Apache man playing a one stringed instrument with a bow. One of the few stringed instruments used by Native Americans in their music. Photographed between 1883 and 1888.

Apache man playing a one stringed instrument with a bow. One of the few stringed instruments used by Native Americans in their music. Photographed between 1883 and 1888.

Edmund Ruffin (January 5, 1794 – June 17, 1865) was a farmer and slaveholder, a Confederate soldier, and an 1850s political activist. He advocated states' rights, secession, and slavery and was described by opponents as one of the Fire-Eaters. He was an ardent supporter of the Confederacy and a longstanding enemy of the North.Because the widely held belief that he fired the first shot of the Battle of Fort Sumter, Ruffin is credited as "firing the first shot of the Civil War."

Edmund Ruffin (January 5, 1794 – June 17, 1865) was a farmer and slaveholder, a Confederate soldier, and an 1850s political activist. He advocated states' rights, secession, and slavery and was described by opponents as one of the Fire-Eaters. He was an ardent supporter of the Confederacy and a longstanding enemy of the North.Because the widely held belief that he fired the first shot of the Battle of Fort Sumter, Ruffin is credited as "firing the first shot of the Civil War."

You are looking at a beautiful picture of Indians in Winter. It was created in 1908 by Edward S. Curtis.    The picture presents Two Crow (Apsaroke) Indian men. One is wearing a hooded coat, ant the other is wrapped in an Indian blanket. Both are on horseback. The ground is covered with snow, and trees and hillside are seen in the background.    We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.

You are looking at a beautiful picture of Indians in Winter. It was created in 1908 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents Two Crow (Apsaroke) Indian men. One is wearing a hooded coat, ant the other is wrapped in an Indian blanket. Both are on horseback. The ground is covered with snow, and trees and hillside are seen in the background. We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com.

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