Map of North America: Showing the research areas, cities, and rail routes important in Edward Curtis's Life by Eric Elias. In Lawlor, Laurie. Shadow Catcher: The Life and Work of Edward S. Curtis. New York, .
DECEMBER. Curtis shows his hand-colored lantern slides and moving pictures of the Indians of the Southwest to an audience at a rented hall in Seattle. He receives rave reviews in The Oregonian, the Portland, Oregon newspaper.
SPRING. Hires Alexander B. Upshaw, son of the Apsaroke chief, Crazy Pend d’Oreille. Upshaw begins his collaboration with Edward S. Curtis as an interpreter and investigator, providing Curtis with remarkable and unfettered access to the Northern Plains tribes.
DECEMBER. Curtis rents and exhibits his photographs in the ballroom at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Louise Morgan Satterlee, the daughter of J. Pierpont Morgan, is in attendance.