Images depict petroglyphs and pictographs in New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and Oaxaca, Mexico. Also includes indoor and outdoor portraits and views of the daily lives of people from tribes in the Southwest.
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.
Portraits (indoor and outdoor), landscapes, and depictions of Hopi life, daily activities and ceremonies. Prints are signed by the photographer.
The Lee Howard Marmon photographic prints and contact sheets contain 36 color and black and white photographic prints and two color contact sheets of 9 images each. Subjects include Laguna and Acoma elders (1950-1965), publicity images of celebrities (1967-1973), Native American portraiture (circa 1987), the New Mexico pueblos and landscape, and the potter Lucy M. Lewis, her daughters, and their pottery (1987).
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.
The photographs include an image of Jack Moore, a Pima dancer, with the American flag painted on his face; a portrait of the dancer Kevin Haywahe (Assiniboine) wearing a wolf-hide and feather headdress with beaded sun wheel medallion and beaded appendage, elaborate face painting, pipe bead necklace and elaborately beaded breast ornament; an outdoor view of a young boy posed beside grafitti that reads "Cultural Revolution"; a young man standing in front of a grain elevator and wearing a t-shirt with an image of Christopher Columbus and the caption "Founder of the New World"; and a triptych documenting the urban Onondaga Iroquois experience in Ottawa, Ontario.
The majority of Images depict the Navajo in Arizona; some images portray the people of the Acoma and Santa Clara Pueblos in New Mexico.
These photographs document the contemporary life of members of the Ho Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and include images of elderly men and women in their homes, a young dancer wearing a jingle dress and holding a watergun, a young boy, and outdoor scenes.
This collection contains 30 black-and-white negatives and one albumen print taken by Philip H. Glover in 1909. The images depict scenes of a dance on the Blackfeet (Piegan) Reservation in Browning, Montana.
The collection consists of negatives and photographs made by Halseth from 1920 to 1925 in Arizona and New Mexico.