The majority of Images depict the Navajo in Arizona; some images portray the people of the Acoma and Santa Clara Pueblos in New Mexico.
Images depict primarily Northern Plains subjects.
Portraits (indoor and outdoor), landscapes, and depictions of Hopi life, daily activities and ceremonies. Prints are signed by the photographer.
Photographs in this collection include indoor and outdoor portraits, domestic scenes, landscapes of Gwich'in (Kutchin), Seminole and Cheyenne Indians taken by Deaconess M. Bedell from her work as missionary between 1907-1939.
The Squier collection consists primarily of glass plate negatives made by Squier in the Central Andes region of Peru from 1862 to 1868 while he served as the United States Commissioner to Peru.
The collection brings together images by well-known Western photographers such as A.F. Randall, John Grabill, C.S. Fly, Stanley Morrow, Ben Wittick and John Choate. Primarily images of famous Indian leaders, as well as other portraits and scenes.
This collection contains 244 albumen prints and 87 acetate negatives taken by Rev. L.L. Legters in 1925-1926. The images depict scenes of everyday life among various tribes in Brazil and Bolivia, including the Bororo, the Chiquito, the Nambicuara, the Terena and the Umotina.
Images include domestic and ceremonial scenes of Navajo Indians. Ceremonies include Blessing Way Ceremony, Enemy Way Ceremony,and Hoop Ceremony.
This collection contains 119 gelatin silver prints and 10 black-and-white negatives taken by Charles Barney Cory between 1877-1896. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Seminole Indians of Florida.
Images of Brazilian Indians, including Karaja, Tapirape, Awetí (Aueto), Wayana (Oyana) and Ka'apor. Images include outdoor/ indoor portraits and daily and ceremonial activities.