"Thanks are due to two authors who have brought forward a selection of 124 gorgeous duotone images from a much larger collection of images in the archives of the American Museum of Natural History."
--Book News, Inc.

"There is a wealth of information here for historical and ethnographic specialists, but there is a very human side of the photographs. Almost all the subjects are identified by name."
--Journal of Anthropological Research

"…a wonderful time capsule of a native people on the brink of entering what for them would be a strange new world." "… a delightful study of a part of Florida and southern culture that no longer exists."
--Journal of Southern History

"This book is essential for anyone researching Seminole Indian history, early Anglo settlement and exploration into the everglades, or simply anyone interested in a time and space in history that has been brought back to life through the photographs of Julian Dimock. "
--Southern Historian

"a superb collection of Julian Dimock’s photographs...the lighting, attention to detail, and artistry of poses give readers an inside look at individual Seminoles, their appearance and clothing, and transportation, along with some more intriguing aspects such as articles of natives and also commercial goods that they utilized in the early 20th century."
--Florida Historical Quarterly