Buffalo Soldier Stereoviews, circa 1899-1900

Lot of 4 stereoviews depicting Buffalo Soldiers, comprising:

Troop A, Ninth U.S. Cavalry - Famous Indian Fighters. Underwood and Underwood: New York, etc., 1899. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

Some of the brave colored boys who helped to free Cuba. Underwood and Underwood: New York, etc., 1899. Copyright by J.F. Jarvis. 

Keystone View, 10995 - Searching for the Dead among the Ruins, Galveston, Texas, U.S.A. Keystone: Meadville, Pennsylvania and St. Louis, 1900. Copyright by B.L. Singley. This was after the hurricane that devastated Galveston in September 1900, costing thousands of lives and many millions of dollars in property damage. Extensive storm description on verso. Much of that "searching army" is African American.

Troop D, 9th Cav. on the trunk of the fallen Monarch (tree), Mariposa Grove, Cal., U.S.A." H.C. White Co.: Bennington, Vermont, 1905. The diameter of this trunk is higher than a mounted soldier.


All very good. Minor wear on Galveston card.

Estimate: $300 - $350
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