St. Michael Indian School photographs
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.096
Creators:
St. Michael Indian School (Saint Michaels, Ariz.)
Dates:
circa 1950-1959
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.02 linear feet
8 photographic prints
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
This collection contains photographs that depict students, teachers, and medical professionals associated with the St. Michael Indian School in St. Michaels, Arizona on the Navajo Reservation from circa 1950-1959.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 8 gelatin silver prints that depict students, teachers, and medical professionals associated with the St. Michael Indian School in St. Michaels, Arizona on the Navajo Reservation from circa 1950-1959.
The photographer of the photos is unknown. The names of several individuals were written on the back of the photographs presumably by the photographer.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in 2 folders.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
St. Katharine Drexel founded the St. Michael's Indian School in Saint Michaels, Arizona in 1902. Diné (Navajo) elementary students initially attended the school, but in 1950 the school added a four-year high school program.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Emily Moazami, Assistant Head Archivist in 2017.
Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by Mary Fennell Ainsley in 2017.

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. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Conditions Governing Use
Some images restricted: privacy.
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); St. Michael Indian School photographs, Box and Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Saint Michaels (Ariz.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Education Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Navajo Indian Reservation Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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