Copies of Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young photograph collection of Prairie Potawatomi Indians, circa 1880s - 1890s

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81E
Creators:
Wahbnum-Young, Emma "Mahkuk"
Dates:
circa 1880s - 1890s
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
8 copy negatives
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copies of portraits of Potawatomi Indians, some by W. M. Oaks and W. R. Ireland. They include portraits of Bear Chief (Ma ko ko ma), John Young, Joe Cook (Ke so be tuk) and his wife Wkettchi, Wigwas and his wife Nancy, Frank Young, Willie Grey, Arthur Kitchkumee, and Wenbetoh.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young (probably 1897-1974) lived in Mayetta, Kansas, in the 1960s and was probably married to John Wahbnum. She may have previously lived in Holton, Kansas.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies note
Copy prints also available in collection. Digital surrogates produced from copy negatives are available online.
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals may be in Denver Art museum or retained by Emma Mahkuk Wahbnum-Young and her heirs.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R81E

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy negatives made by Denver Art Museum, circa 1967.

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 R81E, Copies of Emma "Mahkuk" Wahbnum-Young photograph collection of Prairie Potawatomi Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Norman Feder of the Denver Art Museum, 1967.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Potawatomi Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northeast Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ireland, W. R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oaks, W. M. 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/