National Anthropological Archives

Frank R. Scherer photograph of President Calvin Coolidge and Piegan group, 1927

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-42
Creators:
Scherer, Frank R.
Dates:
1927
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1 Print
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Panoramic photograph depicting Piegan men, women, and children with President Calvin Coolidge on the White House lawn on September 17, 1927. Two Guns White Calf, a Piegan chief who headed the delegation, is among those pictured. Most of the Piegan men and some of the women are depicted wearing headdresses.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Frank R. Scherer (d. circa 1959) was a commercial photographer in Washington, DC who photographed government officials and government agencies and did some work for the White House. The Piegan group were passing through Washington, DC, on a trip to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's 100th anniversary exhibition and pageant at Halethorpe, Maryland.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Chaske Wicks through JoAllyn Archambault, 1991.

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 92-42, Frank R. Scherer photograph of President Calvin Coolidge and Piegan group, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Library of Congress holds additional photographs by Frank R. Scherer.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs of Two Guns White Calf, made in Baltimore in 1927, held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4720.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 92-42

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Blackfoot


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White House (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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