old Dragoons of 1850
  • Death of the King of the Herd
  • Episode of the Buffalo Gun
  • Tom Mix in his Beverly Hills home
  • I Will Tell the White Man How He Can Have His Ponies Back or White Otter Defies the White Man
  • Nothing But Cheerful Looks Followed the Bat or Admiring Eyes Followed White Otter
  • Historians of the Tribe
  • Publicity for Davis's and Remington's departure for Cuba
  • The Guns Must Be Delivered (The Advance)
  • How the Horses Died for Their Country at Santiago
  • The Chicago Strikes--United States Infantry in the Stock Yards. 'To Hell with the United States Government!'
  • 'Giving the Butt'--The Way the 'Regular' Infantry Tackles a Mob
  • Coming through the Rye or Over the Range
  • Mayor William Hale Thompson (second from right) at the start of the Cowboy Parade in Grant Park, Chicago, with the Santa Fe building in the left background
  • View of George F. Harding's Castle, 4853 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago (demolished in 1960)
  • The Remington Room in Harding's Castle
  • The Remington Room in Harding's Castle
  • American Indian Symbols
  • Ready for the Fiesta
  • Alice Corbin Henderson and William Penhallow Henersom, Taos, New Mexico
  • Spring, Abiquiu
  • Spring, Casa Lucero
  • Tourists watching a performance of the Eagle Dance in front of the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe Fiesta
  • Eagle Dance, San Ildefonso
  • Comanche Dance, Acoma #1
  • Comanche Dance, San Ildefonso
  • Harvest Dance at Jimenez
  • Sunset Dance before the Race, Taos
  • Ute Dance at Tesuque
  • Gustave Baumann, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Church, Ranchos de Taos
  • Bright Angel Trail
  • Piñon, Grand Canyon
  • The Deer Hunt
  • Beginning of the Fiesta
  • San Geronimo, Taos
  • Corn Dance, Santa Clara
  • Strangers from Hopi Land
  • B.J.O. Nordfeldt
  • Tres Ritas
  • Summer Dusk (Solitude)
  • Antelope Dance
  • Corn Dance
  • Deer Dance, Tesuque, New Mexico
  • Tewa Koshare (Kossa)
  • Corn Dance at Zia
  • American Indian Dance
  • Three Puebloan Dancers
  • Koshares Climbing the Pole
  • Tracing from a Zuni Bowl
  • Tracing from a Zuni Bowl
  • A Moki Interior
  • A Moki Girl
  • Navajo Woman at Thoreau, New Mexico
  • Plate with Geometric Border
  • Installation view of Georgia O'Keeffe retrospective exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Black Cross, New Mexico
  • Blanket or Rug
  • Cow's Skull with Calico Roses
  • Red Hills with Flowers
  • The Black Place
  • Mountain Forms, New Mexico
  • Valley of Hondo, New Mexico
  • The Last of New England--The Beginning of New Mexico
  • Landscape No. 3, Cash Entry Mines, New Mexico
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