MS 4590 Quapaw Indians Photograph Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4590
Creators:
Nieberding, Velma
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
6 Prints
1 Item
Souvenir booklet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: Manuscript 4590 Quapaw: (1) Description: Victor Griffin, last Chief of the Quapaws, 1927-1959 Date: 1956. (2) Robert A. Whitebird. Full blood. Head of Quapaw Tribal Business Committee since 1956. On board of National Congress of American Indians. Family name, Waz-hing-ka. (3) "Ceremonial pipe... We do not know if it is of Quapaw origin. It is made of gray, rather heavy stone and a little over two feet tall." --Mrs Velma Nieberding. (4) Mary Lane Redeagle, Miami, Oklahoma. Full blood (half Pottawatomie, half Quapaw). (5) Mrs George Romich helps her two daughters, Tamara (right) and Rhona (left) into dancing costume, for the annual Quapaw pow-wow. (6) Mrs Robert A. Whitebird and the buckskin dress she made and beaded, The design is authentic woodland made from an old Quapaw dress.
Scope and Contents
A souvenir booklet of the Ottawa County, Oklahoma Semi-Centennial (1907-1957) Ottowa County Pageant, is also included.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4590

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4590, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Gift of Velma Nieberding, Box 201, Miami, Oklahoma, November 16, 1960. Transmittal letter in Smithsonian Institution-Bureau of American Ethnology files.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pipes -- Quapaw ? Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quapaw Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitebird, Robert A., Mrs. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Romich, Rhona Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Romich, Tamara Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Romich, George Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Redeagle, Mary Lane Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitebird, Robert A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Griffin, Victor Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Waz-hing-ka Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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