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    OSAGE INDIANS VISIT VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IN WASHINGTON. Candid 10" x 8" image of the United States Indian Band of Kaw, Osage and Pottawatomie ancestry, chatting with Vice President Charles Curtis on the steps of the Senate Office Building. Curtis was the first person of non-European ancestry to reach either of the two highest offices in the government's executive branch. Band members wear native dress; one offers the Vice President an eagle feather. Dated March 25, 1931 on verso, with penciled description of image. Minor edge/corner damage; heavy crease down center of image can easily be repaired.

    Provenance: The Chris Kortlander Collection


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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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