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

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-42
Creators:
Scherer, Frank R.
Dates:
1927
Languages:
Undetermined
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 group of Piegan Indians were passing through Washington, DC, on a trip to the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's 100th anniversary exhibition and pageant at Halethorpe, Maryland.

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

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

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Blackfoot

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.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Chaske Wicks through JoAllyn Archambault, 1991.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Piegan Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture 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

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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