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Creators:
Parker, Frank W.
Herzberg, Hazel
Dates:
1975
Size:
2 sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.082
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

Includes Parker's recollections of preliminary efforts in the 1940s to plan a representative and effective pan-Indian organization; of the creation of the National Congress of American Indians and highlights of its history, 1952-1962, when Parker was actively affiliated with it, and Recording Secretary; and of a number of people involved in its initial and continuing stages. Also includes remarks by Helen Peterson, 1953-1961 Executive Director of the organization, concerning the threat of internal pressure to it.

Creators:
Litto, Gertrude
Dates:
1958-1980
bulk 1970-1972
Size:
10 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.021
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Gertrude Litto Collection, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contains the manuscript, notes and images for her book South American Folk Pottery. Her manuscript, notes and photos record the methods and products of Native potters in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

Creators:
National Tribal Chairmen's Association
Toda, Chinzu
Youpee, William
Dates:
1971-1978
Size:
40 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.014
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The files are those of the Washington, D.C., office that were accumulated primarily under William Youpee. Youpee served as the first president of the association and became its executive director in 1972. There are also files accumulated by Chinzu Toda, a Bureau of Indian Affairs employee who was on loan to the National Tribal Chairmen's Association. In 1978, Kenneth E. Black became the executive director. Material created from 1978 to the end of the National Tribal Chairmen's Association are in private hands.

Creators:
Olsen, Godfrey J.
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1933
1937
Size:
37 photographic prints (gelatin silver, 4 x 5 inches.)
43 acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.030
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains 43 black-and-white negatives and 37 gelatin silver prints taken by Godfrey J. Olsen. The images depict several archaeological excavations in West Long Branch and Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, circa 1933. Also present are images from a survey of Bruneau Canyon, Owyhee County, Idaho, which was undertaken in 1937 for the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation.

Creators:
Cutipa Lima, Juan de Dios
California Academy of Sciences. Anthropology Department
Zorn, Elayne
Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)
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Dates:
1971-2010
Size:
1,474 photographic prints
11,526 negatives (photographic)
10 videocassettes
11 linear feet
57 sound recordings (57 cassette tapes.)
11,412 slides (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Elayne Zorn Collection measures 11 linear feet and contains thousands of photographic objects including negatives, slides and prints. The collection material spans the years of Zorn's professional and student activity in the fields of anthropology and Latin American studies from around 1975 until 2010. The material in this collection reflects Zorn's long association with the community in Taquile, Peru which led up to the publication of her book, Weaving a Future, in 2004. Zorn also spent a significant amount of time conducting field research in Andean communities in Bolivia examining the relationships between tourism and textiles. Zorn's additional professional activities included serving as a textile collector and expert advisor for museum collections and exhibitions as well as performing academic duties at the University of Central Florida.

Creators:
Teiwes, Helga
Dates:
1965-2002
Size:
3,775 negatives (photographic)
3,126 slides (photographs)
433 photographic prints
196 transparencies
16 linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.070
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Helga Teiwes photograph collection contains over 7,000 negatives, slides and prints made by Teiwes between 1965 and 2002. For over thirty years Teiwes worked as a staff photographer for the Arizona State Museum, photographing and documenting Native American communities across the American Southwest. During this time, Teiwes also privately took photographs and built personal relationships among members of the Akimel O'odham, Tohono O'odham, Apache, Diné (Navajo) and Hopi tribes. These photographs include portraits of artists at work, families in their homes, daily life on the reservation, special events and landscape photography. Additionally, the Teiwes collection includes photographs from a 1975 trip to Peru and photographs of the Tarahumara (Rarámuri) community in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Creators:
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1915-1928
Size:
1,188 acetate negatives
3 photographic prints
18 lantern slides
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The S.K. Lothrop collection primarily contains negatives, photographic prints, and lantern slides made by Lothrop while employed by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Lothrop traveled on behalf of the Museum to New Mexico, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Peru. The four New Mexico negatives in this collection date from...

Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Booy, Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de, 1882-1919
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
2 photographic prints (albumen)
824 negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.006
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Theodoor de Booy collection consists of photographic negatives and prints made by de Booy from 1912 to 1918. The materials largely relate to various archaeological expeditions undertaken by de Booy on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation to such places as the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic's Island of Saona, Cuba, ...

Creators:
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
circa 1880-1925
Size:
1 lantern slide
170 photographic prints (albumen)
392 negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.015
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).

Creators:
Gilmore, Melvin R. (Melvin Randolph), 1868-1940
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1923-1924
Size:
85 acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.027
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains 85 black-and-white acetate negatives taken by Melvin R. Gilmore in 1923-1924. The images depict scenes of everyday life among the Sahnish (Arikara) Indians of the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

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