Richard Hill photographs of American Indians, circa 1972-1978

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-35
Creators:
Hill, Richard W., Sr.
Dates:
circa 1972-1978
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
25 prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Informal photographic portraits depicting Iroquois, Seminole, and other American Indians. Images document the preparation of fry bread, a lacrosse player, a corn-husk doll maker, an Iroquois dancer, a longhouse wedding party, a Seneca wood carver making a water drum, a Seneca basketmaker, and a Seneca flute maker.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Richard W. Hill, Sr. is a Tuscarora artist, writer, educator, curator, and museum consultant. He studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago and earned a masters degree from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo. He taught at McMaster University, Mohawk College, Six Nations Polytechnic and SUNY Buffalo, and he served as director of the American Indian Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was also Assistant Director for Public Programs and an exhibition catalog writer for the National Museum of the American Indian. Hill's artwork includes photography, painting, carving, beading, and basketweaving.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 83-35

Using the Collection
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The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 83-35, Richard Hill photographs of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Canadian Museum of Civilizations in Quebec, the Woodland Indian Cultural Center in Brantford, Ontario, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in Washington, DC, and the Seneca Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca, New York, hold artwork by Hill.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Richard Hill, 1983.

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