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Field photographs for "Traditional Pottery of Mexico" exhibition
Creators:
Guadagno, Carmelo
Krevolin, Lewis
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
1973
Size:
1402 Negatives (photographic) (color, black and white, 35mm)
67 Contact sheets
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.058
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photography taken by MAI staff photographer Carmelo Guadagno during a research project expedition with Lewis Krevolin on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in March of 1973. The project focus was pottery making techniques in various Indigenous settlements across Mexico in support of the 1976-1977 exhibition "Traditional Pottery of Mexico."

Jeff Thomas photographs
Creators:
Thomas, Jeff, 1956-
Dates:
1982-1994
Size:
5 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.055
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The photographs include an image of Jack Moore, a Pima dancer, with the American flag painted on his face; a portrait of the dancer Kevin Haywahe (Assiniboine) wearing a wolf-hide and feather headdress with beaded sun wheel medallion and beaded appendage, elaborate face painting, pipe bead necklace and elaborately beaded breast ornament; an outdoor view of a young boy posed beside grafitti that reads "Cultural Revolution"; a young man standing in front of a grain elevator and wearing a t-shirt with an image of Christopher Columbus and the caption "Founder of the New World"; and a triptych documenting the urban Onondaga Iroquois experience in Ottawa, Ontario.

Lee Howard Marmon photographic prints and contact sheets
Creators:
Marmon, Lee Howard, 1925 -
Dates:
circa 1950-1987
Size:
36 Photographic prints (black and white; color)
2 Contact sheets (2 contact sheets (9 photographs each), color)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.054
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Lee Howard Marmon photographic prints and contact sheets contain 36 color and black and white photographic prints and two color contact sheets of 9 images each. Subjects include Laguna and Acoma elders (1950-1965), publicity images of celebrities (1967-1973), Native American portraiture (circa 1987), the New Mexico pueblos and landscape, and the potter Lucy M. Lewis, her daughters, and their pottery (1987).

Thomas Indian School glass plate negatives
Creators:
Thomas Indian School (Iroquois, N.Y.)
Dates:
1900-1945
Size:
85 Glass plate negatives (N49022-N49106)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.061
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 85 glass plate negatives depicting Iroquois students and student life at the Thomas Indian School on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation in New York state, circa 1900-1945.

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Alfred Tamarin photographs for We Have not Vanished
Creators:
Tamarin, Alfred H.
Dates:
1970-1971
Size:
425 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35mm, 120 film)
65 Photographic prints (black and white, 8x10)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.376
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Alfred Tamarin photograph collection consists of negatives and contact prints shot by Tamarin in 1971 during research for his publication We Have not Vanished: Eastern Indians of the United States. Tamarin made photographs among the Passamaquoddy, Mashpee Wampanoag, Narragansett, Cayuga [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)], Mohawk [Akwesasne (St. Regis), Hogansburg, New York], Seneca, Lenape (Delaware), Nanticoke, Pamunkey, Chickahominy and Eastern Band of Cherokee communities, capturing both events and craftspeople at work.

Hidatsa Delegation photographs in Washington, DC and New York City
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Miller, Kenneth C., 1901-1974
Sinclair, David
Dates:
1938 January
Size:
56 Photographic prints
18 Negatives (photographic)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.057
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographs of the Hidatsa Delegation at the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in New York, City and visiting the White House in Washington, D.C. for the repatriation of a Water Buster Bundle in 1938. Hidatsa Delegation members included elders Drags Wolf and Foolish Bear.

Indian Arts and Crafts Board accession records
Creators:
United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Dates:
1870-2010
bulk 1962-1985
Size:
39 Slides (photographs)
35 Negatives (photographic)
257 Photographic prints
14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.072
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Indian Arts and Crafts Board accession records collection includes documents and photographs related to works of art accessioned into the IACB collection from it's inception in 1935 to 1999. The collection also includes docuements related to objects accessioned into the IACB's run Southern Plains Indian Museum. The collection is nearly comprehensive and includes works of art from Alaska Native artists to Catawba pottery, and includes artwork from several renowned artists including, Maria Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), James Kivetoruk Moses (Inupiaq), and Don Morse "Lelooska" Smith (Cherokee).

Lawrence 'Larry' James Beck papers
Creators:
Beck, Larry, 1938-1994
Dates:
1938-1994
Size:
6 Linear feet (13 archival boxes, 1 half size archival box, and 2 oversize boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.017
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Lawrence 'Larry' James Beck papers, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contain biographical materials, sculpture portfolios, art shows, notes, sketches and drawings, publications, correspondence and visual material including photos, slides and negatives of Larry's art.

Hazel Hertzberg recorded Interviews of Frank W. Parker and Helen L. Peterson
Creators:
Parker, Frank W.
Hertzberg, Hazel
Dates:
1975
Size:
2 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.082
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Includes Parker's recollections of preliminary efforts in the 1940s to plan a representative and effective pan-Indian organization; of the creation of the National Congress of American Indians and highlights of its history, 1952-1962, when Parker was actively affiliated with it, and Recording Secretary; and of a number of people involved in its initial and continuing stages. Also includes remarks by Helen Peterson, 1953-1961 Executive Director of the organization, concerning the threat of internal pressure to it.

George W. Avery photographs and negatives
Creators:
Avery, George W., 1880-1927
Dates:
1910
Size:
7 Negatives (photographic) (black and white.)
50 Photographic prints (black and white.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 50 black-and-white photographic prints and 7 negatives taken by George W. Avery during his time as an agent for the Museum of the American Indian. Taken in 1910 in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua and Sinaloa, Mexico, the images depict members of the Seri, Mayo and Tarahumara tribes.

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