Who were "Two Lance and Wife" and "Luke Big Turnip and Wife?" And why did the New York Motion Picture Company pay them between $7.50 and $9.50 a week?
Two Castaic, CA teens found a 1915 ledger in their great grandfather's attic after he passed away. They found the names of more than thirty American Indians listed in this ledger.
The young ladies turn to History Detectives host Eduardo Pagán to find out more about these Native Americans. How did they earn their pay? And were they treated fairly?
Ince Indian Ledger Pages
- Also with Eduardo Pagán Clara Barton Letter What does this letter reveal about America's early efforts to honor its war dead?
- Also in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 Star Spangled Banner Is this the first official copy of the national anthem?
- Also in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 Lindbergh Engine Could a 24-year-old have single-handedly built the engine for Lindbergh's plane?
- Related Investigation Geronimo Photograph Is this photo really an image of the legendary Apache warrior Geronimo?
- Also in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 McKinley Casket Flag Did this flag once drape the casket of President William McKinley?
- Also with Eduardo Pagán Stalag 17 Portrait What happened to the artist of this portrait made in a German POW camp?
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