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Copyright deposit of the Rinehart Studio for Plains Indians photographs, 1898-1899

Frank A. Rinehart was the official photographer of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi International Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska. During the fair, his studio photographed more than five hundred Native Americans representing various Indian nations. In December 1898, Rinehart submitted this claim with eighteen photographic prints to the U.S. Copyright Office at the Library of Congress; copyright was granted in January 1899.

Copyright Office, Library of Congress