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In 1892, a fellow named B.L. Singley began The Keystone View Co. in Meadville, Pa.  By the 1920's it had become the largest publisher of stereographs that illustrated, among other things, Native American people. 

We happened upon several of these old glass slides, and present them here only because of historic interest.  While the quality isn't that great, we hope that you enjoy these old classics.  The descriptors indicate the Keystone View Company slide identifier and the description that accompanies the slide.

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H4 - A Hopi Squaw Coiling Clay into Pottery, Oraibi, Ariz.

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P255 - Indian Fur Camp on the Plains.

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P257 - Old Navajo Indian Woman Making Rug on a Primitive Loom.

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188 - Blackfeet Indians Preparing for Medicine Lodge Ceremony, Glacer National Park, Mont.

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189 - Herd of American Bison, Mont.

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H155 - Custer's Grave, Montana

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P249 - Indian Pueblo, New Mexico.

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P256 - Navajo Indian Home on the Desert.

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H3 - An Indian Pueblo, Hopi Reservation, Arizona.

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211 - Pueblo of the Taos Indians, Taos, New Mexico.