Photograph album of baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee, 1922, 1931

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.10
Dates:
1922, 1931
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
49 Prints
Album :
silver gelatin
2 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of an album containing images of Washoe baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee. The photographs were probably made while the baskets were displayed by Mr. and Mrs. Cohn in the Kit Carson Curio Store in Carson City, Nevada in 1931. Notes in the album include dimensions and weight of the larger baskets, and unifying themes of the smaller baskets. There is also a portrait of Dat-so-la-lee, purportedly made in 1922 by Mr. Curtis of Pasadena (probably Edward. S. Curtis) for J. P. Morgan.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dat-so-la-lee (circa 1829-1925, also known as Dabuda) was a Washoe maid in the house of Amy and Abe Cohn. The Cohns documented Dat-so-la-lee's baskets from 1895-1925 and sold most of them at their stores, including Cohn's Emporium.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 10

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 10, Photograph album of baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
A brochure for the Emporium in Carson City, with information on Dat-so-la-lee, is available in the$aNational Anthropological Archives in the$dRecords of the Division of Ethnology, Department of Anthropology.
Location of Other Archival Materials
An additional portrait of Dat-so-la-lee is held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 59.

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Photograph album of baskets made by Dat-so-la-lee, 1922, 1931

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Washo Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baskets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dat-so-la-lee, approximately 1829-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/