David J. Marcou photographs, 2008
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.107
Creators:
Marcou, David Joseph, 1950-
Dates:
2008
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
32 photographs
(digital photographs)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 32 digital photographs shot by David J. Marcou and depict
The Last Stand
symphony dress rehearsal on April 24, 2008 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The photographs depict the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra; co-composers Bill Miller (Mohican/Stockbridge-Munsee), Joshua Yudkin, and Kristin Wilkinson; conductor Amy Mills; La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Director Connie Knutson and volunteer Mary Patros; and American Indian dancers and musicians including Lance Tallmadge (Ho-Chunk), Art Shegonee (Menominee), and the Battle Point Singers (Ho-Chunk).
Inspired by the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn,
The Last Stand
symphony premiered on April 25, 2008 to a sold out audience.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
David J. Marcou, a native of La Crosse, Wisconsin, graduated from Aquinas High School in 1968. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973 and another Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1984. He also received a Master of Arts degree in American Studies from the University of Iowa-Iowa City in 1978. Marcou has worked as a writer, journalist, editor and photographer. He has taught courses on writing and photography at Western Wisconsin Technical College (now Western Technical College) in La Crosse.
Biographical note courtesy of the Smithsonian Libraries.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center staff, 2017.
Author
NMAI Archive Center staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by David J. Marcou in 2008.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
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.
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; 2008; David J. Marcou photographs; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of David J. Marcou. Photograph by David J. Marcou.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Ho-Chunk [Wisconsin] Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Symphony orchestras Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menominee (Menomini) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stockbridge-Munsee Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wilkinson, Kristin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Bill, 1955- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yudkin, Joshua Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills, Amy Riebs, 1955- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
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