Museum of the Cherokee Indian photograph collection, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R82-1
Creators:
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
100 copy prints
circa
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Mostly images of Cherokee Indians, including informal portraits, group portraits, and views of Cherokee Indians engaged in agriculture, food preparation, craft, and games. There are also several images of the town of Cherokee, including the museum building, a school, homes, and the main street, as well as Cherokee artifacts. Numerous photographs depict the Thomas' Confederate Legion of Cherokee Indians, and the statue and sculptor of Sequoyah in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. In addition, there are photographs of Fort Thompson and Fort Yates, including one of the Indian boarding school at Fort Yates and another of an encampment at the Fort Yates Fourth of July celebration in 1902.
There are several photographs made at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, including one taken at the ceremony in 1918 in which the school was turned over to the United States Army. The Carlisle photographs include images of Nez Perce Indians and other tribes. There is also a photograph of a group of Shoshonis, including Arimo. Photographers include Sherrill's Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina; Vivienne Roberts; Clifton Adams; Guth and Hensel; and F. B. Fiske.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian, established in 1948, has as its mission, "To perpetuate the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokee people." It does so through exhibits, education and outreach, and its collections and archives.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals in the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee, North Carolina.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R82-1

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution, circa 1981.

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 R82-1, Museum of the Cherokee Indian photograph collection, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Shoshone
Nez Perce

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs from the Carlisle School can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4241, MS 4537, MS 4544, MS 4574, MS 4988, and Photo Lot 73-8, Photo Lot 81-12 and Photo Lot 90-1.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Fiske photographs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 25, Photo Lot 59, and Photo Lot 89-14, MS 4602, and the BAE historical negatives.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Safety prints loaned by Duane King of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian for copying, 1981.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Plateau Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shoshoni Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nez Percé Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cherokee Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Yates (N.D.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Thompson (S.D.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North Carolina Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cherokee (N.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Clifton Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Confederate States of America. Army. Thomas Legion Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guth and Hensel Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sherrill's Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vivienne Roberts Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.) Corporate 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/