History: Photo of the Last of the Shinnecock Indians


We dug into the archives to find this historical photo.

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(1884) The last of the Shinnecock Indians L.I. N.Y. / B.M. Franklin, Flushing, N.Y. Long Island New York, 1884. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/97511787/.

This photo titled “The last of the Shinnecock Indians L.I. N.Y.” was taken in 1884 and discovered in the Library of Congress archives. The photographer seems to be B.M. Franklin from Flushing, NY. No other information about the photo or what the title means was provided.