Melissa Jones photographs of Yavapai Indians on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, 1975-1976

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-126
Creators:
Jones, Melissa
Dates:
1975-1976
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
8 prints
silver gelatin
2 color prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Yavapai Indians, including two basket makers. The collection also includes images of a woman at a grave in Fort McDowell cemetery, and an image of Dixie Davis, Yavapai activist and member of the National Congress of American Indians.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Melissa Jones photographed Yavapai Indians as part of a project to prevent the building of the Orme dam, which threatened the Yavapais on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation. The project, led by Arizona State University anthropologist Sigrid Khera and Orme Dam activist Carolina Butler, produced photographs as well as an oral history with two Yavapai elders.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 76-126
,
NAA Photo Lot 79-9

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 79-9, Melissa Jones photographs of Yavapai Indians on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photo Lot 76-126 has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 79-9. These photographs were also made by Melissa Jones on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation and form part of this collection.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Six prints (relocated from Photo Lot 76-126) donated by Carolina Butler, 1976. Four prints donated by Dixie Davis, 1978.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Yavapai Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort McDowell Indian Reservation (Ariz.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making Topic 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/