QUANAH PARKER. 1852-1911.
Albumen print cabinet card, 8 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches, Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory, [1890s], on Russell & Miller mount, mount with chip from lower left corner, edges rubbed, faint spots to image, indentified on verso.
One of the last Comanche chiefs, half Native American/half European American Quanah Parker was among the more successful of the tribe leaders in the early reservation era. Parker was also the founder of the Native American Church Movement. "The White Man goes into his church and talks about Jesus. The Indian goes into his tipi and talks to Jesus."