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Dawson

Dawson

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Ann Dawson Collection, 1846-1952
2 folders
Location: 0165
Accession #: 71.5

Introduction

This collection of photographs, most by Dean Burch, feature the 101 Ranch and a number of individuals connected with it, in addition to some photos of Osage and Kiowa. Other photos feature members of the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers Association.

Biography

No information is available about Ann Dawson, who gave this collection to the Museum, nor about the prominent photographer in the collection, Dean Burch.

This collection contains 24 photographs and one copy negative. The subjects include Native Americans in costume performing ceremonies and Frank Eaton as “Pistol Pete.” The tribes represented include Osage and Kiowa. The photographs of Frank Eaton include several of the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers Association. The name “Dean Burch” is associated with this collection. Most of the photographs are by Dean Burch of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Personal Names:
Auld, Charles
Burch, Dean
Chibitte, Charley
Dawson, Ann
Eaton, Frank, b. 1860
Goodnight, Rolla
Hunting Horse (Tsa-to-Kee)
Kenny Tall Chief
Kozad, Belo
Koomsa, Helen
Lemmert, C. E.
McGinty, Billy, 1871-1961
Pawnee Bill, 1860-1942
Pratt, Henry
Seton, Ernest Thompson
Seton, Jackie
Seyton, Charles E.
Shunk a mola, Joe
Waters, Charlie
West, Dan
Woodruff, B. G.

Subject Headings:
Cowboys
Group portraits
Indians of North America
Kiowa
Miller Bros. & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild West (Organization)
Osage
Photographs

This collection was accessioned in 1971. A scope and content note was written by librarian Karen Spilman in March 2003. The current finding aid was written and posted online by archivist/librarian Laura Anne Heller in November 2009.

The collection is open for research. It is advisable for researchers to discuss their proposed research with staff prior to visiting the Center.

Ann Dawson Collection, Box ##, Folder ##, Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Series 1: Ann Dawson Collection
Photographs have been cataloged in the Image Archive Database, but none have been scanned yet.
Box/Folder # Accession # Folder Title/Description
1/3 71.5.1 Osage, Joe Shunk a mola from Hominy (died before 1969). 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 9.75×6.75 in.
71.5.2 Kenny Tall Chief, Dan West, Joe Shunk a mola Jr., Joe Shunk a mola, Osage, Hominy, OK. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×10 in.
71.5.3 Washitakee. 1960 ca. Ann Dawson, photographer. Photograph, color, 10×8 in.
71.5.4 Hunting Horse (Tsa-to-Kee) Kiowa Winter of 1846, joined Custer’s 7th Cavalry as Indian scout. 1890. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×10 in.
71.5.5 Hunting Horse (Tsa-to-Kee) Kiowa. Saddle Mountain – western part of state. Age 101. Ann Dawson of Tulsa, Okla. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.6 Hunting Horse (Tsa-to-Kee) Kiowa, Saddle Mountain age 101. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.7 Ernest Thompson Seton, Pawnee Bill and Jackie, Seton’s wife at the home of Pawnee Bill. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8.25×8 in.
71.5.8 Tall Chief, Osage, finest of Osage costumes, relative of Maria Tall Chief. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.9 Belo Kozad, Kiowa medicine man, informant for 20 years to Weston La Barre of Yale University. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.10 Ponca woman and son. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×9.75 in.
71.5.11 Helen Koomsa (Mother of Many), mother-in-law of Monroe Tsa-to-Kee. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 9.75×7.75 in.
71.5.12 Young Osage, son of Joe Shunka mola from Hominy. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.13 Young Oto dancer. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 9.75×8 in.
71.5.14 Young Native American boy in Native dress standing in front of a tipi. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 9.75×8 in.
71.5.15 Osage ceremonial, Joe Shunk a mola. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×9.75 in.
71.5.16 Henry Pratt (Osage man), Pratt’s granddaughter. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.17 Native American man and 2 Native American children, all in costume. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.18 Charley Chibitte. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×6.75 in.
71.5.19 First day of Osage ceremonial, Dan West, Charlie Waters. 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×9.75 in.
1/4 71.5.20 Frank Eaton, “Pistol Pete.” 1940 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×6 in. Photograph is autographed by Frank Eaton.
71.5.21 L-R, Billy McGinty, B.G. Woodruff, Chas. Auld, C.E. Lemmert, Frank Eaton, Mr. Slaver, Roy Krows. 1952. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×8 in.
71.5.22 C. E. Lemmert, Pistol Pete, Rolla Goodnight, Sept 17, 1951, reunion Cherokee Cowpunchers Association. 1951. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×8 in. Names are written on front of photograph. Photograph was taken in front of the Chisholm Trail monument.
71.5.23 Dean Burch, Pistol Pete, Perkins, Okla. 1950 ca. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 10×8 in.
71.5.24 L-R Chas E. Seyton, C.E. Lemmert, B.G. Woodruff, Tom Gilbert, Rolla Goodnight, Frank Eaton, Sept.17, 1951. Dean Burch, publisher. Photograph, b&w, 8×8 in. Descriptions of some of the people is written on the back of the photograph
71.5.24N L-R Chas E. Seyton, C.E. Lemmert, B.G. Woodruff, Tom Gilbert, Rolla Goodnight, Frank Eaton, Sept.17, 1951. Dean Burch, publisher. Copy negative.
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