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    Image of Cattle Slaughter, circa 1880s. Scene of several unidentified men butchering cattle on the range, near a large farmhouse or barn. The man in the foreground is dressed as a white man, but others in the image appear to be wearing feathers in their hats. Penciled notation on verso reads: "Cheyenne and Arapahoe. Cutting the tongues out." Captured by A.C. Smith Photographers of Halstead, Kansas. Halstead was established in 1877 by Mennonites, as a farming community. Measures 4.75" x 4".

    Condition: Lightly age toned with minor wear to photo mount. Fine.


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