Ann Bromberg photograph collection, 1996
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.088
Creators:
Bromberg, Ann
Dates:
1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 photographs
20 x 24 inches
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains 5 gelatin silver prints that were shot by photographer Ann Bromberg on the To'hajilee (Canoncito) Reservation, N.M. in 1996. The photographs depict informal, outdoor portraits of Diné (Navajo) sheepherder Dorothea Begay and include photographs of Begay posing with her sheep herd, walking outdoors, and standing next to an enclosed sheep corral or pen. Photographs from this collection were part of the traveling exhibition
Ranch Women of New Mexico
that ran from 1996-2011. All five prints are signed by Ann Bromberg.

Arrangement
Arrangement
5 photographs organized in 1 box.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ann Bromberg is a professional photographer and independent filmmaker. Born in New Mexico, Bromberg has exhibited her work internationally and her photographs are in the permanent collections of the New Mexico History Museum, the Santa Fe History Museum, and the Roswell Art Museum to name a few.
Dorothea Begay was born and raised just west of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the To'hajilee (Canoncito) band of Diné (Navajo) community. Begay was 78 years old and working as a sheep herder when Bromberg shot the photographs in the collection.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Emily Moazami, Assistant Head Archivist in 2017.
Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Ann Bromberg in 2013.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ann Bromberg photograph collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.

Related Materials
Other Ann Bromberg photographs from her
Ranchwomen of New Mexico
series are in the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe, N.M.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sheep ranches Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Livestock Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Herders -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Mexico Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Herding Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Begay, Dorothea Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu
http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/archive/