John G. Salsman photograph collection of the Philippines, circa 1927-1930

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-73
Creators:
Salsman, John G.
Dates:
circa 1927-1930
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
111 Prints
silver gelatin
1 Map
2 Prints
platinum
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Philippine peoples and aerial views of the islands that were made or collected by John Salsman while stationed in the Philippines. They include depictions of Bagobo, Moro, Negrito, Subanun, and Kalinga people, as well as aerial views of Manila, Zamboanga, Jolo, Mayon and Taal Volcanos, hills and terraces. Most of the prints are mounted on unbound leaves from an album along with newspaper clippings, invitations, a radiogram, and other souvenirs and mementos. The aerial photographs were probably made by photographers at Camp Nichols.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
John G. Salsman was a Lieutenant and publicity officer in the United States Army Air Corps when he was stationed in the Philippines.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 75-73

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 75-73, John G. Salsman photograph collection of the Philippines, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Similar aerial photographs from Camp Nichols, along with a press release written by Salsman, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 2011-26.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by the United States Army Historical Office, 1975.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kalinga (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Subanuns Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bagobo (Philippine people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippine Negritos Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Moro Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippines Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manila (Philippines) Place 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/