Herman J. Viola photographs of Joe Medicine Crow and his family, 1988

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-41
Creators:
Viola, Herman J. (Herman Joseph), 1938-
Dates:
1988
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
11 Color prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs of Crow Indians made by Herman Viola, a Smithsonian historian, on June 25, 1988. Depicted individuals include Joe Medicine Crow, his mother Amy White Man Runs Him, David Medicine Crow, and Chester Medicine Crow. Two of the photographs depict Herman Viola and some where made at a Baptist encampment on the Crow Reservation.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Dr. Herman J. Viola is a curator emeritus at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Earning his B.A. and M.A. from Marquette University and his Ph.D. from Indiana University, he was also awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Wittingberg University, Springfield, Ohio. A specialist on the American Indian, the Civil War, and the exploration of the American West, he served as director of the National Anthropological Archives. Prior to joining the staff of the Smithsonian Institution in 1972, he was an archivist at the National Archives of the United States.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 89-41

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 89-41, Herman J. Viola photographs of Joe Medicine Crow and his family, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds Viola's papers from 1980-1981.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Viola can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 74-17.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Herman Viola, 1988.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baptists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine Crow, Joseph, 1913-2016 Personal 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/