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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1952-1997
Size:
24 videoreels (1/2 inch)
1 videocassettes (hi8)
3 sound cartridges
1 sound recording (dictaphone belt)
10 videocassettes (vhs)
442 Sound tape reels (1/4" open reel)
30 videocassettes (u-matic)
713 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of America Indians (NCAI), which describes itself as the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaskan Native organization in the United States, was founded on November 16, 1944, in Denver, CO and is still active today. NCAI was founded to serve as a link between individual tribal councils and the United States government but also aimed to educate the general public about Indians, preserve Indian cultural values, protect treaty rights with the United States, and promote Indian welfare. This collection of National Congress of America Indians Audio and Film Recordings contains materials created by and for NCAI to maintain a record of organizational proceedings and events between 1952 and 1997. Recorded in various formats, the bulk of this collection is on 1/4" open reel to reel tapes and sound cassettes. The events represented in this collection include annual and mid-year conventions, executive council meetings, congressional hearings, intertribal institutes and a variety of workshops and meetings regarding economic, civil and educational issues facing indian country.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 18-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
circa 1970-1976
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.trememil
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1913
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.carninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1950-1970
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.gugleric
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1950s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.vandpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1950-1985
Level:
series
Size:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1, 9)
Collection ID:
AAA.trememil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Art collection files consists of three inventory binders and an index card file cataloging over 400 pieces of American and European art collected by Tremaine. These documents record dates of purchase, sale prices, insurance and market values, provenance, condition, exhibition loans, and reproductions in publications. The index cards are divided int...