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Cody, William F. (1846-1917) to Joseph K. Dixon re: Dixon's filming Indian councils at Little Big Horn

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03911.06 Author/Creator: Cody, William F. (1846-1917) Place Written: New York Type: Typed letter signed Date: 27 April 1910 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Praises Dixon's filming of one of the last great Indian councils and describes how the film was seen by President Taft and other dignitaries. Written on his colorful letterhead.

People: Cody, William F., 1846-1917.

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: President Art, Music, Theater, and Film, American Indian History, American West, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform