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Explorations in Sights and Sounds
Published in 1968, reprinted in 1974, and a third printing in 1984, this volume contains a collection of 112 superb photographs, mostly by William S. Soule. Born in Maine in 1836, he was wounded in the Civil War and in 1865 entered the photography business, but sold this to become chief clerk in the sutler store operated by John Tappan at Fort Dodge (Kansas), where he resumed his photographic activity during off-duty hours. Soule probably made most of his photographs of Cheyennes and Araphoes [Arapahos] at Fort Dodge, some others at Camp Supply and Fort Sill (Indian Territory). All of the pictures are probably from the period 1867-1875, and they, perhaps more than the text, explain the need for the third printing of this volume.
Copyright, ©EES, The National Association for Ethnic Studies, 1985