Lovelock Nevada Indian Community Housing and Relief Aid documentation
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.079
Creators:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Hamner, Lucile
Dates:
1935
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 linear feet
Repository:
This collection contains a U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs report written by Lucile Hamner (1901-1997) documenting the housing conditions in the Lovelock Indian Colony Reservation region in Nevada in 1935.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs report written by Lucile Hamner (1901-1997) in 1935. The report and accompanying photographs document the housing conditions and relief add provided to families from the Lovelock Indian Colony Reservation, Battle Mountain Colony, and Fort McDermitt Reservation in Nevada. The families documented in this report were from the Paiute, Shoshone, and Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone communities.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lucile Hamner (1901-1997) was a Social Worker at the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs. She began her career as a School Social Worker for the Bureau at the United Pueblos Agency in 1932. By 1958, she was a Supervisory Social Worker in the Aberdeen Area Office.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Emily Moazami, Assistant Head Archivist, 2018.
Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the NMAI by James (Jim) O'Donogue in 2005.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Lovelock Nevada Indian Community Housing and Relief Aid documentation, Box and Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Some materials restricted for privacy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shoshone Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paiute Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nevada Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu
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