Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the William Morris film of Gallup Ceremonial, circa 1926


Collection ID:
Morris, William
circa 1926
No linguistic content; Not applicable
Physical Description:
1 Film reel
1 minute
black-and-white silent; 30 feet

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Footage believed to be taken by William Morris, one of the founders of the Gallup Ceremonial, of the Gallup Ceremonial. Footage shows viewers watching horse race, the race and dance.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.


Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Ernie Bulow in 2013.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
William Morris film of Gallup Ceremonial, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers

Local Numbers
HSFA 2013.9.1


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