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Creators:
Harjo, Suzan Shown
National Congress of American Indians.
Trimble, Charles E.
Dates:
1933-1990
bulk 1944-1989
Size:
251 linear feet (597 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest nation-wide American Indian advocacy organization in the United States. The NCAI records document the organization's work, particularly that of its office in Washington, DC, and the wide variety of issues faced by American Indians in the twentieth century. The collection is located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Creators:
Aspaas, Hans
Aspaas, Ralph
Wirt, Emmet
Dates:
1905-1960
bulk 1907-1915
Size:
26 photographic prints
2 folders (containing personal papers)
181 negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.086
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection consists of personal papers and photographs dating from circa 1905-1960 and all relating to U.S. Allotting Agent Ralph Aspaas (1876-1939), his family, his travels around the United States southwest, as well as his work on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation (N.M.) and Tohono O'odham (Papago) Reservation (Ariz.). The bulk of the materia...

Creators:
Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Dates:
1915-1928
Size:
3 photographic print
18 lantern slides
1,188 acetate negatives
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:
Legters, L. L., (Leonard Livingston)
Dates:
1925-1926
Size:
87 acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
244 photographic prints (albumen, 3 x 5 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.049
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

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.

Creators:
Coffin, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), b. 1883
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Dates:
1918-1932
Size:
93 acetate negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.009
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

The Edwin F. Coffin collection consists of photographs made by Coffin on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Aside from a number of views of New York real estate owned by the Museum (1924), the remainder of the collection contains Museum of the American Indian excavation photographs made in the Bee Cave Canyon rockshelter ...

Creators:
Brown, Harold E., 1929-2012
Malewotkuk, Florence Nupok
Dates:
1952-1953
Size:
1 linear foot
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.099
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains materials that were created and collected by Corporal Harold E. Brown circa 1952-1953 and relate to his service in the United States Army when he was stationed in Alaska during the Korean War (1950-1953). The materials include letters from Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) artist Florence Nupok Malewotkuk (1906-1971) to Cpl. Brown and...

Creators:
Sprinkel, Matilda Inez Murphy
Dates:
1904-1910
Size:
11 glass plate negatives (4x5 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.083
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains 11 glass plate negatives photographed by Matilda Inez Murphy Sprinkel, circa 1904-1910. Sprinkel and her husband Frederick Kemper Sprinkel were trading post operators and possibly Indian Agents on the Rosebud Reservation when she shot these photographs. It is possible that some of the photographs may have been shot by Frede...

Creators:
Wetherill, John
Wetherill, Richard, 1858-1910
Dates:
circa 1890-1900
Size:
3 Acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
54 photographic prints (albumen, 5 x 7 inches.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.051
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains 54 albumen prints and 3 black-and-white negatives taken circa 1890-1900. Only two of the images can be definitively attributed to Richard Wetherill; the majority are attributed to "one of the Wetherill Brothers," either Richard or his brother John. The images depict views of various locations in Colorado, including Johnson Canyon, Mancos Canyon, the La Plata Mountains (San Juan Mountains), Mesa Verde (Balcony House, Cliff Palace, Navajo Canyon, Cliff Canyon, Ruin Canyon), and the Wetherill ranch known as Alamo House. Also present are images of a Zia Pueblo woman and a burial site at Grant Gulch, Colorado.

Creators:
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Moon, Carl, 1878-1948
Dates:
1907-1914
Size:
434 photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.090
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection contains photographs that were commissioned by Fred Harvey Co. and shot by Carl Moon circa 1907-1914. The photographs depict American Indian communities in the southwest including A:shiwi (Zuni), Acoma Pueblo, Diné (Navajo), Hopi, Laguna Pueblo, and Taos Pueblo among many others.

Creators:
Haskell Institute.
Dates:
circa 1930-1934
Size:
1 linear foot (1 photograph album containing 42 prints)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.105
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection consists of 1 photograph album containing 42 snapshot photographs and photographic postcards from circa 1930-1934. The bulk of the photographs depict Haskell Institute students including members of the football team Arnes Barlow, Paul Edge, Leonard Barlow, Guy Bush, Charles Bernard, Led Wilson, and coach John Levi [Inunaina (Arapaho...

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