National Museum of the American Indian

Derrick Yellowman's COVID-19 sign photographs

Summary

Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.410
Dates:
October 2020
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
11 Digital images
Repository:
This collection contains 11 born digital photographs that were shot by Jo Owens Murray in October 2020 that depict a COVID-19 sign painted by Derrick Yellowman.

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
This collection contains 11 born digital photographs that were shot by Jo Owens Murray in October 2020 that depict a COVID-19 sign painted by Derrick Yellowman. The sign was posted in Monument Valley, Arizona and reads, "Reservations Close / Stay Home / If Not Mask Up." The sign features a drawing of an American Indian man wearing a feather headdress and gas mask. Feathers also adorn the sign.

Arrangement

Arrangement
Collection arranged by catalog number.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical / Historical
The biography for Derrick Yellowman is unknown at this time.

Administration

Author
Emily Moazami
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photographs donated by Jo Owens Murray, 2021.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Emily Moazami, Supervisory Archivist, 2022.

Using the Collection

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.
Conditions Governing Use
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); Derrick Yellowman's COVID-19 sign photographs, image #, NMAI.AC.410; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Monument Valley (Ariz. and Utah) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
COVID-19 (Disease) and the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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