John C.H. Grabill’s Wild West

John C.H. Grabill was a commercial photographer who set up a studio in Sturgis, South Dakota, in 1866. From 1887 to 1892, he documented the Western Frontier Life; here some of the pictures he made from the Native Americans, depicting their contact with U.S. military and government agents:

Red Cloud and American Horses 1891

Sources: John C. H. Grabill Collection, Library of Congress

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