Group portrait of National Congress of American Indians meeting, 1944
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-33
Dates:
1944
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 Print
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photograph depicting attendees at November 1944 meeting of National Congress of American Indians in Denver, Colorado.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Founded in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians is a major American Indian organization which aims to "protect, preserve, and develop Indian land, mineral, timber, and human resources, serve legislative interest of Indian tribes, and increase health, education and economic conditions" (as outlined in the NCAI constitution). Its membership includes American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, tribal citizens, individuals, and Native and non-Native organizations.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 75-33

Digital Content

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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 75-33, Group portrait of National Congress of American Indians meeting, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Recorded interviews of Frank W. Parker on the early history of the National Congress of American Indians can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7078.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Museum of the American Indian Archives holds the records of the National Congress of American Indians, 1935-1978.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated in 1975, possibly by Mae Abbott.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Denver (Colo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Congress of American Indians Corporate 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/