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View of the Chickasaw Capitol Building. The Romanesque Revival building is built of red granite from the nearby Pennington Creek Quarry, and was dedicated on 17 November 1889; it served as the Chickasaw Nation Capitol until 1906, and is currently a museum

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1901-1901

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Chickasaw, Native Americans, North America, Southeast, Southeastern Uplands

City:

Tishomingo

County:

Johnston County

State:

Oklahoma

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Colonel Frank Churchill supported the assimilation of Native people in the U.S. to Christian ways of life; acting as an inspector of Indian schools and agencies from 1899 through 1909, he and his wife Clara visited and documented Native lives on dozens of reservations.

Source ID:

NMAI_340478

Catalog Number:

N27252

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