This collection contains 180 black-and-white acetate negatives and 71 gelatin silver prints taken by American artist Hortense Ferne. The images depict scenes of everyday life in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Puebla, Morales, Guerrero and the Federal District, as well as the Teotihuacán archaeological site. A few images of San Jose Mission and the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, are also present.
This collection contains 22 lantern slides in black and white and color, 129 black-and-white glass negatives and 19 albumen prints taken by William L. Calver between 1895-1936. The images primarily depict archaeological excavation sites in Inwood, New York City, and the broader New York City area. Also present are 129 duplicate acetate negatives.
This collection consists of 101 black-and-white acetate negatives and 36 albumen prints taken by Daniel Sutherland Davidson in 1925. The images portray Pamunkey and Chickahominy Indians of Virginia and the Algonquin (Kitcisakik, Grand Lake Victoria) and Tetes de Boule (Attikamek) Indians of Quebec, Canada.
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.
Images include domestic and ceremonial scenes of Navajo Indians. Ceremonies include Blessing Way Ceremony, Enemy Way Ceremony,and Hoop Ceremony.
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.
This collection contains 16 glass plate negatives and 1 gelatin silver print taken by Charles B. Lang between 1894-1910. Also present are 16 duplicate acetate negatives. The images depict views of Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley in Arizona, scenes of everyday life in Cochiti Pueblo, and a Navajo silversmith in Bluff, Utah.
This collection contains 61 glass plate negatives taken by Rev. Thomas Huckerby between 1912-1920. Most of the images depict views of petroglyphs on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Grenada. Also includes eight images of objects collected by Huckerby; these objects are now in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.
This collection contains 11 black-and-white negatives and 1 gelatin silver print taken by Gladys I. Tantaquidgeon in 1929. The images are related to Emma Mitchell Safford, a Wampanoag basketmaker from Ipswich, Massachusetts, and depict her work and home.
This collection includes a selection of handwritten and original sheet music written by Native jazz musician Jim Pepper (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek]).