National Anthropological Archives

Copies of Stephen Gambaro photographs of Akhiok, Alaska, circa 1942

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R80-33
Creators:
Gambaro, Stephen
Dates:
circa 1942
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
35 Copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made by Stephen Gambaro while stationed with the United States military in Alaska during World War II. They include images of buildings, boats, native Alaskans, United States military personnel, and scenery in and around Akhiok, a small city on Kodiak Island in Alaska.

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.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals retained by Stephen Gambaro.
Custodial History note
Donated by Stephen Gambaro, 1980.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot R80-33, Copies of Steven Gambaro photographs of Akhiok, Alaska, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-37.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R80-33
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NAA ACC 82-48

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Alaskan Eskimos


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kodiak Island (Alaska) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soldiers -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alaska Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arctic peoples Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Unangan (Aleut) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eskimos Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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