Charles G. Schoewe collection of Potawatomi tintypes
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.406
Creators:
Schoewe, Charles G.
Dates:
circa 1875-1895
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
2 tintypes (prints)
Repository:
This collection consists of 2 tintypes collected by Charles G. Schoewe that depict Potawatomi men from Wisconsin.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 2 tintypes collected by Charles G. Schoewe that depict Potawatomi men from Wisconsin. One tintype depicts Bill Shopodock (1845-1925) circa 1875-1885. The other tintype depicts two men possibly Jim Anishinaba and John Sanko circa 1880-1895. The photographers for these images are unknown.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged by catalog number. The tintypes are stored in 2 archival phase boxes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Gustav Schoewe was born on September 13, 1887 in Milwaukee, Wisconson. He worked for Middleton Manufacturing Company where he served as a salesman and later a manager. His family included his wife Blanche and his children Jean and William. Schoewe died on November 14, 1970.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection Processed by Emily Moazami, Supervisory Archivist, 2020.
Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Charles Schoewe to the Museum of the American Indian in 1933.

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access to NMAI Archives 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).
Preferred Citation
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles G. Schoewe collection of Potawatomi tintypes, image #, NMAI.AC.406; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Potawatomi [Forest County, Wisconsin] Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wisconsin Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tintypes (prints) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Topic 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/