20 Beautiful Postcards Capture Everyday Life of American Indians in the Early 20th Century

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The Collection of American Indian postcards is held by the DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

The collection is comprised of postcard views of Navaho, Hopi and Pueblo Indians; pueblos; interiors of Hopi houses; ceremonials; and blanket weaving. Views of American Indians, Blackfoot, Apache, Hopi and Pueblo are prints of paintings, some by Winold Reiss for the Great Northern Railway, W.E. Rollins and Fred Harvey.

Old Carreta, Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, circa 1901

An Up-stairs room, Hopi House, Grand Canyon of Arizona, circa 1903

Old Blanket Room in Hopi House, Grand Canyon of Arizona, circa 1903

Old Blanket Room in Hopi House, Grand Canyon of Arizona, circa 1903

Navajo Indian Blanket Weaver, circa 1904

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