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Posted on May. 31, 2017 by Suzanne Oatey
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Patent papers. Drawings of railcars. Engineering notes. Photographs of trains and machine shops. These were the kinds of materials I expected to encounter as I began organizing
Posted on Apr. 18, 2014 by Suzanne Oatey
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As an avid collector, intrepid businesswoman, and amateur anthropologist, Grace Nicholson captured her unique experiences in photographs and journals, providing an intimate look at Indians who lived in...
Posted on Apr. 18, 2013 by Suzanne Oatey
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Today, we’re accustomed to female soldiers, but in 1886, it must have been quite a surprise to see this female Indian scout, rifle in hand, riding along with U.S. soldiers (at left). The U.S.-issued...

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