Dixon-Wanamaker Expedition to Crow Agency, 1908: Edited Version 1908

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Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Summary
Edited video version of randomly organized outtakes was re-ordered according to thesis research conducted by Susan Applegate Kraus on the Wanamaker expeditions. Footage includes scenes of a mission school where young women were educated, a give-away in which young men are honored with gifts, a Crow Fair encampment where people come together to observe and participate in various activities, a horse procession in which the horses and riders are adorned with headdresses, and 19th- and 20th- century Crow leader, Chief Pleny Coups. A reenactment of the Battle of Little Big Horn at Custer's battlefield is filmed in which some of the participants were also present during the actual battle.
Repository Loc.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic
Settlement--rural
Procession--horse procession
Costume--bridge cloth
Ceremonies--"giveaway"
Stores--general store
School--Catholic girls school--mission school
Bathing--men bathing
Racing--horse racing
Battles--reenactment of Battle of Little Big Horn
Infants--infant carried on cradle board
Language and culture
Human Studies Film Archives
Creator
Dixon, Joseph Kossuth
Chief Plenty Coups
"Curly" scout of General Custer
Physical description
26 minutes silent b&w video
1908
Place
Wolf Mountains
North America
Montana
Little Bighorn River (Mont.)
Custer's Battlefield
Type
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Local number
HSFA 1983.6.2