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 in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 Mail Order Brides Are these images evidence of mail order brides in 1890s Chicago?
- Also in Season 10 Valley Forge Map Did George Washington use this map during the American Revolution?
- Also in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 Thomas Edison's House Was this New Jersey home built by inventor Thomas Edison?
- Also in Season 9 Exercise Records What role did these records play in the sculpting of america's fixation with fitness?
- Also in Season 9 Andrew Jackson's Mouth How was this wood fragment connected to one of the most celebrated political protests of the 19th century?
- Also in Emerging Modern America: 1890-1930 Amos n' Andy Record Is this aluminum record an early recording of the old-time radio series?
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