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Charles S. Baker and Eli Johnston ran a photographic studio in Evanston in the early 1880s and are best known for a series of photographs of Shoshone, Arapahoe, and Apache Indians
The Shoshone Indian portrait collection consists of three albumen images. Two of the images are unidentified, but one came from the photographers Charles S. Baker and Eli Johnston who ran a studio in Evanston, Wyoming. Baker & Johnson are best known for a series of images of Shoshone, Arapahoe, and Apache Indians. The photographs date from the 1870s to the 1880's.
For more photographs of the Shoshone please see the Compton "photo-boards" P0313, the manual card catalog located in the Special Collections reading room in Merrill Library, and the George Ellsworth photo collection P0025. The prints are located in a document box that contains collections P0283-P0310.
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Shoshone Indian portrait collection, 1870-1890. (P0292). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.
|1||1:01: "Oiti, second Chief Shoshones," by Baker &
Johnston, Evanston, Wyoming
(This man has also been identified as the Arapaho Chief, Black Coal.)
|1||1:02: Unidentified Shoshone man and woman|
|1||1:03: Six unidentified Shoshone children|