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Red Fox: 1915

Red Fox: 1915

Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, rode horseback from state to state seeking approval for a day to honor Indians. On Dec. 14, 1915, he presented the endorsements of 24 state governments at the White House. There is no record, however, of such a national day being proclaimed. (Library of Congress)

1915. "Indians, American. Red Fox James at White House." With the State, War and Navy building as backdrop. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

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BSA connection

More from the LOC article.

Oh my aching feet!

The horse is thinking..."oh sure, he gets all the accolades...while I get no notice for walking the same 24 states carrying a human on my back!"

All BSA Emblems

He obviously had some connection with the Boy Scouts. Is it just me, or does he resemble Kevin Bacon?

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