Attendees of the 1898 Indian Congress [Two Little Braves, Sac & Fox] by Boston Public Library. So adorable, and yet so tragic. Their braids have been cut which probably means they are students in a reform school.
Frank A. Rinehart, a commercial photographer in Omaha, Nebraska, was commissioned to photograph the 1898 Indian Congress, part of the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition. More than five hundred Native Americans from thirty-five tribes atten.