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This drawing, from the December 14, 1867 edition of Harper's Weekly, is an artist's depiction of travelers shooting buffalo from a Kansas Pacific Railroad train.

Creator: Harpers Weekly
Date: December 14, 1867

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This is a contemporary depiction of bison hunting. It is also an excellent example of the clash between white civilization (depicted by the railroad) and the natural environment.

KS:7th:3.1:Federal government and Indian lands (2005)

Item Number: 210669
Call Number: Port GL 051 H23w
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210669

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