Stephen Gambaro photographs of American Indian artists and public figures, circa 1976-1984

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-37
Creators:
Gambaro, Stephen
Dates:
circa 1976-1984
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 Prints
halftone
41 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Portraits of American Indian artists, craftspeople, activists, and leaders from Stephen Gambaro's photography exhibits: "The Indian, the Animal, and the Land," 1976; "Indian Artists," 1977; and "Shadows Caught: Images of Native Americans," 1984.
Individuals pictured include: Brummett Echohawk, Pawnee; Archie Blackowl, Cheyenne; Bert Seabourn, Cherokee; LaDonna Harris, Comanche; W. Richard West, Sr., Southern Cheyenne; Ada Deer, Menominee; George Watchetaker, Comanche; King Kuka, Blackfeet; Earl Biss, Crow; Larry J. DesJarlais Jr., Turtle Mountain Chippewa; Encarnacion Pena, San Ildefonso; Valjean McCarty Hessing, Choctaw; Allan Hauser, Apache; Victor H. Runnels, Oglala; Sarah McCray, Navajo; Marian Wolf, Kiowa; Dwight Billedeaux, Blackfeet; Elsie Peshlakai, Navajo; Johnny Tiger Jr., Muscogee; John Kaskaske, Kickapoo; Linda Russell, Apache-Pawnee; Stephen Gonyea, Onondaga Iroquois; Naomi and Kathy Gonyea, Seneca Iroquois; and John, Eric, and Tanya Parker, Choctaw.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Stephen Gambaro is a professional photographer and former Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the Washington, DC, government. He and his wife, a Cherokee sculptor, operate an Indian art gallery in DC. Gambaro's photographs largely depict Indian friends, artists, and craftsmen whom his gallery represents, as well as his travels to Indian communities around the United States.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 80-37
,
NAA ACC 84-19

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 80-37, Stephen Gambaro photographs of American Indian artists and public figures, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Southern
Blackfeet
Chippewa
Turtle Mountain
San Ildefonso
Sioux
Creek (Muskogee)
Iroquois

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The exhibition catalog for "Indian Artists" in 1977 was donated with parts of this collection in 1980. It has been relocated to the National Anthropological Archives Reference Files.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Stephen Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R80-33.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Jose Encarnacion Pena's painting entitled "Spotted Pumpkin Dance," collected by Gambaro for the "Shadows Caught" exhibit, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Stephen Gambaro through Gambaro Gallery. Seventeen prints, three posters, and one exhibit card donated in 1980. Twenty-four additional prints donated in 1984.

Keywords
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Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Pawnee Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onondaga Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Billedeaux, Dwight Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deer, Ada Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biss, Earl, 1947-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Echohawk, Brummett T., 1922-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DesJarlais, Larry J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harris, LaDonna Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCarty Hessing, Valjean, 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Runnels, Vic Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seabourn, Bert D., 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, W. Richard (Walter Richard), 1912-1996 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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