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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

Romanticizing Cowboys and Indians

Photograph of Native American women weaving

Frederick A. Williams
ca. 1920
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Photographer and collector Frederick A. Williams, who, like many intellectuals of the 1920s, observed, romanticized, and sometimes imitated Native American lifeways, gathered these pictures of Pueblo architecture and life.

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