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Above we show a remarkable photo called Heavy Load. It was made in 1908 by Edward S. Curtis. The illustration documents a Dakota Sioux woman carrying firewood on her back in snow. We have compiled this collection of artwork mainly to serve as a vital educational resource. Contact curator@old-picture.com.

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from Shaina Colon Photography Blog

Famous Photographers

Edward Curtis ... the man who photographed many of the Native American's on this board.

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Edward S Curtis - after the closure of the frontier, Curtis documented the native American people recognising that a way of life had been forever lost

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