Newberry Library
Photographs of Yosemite National Park, circa 1925, views of landscapes and Native Americans along the route taken by the Lewis and Clark Expedition, ca. 1880-1904, and miscellaneous images associated with Wheeler's interest in western travel -- Many of the seventy-one gelatin photographic views of sites in Yosemite, taken after the construction of the Glacier Point Hotel in 1917, include tourists traveling in both Yosemite Transportation System vehicles and in private cars. The rest of the photographs (gelatin, albumen, cyanotype) are scenes taken mainly at the turn of the twentieth century in North Dakota and Montana but also in California, Iowa, Oregon and Washington. There are a number of images of Mandan Indians and their dwellings, schools, graves, transport, etc., taken at or near the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota; landscape views of Montana, including some of the Crook battlefield near Rosebud; scenic shots along the Columbia River and many unidentified rural ... Read More