On a spring evening in April 1873, a large crowd gathered in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, a small frame building near the southeast corner of Eighteenth Street and Capitol Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska.
Interior studio portrait of He Dog, a Sioux man. RG2955.PH000007
A bit of post-election humor from the NSHS collections seems appropriate just a few days before the 2016 election—but it has a dark backstory unrelated to politics. How did this piece of paper come to reside in the NSHS collections?