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This stereograph was taken by Alexander Gardner in 1867. It depicts an Indian farm located on the Delaware Indian Reservation in Kansas (approximately 311 miles west of St. Louis, Missouri). The Alexander Gardner Collection contains 170 photographs taken along the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division. It covers a geographic area stretching from Wyandotte (in present-day Kansas City) to west of Hays, Kansas. The image was taken from Alexander Gardner's series, "Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division."

Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867

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Indian farm in Delaware Reservation, Kansas. 311 miles west of St. Louis Mo. - 1

This image demonstrates how relocated Indians adopted white farming practices. Could work alongside photos and documents relating to agriculture and Indian accommodation.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 19
Call Number: Gardner Coll. No. 23
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 19

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