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Edmond J. Mallet Collection, Manuscripts and Photographs, Held at Assumption University Library: PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION

The papers contain correspondence, Mallet’s manuscripts for books and articles, reports as Indian Inspector and Special Disbursing Agent, photographs, research and personal notes, and memorandum as Chief of Bureau of Swamplands.

Photograph Collection

Folder Title and contents

Inspection of Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency at Darlington and reports of the Schools at the same agency (1 photo)

Unidentified photographer unless noted otherwise.

Cabinet photograph unless noted otherwise.

Date: 1889

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Portrait of Fremont Arthur, Josiah Stimson, two young Arapahoe Indians, bust-length,  wearing suit coats,  [2013.001.001]

Genoa Indian Training School, Genoa, Nebraska (22 photos)

Unidentified photographer unless noted otherwise.

Cabinet photograph unless noted otherwise.

Date: 1889

Note: Called Chilocco School in Mallet Catalogue

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Portrait of Winnebago girls Julia [Dicord?] and Julia St. Cyr, standing, three quarter length, wearing checked dresses, possible school uniforms [2013.001.003]

Exterior portrait of Omaha young women, Maggie [Mc?] and Lizzie Leib, standing with arms interlocked in front of wooden building, formal dresses, three quarter length [2013.001.002]

Exterior portrait of four Sioux girls, Louise [Brouiller?], Emma [?], Fanny Rouse, Jennie Rouse  and Horace R. Chase Superintendent of Genoa School,  3 girls standing in back, man and one girl sitting, three quarter length, girls wearing school uniforms and light colored dresses, man dressed in suit and possible straw hat with dark band.[2013.001.004]

NOTE: Horace R. Chase was investigated by Mallet for misappropriation of funds. See reports under same title

Portrait of two young American Indian women [Lucy?] Leighton and Julia Pratt, standing and wearing dark dresses, three quarter length. [2013.001.005]

Portrait of two young American Indian women, Lulu Primeau and Jennie Rouse, standing wearing formal dresses, arms wrapped around each other's waists, [2013.001.007]

Imaged is smudged or faded beyond recognition, [2013.001.006]

Portrait of Winnebago girl Lena St. Cyr, bust-length, wearing light colored blouse or dress, Carte de Visite  [2013.001.010]

Portrait of Winnebago girl Julia St. Cyr, bust-length, wearing checkered dress or blouse.  Carte de Viste [2013.001.009]

Portrait of young American Indian (Ponca?) woman Emily Standing Bear, widow Emily Douville, standing, half-length, wearing dark dress with light polka dots. Carte de Visite  [2013.001.008]

Note: "Standing Bear's daughter" on verso

Image of a gravestone in the shape of a cross. Engraved with "JULIA PRATT DIED APRIL 29, 1889 AGE 25 yrs. "  The words "Engraved by EM or CM" at bottom of the cross. [2013.001.012]

Portrait of young American Indian woman, standing, half-length, wearing formal jacket and skirt with high light colored lace collar, small feathers attached to button of jacket. [2013.001.011]

Exterior portrait of smiling American Indian girl, standing, three quarter length, holding a feather duster,  wearing a dark long sleeved shirt under a checkered  smock. [2013.001.013]

Portrait of two Omaha girls, Emily Guitar and Lizzie [Book?], standing, three quarter length, wearing light colored dresses, one girl (Lizzie) holding a dark colored scarf. [2013.001.014]

Exterior portrait of a large wooden building, surround by picket fence. Probably a photograph of the Genoa Training School in Nebraska. [2013.001.016]

Exterior portrait by photographer William Richard Cross of wooden building.  In the foreground standing are an American Indian wrapped in light colored blanket and hat and European American priest in dark cassock, full-length. American Indian children standing in background leaning against building. Taken in Niobrara, Nebraska. [2013.001.015]

Exterior portrait of same building in [2013.001.016], but taken from the front view. Caption states it is Indian School Building, Genoa Neb.  Boudoir photograph. [2013.001.017]

Exterior portrait of at least two wooden buildings, which make up the Genoa Indian Industrial School. Taken from a distance to include all buildings. Boudoir photograph.  [2013.001.018]

Exterior portrait of 7 American Indian young women, Emma High, Lena St Cyr, Lucy [Laughton?], Julia Pratt, Jenny Rouse, Lucy Standing Bear, Emily Douville, standing, full-length, wearing dresses  Boudoir photograph.  [2013.001.019]

Exterior portrait of approximately 14 American Indian men identified as Rosebud Indians. Sitting and standing some wearing suits and some wrapped in blankets. Boudoir photograph. [2013.001.020]

 Exterior shot of wooden building identified as the Genoa Indian Industrial School, Main Building, Genoa, Nance Co., Nebraska. Head of American Indian boy in foreground of the photograph, Size 8" x 10 ". [2013.001.021]

Exterior shot of 3 American Indian boys seated , full-length, wearing jackets and pants, wooden barn in the background, identified as Genoa Indian Training School. Cyanotype, 8" x 10 ". [2013.001.022]

 

Exterior shot of same wooden building in [2013.001.021] but a Cyanotype. More of American Indian boy's is visible. He is standing, three-quarter length, wearing suit and hat. 8" x 10 " [2013.001.023]

Photograph Collection

Inspection of the Cheyenne River Agency at Fort Bennett, Dakota (2 photographs)

Unidentified photographer

10" x 12" photographs

Date: 1889

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Exterior portrait of American Indian school girls standing in front of the St. John's William Welsh Memorial School Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, S.D. 40 students dressed in winter coats and hats,  standing on steps of school, full-length.   [2013.001.024] (includes 1 print and negative)

Exterior portrait of the St. John's William Welsh Memorial School Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, S.D. Students are visible at a distance standing behind picket fence surrounding the main building. Horse and buggy seen outside the fence.  [2013.001.025]

Report on the case about the death of a horse belonging to the Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and Oakland Agency, Oklahoma  (2 photographs)

Unidentified photographer 

10" x 12" photographs

Date: 1889

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Exterior portrait of American Indian and American European men and boys sitting and standing on porch of wooden building identified as Ponca office at the Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and Oakland Agency, Oklahoma. Full-length, American Indians in back row are standing wearing uniforms and holding guns.  Cracked horizontally  through top half of photograph. [2013.001.026] (includes 1 print and negative)

Exterior portrait of over 50 American Indian and American European men and boys sitting and standing in front of Poncas blacksmith shop and stables at the Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and Oakland Agency, Oklahoma. Full-length. [2013.001.027]

Unidentified  Agency Photographs (7 photographs)

Unidentified Photographer unless otherwise noted

Various sizes

Date unidentified

Studio portrait of European American, posed side view, standing, with arms crossed, dressed in a suite, three-quarter length. Cabinet Photograph.  Stamp of Edward C. McMillan, physician at Genoa Training School, in bottom right corner  may indicate ownership or photographer. [2013.001.028]

Studio portrait of 5 American Indian girls, bust-length, dressed in checked smocks, similar to uniforms worn at the Genoa Training School. 3" x 4 1/4" [2013.001.029]

Portrait of studio portraits of 3 women and 1 man, bust-length, full face. Portraits are arranged in a pyramid shape. Identified as Miss Mayo, [Harvey, Lizzie?], [Harvey, Flora?], Dr. McMillan, Miss [Parton?] 3" x 4 1/4" [2013.001.030]

Exterior portrait of wooden cabin, surrounded by picket fence. 10 American European individuals posing in standing positions around the cabin, full-length.  4 women in dresses and hats, 3 men in suits and hats, 2 young girls in dresses and hats, one young man dressed in frontier or cowboy clothing. 10" x 12" [2013.001.031]

Exterior portrait of boarding school and garden. American Indian students  and nuns standing and seated on porch.  Girl students dressed in light colored smocks over dark colored dresses, boy students dressed in suits. Two men posed standing on ground in front of school, full-length, dressed in suits, one holding a hoe. 10" x 12" [2013.001.032]

 

Photograph Collection

Inspection of the Rosebud Indian Agency at Rosebud, Dakota

Unidentified photographer unless otherwise noted

Cabinet Photographs unless otherwise noted

Date: 1888

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Studio portrait of Standing Bear and young son (unnamed). Seated, half-length. Standing Bear wearing top hat, vest and silk tie, with a pin on his lapel, son is wearing light colored shirt with knotted kerchief, and brimmed hat.  E.C. McMillan, MD Genoa, Neb. has name on back, indicating ownership or photographer of photograph?  [2013.001.035]

Studio portrait of Mrs. Standing Bear. Seated, half-length. Very faded, possibly wrapped in an American Indian blanket.  [2013.001.036]

Portrait of 3 American Indian men, 2 standing, three-quarter length, one sitting, bust-length.  Picture is very faded, two men possibly wearing blankets, one man in army uniform. One of the three is identified as [Muggins?]. [2013.001.037]

Portrait of American Indian boy identified as "Allright", standing, three-quarter length, wearing suit coat and kerchief around neck, one hand inserted between buttons of suit coat. Edward C. McMillan's name, physician at Genoa stamped in boarder, indicating photographer or ownership of photograph? [2013.001.038]

Portrait of an Arapahoe identified as Luther Shakespeare, seated, half-length, wearing army uniform. [2013.001.039]

Portrait of 2 American Indians, standing, half-length, wearing suits and hats, one man identified as Tom Flood 1/2 [Ind.?] [2013.001.040]

Portrait of 2 American Indian girls, identified as Clara Lidoux from Rosebud, and Mary Kennedy from  Lower Brulé.  Standing, three-quarter length, dressed in dark colored dresses, arms interlocked. [2013.001.041

Portrait of an American Indian man identified as Frank McClasky from Rosebud. Standing, three-quarter length, wearing suit with vest, posed with one arm behind him and the other grasping the coat lapel. [2013.001.042]

Portrait of an American Indian young woman identified as Lucy Lateu of Rosebud.  Standing, three-quarter length.  Wearing a light colored dress with cabinet photographs and other sized photographs pinned over most of the dress, wearing a headband with photographs sticking out of the  top.  Holding a fringed banner with picture of the Genoa Training School in the center. [2013.001.043]

Portrait of man identified as Rev. Robt Taylor of Rosebud. Standing, full-length, wearing church vestments. [2013.001.044]

Portrait of an American Indian man identified as Joe Garneau of Rosebud. Standing, three-quarter length, wearing army uniform with hand inserted between buttons of coat. [2013.001.045]

Portrait of an American Indian man identified as Swift Bear of Rosebud. Standing, bust-length, wearing shirt, wrapped in blanket, wear hat and holding feathers. [2013.001.046]

Portrait of two men, identified as Dr. Woodburn, physician and Isaac [?], [student?], of Rosebud. Standing, three-quarter length, wearing vests and suits, Isaac has arm interlocked with Woodburn's.  5" x 5"  [2013.001.047]

Portrait of two American Indian women, identified as Josie Rogers and Mille Pickett. Seated, three-quarter length, wearing dresses.  Edward C. McMillan name is stamped in lower right corner indicating ownership or photographer.  McMillan has previously been identified as the physician at Genoa Training School. 4.75" x 7 ". [2013.001.049]

Portrait of 5 men, 3 American Indians identified as High Hawk, Crow Dog and Two Strikes of Rosebud, standing, half-length.   2 American European men unidentified, seated bust-length. American Indian men wearing shirts, but also wrapped in blankets, hats or headband.  American European's dressed in suits and bowler or fedora hat. 5'' x 8" [2013.001.050]

Exterior portrait 5 American European men at Pine Ridge Dakota Territory, posed in front of farm house.  Standing, three-quarter length. Major Mallet, Commissaire des Indiens, identified as man in center. Photographs on both sides of card, see below. 6.75" x 9.5"[2013.001.051]

Exterior portrait in same location of opposite side of card, 8 men identified as "groupe de Métis et d'indiens de Pine Ridge Dakota".  Major Mallet can be seen in the background. 6.75" x 9.5"[2013.001.052]

Portrait of American Indian young woman, standing one-half length holding an American European girl, full-length.   One of them is identified as Annie [Remus?] of Dakota. 3" x 4". [2013.001.053]

Photograph Collection

Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota

Unidentified photographer unless otherwise noted

Size of photograph will be noted in description

Date: circa 1888

Exterior portrait identified as Agent's residence, Pine Ridge, Dakota.  Posed in front of building are 3 American Europeans.  Two men standing, full-length, one boy, sitting on post, full-length.  "W.T.M artist" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10". [2013.001.054]

Exterior portrait of Rev. John Robinson, wife and unidentified man, Pine Ridge, Dakota. Posed in front of log cabin house, Robinson and other man standing, full-length, wife sitting side saddle on horse, full-length. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10" [2013.001.055]

Exterior portrait of buildings and structures identified as Agency stables, barns, shops and saw mills, Pine Ridge, Dakota. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10" [2013.001.056]

Exterior portrait identified as Indian camps near Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10"  [2013.001.057]

Exterior shot identified as "Visitors and Indians at the 'Beef Issue,' Pine Ridge.  "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10"  [2013.001.058]

Exterior shot identified as "Spectators at an Omaha (Dance) Pine Ridge Agency, Dak."   6.5" x 8.5"  "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. [2013.001.059]

Exterior shot identified as "Agency Police Pine Ridge, Dak"  All men on horseback, full-length. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10"  [2013.001.060]

Exterior shot identified as "Branding School Cattle, Pine Ridge, Dak. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10"  [2013.001.061]

Exterior portrait identified as "Commissary, Pine Ridge, Dak." Includes several buildings in background with American Indians standing and walking in foreground, full-length. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10"  [2013.001.062]

Portrait of American Indian girl identified as Minnie Bubby, Pine Ridge D.T.  Wearing checked dress school uniform, standing, half-length. Cabinet Photograph [2013.001.063]

Exterior portrait identified as "School Children, Pine Ridge, Dak."  Dozens of American Indian children posed in front of school building, wearing dresses, suits and hats.  Standing and seated, full-length. "W.T.M" in bottom right corner. 8" x 10"  [2013.001.064]

Portrait of 3 American Indians, 2 boys and one man of Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota.  Man is seated, boys are standing on either side of the man with one arm each resting on man's shoulder, three-quarter length.  Man wearing army or police uniform, boys wearing dark colored striped suits, all are wearing fur hats. 6" x 10". [2013.001.065] 1 print and negative included

Inspection of the Yankton Sioux Agency and Examination of the School at the Reservation

Unidentified photographer

Size of photograph will be noted in description

Date: circa 1888

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Portrait of 2 American European women, and two American Indian men.  Women are seated, three-quarter length, wearing dark colored dresses. Men are standing behind the women, three-quarter length, wearing light colored suits. Men are holding their arms behind  them. 5" x 6" [2013.001.066]

Portrait of two men, identified as Sioux,  David [Doriau?] and Joe Samuel.  David is sitting, half-length, wearing striped suit. Joe is standing, side view, three-quarter length. Cabinet photograph. [2013.001.067]

Inspection of the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agency at Anadarko

Unidentified photographer

Size of photograph will be noted in description

Date: circa 1889

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Exterior portrait identified as "Kiowa School, Anadarko, Ind. Ter." Dozens of American Indian school children sitting on staircase leading to front door of the school. Seated, bust-length, wearing school uniforms.  Several American Europeans standing at top of the stairs or on the ground next to the staircase. includes, men, women, and children, full-length.  Boudoir photograph. [2013.001.068]

Inspection of the Standing Rock Agency at Fort Yates, Dakota

Photographer: Barry Photography,  Bismark and Standing Rock, D.T.

Imperial Photograph

Date: circa 1888

Accompanying material: Mallet’s report under same title

Exterior portrait identified as Agricultural School Standing Rock Agency.  Dozens of American Indian school children, a few priests and nuns standing in front of the school, full-length.  Children wearing school uniforms. Given to Mallet by Rev. Martin Kenel, O.S.B., Superintendent. [2013.001.069]

Misidentified as Oake Ridge Agency, Dakota, most likely the Holy Rosary Mission School, aka Red Cloud School

Unidentified photographer

Boudoir Photograph

Date: circa 1888

Exterior portrait of 20 American Indian girls and 3 nuns (probably Franciscan Sisters). Sitting and standing, full-length. Girls are dressed in school uniforms. Portrait taken in front of a statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. [2013.001.070]1 print and negative included

Exterior portrait of 19 American Indian boys and 3 priests (probably Jesuits).  Sitting and standing, full length. Boys are dressed in jackets and slacks. Portrait taken in front of a statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. [2013.001.071]  1 print and negative included

Tulalip Agency, Washington Territory

Unidentified photographer

Date: circa 1857-1877

Accompanying material: Letters from school children and Mallet's notes filed under same title

Exterior portrait of 29 American Indian boys and 2 priests, probably Fr. Eugene Chirouse and Fr. Paul Durieu.  Standing, full-length. Location identified as" Coupeville, Whidby Island, W.T., The Indian school of Rev. Pere Chirouse O.M.I" [2013.001.072]

Miscellaneous Photographs from Mallet Collection

Not dated

Size of photograph will be noted in description

Unidentified photographer unless otherwise noted

Studio portrait of Gabriel Dumont.  Seated, half-length, wearing fringed raw hide jacket. Carte de Viste [2013.001.073]

Studio portrait of Gabriel Dumont and Émile Riboulet and his wife Madame Riboulet.  Dumont seated and Émile and wife standing with hands on Dumont's shoulder, full-length. Dumont and man wearing suits, woman wearing dark colored bustle dress. Photograph studio is  "Anderson, 785 Broadway, N.Y."  Cabinet Photograph [2013.001.074]

Studio portraits of Gabriel Dumont and his wife Madeleine Wilkie, both Métis: Dumont from the Red River Settlement and Wilkie from Pembina, Dakota Territory. Individual photographs of each seated in the same studio setting that are combined into one photograph on a cabinet card. Madeleine is wearing a full dark colored dress with a crucifix in a fashion typical of Métis women of the time. Gabriel is wearing a suit with a Métis sash or ceinture fléchée and a striped shirt. Gilt-edged. [2013.001.075]

Studio portrait of Louis Riel. Riel dressed in suit, bust-length.

Studio “Glenton, Nashua, N.H.” Cabinet card, gold paint on edging. [2013.001.076]